02-01: Intro



  • What are some examples of rules you use when you make art?
  • Let’s peek at a couple of interactive, generative systems:
    • Generative Machines by Michael Chang;
    • RatMaker by our TA, Connie Ye and the AlgoRat collective.
    • In what ways are these works interactive?
    • In what ways are these works generative?
  • Introduction to the semester (Lecture)


Semester Deliverables (Tentative; Summary):

  • Rule-Based Drawings
  • Generative Composition I (Randomness)
  • Generative Composition II (Iteration)
  • Code-Driven Animation: Loops & One-Shots
  • Drawing Machine
  • Machine Learning Tinkering
  • Digital Mask