Systems Aesthetics

Systems Aesthetics: A Final System: Filters

My final conference project is called Filters. This was a long and hard journey to get here but I am very happy with the end result. I first found interest…

Systems Aesthetics: A Final System: Collision Game

For the first check-in of our systems class, I made a simple video game that goal was to get to a checkpoint while avoiding collisions with different obstacles, in the…

Systems Aesthetics: A Final System: Glitch It

For this final system conference project, I was inspired by the check-in assignment we did for the pixel sorting, the research we did on Rosa Menkman in class, and the…

Systems Aesthetics: A Final System: mommy n me

For “Art From Code” last semester, my conference project explored software mirrors and live video feeds. I realized early on in the semester that this piece was already a sort…

Systems Aesthetics: A Later System – con rồng cháu tiên

For this studio prompt, I used de Byl’s noise practical lab as a departure point. I took the lab and converted the code into a class, abstracting the color range,…

System Aesthetics: A later system – Reappearance by Chance

To create this system, I was inspired by the reading we had on Chance Imagery by George Brecht. Brecht talks about the word ‘chance’. He claims that ‘the word chance…

Systems Aesthetics: An Early System – Circuit Soleil

For this Studio prompt I was most inspired by Wolfram variation of a system: the cellular automata. The aspect I was most interested by or that I focused on in…

Systems Aesthetics: An Early System – Crazy Lines

For my system, I wanted to play around with some of the codes I have learned by reading de Byl chapters as well as some of the artists we have…

Systems Aesthetics: An Early System – Egocentric Egg

This artificial system attempts to depict the ego-centric nature of intelligent life forms.  It is worth pointing out that screenshots are fairly limited in capturing the patterns of motion that…

Systems Aesthetics: An Early System – Ellipses and You

Since the beginning of this semester, we have studied several artists’ different approaches to creating systems. Ron Resch points out that a system is about a process. He creates a…

Systems Aesthetics: An Artist Is Not A Isolated System

For my conference project, I decided to do a sculpture based on the artist Hans Haacke and my understanding of systems. Hans Haake was the main inspiration for my conference…

Blackspace: Astrophobia

Blackspace was modeled after our darkness theme, which prompted me to change my project. It was more or less the same – polygons bouncing off the sides of the sketch along to…

Systems Aesthetics: Pre-Frontal + Systems 1, 2, & 3

System 1 I am not particularly proud of system 1 and I felt that it did an injustice to Ron Resch’s amazing project. I simply folded a piece of paper…

Blackspace: lttl mtch grl

I re-performed my analog system from earlier in the semester, lttl mtch grl. The system had view to no revision with it. The only major change was adding matches to…

Systems Aesthetics: A Later System, princess_me.png

princess_me.png is my attempt to make an infinite glitch system with a picture of a princess. Infinite in this case meant that the system doesn’t end. When trying to program…

Systems Aesthetics: Blackspace Post-Mortem

For blackspace I decided to play around with our polygon sketch from class. In class we had worked on adding more rules to the sketch as well as making the…

Systems Aesthetics: System 3

Name these 3 paintings. Watch my system. Now name them again. For system 3, I decided to glitch three famous artworks. These artworks can be recognised worldwide and by all…

System Aesthetics: An Early System RandomCityTour

Rules of the RandomCityTour system: Make a cube and label each of the six faces accordingly: RIGHT, LEFT, STRAIGHT, BACK, LOOK UP, LOOK DOWN Pick a corner or an intersection…

Blackspace: Urban Obstruction

The Black Space projects are systems that explore the constraints of darkness. My project plays on the idea of urban obstruction and access to public spaces. The projected video presents…

Blackspace: The Poster!