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— Michel Fadat

(1936, Troyes, FR) studied at the Staatliche Höhere Fachschule für Photographie, Cologne, and at the Kunstgewerbeschule Saarbrücken, DE.

— Michel Faré

(1913, [–] – 1985, [–]) studied at the Faculté des Lettres and the Institut d’art et d’archéologie at the University of Paris and at the École du Louvre. Chief conservator at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs and the Musée Nissim de Camondo. He taught at at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris. Since 1981 member of the Académie des Beaux-Arts.

— May (Annemarie) Fasnacht

(1936, Rheinfelden, DE – 1983, Bern, CH) studied at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Bern, CH, and under Germaine Richier in Paris. 1966 performance in Bern organized by Harald Szeemann: Fasnacht painted marks on a cow to designate “meat allocations.” 1968–1980 joint design studio with Suzanne Baumann, mainly active in exhibition design.
Exhib.: 1966, Weiss auf Weiss, Kunsthalle Bern. 1967, Sitz-Kunst, Schweizerischer Werkbund, Gurten, Bern. 1968, Serielle Formationen, Studiogalerie, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main.

— William A. Fetter

(1928, Independence, MO, USA – 2002, [–]) 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 Contemporay 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.

— René Feurer

(1940, Uzwil, CH – 2004, Geneva, CH), self-taught artist, studies in Montreal, CA, 1962 and at Yale University, USA, 1972.
Lit.: R. F., Sur la non-possibilité de création, Zurich, 1977.

— Winfried Fischer

(1930, Munich, DE) studied in Munich and Cologne. He worked for Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm (MBB), where he initiated work on computer graphics from 1971 to 1972. He lives in Munich.
Exhib. and lit.: See: MBB Computer Graphics.

— Barry Flanagan

(1941, Prestatyn, UK) studied at the College of Art and Crafts, Birmingham (1957–1958) and at St Martin’s School of Art, London (1964–1966), where he taught from 1967 to 1971. He lives in Dublin, IE.
Exhib.: 1969, When Attitudes Become Form, Kunsthalle Bern.

— Alan Mark France

(1943, London, UK) was a general computer operations consultant. Member of the Computer Arts Society, London. He lives in London.
Exhib.: 1969, Computer-Kunst. On the Eve of Tomorrow, Kubus, Hannover.

— Herbert W. Franke

(1927, Vienna, AT) studied physics, mathematics, and chemical science at the Technische Hochschule Wien, Vienna (1945–1950, Ph.D. 1950). During this period he also attended classes in psychology and philosophy. After leaving university he worked on a research project for the Technische Hochschule Wien and in the advertising and press department at Siemens in Erlangen (1952–1957). Since 1957, he worked as a freelance author and published over 40 monographs on scientific and experimental photography, visual perception, cybernetics, the relations of arts and sciences, and speleology. He also published over twenty science fiction novels and a large number of radio features. In 1956, he produced first electronic images with an analog device, which was constructed by his friend Franz Raimann. From 1969 he produced digital computer graphics. He taught at the University of Munich (1973–1997), at the Fachhochschule Bielefeld (1979–1980), and at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste München, Munich (1984–1998). 1979 co-founder of Ars Electronica. He lives in Egling, DE.
Exhib.: 1959, Experimentelle Ästhetik, Museum für angewandte Kunst, Vienna. 1968, Kunst aus dem Computer, accompanying the symposium “Der Computer in der Universität,” Technische Universität Berlin. 1969, Computer-Kunst. On the Eve of Tomorrow, Kubus, Hannover. 1969, Computer-Kunst. On the Eve of Tomorrow, Kubus, Hannover.
Lit.: H. W. F., Der grüne Komet, Munich, 1960. H. W. F., Phänomen Kunst, Munich, 1967. H. W. F., Computergraphik – Computerkunst, Munich, 1971.