Contemporary Generative art
Some examples to get started.
Here’s a sculpture, NODE10 3931 by John Powers:
How was this made?
Let’s have a look at formalist generative artworks:
- The Flickr archive of Marius Watz
- Projects by Casey Reas (Infinite Command Team, MicroImage), co-creator of Processing
Generative works need not be strictly formalist experiments in geometry or abstraction. Some generative works allude directly to figuration, eating, sex, death.
- Moka, Munching.
- Moka, Weird Faces.
- Moka, Mechanical Parts.
- Jason Salavon, Form Study #1 (2004)
- Jason Salavon, Still Life (2005) & Glassware (2007)
- Jason Salavon, Vanitas (2009)
Today’s presentation is about strategies for, and examples of, computationally generative art and design. Here are some examples merging computational design & digital fabrication:
- GeneratorX 2.0 Exhibition and photosets
- Scripted By Purpose exhibition
- Type & Form case study (2008, Toxi)
- MOSstack (On the Verge of Collapse) by MOS Architects (documentation)
- Foldable Fractal by David Dessens
Cellular Forms by Andy Lomas:
Case Study: Reaction Diffusion:
(Karsten Schmidt) Toxi’s Type & Form logo, using Reaction-Diffusion:
At his blog: Type & Form case study
At Today & Tomorrow: http://www.todayandtomorrow.net/2008/07/04/type-form/
At Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/toxi/sets/72157604724789091/
Hodgin’s Reaction-Diffusion Landscape:
Hodgin’s Reaction-Diffusion, Liquid Mirror:
Images generated by Karl Sims:
Brian Knep’s Healing Series:
Case Study: Voronoi Algorithm:
Scott Snibbe’s Boundary Functions:
Boundary Functions (1998, Scott Snibbe)
Robert Hodgin, Butterfly generation:
Avena Test-Bed by Benedikt Gross
Michael Hansmeyer on Generative Form-Making (11′, from TED):
- Pattern Master
- Making things Move