Chapter 5 –  Mathematics & Art, Algorithmic art, Artificial Life, Genetic Art, Synthetic Video   Examples of Visuals

Stephen Wilson, Art Department, San Francisco State University



Bathsheba Grossman.  Figure 8 Knot Sculpture.  (Sculpture based on mathematical knot theory)
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Jean- Pierre Hebert.  Sand Tracings.  (Ball dragged magenetically to form algorithmic patterns)
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Golan Levin. Floo.  (Algorithmic image generates in response to viewer motion and sound)
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Casey Reas.  Natural. (Images generate themselves as result of interactions among autonomous computer image generating agents)
Erwin Driessens and Maria Verstappen.  Evolver.  (Image breeding as interaction between algorithm and viewer)
Shirley Shor.  Split.  (Algorithmically generated architectural projections)
Chu-Yin Chen. Quorum Sensing. (Virtual creatures respond to spectators) (JPEG)
Lev Manovich.  Soft Cinema. (Algorithmically generated cinema)
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Christof Teuscher. Biowall.  (Artifical life self configuring wall)