Software (as) Art

Last fall I made this interview with Golan Levin. Tonite, while I was surfing the internet I found this talk which perfectly fits to the inyerview we did …

After sweetly confessing that he never meant to be a performance artist, Golan Levin explains that his art is all about the quest to find a personal way to use a computer. His performance of a work called “Scribble” demonstrates what he’s talking about: His customized software allows him to manipulate, change and direct both audio and abstract animated graphics, blending the two to astonishing effect. A sneak preview of a more recent work, “Messa di Voce,” emphasizes the potential of his dazzling experimentation.

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