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onedotzero – Code Warriors [Events]

Pioneering festival onedotzero_adventures in motion returns this year to London’s BFI Southbank from 10 – 14 November 2010, presenting the most exciting international moving image work, from the offbeat to the radical, aiming to push the boundaries of creativity, innovation and technological wonder.

With the event, Filip Visnjic of CreativeApplications.Net will chair the screening/talk titled “code warriors” to take place on Fri 12 Nov at the British Film Institute (BFI) in London.

Creatives are increasingly using computer code as a raw material to create fluid and self-perpetuating moving image work. This brand-new programme showcases the most ambitious personal experiments and imaginative examples of generative films from a cutting-edge community demonstrating a completely alternative way of working and realising their creative visions. Filip Visnjic [Creative Applications Net] will lead a talk with artists whose work features in the programme.

Fri 12 Nov | 15:50 | NFT3, BFI Southbank, Belvedere Road, Southbank, London SE1 8XT Buy Tickets

followed by:

Protein Forum is a series of events that bring together interesting people to talk about interesting ideas in the world of science, technology and design. Following the success of their recent transatlantic London and New York forums, Protein have got together some of London’s finest practitioners of data visualisation [aka info-graphics] to showcase some of their work and share their learning. Special guests include David McCandless, author of ‘Information is Beautiful’; Andrew Shoben the founder of greyworld; the creative lead of Ultraknowledge, Dave Bowker; and Peter Crnokrak, the design practice of Luxury of Protest.

In addition, other screenings and talks are running from Wednesday to Sunday with many other events taking place. The full programme is available for download here.

Other interesting events:

Quayola Installation “Topologies” – BFI Gallery, FREE

‘Topologies’ A bespoke multi-screen installation, featuring a brand new installment of the ongoing Strata series, by regular festival contributor and artistQuayola. Following on from Quayola’s previous ‘Strata’ series, ‘Topologies’ details pre-modernist paintings which re-emerge from their centenary stillness, evolving into complex and mutable formations. Las Meninas [D. Velazquez, 1656] and Immacolata Concezione [G. Tiepolo, 1767] become topographic maps, linear pathways and structures which pulsate, diverging from the origin to produce a living abstract landscape. Topologies renews an interest in the calculative, generative and arrhythmical qualities, which lie dormant behind the details of a masterpiece… organically transforming a recognisable reality into a colour-saturated, calculated fabrication.
Sound by Matthias Kispert.

antivj: eyjafjallajokull BFI Gallery, FREE

Inspired by the icelandic volcano, which wreaked travel havoc across europe earlier this year, antivj present the latest incarnation of their audiovisual mapping project for the first time in London, painted directly onto a large wall, a wireframed scenery is slowly revealed by gentle light effects. The audience’s sense are progressively challenged as optical illusions question their perception of space.

Hellicar & Lewis and Todd Vanderlin: Feedback – BFI Southbank Foyer, FREE

Feedback is an interactive installation, which aims to encourage playful performance from members of the public. Using the familiar form of a mirror, the installation uses cutting-edge computer vision techniques to allow users to remix their bodies in real time and display them on a large scale at BFI Southbank.

Dark Fibre: Holotronica x Musion extravaganza

The BFI’s quarterly audiovisual club teams up again with onedotzero and Musion Technology, the world leader in 3D holographic projection, to present an exclusive one-off and FREE night of AV performance. Join us as we explore the space where moving image and music meet and play: expect eye-popping visuals [literally], rumbling basslines and a late night! Confirmed line-up of artists include the latest project from Stuart Warren-Hill, Holotronica as well as AV artists D-Fuse, VJ/illustrator Shantell Martin and electronic DJ/Producer 10SUI.

about onedotzero

onedotzero is an international moving image and digital arts organisation which commissions, showcases and promotes innovation across all aspects of moving image, digital and interactive arts. The organisation, founded in 1996, is known for representing a diverse array of artistic endeavour via the annual onedotzero_adventures in motion festival and associated touring, currently taking place globally throughout 2010. It has a cross media and collaborative approach attuned to technological advances and fast paced change within digital arts and the contemporary culture landscape.

onedotzero_adventures in motion festival is directed by Shane RJ Walter who in 2010, was named in the Wired 100 list of individuals that are shaping the digital world in, recognized as a cultural leader by the Honda Dream Factory and included in Hospital Club 100 list of the most influential people in the creative and media industries.

onedotzero recently co-curated Decode: Digital Design Sensations, an exhibition at the V&A Museum, London, which showcased the latest developments in digital and interactive design. www.onedotzero.com

  • great talk!! although not sure if trapcode use constitutes coding… still beautiful and inspiring worked created generatively….