FITC Toronto 2020

2020-04-19 00:00:00 2020-04-22 00:00:00 America/Toronto FITC Toronto 2020 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, explores some of the open source tools he has been building for making generative designs, physical installations, interactive games, data visualizations, video & print artworks, and various other media. Matt will walk through the rich world of creative coding and break down how to make these sort of projects with JavaScript and the web platform.


The talk should prepare you with specific tools, examples, and ideas that you can use in your next creative coding projects.

Target Audience

Coders, designers, and creatives interested in generative design, media art, interactive architecture, and related fields.


Intermediate to advanced

Five Things Audience Members Will Learn

  1. How to use JavaScript, math, and algorithms to create generative designs and animations
  2. How to produce physical media from your code, including printmaking, sculptures, and plotter artwork
  3. How to build light art and physical installations with JavaScript
  4. Some simple exercises to help fuel the creative process when working with code
  5. Some examples of related frameworks, libraries, and projects within the field