Drawing Machines

Drawing Machines: Pixel Labs

For my conference project, I decided to experiment with pixel manipulation in Processing. I began by scanning in images of dried plants at very high...

Drawing Machines: the ether

My conference project began with wanting to make a piece of art that was meant to be experienced with your eyes closed. I wanted to...

Drawing Machines: Found Machines

by Sonia Simon My found machine is the motor of a clock. I’m not sure where the clock went but the motor has lived in...

Drawing Machines: Found Machine

My found machine was a coffee urn. I began the process by taking the machine apart. Initial ideas about about what property I wanted to...

Drawing Machines: Early Experiments

The objects appeared stretched, flattened, and twisted. I primarily used a metal wallet chain, which appears to have a liquid quality as it stretches...

Drawing Machines: Early Experiments

Glitch art is the practice of using digital or analog errors for aesthetic purposes by either corrupting digital data. One of my very first experiments under...

Drawing Machines: Early Experiments

During my academic career, never did I think I would be engaging in group assignments with machines but doing so has been a joyous exercise...

Drawing Machines: Early Experiments

My first experience with drawing machines was glitch art. At first I slowly made small changes, observing and then reacting to them as a way...

Drawing Machines: Early Experiments

Based on the amount of control an artist gives up in attempting to glitch an image paired with the end-result of a computer producing a...

Drawing Machines: Vision Machine

For my vision machine, I made a very basic zoetrope. With the long paper strip that has cut slits to provide the interrupted images to...

Drawing Machines: Conference Project

The initial goal of my conference project was to apply Hans Haacke’s methodology to a drawing machine. His institutional critique and social critique seemed rather...

Drawing Machines: Strandbeest

The Strandbeest was created by Theo Jansen to be an evolutionary creation of humans. These self sufficient simple machines are able to go on their...

Drawing Machines Conference Work

My conference work was based off the work of my artist, Bolognini. He made machines that drew images no one could see so I thought...

Drawing Machine: Conference Project

My conference project is based on David Rokeby’s idea about the relationship between machines and humans. He is good at exploring and bestowing machines’ ability...

Drawing Machines: Resistance

When I first started to think of what I wanted do for my final conference project, something that really interested me was gears. I definitely...

Drawing Machines: Exploded Munari

“Personally, I thought that instead of painting squares, triangles and other geometric forms which still had a realistic feel…it might be interesting to free abstract...