presentations, selected invitations



"Computer Age", Museum of the Moving Image, Astoria, NY (2013)

The Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA (1984)

Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA (1983)

Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL (1983)

High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA (1983)

Amerika Haus, Munich, Germany (1980)


festivals and conferences

Punto y Raya Film Festival, Lisbon, Portugal (2023)

Computer Arts Society meeting, London, UK (2016)

Seeing Sound, Bath Spa University, Bath, UK (2013)

Buffalo Film Festival, Buffalo, NY (2010)

Punto y Raya Film Festival, Arts Santa Monica, Barcelona, Spain (2009)

Mosaic, U. of Washington, Seattle, WA (2000)

Opera Totale 5, Venice, Italy (1999)

Homage to Escher, Rome Italy (1998)

International Conference Mathematical and Art, Suzdal, Russia (1996)

Menage a Trois, Pace University; NYC (1995)

Digitale, Cologne, Germany (1995)

3rd Interdisciplinary Symmetry Congress and Exhibition, Washington, DC (1995)

5th International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA), Helsinki, Finland (1994)

Pixel-Art, Institute for North American Studies, Barcelona, Spain (1988)

Ars Electronica, Austria (1986)

Hiroshima '85, Japan (1985)

L'immagine Eletronica, Bologna, Italy (1984)

Summer Institute of Media Arts, Endicott College, Boston, MA (1982)

GESI Video Showcase, Berkeley, CA (1982)

Athens Film Festival, Athens, OH (1980)

SIGGRAPH, Chicago, IL (1979)

Filmex, Los Angeles, CA (1978)



Cine Fantom, Moscow, Russia (1996)

IMAGE, Atlanta, GA (1983)

Center Screen, Cambridge, MA (1982)

Northwest Film Study Center, Portland, OR (1982)

Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA (1980)

Buffalo Media/Study, Buffalo, NY (1978)


research institutes

ZKM, Zentrum fur Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany (1996)

Xerox PARC, Palo Alto, CA

Smith-Kettlewell Institute of Visual Science, SF,CA (1981)

Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, CA (1980)

Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, Livermore, CA (1976)



School of Visual Art, New York, NY (2017)

Dartmouth University, Hanover, New Hampshire (2010)

Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR(2010)

Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA (2010)

Center for the Study of Language & Info, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA (1986)

CA College of the Arts, Oakland, CA (1986)

California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles, CA (1977,1980,1982)

U of Illinois Chicago, IL (1978,1981,1983, 1991)

Southwestern U. at Memphis, TN (1983)

College of Charleston, SC (1983)

U. of South Carolina, Columbia, SC (1983)

Loyola University, Los Angeles, CA (1982)

Mills College, Center for Contemporary Music, Oakland, CA (1982)

U. of Oregon, Eugene, OR (1982)

University of Nevada, Reno, NV (1982)

SF State College Film Department, San Francisco, CA (1981)

Northern Illinois U., CS Dept. Decatur, IL (1981)

UCSC, Computer Science Dept., Santa Cruz, CA (1981)

UCSC, Absolute Film Series, Santa Cruz, CA (1981)

UCSC, Crown College, Santa Cruz, CA (1981)

Visual Thinking Class, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA (1980)

UCLA, Los Angeles, CA (1977,1980)

UCSC, Visual Geometry Project, Santa Cruz, CA (1980)

AI Lab, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA (1979)

U. of Michigan, CS Dept. Ann Arbor, MI (1978)

Moore School of Engineering, U.of PA, Philadelphia, PA (1978)

U. of Maryland, Film Dept. Baltimore, MD (1978)

University of Iowa (1978)


invited screenings:

"Color Code", McEvoy Foundation for the Arts, San Francicso, CA (2022)

"Light Moves Festival", Limerick, Ireland(2021)

"Eyeworks Festival", REDCAT, Los Angeles, CA (2018)

"EXiS Film Festival", Seoul, South Korea (2018)

"Edge of Frame", Sleepcenter Gallery, New York, NY (2018)

"Geometric Drift", Centre de Cultura Contemporanaia de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain (2016)

"History of Art and Code", The Gray Area Foundation, San Francisco, CA (2015)

"Computer Age", Ann Arbor Film Festival, Ann Arbor, MI (2015)

"Algo-Rhythms", Sonos Studio, Los Angeles, CA (2014)

"The Artist and the Computer", Cinefamily, Los Angeles, CA (2014)

