1954 (age 63–64)|
|Known for||electronic art|
|Awards||Petro Canada Award for Media Arts|
Back is noted for his early contributions to the field of media art. He was a frequent artistic and academic collaborator with Canadian media artist Norman White. One of their most widely cited works together is Telephonic Arm Wrestling (1986), an arm-wrestling performance conducted between Paris and Toronto over telephone lines. Together, they were pioneers in the early teaching of physical computing at the Ontario College of Art and Design.
- "Artist/Maker Name "Back, Doug"". Canadian Heritage Information Network. Retrieved 27 May 2016.
- "Doug Back". Aspect: The Chronicle of New Media Art. Retrieved 27 May 2016.
- "Caroline Langill Interview with Doug Back". Daniel Langlois Foundation for Art, Science and Technology. Retrieved 27 May 2016.
- Derrick De Kerckhove (1998). Connected Intelligence: The Arrival of the Web Society. Kogan Page. ISBN 978-0-7494-2780-1.
- Derrick de Kerckhove (2000). L'intelligence des réseaux. Odile Jacob. pp. 97–. ISBN 978-2-7381-0896-8.
- Louise Poissant; Pierre Tremblay (1 January 2010). Ensemble Ailleurs. PUQ. pp. 141–. ISBN 978-2-7605-2486-6.
- Turner, Jeremy. "INTERVIEW WITH NORMAN WHITE ABOUT EARLY TELEMATIC ART AT OPEN SPACE GALLERY IN VICTORIA, CANADA". Open Space. Retrieved 28 May 2016.
- Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka (30 June 2006). Human Creation Between Reality and Illusion. Springer Science & Business Media. pp. 123–. ISBN 978-1-4020-3578-4.
- "Doug Back". V2_Institute for the Unstable Media. Retrieved 27 May 2016.
- David Rokeby; Sara Diamond; Su Ditta (2004). David Rokeby. Oakville Galleries.
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