Evolutionary Drawing with William Latham [Sep 2013]
Date(s) - 28/09/2013
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Coinciding with the Mutator 1 + 2 exhibition at Phoenix Brighton, Latham will contextualise his evolutionary drawings within the history of art and explain the basic rules of FormSynth, a computer-based system for the modification of forms. The group will then use these rules to create large-scale collaborative drawings, incorporating the element of chance by introducing a throw of the dice. Attendees will learn how to design new rules to add to the FormSynth rule set. Suitable for all abilities, materials included. See our website for full details of events to accompany William Latham’s exhibition.
Times: 11:30am – 2:30pm
Dates: 28th September 2013
Room: Green Room
William Latham is well known for his pioneering computer based work, and this workshop enables attendees to a insight into the artistic thinking that formed the foundation of the later computer based work and feed into the attendees creative practice. The workshop will also touch on the progression from traditional artist to computer artist. Trained as artist at The Ruskin School of Drawing (Oxford University) and The Royal College of Art, then was a Research Fellow at IBM (1987-93) with many international touring exhibitions, followed by 15 years in computer games development, William then became Professor in Computer Art and Games at Goldsmiths in 2007. http://www.doc.gold.ac.uk/~mas01whl/
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