Elaine Ohanrahan

Elaine O’Hanrahan (born: Henry) is an Oxford University educated and trained teacher of Modern Languages (French and Italian: 1976-1980). Elaine is the author of a Contextual Studies Thesis on: 'Drawing Machines': The Machine-Produced Drawings of Dr. D. P. Henry in Relation to Conceptual and Technological Developments in Machine-Generated Art (UK 1960-1968) (Unpublished thesis: Liverpool John Moore’s University, 2005). Elaine is the youngest daughter of D.P. Henry, whose archive she currently curates and whose web-site she manages: www.desmondhenry.com Recent publication is: The Contribution of Desmond Paul Henry (1921-2004) to Twentieth Century Computer Art (Leonardo, 51-2, April 1st, 2018). Elaine is the author of the exhibition catalogue accompanying the solo retrospective of her father’s work, Desmond Paul Henry: Manchester Pioneer of Computer Art, which she mounted at MOSI (Manchester Museum of Science and Industry) in 2011. In 2017 she was granted the position of Honorary Research Associate with the School of Computer Sciences at Manchester University (U.K.).

Additional Learning Support Tutor
Xaverian College
United Kingdom
Focus area: Art History, Theory, Philosophy