At the Cairotronica electronic art festival in Cairo, Egypt, there is an fascinating installation that plays with the themes of data and autonomy, informing us that even our 'free choices’ can be guided by data collected previously.
This article about Generative Art has been an illuminating read. Generative Art hasn’t been my cup of tea usually but after reading this article, I do look at it with a little more respect — more respect for its complexity, its lineage and the cool aspects that many folks are working on.
If you’ve been curious about it, I’d highly recommend checking out. It traces the lineage from the classic art movements, to today, covering the work of Vera Molnár, Lillian Schwartz, John Maeda and the MIT Media Lab, Jared Tarbell and Joshua Davis. It finally touches on the curiosity around AI, and how it might affect generative art.
Over the last 50 years, our world has turned digital at breakneck speed. No art form has captured this transitional time period - our time period - better than generative art. Generative art takes full advantage of everything that computing has to offer, producing elegant and compelling artworks tha
There is a new mixed-reality exhibit in San Francisco, called the Unreal Garden (details in the link below). It uses the Microsoft HoloLens to create a psychedelic botanical experience. Has anyone here been to it yet?
This video is about “Borderless”, in Tokyo, the world’s first digital art museum. It is hard for a short video to do it justice but I’d highly recommend checking it out. I haven’t been as excited about a museum or any new media work in a really long time.