Art Dirt: Why Artists Need to Learn About Technology

by Glasstire October 13, 2019
Jennifer Steinkamp MFAH houston

Jennifer Steinkamp, Mike Kelley​, 2007–08, video installation, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Museum purchase funded by Isabel B. Wilson and The Brown Foundation, Inc. © Jennifer Steinkamp, courtesy of the artist and Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York

Brandon Zech and guest host Seth Mittag recap the Glasstire DataHack, talk about the wild and crazy things computer programs can do, and discuss why artists should learn about technology.

“Any kind of media you try out is valuable for your practice. And why not programming?”

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Related Reading:
Announcing the Winners of the 2019 Glasstire DataHack
Scenes from the Glasstire DataHack
The Wilcox Space Rebooted: A Conversation With Liz Trosper About Art and Technology


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Julie Speed October 15, 2019 - 14:23

Interesting podcast. Thanks There is a pretty funny online artist’s statement generator that’s been around for a while. It’s

seth mittag October 17, 2019 - 23:15

Thanks Julie for the link! I have been following various statement generators for quite awhile and absolutely love them, wouldn’t it be cool if someone would pair computer vision with an artist statement generator? The idea is you feed images of the show in and it generates an artist statement based on the work…


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