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The idea becomes a machine that makes the art

The idea becomes a machine that makes the art

« In conceptual art the idea or the concept is the most important aspect of the work. When an artist uses a conceptual form of art, it means that all of the planning and decisions are made beforehand and the execution is a perfunctory affair. The idea becomes a machine that makes the art. » Solomon Lewitt, 1965 Continue reading The idea becomes a machine that makes the art

Il mio primo bot generativo ossessivo (ITA)

Il mio primo bot generativo ossessivo (ITA)

Finalmente posso dire che ho finito un primo prototipo funzionante di bot generativo (ossessivo)! Il bot in sé fa parte uno studio che sto conducendo riguardo il concetto di emergenza, che trovo abbastanza affascinante. Come wikipedia saggiamente dice (anche se consiglio la pagina in inglese): “Il comportamento emergente è la situazione nella quale un sistema esibisce proprietà inspiegabili sulla base Continue reading Il mio primo bot generativo ossessivo (ITA)

My first generative Twitter bot (with a little obsession)

My first generative Twitter bot (with a little obsession)

  /* italian version : http://yaskebasi.it/?p=1156 */ I’m so happy to say that I just finished a working prototype of my generative twitter bot! It’s part of an undergoing study on the concept of emergence, which I find quite fascinating. As wikipedia cleverly points out, “In philosophy, systems theory, science, and art, emergence is a process whereby larger Continue reading My first generative Twitter bot (with a little obsession)

Artigitale 2016 – Webstar e artigianato digitale

Artigitale 2016 – Webstar e artigianato digitale

Nel weekend appena trascorso si è conclusa la prima edizione di Artigitale, il primo festival dedicato all’artigianato digitale nella nostra penisola. Ovviamente, intrigato dall’intreccio digitale/reale e spinto anche dal fatto che sto muovendo i primi passi in questo campo (vedi: laser-cutting-fablabs-and-a-mooviamo-upgrade ), non potevo assolutamente perderlo: così ho radunato la ciurma e ci siamo infilati in questa Continue reading Artigitale 2016 – Webstar e artigianato digitale

Kinect Skeleton Tracking on macOs

Kinect Skeleton Tracking on macOs

After several attempts, I’m slowly building up a “pipeline” for achieving Kinect Skeleton Tracking on macOs (still sounds weird not calling it Mac OSX) : Kinect (in my case, model 1473) Synapse : needs PSI pose before starting to track, but it’s quite reliable. Sends several OSC messages on port 12345. Copy pasting from the Continue reading Kinect Skeleton Tracking on macOs

Laser Cutting, Fablabs and a Mooviamo upgrade

Laser Cutting, Fablabs and a Mooviamo upgrade

It’s been a loooong time since my last time here. Many things have happened, here shown in a sparse order: • Closing/quitting the development a number of android apps for ItalyArt • Working for the amazing upcoming crowdsourced short movie of my friend Darel • Starting together with a friend a new idea of business Continue reading Laser Cutting, Fablabs and a Mooviamo upgrade