William Latham (UK)

William Latham is well known for his pioneering Organic Computer Art created in the late eighties and early nineties whilst a Research Fellow at IBM in Winchester working with Stephen Todd, which recorded in their 1989 book “Evolutionary Art and Computers” Major UK solo international touring exhibitions from that time include The Conquest of Form and The Empire of Form.

In 1993 he moved into Rave Music working with a number of bands including The Shamen and computer games development, working with Universal Studios, Warner Bros and Atari, for twelve years. In 2007 in returned to research and he became a Professor in Computer Art and Games Development at Goldsmiths University of London. In addition to progressing and exhibiting the Mutator VR Art project with Stephen Todd and Lance Putnam. He has worked on a range of research grant projects with Goldmiths collaborator Professor Frederic Leymarie in the fields of Protein Docking (BioBlox) with Imperial College and DNA and RNA with Oxford Weatherall Centre of Molecular Medicine, Oxford University (CSynth, FoldSynth). His Mutator VR Art Experience on HTC Vive developed with support from DC Labs with long term collaborator Stephen Todd with Lance Putnam has been exhibited to much acclaim at Ars Electronica in Linz, in Venice and in St. Petersburg (linked to The Hermitage Museum). He is Director and co-founder of of SoftV Ltd and London Geometry Ltd. William was a student at Oxford University and The Royal College of Art.