News of changes, events and new releases.
Lumia, images and links to other sites where people are creating dynamic visual art.
Software and ideas for creating your own lumia, including instruments to connect sound and vision.
Comments from visitors like you.
Credits, footnotes, bios, and other loose ends.
Annotated bibliographies, books, a timeline, profiles of pioneers, and other historical and background material.
Full-text copies of books from the late 19th and early 20th century.
Annotated listings of books and articles related to the history, theory, and techniques of designing instruments and producing lumia.
Highlights in the history of art, science and invention that has produced a visual art like music.
Discussions of topics and background material of interest to lumianists.
Other web sites with related historical and theoretical information.
Order visual music for your computer.

These brief ‘essays’ examine ideas of interest to luminanists. If you cite this material in your writing, please reference or link to this site. If you wish to add a page discussing an idea that you think will be of interest to our audience, send a note to me at

Correspondences: How can music and moving images be related? People working in the field have speculated along a variety of dimensions.

Leopold Survage
Pioneers: Early thinkers established structures and raised questions that continue to be of interest to artists, developers and researchers.

Copyright 1998–2001 Fred Collopy. This document was last updated on 3/17/01; it is located at