Bill Seaman

AN ENGINE OF MANY SENSES

Curation: Ruth Schnell and Tommy Schneider

Ausstellungsdauer: 01.12.2017 - 23.02.2018
Öffnungszeiten: 10:00 - 22:00
Ort: Schauraum Angewandte - quartier 21 im MQ, Museumsplatz 1, A-1070 Wien

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Copyright: Bill Seaman

An Engine of Many Senses is a generative computational work exploring the history and potential future of the computer. It includes a series of media elements that combine and recombine over time creating a set of generative media “landscapes”, including generative text and video components.

The work has a series of internal rules that play out different combinatorics strategies as drawsn from an extensive database of architectural typologies and processes. The work includes a series of allegorical time-based images of computers. The text in the work is combinatorics and is displayed across a series of moving glyphs. The work is an example of what Seaman calls computational creativity.

Biography:

Media Artist and Researcher Bill Seaman is professor at Duke University / Durham, North Carolina, USA. He co-directs The Emergence Lab, Media Arts + Sciences. He teaches in the department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies.

He is currently working an experimental generative Opera with John Supko, Jim Findlay, Kieth Skretch and Matthew Kenny called The Oper&.

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