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Zig-zag

The second aspect to my Error and Power proposal was for the artist to construct an image based on instructions from a computer. If the artist were to follow the instructions laid out by the JPG algorithm what would be created?  We’ve seen how an…

Clean bathrooms

The software I chose to use to generate the images of bathrooms is deliberately out of date and inefficient. I chose this to help conjure up imperfect images (and my PC may not handle anything demanding more power).  I didn’t expect it to come up…

RGB RYB

Not only does the problem of interpreting data given to the artist present a hurdle to overcome, but so does the question of colour itself. Onscreen colours are made up of red, green and blue light mixed together. Painting with these colours will produce a…

Ceiling sinks

After a prolonged session sorting images of different rooms, I now had a few thousand bathroom images separated from the sheds, kitchens and bedrooms. I added these to the original test batch from the previous post and set the PC off to work again. As…

Dreaming of bathrooms

As part of the Error and Power residency I wanted to set out to have a computer imagine images and conversely have a person to create an image as a computer would.  Images made by computers and an ‘artificial intelligence’ have come along way in…

If That Then What?

As I wondered what to make my second post about, it struck me to make a small post connecting some technology and artists to the working practice behind the ‘Error and Power’ residency. Of course there have been many artworks that use cataloguing as their…

It’s not a bug, it’s a feature

Typing ‘glitch’ into Google I’m reliably informed there are ‘about 170,000,000 results (0.75 seconds)’ and that Glitch is available on Netflix subscription, Amazon Prime from £1.89, YouTube from £1.99 and Google Play also from £1.99. Handy to know. That must mean there’s 226,666,666.666 glitches costing…

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Artcore Gallery
✨📚 We're excited to announce that our Cabin on Osnabruck Square will be turning into The Artcore Reading Room!!💥Opens Thursday 27th January💥For this period of time and whilst our gallery building is closed, we would like to open the Cabin on Osnabruck Square for public use, where anybody can pop in, read the books on display, buy unique artist-made zines and add to our public collection.The Reading Room will be free and open to the public on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays during January and February. This informal library is an opportunity for the public to engage in the research and processes of some of the artists and organisations we work with on our projects. There will also be a series of workshops so keep your eyes peeled!#tnlcommunityfund #derbycitycouncil #artscouncilengland #artcore #artcoregallery #derbyartists #derbyart #culturederby2025@artsderbyshire @cvaneastmidlands @aceagrams @derbycc @curatorspace @axisweb @culturederby @derbyuni ... See MoreSee Less
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Artcore Gallery
💥 Open Call! Artist Development Opportunity for Artists aged 16-25 and based in the East Midlands 💥We have an exciting opportunity for artists to join Artcore’s Young Professional Development Programme as part of the artist collective, YAC. This opportunity is aimed at artists aged 16-25, and supports development through skill-sharing, artist talks, collaborative making and mentoring.Throughout the residency you will be based in the Cabin, a small kiosk in Osnabruck Square, Derby. During this time, you will take part in weekly mentoring and group discussions, skill-shares, CV/Portfolio reviews, and an opportunity for you to present your collaborative project in an exhibition which will open to the public on 11th March 2022.Places are available for 5 chosen artistsDeadline: 30th JanuarySelection of artists: Tuesday 2nd FebruaryResidency Start: 7th FebruaryBursary: £100 per artist for production & materials£150 between collective for workshops / talks etc.If this sounds like an opportunity for you then read more about it on our website & download the application form💥 LINK IN BIO 💥.....#residency #artistresidency #youngartist #emergingartist #collective #youngartistcollective #culturederby2025@cvaneastmidlands @artcore_uk @artcoregallery @axisweb @artsderbyshire @nojobsinthearts @aceagrams @derbyquad @culturederby ... See MoreSee Less
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