I’m consistently impressed by this guy’s keen ability to articulate what he’s up to. - Bruce Sterling, Wired
Marius Watz (NO) is an artist and sometime curator working with code as an aesthetic material. His work explores abstract forms as the outcome of generative systems, with output ranging from realtime software art to physical structures created using digital fabrication tools. Watz has exhibited his work internationally at venues like the V&A (London), Itau Cultural (Sao Paulo), Todaysart (The Hague) and the Garage Center for Contemporary Culture (Moscow). Watz is a lecturer in Interaction Design at the Oslo School of Architecture & Design. He is also the founder of Generator.x, a curatorial platform for computational aesthetics. He regularly lectures and gives workshops on creative coding practices.
Session: Algorithm Critique and Computational Aesthetics
A movement in 3 parts: 1. Image overload. 2. Algorithm critique. 3. New directions in computational aesthetics.