Month: October 2004

1969 – London (For Evie)

1969 – Belgrade (For Manik)

Reform Again

I’ve posted about Open Source as being a reform movement before (confusingly in the Aesthetics section of this blog). One of the things that has struck me about the most successful Open licenses is that they come from a personal

1969 In Progress

The colours are either straight Pantone runs, references to natural scenes, or fashion and product colours. No sweets or food yet this time. See my Sketchblog for images.

More About Loca

CC-BY-SA licensed original music from Loca. Listen online: It’s good stuff. Read about them in Wired:,1412,61282,00.html?tw=wn_tophead_1 Buy! Buy! I have… 😉

Wired CD Is Out

The Wired CD of Creative-Commons licensed music by top performers including The Beastie Boys, Chuck D (neither of whom allow sampling from their tracks!), David Byrne and Brazil’s Minister of Culture (now that’s what I call government taking a positive

How Was The Artist Feeling?

One project I want to do is a system to map random emotional states (encoded using one of the systems discussed in “Affective Computing”) through a slipnet onto to visual expressive qualities that a drawing module could use to constrain


Generative art, making external processes make your art, is a form of depersonalisation. Yet getting the art you want is “repersonalisation”. It’s a form of irony, I suppose, if I can add that leaden weight to the idea without it

Untouched By Hands

Harold Cohen’s latest show.

1969 Preliminaries Finished

I’ve finished the initial transferral of images from my sketchbook to Illustrator pictures. Now I need to colour them up and fine-tune the compositions, which could take a while.