And/Or Gallery Show #37: Recap Computing History
October 7 - 28, 2023


Thanks to Van Burnham, Brendan Coates, Josh Randall, and Steve and Michele Diederich for loaning/donating to the exhibition.

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Commodore PET computer, 1978 (courtesy of Van Burnham/Supercade)

Epson LQ-500 dot matrix printer converted into a music instrument
(Dot Matrix Synth by Paul Slocum)

Kao and Information Art posters (courtesy of Brendan Coates)

Atari 2600 cartridges, Atari 2600 with Gameline modem, Toshiba Libretto laptop, Mattel Aquarius, Brendan Coates' computer pin collection, Radio Shack TRS-80 Model 100, RCA Studio II, Atari 7800, Commodore 64, Timex Sinclair, Mattel Intellivision, various game boxes.

Original Tetris running on PDP-11 emulator and Wyse terminal

Atari 400 computer, 1979

Apple IIc computer with KoalaPad and video mixer (exhibit by Josh Randall)

TI 99/4a box, Atari Video Pinball box, Video Pro II box, various game boxes, Compaq Portable III, Macintosh Plus, Atari 5200, Super Nintendo with mouse, Colecovision, Sega Genesis with Sega CD and Sega mouse, Commodore VIC-20, Nintendo Famicom, Nintendo Entertainment System, Sega Master System

Apple Macintosh SE computer, 1986 (courtesy of Van Burnham/Supercade)

DOS 5.0 Level 1 VHS video by Video Professor (1992)

Atari ST computer, EMAX II sampler, Roland R5 drum machine, VCR, and SMPTE processor.

For this exhibition, new music was produced on this equipment for a segment of the 1992 CGI video Beyond The Mind's Eye. The re-scored video segment can be viewed at the link to the right.

Zorba computer, 1982

Radio Shack TRS-80 Model III computer, 1980
Invasion Force by Radio Shack, 1979

Compaq 486/25 computer running DOS and Windows 3.1.

Tandy Color Computer 3, 1986
El Bandito by Dragon Data, 1984

Commodore Amiga FPGA emulation system
Tass Times in Tonetown by Activision, 1986

Odyssey 2, TRS-80 Color Computer, commercial compilation, Virtual Boy, and Vectrex.

Josh Randall created a compilation of vintage computer commercials, which can viewed at the link to the right.

Vectrex with light pen and Art Master

Vectrex game console, 1983

Nintendo Virtual Boy game console

Commodore 64 musical instrument with Cynthcart software.

Atari 2600 game console running Synthcart music software, and Atari Video Music visualizer.

Virtual Boy, Vectrex, Commodore 64 Cynthcart, Atari 2600 Synthcart, Atari Video Music, Magnavox Odyssey 2, Radio Shack Color Computer 1