Generative Art

Federico Diaz Geometric Death Frequency 141

Geometric Death Frequency–141 to be Installed in the MASS MoCA Entrance Courtyard. 50-foot data sculpture of fragmented wave crashing into the museum's entry courtyard, rendered and assembled by robotic machines and untouched by human hands from concept to materialization.... READ MORE...

Generative Practice. The State Of The Art

Generative art is often misunderstood and mischaracterized, but it has always played an important role in digital aesthetics. The following is a conversation about the state of generative art with three generative artists and theorists, Leonardo Solaas, Marius Watz, and Mitchell Whitelaw and the author. Is there a generative aethetics which can be separate from the generative process?... READ MORE...
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Scott Snibbe: Gravilux

Gravilux is a work of interactive software art for the iPhone and iPad. With each touch in Gravilux, you exert a gravitational pull on a world of simulated stars. Though inspired by Newton's equations for gravity, Gravilux doesn't follow our universe's laws.... READ MORE...

OFFF 10th Anniversary

After Barcelona, New York, Lisbon and Oeiras, we are glad to announce that OFFF'10 will take place in Paris, France, on the 24, 25 and 26th of june 2010. A very special city for a very special occasion. It's been ten years in the vanguard of the avant-garde. 120 months redefining post-digital creation. 3.650 days discovering amazing artists. 87.600 hours learning new ways of expressing human feelings. 5,256.000 minutes of breathtaking experiences. 315,360.000 seconds dreaming on RGB. We lost the count on cofee cups, cigarrettes, bad sleeping, the sweat and the tears -no blood, fortunately- long time ago.... READ MORE...

Ape-X: Andre Sier Solo Exhibition

Andre Sier works as an intermedia artist and a programmer. He is educated in philosophy, painting and sculpture. He creates objects, which need application of audiovisual programming languages. While creating them, he cooperates with visual artists, performers and musicians. He has been teaching audiovisual programming and organizing workshops since 2002.... READ MORE...
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Maxim Zhestkov: As In A Dream

Precocious Maxim Zhestkov, 22-year-old director, video artist, motion and graphics designer, creates the spaces of his dreams and fantasies. One of Maxim's practices is to browse through hundreds of pages on Wikipedia in search of inspiration from all different fields - nature, design, fashion, architecture, abstract painting, high technology, space... READ MORE...

Aaron Koblin: Aesthetic Evolution Of Data Visualization

A couple of years ago Lev Manovich, famous guru of new media, was introducing the concept of Information Aesthetics, referring to the ways of visualizing emerging information and based on the creativity and alternative representations. On the basis of this concept, quantitive and qualitative data have become the main interest and desire of artists and designers, who have already begun to experiment new techniques and ways to generate shapes and fabulous software... READ MORE...

process as paradigm

The exhibition Process Becomes Paradigm shows that processes are indeed becoming one of the mayor paradigms and creative strategies in contemporary art. The exhibition confronts us with art that is in continuous flux and execution, that has a life of its own, that grows, changes and decays.... READ MORE...

Decode Exhibition. Software Art At Victoria & Albert Museum

When is a work of art a design object? When it has a utilitarian purpose? When it has no purpose but is designed to encapsulate a concept that relates to human experience and attempting to capture something about the essence of our existence? Or when the sign on the gallery wall says so? This was the first question that crossed my mind when I arrived the the Victoria & Albert Museum in London to view the Decode exhibition. The exhibition ran from 8th December 2009 until 11th April 2010... READ MORE...

Towards The Edge Of Chaos: An Interview with Leonardo Solaas

Born in Argentina, the artist Leonardo Solaas lives in Buenos Aires. His practice includes both commercial and personal projects that explore complex systems through computation, interactivity and generative process. Solaas uses software such as Processing to explore the subtle and undefined boundary territories between art and generative design.... READ MORE...

Decode Digital Design Sensations

Decode: Digital Design Sensations showcases the latest developments in digital and interactive design, from small, screen-based, graphics to large-scale interactive installations. The exhibition includes works by established international artists and designers such as Daniel Brown, Golan Levin, Daniel Rozin, Troika and Karsten Schmidt. The exhibition features both existing works and new commissions created especially for the exhibition.... READ MORE...

Aesthetics And Computation: The Origins Of Generative Art

After some years of a qualified and creative activity, it is now known to most people that the images produced with a generative technique are more adjustable, as they are the result of the information flow being seized in a split second; then the information is adjusted through the interface, that is some kind of design process that gives life to real metadata rather than to images, videos or sounds. We're dealing with pictures, videos and sounds not yet real.... READ MORE...

Generative Modules By Guido Smider

The 'Do-it-yourself' practice amongst young electronic artists seems to be increasingly popular, as is the crossing-over of expression and the convergence of media used. We could say the result is something that always has an aspect which is virtually three dimensional, configured as a usable space, created by the convergence of sound, images and live influences.... READ MORE...

Fabrica Workshops: Bruce Sterling

Fabrica, Benetton's communication research centre, hosts on 25-28 November a workshop held by futurologist and author Bruce Sterling, one of the founders and leading promulgators of cyberpunk sci-fi... READ MORE...

Cimatics 2008

Cimatics Festival is back and ready for a new fully packed 6 th edition. From 27th till 29th of November Cimatics will pop-up both underground and above at the most unexpected moments and locations in the center of Brussels to present experiments in the field of audiovisual and digital culture.... READ MORE...

(Italiano) Jonathan Harris: Sentimenti E Software Art

(Italiano) Software art e sentimenti, Polaroid e information technology: i lavori di Jonathan Harris esplorano il mondo interiore degli uomini attraverso software, siti web, interfacce grafiche e fotografie, sempre alla ricerca di nuove modalitˆ d'espressione.... READ MORE...

C-Stem 2008

C.STEM 2008 - BREEDING OBJECTS presents a selection of visionary projects anticipating future developments in design process and technologies.... READ MORE...