"Resonate", Belgrade New Media Festival, Belgrade, Serbia (2014)

Ottawa International Animation Festival, Ottawa, Canada (2012)

LA Filmforum, Cinefamily, LA,CA (2012)

Bridges 2012 Short Movie Festival, Towson, MD (2012)

"Bay Area Animated Films from the 20th Century", Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA (2011)

"Art in Motion", National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (2011)

Eyeworks Animation Festival, Chicago, IL (2010)

"Movimientos Calculados", MACBA, Barcelona, Spain (2010)

"Calarts", Pompidou Center, (2006)

"Tribute to Calarts", MoMA, NY, NY (2006)

"Ultra New Vision in Contemporary Art", MOCA, Taipei, Taiwan (2004)

"Kill Your Timid Notion Festival", Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, Scotland (2003)

"Sonic Light", Cinematexas International Short Film Festival (2003)

"The Absolute Film", International Media Biennale, WRO, Wroclaw, Poland (1999)

"First Light", The Anthology Film Archive, New York, NY (1999)

"Musik + Licht," Initiative fur Neue Musik, Berlin, Germany (1996)

"Sound & Vision," Musikvideo und Filmkunst, Deutsches Filmmuseum, Frankfurt, Germany (1993)

"Technologies et Imaginaires: Art Cinema, Art Video, Art Odinateur," Videotheque de Paris, France (1990)

"3rd Semaine Internationale de Video," Saint-Gervais Geneve, Geneve, Switzerland (1989)

"Pixel Art", Institute for North American Studies, Barcelona, Spain (1988)

"Images Calculees", La Villette, Paris, France (1988)

"Digital Explorations", Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY (1988)

"The Spiritual in Art: Abstract Painting 1890-1985", LACMA, Los Angeles, CA (1987)

"The Dream of Color Music," Nederlands Filmmuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (1987)

"The Dream of Color Music," Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, The Netherlands (1987)

"The Best of Hiroshima '85", The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (1986)

"The Artist and the Computer," The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA (1985)

"The Spiritual in Art: Abstract Painting 1890-1985," The LA County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

"Art and Computers" The Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA

"The Notion of Motion," YLEM, Stanford, CA (1984)

"Exhibition of Computer Art", Isetan Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan (1983)

"Southern Circuit," Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL (1983)

"Southern Circuit," Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA (1983)

"Light Currents" The Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA (1983)

"The Art of the Animated Film," Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal (1982)

"New Animation," University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA (1981)

"Synthetic Movements: New Directions for American Animation," Atkins Museum, Kansas City, MO (1981)

"Synthetic Movements: New Directions for American Animation," Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN (1981)

"Synthetic Movements: New Directions for American Animation," St. Louis Art Museum, MO (1981)

"Synthetic Movements: New Directions for American Animation," Fort Worth Art Museum, TX (1981)

"Trickfilm/Chicago",The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL (1980)

"The Best of Atlanta 1980", The Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, DC (1980)

"The Best of the Baltimore Film Festival," AFI Theater, Washington, DC (1980)




Waters, Christina. Animated Life, Good Times, p.50, Steve Palopoli (ed), 07/30/2014

Figure Ground, Lilian Baylis Studio, 2/27/2014

Jennings, Luke. More reviews: Yorke Dance's gain is the Royal's loss, The Observer, 2/27/2014

Moritz, William. Map History: In Abstract, Absolute Vodka, November 1996

Auzenne, Valliere Richard. The Visualization Quest; A History of Computer Animation, p22, 44, 105-9, 117, 125, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1994

Bishko, Leslie. Expressive Technology: The Tool as Metaphor of Aesthetic Sensibility, Animation Journal, p.74-91 (p.86), 1994

Bendazzi, Giannalberto. Cartoons: One Hundred Years of Cinema Animation, University of Indiana Press, p.252, 254, 1994

Gehr, Herbert. Sound & Vision, Musikvideo und Filmkunst, Deutsches Filmmuseum, Frankfurt, 1993

Chesnais, Huguette. The Twentieth Venture Pixel Vision: The Computer Magazine, No.10, p.8, 18, December 1993

Binkley, Timothy. Refiguring Culture, Future Visions: New Technologies of the Screen, 1993

Berenguer, Xavier. The Synthetic Image, 1992

Klonaris, Maria and etc. Technologies et imaginaires: Art cinema art video art ordinateur, p.58, 96-97, 1990

