The Pixel Painter – A 97-Year-Old’s MS Paint Art

The Pixel Painter – A 97-Year-Old’s MS Paint Art

July 25th, 2013 | Computer Art, Documentaries, Videos

Hal Lasko, better known as Grandpa, worked as a graphic artist back when everything was done by hand. His family introduced him to the computer and Microsoft Paint long after he retired. Now, Grandpa spends ten hours a day moving pixels around his computer paintings…. Read More

Remote Install – Installation of Software Art as Software Art Installation

Remote Install – Installation of Software Art as Software Art Installation

Julian Oliver from New Zealand is known for his whistleblowing Transparency Grenade and other projects that made him one of the hottest artists running around in Berlin right now. He already won a Golden Nica at Prix Ars Electronica 2011 for the media manipulation project… Read More

Generate Turing Drawings & Turing Tunes

Generate Turing Drawings & Turing Tunes

May 16th, 2013 | Computer Art, Drawing, Interactive Art

Maxime Chevalier-Boisvert created Turing Drawings, an app which “uses randomly generated Turing machines to produce drawings on a canvas, as a form of generative art. The typical Turing machine formulation manipulates symbols on a one-dimensional tape. Turing Drawings uses machines that operate on a finite… Read More

The Art of Data Visualization

The Art of Data Visualization

Humans have a powerful capacity to process visual information, skills that date far back in our evolutionary lineage. And since the advent of science, we have employed intricate visual strategies to communicate data, often utilizing design principles that draw on these basic cognitive skills. In… Read More

Golan Levin makes art that looks back at you

Golan Levin makes art that looks back at you

Golan Levin, an artist and engineer, uses modern tools — robotics, new software, cognitive research — to make artworks that surprise and delight. Watch as sounds become shapes, bodies create paintings, and a curious eye looks back at the curious viewer. Half performance artist, half… Read More

Hello World! Processing – Coding in the practice of artists, designers and creators

Hello World! Processing – Coding in the practice of artists, designers and creators

March 1st, 2013 | Computer Art, Design, Documentaries, Videos

Hello World! Processing is a documentary on creative coding that explores the role that ideas such as process, experimentation and algorithm play in this creative field featuring artists, designers and code enthusiasts. Based on a series of interviews to some of the leading figures of… Read More

The Evolution Of Real Time PC Graphics

The Evolution Of Real Time PC Graphics

February 7th, 2013 | 3D, Computer Art, Games, Graphic Art, Popculture

In case you don’t play video games you might have missed out on the amazing movie like quality of releases like “Arkham City” which make playing a game so realistic that you have to hold your breath here and there. Youtube User PerfecthandVideos has put… Read More

قلب – Arabic Programming Language as Conceptual Art

قلب – Arabic Programming Language as Conceptual Art

“قلب, as far as I know, is the first programming language that’s also a conceptual art piece,” says Ramsey Nasser, computer scientist and a fellow at New York’s Eyebeam Art+Technology Center. He can’t read the Russian hacker forums or the Chinese Twitter accounts buzzing about… Read More

CLOUDS – Documentary explores creativity through the lens of code

CLOUDS – Documentary explores creativity through the lens of code

Over the last year James George and friends have captured interviews with over 30 new media artists, curators, designers, and critics, using a new 3D cinema format called RGBD. CLOUDS presents a generative portrait of this digital arts community in a videogame-like environment. The artists… Read More

Null Sets – Visualization of large scale datasets

Null Sets – Visualization of large scale datasets

January 7th, 2013 | Computer Art, Science

null_sets is a new body of artwork aimed at exploring the gap between data and information. consisting of a set of images (plus a free app), this project stems from our interest in glitches, code-breaking, and translation. our custom script encodes text files as images,… Read More