Generative Art – Computers, Data, and Humanity

Posted February 17th, 2012

Computer Art, Documentaries, Science, Videos

An intriguing combination of programmers, artists, and philosophers, these creators embrace a process that delegates essential decisions to computers, data sets, or even random variables. This allows important metaphors to arise in their work, calling attention to the relationship between humans and the computers that surround us, the mountains of information we generate, and the powerful impact that technology has on our relationships with each other.

Luke Dubois, Generative Composer
Scott Draves, Generative Artist
Will Wright, Game Designer

Music by:
Codex Machine,
Luke Dubois,
Revolution Void,
Reno Project,

From PBS Arts, Off Book
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Produced by Kornhaber Brown: