Creative Coding Series

Master Media Design

Monday 8 February 2021

A series of conversations with creative technologists and our first year students where we discuss creative coding processes, using the computer as a creative medium and experimental approaches for interaction design. This series of talks is part of our Creative Coding workshop led by Gordan Savicic, creative technologist and professor in Master Media Design HEAD – Genève.

The 2020 webinar series will address various topics such as the limits of computational systems, Afrocentric design practices and playing with visual tricks while using networked systems as creative medium. Our guests Tega Brain, Ari Melenciano and Yehwan Song are internationally renowned artists, designers and critical thinkers.

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Tega Brain is an Australian-born artist and environmental engineer whose work examines issues of ecology, data systems and infrastructure. She has created wireless networks that respond to natural phenomena, systems for obfuscating fitness data, and an online smell-based dating service. Her work has been shown in the Vienna Biennale for Change, the Guangzhou Triennial, and in institutions like the Haus der Kulturen der Welt and the New Museum, among others.

Ari Melenciano is an artist, designer, creative technologist, researcher, and educator who is passionate about exploring the relationships between various forms of design and sentient experiences. Ari is the founder of Afrotectopia, a social institution fostering interdisciplinary innovation at the intersections of art, design, technology, Black culture and activism through collaborative research and practice. She currently teaches creative technology and design at NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program, among others.

Graphic designer, Web designer, Web developer and also an independent studio. She designs and develops experimental websites and interactive graphics. She is interested in flipping general understanding of web design and playing with visual tricks. She holds a BFA in visual communication, and recently graduated from school for poetic computation. She has worked at DIA studio, Math Practice and Volkswagen and now she runs her own independent creative studio, YSong.

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