Month: November 2004

AARON Poster

A poster by AARON for the International Lisp Conference 2002: https://secure.franz.com/store/aux/hcposter.jpg I want one for my birthday (cheaper shipping option OK). 🙂 https://secure.franz.com/store/conferenceware

Posted in Generative Art

More Open Music

Opsound have joined Loca in the Creative-Commons-licensed CD market, and Positron are kinda sorta gonna start CC-licensing work: Loca Opsound Positron Positron have got a CC-remix competition here. This is good because you get the “sources” for the track to

Posted in Free Culture

SoDA at the ICA

I’ve just seen that my old associates SoDA are at the ICA in London at the moment: http://www.ica.org.uk/index.cfm?articleid=13659 http://www.soda.co.uk/media/index.htm Soda Constructor brought kinematics to the masses, their new stuff looks great as well.

Posted in Generative Art

Data Is Nature

Excellent generative/digital art weblog, via generative.net: http://dataisnature.com/

Posted in Generative Art

The Fiction Of The Western Tradition

“Chinese or African or African-American or Native American aesthetics are much more accessible to my students than the works of ?their own? tradition (whatever that means; my students have multiple origins, and the ?western tradition? is a fiction anyway).” Auto-oppression

Posted in Satire

I Succumbed

I finally bought a copy of Illustrator CS. It’s got the old “Dimensions” engine that I used for some of Inbetween Cities built in, so that could be fun. But mostly it does modern file formats, AppleScript, and metadata.

Posted in Projects

Ten Years Since Fuse94

It’s ten years since “Fuse 94”. I was there, an art student at a typography conference, and it was great. The best speakers were definitely Letterror, whose work on smart fonts influenced my work quite majorly. A review of Fuse94.

Posted in Aesthetics

My First Remix

I saw the first remix of my work today. It’s quite a coincidence that the remixer added arrows as they are the central motif of my next project. “Mountain Stroll” © 2004 Ber Kessels, Rob Myers. Licensed under the Creative

Posted in Free Culture

Remix Reading

The Remix Reading site is shaping up very well. They’ve got a domain but it’s just a placeholder with the flyer on at the moment. Do download the flyer, though. http://www.remixreading.org/

Posted in Free Culture

I Thought We Were The Judean People’s Front?

This site is excellent, but the debates they link to very quickly go all Wolfie Smith: Socialism In an Age Of Waiting.

Posted in Satire