Spiral 5 PTL (1979)

13 Dec

Short for ‘Perhaps The Last’, this real-time performance is generated on video synthesizers, spiral trip away! Created by electronic art pioneers Dan Sandin, Tom Defanti and Mimi Shevitz; Spiral PTL was in the inaugural video art collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

One Response to “Spiral 5 PTL (1979)”


  1. The Best Psychedelic Videos of 2014   | The Daily Psychedelic Video - December 29, 2014

    […] It is almost hard to believe that this video and its stunning visuals was created in 1979, in an era when computer generated animation was still making its first steps. Spiral PTL was one of the first pieces included in the video art collection of the Modern Art Museum in New York, and a part of its inauguration. An impressive historical exemplar from the then nascent field of computer graphics. (Original post). […]

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