Learn to think like a coder in this two-part workshop, led by Summer 2019 Tech Resident Grayson Earle. Using Processing, a graphics programming environment suitable for both beginners and industry professionals, students will learn the fundamentals of programming through hands-on exercises and practical demonstrations on art historical examples of Sol Lewitt, Bridget Riley, and Casey Reas. On Day 1, participants will learn to draw basic shapes to the screen, manipulate colors, and “have the computer do the math for us.” On Day 2, we will use mouse and keyboard input to make our creations interactive and engaging.
Audience: No prior coding experience is necessary.
Materials: Participants are required to bring their own laptops.
Grayson Earle is a new media artist and educator. He has worked as a Visiting Professor at Oberlin College and the New York City College of Technology. He is the creator of Bail Bloc and a member of The Illuminator art collective. Recent displays of his work include Kate Voss Galerie and the Brooklyn Museum. He has presented his work and research at The Whitney Museum of Art, MoMA PS1, Radical Networks, the Magnum Foundation, and Open Engagement.
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