RIP Bill Etra, Video Pioneer

One of the video-art greats passed away recently – RIP Bill Etra, who leaves behind a huge legacy for his work at the intersections of art and technology. Below, Bill Etra demonstrates the functions of the Rutt/Etra Video Synthesizer. (1974) New … Continue reading

by j p, September 19, 2016 0 comments

Form + Code Review

Aye, Form + Code is the new book for Casey Reas, Chandler McWilliams + LUST, which carves it’s academic credibility by having not only one, but two, subtitles: a) In Design, Art, And Architecture b) A Guide to Computational Aesthetics. … Continue reading

by j p, October 11, 2010 0 comments

Under the VJ Bonnet ( Vid Software Round-Up)

With over 100 VJ programs now downloadable, exploration of live and real-time video is booming. As VJ software continues to mature, its feature lists are appealing to more than just vjs. Jean Poole profiles the cream of the crop. Despite … Continue reading

by j p, July 14, 2004 5 Comments