In order to shed light on the history of artistic practices using electronic and digital technologies, the Daniel Langlois Foundation, in partnership with project leader Mr. Davidson Gigliotti, has digitized and processed the entire contents of the legendary independent magazine Radical Software
. Notably, the Foundation indexed the magazine and created search tools to facilitate access to the publication's extraordinarily rich material.
published by the Raindance Corporation, produced eleven issues between 1970 and 1974. During that short span, the magazine was witness to the birth of the video movement and to the emergence of intellectual currents underpinning the intersection of video, cybernetics, computing, social activism, counterculture and art. Our online version of Radical Software
includes a historical overview by Davidson Gigliotti and an introduction by David A. Ross: