Naomi Kashiwagi is an award-winning artist who produces sound works, installations, performances and works on paper, that draw upon her cultural heritage, an intrinsic fusion of two cultures, British and Japanese. Drawing is central to Kashiwagi’s practice and she makes drawings using a range of media including diamonds, typewriters, gramophones and pianos, as well as graphite and pen.
Fiona Robinson is an artist, writer and curator whose practice is primarily drawing-based. She exhibits widely and has been the recipient of various prizes including the Royal West of England Academy Drawing Prize, The University of Bath Painting Prize and the 4th International Biennial of Drawing, Melbourne Australia, Third prize.
In this short essay she discusses how her drawing practice makes connections between drawing process and music performance.
Featuring – Sir Ken Robinson: Can Creativity Be Taught? ; an interview with David Cope ; ‘Beautiful Minds: The Enigma of Genius’: a discussion between Brian Greene, R. Douglas Fields, Philip Glass, Rex Jung, Dean Keith Simonton, Julie Taymor and Marcus du Sautoy ; and ‘Madness Redefined: Creativity, Intelligence and the Dark Side of the Mind’: a discussion between James Fallon, Kay Redfield Jamison, Susan McKeown and Elyn Saks
Raven Kwok (aka Guo, Ruiwen) is a visual artist, animator and creative programmer, whose artistic and research interest mainly focus on exploring generative visual aesthetic brought by computer algorithms and software processes. Here are a few videos of Raven Kwok’s work -
Featuring : Cybernetic Serendipity (ICA) – Late Night Lineup (1968) …………….. The story of Cybernetic Serendipity Music ……………. Karl Sims: Evolving Virtual Creatures with Genetic Algorithms……………. Thomas Ray: Project Tierra ……………. Robert Rowe: Iannis Xenakis and Algorithmic Composition.
What does the sound of living cells sound like? This article explores the discovery of cellular sounds through the science nano-biotechnology and how it is being utilized in art.
Rhythmic videos featuring Russell Foster: The Rhythms of Life – What your body clock means to you from eye disease to jet lag ; Phillip M Gilley: Brain Rhythms ; Bernie Krause: The voice of the natural world ; Clayton Cameron: The Brush Master ; Anje-Margriet Neutel: Feedback loops: How nature gets its rhythms ; and Sabina Sandoval: Celebrating the rhythms of life by being in the pocket.
What do African rhythms, spallation neutron source accelerators in nuclear physics, string theory in computer science, and an ancient algorithm described by Euclid have in common? Godfried Toussaint, Professor of Computer Science and the Head of the Computer Science Program at New York University Abu Dhabi, reveals the answer.
This is the story of M, a man suffering from obscure symptoms best approximated by the description of a sensation of ‘hearing without ears’, the ability of a body to process viscerally and register immediately sonic potential that are consciously inaccessible to it.
Featuring – Sivu: Better Man Than He ; Leonardo da Vinci: Anatomist ; Body Of Songs ; and Dino Valls