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Bruce Wands has been working in digital media and music for more than forty years as an artist, writer and musician. His digital art, writing, music and photography explore the relationship between contemporary art, mathematics, new forms of narrative and the creation of contemporary American folk art. His books are Art of the Digital Age, published by Thames & Hudson in 2006 and Digital Creativity by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. in 2002. Bruce is Chair Emeritus of the MFA Computer Art Department, Founder of the BFA Computer Art Department and the Director of Computer Education at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. He is a Curator and Director with the New York Digital Salon. Grants include the National Endowment for the Arts, Rockefeller Foundation, New York State Council on the Arts, and the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA UK). His websites are www.brucewands.com and www.artofthedigitalage.com.