Lead Type , Abacus / Kipus / Encryption / Rosetta stone / Torah , Talmud, Kabalah / Automaton #1 Jaquet Croz / Napoleon’s semaphore telegraph / Morse code / binary conversion / vacuum tubes / eniac / transistors / chips / evolution of computers into networked environments GUI / Arpanet / Internet Dial up sound / Computing environments / Video Games / Bell Labs
Create a work of art using the notion of “Grid Art“. Choose a subject to represent with a 30 x 30 unit grid based artwork yielding 900 total units. Research developments in grid based art to find examples. Post your projects to your blogs with a description of your method, the artists who inspired or informed your process and why you chose the subject matter and materials you used within your piece. See the entries below for historical resources. Make sure to cite these historical example(s) specifically within your blog entries.
History of Grid Based Art and Design:
Due on your Blogs by Sunday, November 3.
Triumph of the Nerds (1,2, 3 Playlist)
ASCII / 66K Cups / Keyboard / Screws / LEGOS / Desiree D’Alessandro / Ars e- lights / Diane Meyer
people as pixels
Yung Jake – Emoji Portraits #2
Nathan Wyburn (not really a grid, because he paints inside the pixel)
Crapestry / Jo Hamilton / Evelyn Kasikov / Nathan Sawaya / Minecraft Westeros / Post It Animation / Extreme Sheep LED Art /
Contemporary Examples of Computer and Code Based Artwork: