Digital Arts and New Media: MFA: Collaboration, Innovation, Social Impact

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Nik Hanselmann: bodyf*ck and other programs

Examines the practice of computer programming as the juncture where the material world is articulated into the digital.

bodyfuck: gestural brainfuck interpreter. "HI"

bodyfuck and other programs is a series of software explorations that examine the practice of computer programming as the juncture where the material world is articulated into the digital. The process of articulating code is fraught with difficulty; how programmers conceive reality is made manifest in binary systems that are embedded back into our everyday lives. bodyfuck reifies programming process as visualizations that foreground how software functions outside of ones and zeroes. bodyfuck asks: “What gets left out?” 

 

Year: 
2010