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
In 1990, artists, scientists, spiritual leaders and economists gathered in the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam to explore the emerging paradigm of a holistic world view and the implications for a global economy in a seminal conference called ‘Art Meets Science and Spirituality in a Changing Economy’. ‘The Chaotic Universe’ is the second film in the series of recordings of the event. In this fascinating tape, composer/artist John Cage, thermodynamic physicist Ilya Prigogine, and philosopher/comparative religion teacher Huston Smith are interviewed.
Created for 5 dancers, Vessel investigates the concept of ‘inner space’ that inspires Out Innerspace Dance Theatre artistic directors Tiffany Tregarthen and David Raymond.