A lot of discussion about art and technology is in the domain of visual language. Broadly, this is the study of how we use pictures and other visual information to communicate, in the same way that spoken and written languages get studied. This is a pretty hot area right now, and a lot of interesting stuff is being written about it. In addition, a lot of older writing on this subject is getting re-examined.
I've started compiling a list of some of the more interesting stuff that I've found. You can see it here:
As an additional clue, I put a link to this at the top of this blog page, so you can always get there by clicking on "References."
Note that some of these books, such as Oppenheim et al's Signals and Systems, are pretty technical. I mention them for completeness, not because I think you should run out and buy them. Wait for the movie.
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