Computing Art

Katy Connor

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Computing Art, Contributors

  Words by Henry Broome (Twitter @broomehenry1)   “I’m always trying to challenge the fixed point of view, its security and the political, military and techno-scientific systems that uphold the privilege of that viewpoint”, says artist Katy Connor. Her work questions the certainty of scientific…

Common Task

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Architectures, Computing Art, Scout & Trends

  Words by Sebastian Kamau (Twitter @ws_kamau)   This November marks the 100th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution, the overthrow of the Provisional Government in Russia and the installation of the first Socialist Republic in the world. As the state-mandated ideological reforms swept through the…

Aleix Fernandez

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Computing Art, Digital Culture, Scout & Trends

Words by Meritxell Rosell (Twitter @dancingmoog) Barcelona has always been a place for design and experimentation. Digital design and visual arts have flourished in the last 20 years, but more recently there has been another surge with new studios and individual creatives arriving on the…

Kenric McDowell

Posted by CLOT Magazine in AI/A.Life, Computing Art, Digital Culture

  Words by CLOT Magazine   Machine learning – a method of data analysis that automates analytical model building, or the science of getting computers to act without being explicitly programmed- is having a growing impact on our everyday lives: from practical speech recognition, effective…

Norimichi Hirakawa

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Computing Art, Digital Culture, Scout & Trends

Words by Patricia Bondesson Kavanagh Looking at the artwork datum from 2017 by Japanese media artist Norimichi Hirakawa, the viewer is presented with an audiovisual installation consisting of a dazzling array of pixels. Viewed in a darkened room, what appears on the projected screen teeters…

Redefining Failure in a Technologically Aided Era

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Computing Art, Contributors, Robotics / Kinetics, Sound Art

(Rebecca Lieberman, Mnemograph, 2016, Artificial Retirement Flux Factory, NYC. Photo credit: Jung In Jung) Words by  Jung In Jung       Herbert Marcuse wrote that the “technological rationalisation” of society and culture rejects ideals and sublimation. However, art is “rather irrational and not subjected to scientific,…