FITC Amsterdam 2012

2012-02-27 00:00:00 2012-02-29 00:00:00 America/Toronto FITC Amsterdam 2012 FITC Amsterdam 2012 is host to more, better and different topics in design, technology and cool shit than ever before! Amsterdam FITC Amsterdam



Getting the curves just right

Every aspect of our universe hangs in a most delicate balance, the slightest shift in this balance can have drastic results. A tiny fractional modification of one number could make the difference between matter or no matter. Technology is developing faster than ever, apparently revolutionising every aspect of our lives – including how we design, perform and create artworks. But are things really that different today compared to a few hundred years ago? Memo discusses the importance of these issues in his work. He presents a number of his projects as case studies: interactive installations, music videos, live performances, opera, street dance – all in a wide variety of mediums, but have in common an underlying theme: exploring new ways of creating and performing visual and sonic art to maintain a realtime connection to the creation process, allowing finer control over the shaping of the outcome. He discusses inspiration and motivation behind the works, as well as the processes; the balance between design, research, foresight and experimentation – and more specifically: the act of sculpting with code – yet even more specifically: the recursive act of sculpting instruments with code for further sculpting …