The catalogue is published on the occasion of the 1st International Biennale in Nagoya, ARTEC '89. The theme of the Biennale is 'the possibility for art and technology: high technology art as modern art, computers and artistic expression, high technology art as a means of expression, high technology art in urban environments'. It offered and promised an unique opportunity to diffuse information regarding high technology art to the public at large. Articles related to the topic 'What the future art is...' are included.
Other foreign artists include Catherine Ikam (France), Alejandro & Moira Sina (USA), Stephen Antonakos (USA), Ed Emshwiller (USA), Fabrizio Plessi (Italy), Liliane Lijn (UK), Margaret Benyon (UK), James Carpenter (USA), Bill Parker (USA), Yvaral (France), Paula Dawson (Australia), Philippe Prevot & L.I.M.C.A. (France), Jeffrey Shaw & Dirk Groeneveld (Holland), Future Systems (UK), Wenyon & Gamble (UK), Piotr Kowalski (France), Rudie Berkhout (Holland), Yaacov Agam (France-Israel) and Ingo Gunther (West Germany).