Malinowski, Stephen. Music Animation Machine* First Demonstration Reel, Viewer's Guide, Spring 1990

Solomon, Charles. The History of Animation: Enchanted Drawings, p.287, 293, Knopf, 1989

Bishko, Leslie. Calculated Movement. A film by Larry Cuba: a formal study, Art Education 752, p.1 - 8, 2/27/1989

Binkley, Timothy. Computed Visions of Virtual Realities, Millennium Film Journal, Fall 1989

Binkley, Timothy. Camera Fantasia: Computed Vision of Virtual Realities, Millenium Film Journal, p.10-12, 1988

Pintar con numeros El PaĆ­s / Artes, 06/18/1988

Franke, H.W. Leonardo 2000: Kunst in Zeitalter des computers suhrkamp taschenbuch, p.73, 1987

Cook, Rob. Siggraph '85: The Film/Video Show, Computer Graphics World, July, 1985

Edgar, Robert. Art and Technology, Art Papers, Sep/Oct 1985

Lewell, John. Computer Graphics,p.151, 152, 1985

Abbado, Adriano and etc. Immagini con il computer (Computer Graphics), w/ translation, p.182, 183, 1985

Cook, Rob. Prepping for Siggraph: the file and video show, Computer Graphics World, p.28, 30, July 1985

Giloth, Copper / Veeder, Jane. The Paint Problem, Computer Graphics and Applications, p. 66 - 75, June 1985

Noblitt, Bill. The Medium in the Message, Architecture News, Washington Univ., p.8, February 1985

Thompson, Frank. Atlanta's Computer Animator, Atlanta Magazine, p.22, March 1984

Solomon, Charles. Larry Cuba: Of Animation and Computers, The Complete Kodak Animation Book, p.93-95, 1983

Solomon, Charles. Computer Graphics: Daily Reality, LA Times, p.1-2, 10/31/1983

Allan, Robb A. Creative Computers, Newsweek, July 5, 1982

Packer, Alex. Paint, p.89, 111-114, 1982

Rollow, David. Computer Art or Artifice?, Boston Review, p.11, June 1982

Abramson, Leslie. Animation Comes Back, North Shore Sunday, p.12-13, 08/08/1982

Yoshinari, Mayumi. Visual Communication Magazine SIG, Np. 62,154-155, 11/30/1982

Begley, Sharon et al. The Creative Computers, Newsweek, p.61-62, 7/5/1982

Johnson, Bridget (ed)., Summer Journal; Southern California Art Magazine, Summer, No. 29, 1981

Perlman, Marty. The Artist and the Computer, Santa Barbara News and Review, p.19-21, 10/9/1980

McCann, Andy. Computer hold magic for artist, The Post, April 1980

Moritz, William. Non-Objective Film: The Second Generation, Film as Film: Formal Experiments in Film 1910-1975, 1979

Glabicki, Paul. Animation Art, Field of Vision, Fall, 1979

Sweet, Neesa. Technology and the times: Computer Graphics, Personal Computing, p.48 - 54, 1978

Griffin, George. Frames: a selection of drawings and statements by independent american animators, n/a, 1978

Wantuck, Karen E. Artist Uses Computer Art, The Atlanta Journal and Constitution Magazine, 12/03/1978

Kahn, Kenneth. Computer Animation: Toward An Accessible Technology, University Film Study Center Newsletter, p.1, 7, February 1978

Reveaux, Anthony. A Sorcerer's Apprentice: Animator Jules Engel, SF Sunday Examiner & Chronicle, n/a, 10/09/1977

Harelik, Marian. Computer Magic: Larry Cuba drew 'Star Wars' Art, Southern Israelite, p.7, 08/19/1977

Filmmaker receive Awards, CalArts The Bridge, May 1975

Fried, Stanley (ed). Handbook, p. 68, 1973-74

Solomon, Charles. The Wisdom of Solomon: The Computer Amongst Us


Cuba, Larry. A primer computer animation, Send / Video Communication Arts / Computer Artist Issue, Stephen Agetdtein (ed), p.30, #8, Fall 1983

Cuba, Larry. An Introduction Computer Animation, Video 80 Magazine, #4, Spring/Summer 1982

Cuba, Larry. The Rules of the Game Computer Graphics, p.52-55 Vol.2, No.8, Sept. 1979