William A. Fetter

Year of birth, place
1928, Independence, MO, United States
Year of death, place
2002, Bellevue, Washington, United States
Role at the ZKM
in the collection
William A. Fetter studied graphic design at the University of Illinois. 1959–1969 head of the computer graphics team at Boeing. Later head of the Computer Graphics Lab, Department of Design, Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Participation in “Experiments in Art and Technology” at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA.
Exhib.: 1967, »Expo«, Montreal. 1968, »Cybernetic Serendipity«, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London. 1969, »Computer-Kunst. On the Eve of Tomorrow«, Kubus, Hannover.
Lit.: W. A. F., »Computer Graphics in Communication«, New York, 1965. W. A. F., “Computer Graphics,” in: Martin Krampen and Peter Seitz (eds.), »Design and Planning«, New York, 1967, pp. 15–23.