Visual Theogonies: Chance, control, and automation in algorithmic art

Date

2018-10-01

Advisors

Journal Title

Journal ISSN

ISSN

1757-191X
1757-1928

Volume Title

Publisher

Intellect Ltd

Type

Article

Peer reviewed

Yes

Abstract

This short article explores relations between chance and control in the field of algorithmic art, using as a case study the series of artworks Visual Theogonies (2014), which arose out of a playful game with the poem ‘Theogony: The Origin of the Gods’, by the Greek poet Hesiod.

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Keywords

Chance, Control, Automation, Art, Algorithms, Cybernetic Serendipity

Citation

Poltronieri, F. A. (2018) The Visual Theogonies: Chance, control, automation and algorithmic art. Journal of Gaming & Virtual Worlds, 10 (3), pp. 287–293

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Research Institute

Institute of Artificial Intelligence (IAI)
Institute of Creative Technologies (IOCT)
Institute of Art and Design