Geoff Davis is a generative artist whose helped pioneer computer art through his founding of the Micro Arts Group in 1984. Inspired by London's experimental film and video scene, Davis aimed to democratize computer art by creating and distributing a series of computer-generated conceptual art and story text generators on data cassettes and Prestel TV Teletext.
Davis has also contributed to the advancement of ethical AI as a researcher at the University of the Arts London (UAL), exploring the responsible use of generated text. His diverse career includes roles at the UK's innovation trust Nesta, eco-friendly building development, and co-founding the Sustainable Development Commission (SDC). Notably, his fiction has been recognized by PEN International.
In 2019, Micro Arts experienced a revival, spearheaded by the Computer Arts Archive, leading to exhibitions further progressing the influential work.