Computer Technique Group 1912

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The Computer Technique Group was a Japanese collective of art and engineering students founded by Masao Kohmura and Haruki Tsuchiya in December 1966.

The group was made up of product designer Koumura, Masao, aeronautical architect Makoto Ohtake, aeronautical engineer Kunio Yamanaka, electronics engineer Junichiro Kakizaki and systems engineers Haruki Tsuchiya, Koji Fujino and Fujio Niwa.5

They all worked at the IBM-Scientific-Data-Centre in Tokyo. Their office in Tokyo worked both as a design office, managing graphic design works and selling art works to galleries, and as a think tank with expertise in computer analysis. Their works concentrated on the manipulation of objective motifs using geometric transformations and addressed the principles of Pop Art using image processing.