Cord Passow

Year of birth, place
1927, Naumburg, Germany
Year of death, place
2015, Karlsruhe, Germany
Role at the ZKM
in the collection
Cord Passow studied physics from c. 1949. From c. 1959 worked for the Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY). In 1960 created with Kurd Alsleben drawings with an analog computer. From c. 1968 worked for the Kernforschungszentrum Karlsruhe, then part of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.
Exhib.: 1968, »Some More Beginnings«, Brooklyn Museum, New York. 1969, »Computer-Kunst. On the Eve of Tomorrow«, Kubus, Hannover. 1970, »Impulse Computerkunst: Graphik, Plastik, Musik, Film«, Kunstverein München, Munich.