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Show curated by artist and critic [[Jack Burnham]] for the Jewish Museum in Brooklyn, [[New York City]], on 16 September - 8 November [[1970]]. The show put together computers and conceptual artists, linking them through the idea of software as a process or a program to be carried out by a machine or, why not, by the audience based on "instruction lines" formulated by the artist.
 
Show curated by artist and critic [[Jack Burnham]] for the Jewish Museum in Brooklyn, [[New York City]], on 16 September - 8 November [[1970]]. The show put together computers and conceptual artists, linking them through the idea of software as a process or a program to be carried out by a machine or, why not, by the audience based on "instruction lines" formulated by the artist.
  
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* Jack Burnham, "Notes on Art and Information Processing", in ''Software - Information Technology: Its New Meaning for Art'', catalogue, 1970, pp 10-14.
 
* Jack Burnham, "Notes on Art and Information Processing", in ''Software - Information Technology: Its New Meaning for Art'', catalogue, 1970, pp 10-14.
 
* Dore Ashton, "Software Everywhere: Jewish Museum, NY, exhibition", ''Studio International'', Vol. 180 (November 1970), pp 200-202.
 
* Dore Ashton, "Software Everywhere: Jewish Museum, NY, exhibition", ''Studio International'', Vol. 180 (November 1970), pp 200-202.
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* Edward A. Shanken, [http://www.artexetra.com/House.html "The House That Jack Built: Jack Burnham's Concept of Software as a Metaphor for Art"]. Originally published in the ''Leonardo Electronic Almanac'', Vol. 6, No. 10  (November, 1998). Reprinted in  ''Reframing Consciousness: Art, Mind and Technology'', edited by Roy Ascott (Exeter, England: Intellect Books, 1999).  
 
* Edward A. Shanken, [http://www.artexetra.com/House.html "The House That Jack Built: Jack Burnham's Concept of Software as a Metaphor for Art"]. Originally published in the ''Leonardo Electronic Almanac'', Vol. 6, No. 10  (November, 1998). Reprinted in  ''Reframing Consciousness: Art, Mind and Technology'', edited by Roy Ascott (Exeter, England: Intellect Books, 1999).  
 
* Lutz Dammbeck, a synopsis of the "Software" show, the planning behind it and the works it contained, 2003. (German) [http://www.t-h-e-n-e-t.com/html/_film/them/_them_software.htm]
 
* Lutz Dammbeck, a synopsis of the "Software" show, the planning behind it and the works it contained, 2003. (German) [http://www.t-h-e-n-e-t.com/html/_film/them/_them_software.htm]
* Comments on and description of the catalog of the Software show, in French and English, by Vincent Bonin, Daniel Langlois Foundation, 2004. http://www.fondation-langlois.org/html/f/page.php?NumPage=541, http://www.fondation-langlois.org/html/e/page.php?NumPage=541
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* Vincent Bonin, comments on and description of the catalog of the ''Software'' show, Daniel Langlois Foundation, 2004. ([http://www.fondation-langlois.org/html/f/page.php?NumPage=541 French], [http://www.fondation-langlois.org/html/e/page.php?NumPage=541 English])
  
  
 
[[Category:Software art]]
 
[[Category:Software art]]

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Show curated by artist and critic Jack Burnham for the Jewish Museum in Brooklyn, New York City, on 16 September - 8 November 1970. The show put together computers and conceptual artists, linking them through the idea of software as a process or a program to be carried out by a machine or, why not, by the audience based on "instruction lines" formulated by the artist.

Bibliography
  • Jack Burnham, "Notes on Art and Information Processing", in Software - Information Technology: Its New Meaning for Art, catalogue, 1970, pp 10-14.
  • Dore Ashton, "Software Everywhere: Jewish Museum, NY, exhibition", Studio International, Vol. 180 (November 1970), pp 200-202.
  • Bitite Vinklers, "Art and Information: 'Software' at the Jewish Museum", Arts Magazine, Vol. 45, No. 1 (September 1970), p 46.
  • Robert Mallory, "Notes on Jack Burnham's Concepts of a Software Exhibition", Leonardo, Volume 3, Number 2 (1970), pp 189-190.
  • Jack Burnham, "Comments on Mallary's Note", Leonardo, Volume 3, Number 2 (April 1970), pp 265-266. A response to Robert Mallory's review of the Software show, in the same issue.
  • Jack Burnham, "Duchamp's Bride Stripped Bare: The Meaning of the Large Glass", Arts Magazine, March-May 1972. Large Glass (1915-22) served as an architectural model for the installation of the Software exhibition.
  • Edward A. Shanken, "The House That Jack Built: Jack Burnham's Concept of Software as a Metaphor for Art". Originally published in the Leonardo Electronic Almanac, Vol. 6, No. 10 (November, 1998). Reprinted in Reframing Consciousness: Art, Mind and Technology, edited by Roy Ascott (Exeter, England: Intellect Books, 1999).
  • Lutz Dammbeck, a synopsis of the "Software" show, the planning behind it and the works it contained, 2003. (German) [1]
  • Vincent Bonin, comments on and description of the catalog of the Software show, Daniel Langlois Foundation, 2004. (French, English)