Computer Film as Film Art
[Malcolm Le Grice essay (1986) on the aesthetic potential of computer technology. An excerpt:

I want to attempt to discover if there are any aesthetic criteria which are special to, and grow out of, the use of the computer as an artistic tool, or as part of the artist's process. It would be dangerous and unhelpful at this early stage to try to define some kind of categorical aesthetic for computer art, but it could be valuable to indicate how such a basis for criteria could be established, and try to define some preliminary principles.]