Art from Code - Generator.x, 23-24 september, Oslo, Norway
marius at unlekker.net
Mon Sep 5 11:54:27 CEST 2005
|| Art from Code - Generator.x, 23-24 september, Oslo, Norway
|| Conference, exhibition and concert about generative art and design
|| Atelier Nord / National Museum / Hausmania
|| Complete program in PDF-format downloadable from
Generator.x explores aesthetic strategies for a digital world. The
project presents a new generation of artists and designers who embrace
computer code as their tool of choice. Their creative expressions are
made possible by a new understanding of software as an aesthetic
material with potential for subjective interpretation, and not just as a
The participants in Generator.x express themselves just as comfortably
through coding as through traditional “intuitive” processes like
drawing. Inspired by complexity theory and principles of emergent
behavior, they construct intelligent design objects, visualizations of
unfathomable datasets and beautiful abstract visuals. They create
algorithmic drawing machines that develop over time, sound compositions
that never repeat themselves and new audiovisual instruments for live
Themes for discussion include generative aesthetics, process-based
design, performative software and artist-created software.
|| Generator.x conference: 23-24 sept, Atelier Nord, Lakkegata 55 C.
|| Price: NOK 700, NOK 350 for kunstnere og studenter.
|| Includes ticket to concert event.
Lecturers: Erich Berger (NO / AT), Pablo Carranza (SE / SP), Gisle
Frøysland (NO), Hans Christian Gilje (NO), Susanne Jaschko (DE), Golan
Levin (US), Sebastian Oschatz (DE), Casey Reas (US) m.fl. Moderators:
Amanda Steggell and Marius Watz.
|| Generator.x exhibition: 23 sept - 16 okt
|| Kunsthallen, The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design
New works by Lia (AT), Trond Lossius (NO), Sebastian Oschatz (DE) and
C.E.B. Reas (US). Arbeider på papir av Pablo Carranza (SE / SP), Lionel
Theodore Dean (UK), Ben Fry (US), Jürg Lehni (CH), Golan Levin (US) and
Martin Wattenberg (US). Curator Marius Watz.
|| Generator.x concert + club event: 24 sept
|| Hausmania, Hausmannsgt. 42.
An evening with audiovisual concerts where custom software is used to
create sound and image in a synaesthetic interaction.
Performance: Blind - HC Gilje / Kelly Davis (NO / US), Erich Berger (AT
/ NO), TinyLittleElements - Lia / Sebastian Meissner (AT).
DJ to be announced. Generative live visuals: GX crew / Spoon (CZ).
Generator.x is a co-production between Atelier Nord and Riksutstillinger
(National Touring Exhibitions, Norway) as a result of an initiative by
Marius Watz. Generator.x is supported by the Norwegian Cultural Council,
PNEK and Goethe-Institut Oslo.
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