Two Decades of Digital Art and Culture: An Introduction to the LEA DAC 09 Special Edition


  • Simon Penny


This volume of LEA is composed of contributions drawn from participants in the 2009 Digital Art and Culture conference held at the University of California, Irvine in December 2009. DAC09 was the eighth in the Digital Art and Culture conference series, the first being in 1998. The DAC conference series is internationally recognized for its progressive interdisciplinarity, its intellectual rigor and its responsiveness to emerging practices and trends. As director of DAC09 it was these qualities that I aimed to foster at the conference.