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.
Lumia are dynamic graphic pieces that combine color, form and motion to affect audiences as music does.
This piece introduces the ideas of scientists, inventors, and painters who imagined a visual art as powerful as music.
Links to the sites of others working on lumia and related arts.
Order visual music for your computer.
A 640 * 480 version of A Very Brief History of Lumia with stereo soundtrack and dissolves is available as a 100M QuickTime file.
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