I’ve been developing a new art work, The CyberAnthill. It’s loosely based on a space-filling cellular automaton that was in turn partially based on a cross between Langton’s Ant and the Tron light cycles game. It’s a way of filling up 2D spaces, like grids, with emergent systems that are unpredictable in their internal form […]
Making Solid Sounds Talk at Dorkbot London Dec 15th 2014
I’ll be giving a talk Monday December 15th, 2014 at Dorkbot London about my work in sound sculpting. This was partially inspired by some work I’ve done for the new BA (hons) Design & Coding course at Ravensbourne.
dorkbot london #85
I organised dorkbot london #85 with some much needed help from Thor at Stream Arts in Greenwich and some tasty Kernel beer straight from the brewery! Some images are on flickr. Featured speakers: Rob Phillips speaks about bees & labs and DIY tech: The BeeLab project is a partnership between Horizon Digital Economy Research (http://www.horizon.ac.uk/), […]
Whitney Evolved at Kinetica 2012
Here is the program for our installation at the Kinetica Art Fair 2012, projected on the back wall:
Video Tracking for Curtain Call
I put a few videos of the people-tracking system I’m using for Roundhouse’s Curtain Call up on youtube:
Setting up for The Curtain at Roundhouse
I have been commissioned by the Roundhouse as interactive developer on this project, working with artist and designer Joe Hardy to make his vision of a shimmering curtain of light that reacts to people’s presence a reality.
TEDxKids Brussels 2011
Last week (June 1st) the gang at TWSU (Technology Will Save Us) and I took two groups of about twenty 10-yr-olds through a basic soldering workshop as part of TEDxKids Brussels 2011 This was both one of the most tiring and most inspiring workshops I’ve ever taught, with the added bonus that directly afterwards we gave our TEDx talk!
Happy Holidays! It’s been ages since I posted anything, mostly because I’ve been so busy teaching at UCA Farnham and Openlab Workshops. Here’s a little something for the holidays. The code is below, and the source image was courtesy of Jan Tik on Flickr.
Drawn Together at MakeArt2010
The opening reception at MakeArt in Poitiers, France last night was great – over 100 people, and enough participated in my Drawn Together project to animate the first 20 seconds of Chris McCormick’s energetic track “Sphereflake” twice over:
Drawn Together, post-AND Festival
The newest version (description of the project here), about 80% of the way done, thanks to another 90 frames drawn by some lovely people at the Interface Amnesty exhibition at the NoiseLab in Manchester, as part of the AND Festival.