FITC Toronto 2019

2019-04-29 00:00:00 2019-05-02 00:00:00 America/Toronto FITC Toronto 2019 FITC Toronto is a three-day professional celebration of the best the world has to offer in design, web development, media and innovation in creative technologies. Toronto FITC EST Toronto


Matt DesLauriers, an artist and freelance creative coder, talks about his passion for generative art — searching for inspiration, exploring open tools and workflows, and finding his own path within the field. Learn about conceptual art, pen plotters, light installations, and how print artworks can be created with JavaScript and the web platform. Matt breaks down some of the algorithms and processes involved in his work, providing you with the building blocks to create your own generative art.


Share the process of learning about and creating generative art, and making it more accessible to new audiences.

Target Audience

Creatives, designers, coders, producers and artists of all kind will be able to take something away from this talk.

Five Things Audience Members Will Learn

  1. How to develop your style and find inspiration through art history
  2. What are pen plotters and what tools can be used with them
  3. The steps involved in building an interactive light installation
  4. How to use simple generative algorithms to produce art
  5. How to create high-quality fine art prints with code