by Boele Klopman & Remko Scha, 1997
is a collaboration between the Department of Visual Art and the Department
of Music of the Institute of Artificial Art. It is a spin-off of
the project Artificial, which
aims at the fully automatic generation of a maximally large and stylistically
varied class of random pictures. Some versions of Artificial produced
music during the picture generation process by continually translating
the screen memory content into a wave file.
performances of Artificial Music, the audience could observe the
picture generation process on a CRT display or data-projection screen.
At the same time, the audio-equivalent of the image-in-progress was transmitted
through a power amplification system.
Performances and Installations
MultiMedia Markt, Spui, Amsterdam. March 2, 1997.
Veemvloer, Amsterdam. Automobiliteit. April 7-20, 1997.
(Group show curated by Harold Schouten.)
of Amsterdam. Crossover: art & science, the dialogue. April 25, 1997.
With a lecture by Boele Klopman. Double
bill with Felix Hess. Chair: Kitty Zijlmans.
of Utrecht. Eye on A.I. Student Symposium on Artificial
Intelligence. Academiegebouw, Utrecht. June 26, 1997. With
a lecture by Remko Scha.
Markt, Enschede. The
Gods Must Be Crazy. (Also featuring Eddie D., Klein,
Kwaaitaal, Spinhoven, Tanaka, Zwanikken and many others.)
Saturday, August 23, 1997. Organized by PLANETART.
Consortium, Oostelijke Handelskade,
Amsterdam. October 28, 2000. An Evening with the Institute
of Artificial Art. Program in conjunction with the exhibition
by Edwin Driessens
and Maria Verstappen.
This evening included the first and only performance of the Screen Memory Read-Out Network. Twelve correlated and synchronized instances
of the image-generation program Artificial.PC were running on separate computers, each with their own monitor screen and audio-output-channel.The audience listened to a fixed, balanced mix of all six channels.
The evening also included a lecture by Huge Harry, and musical
performances by The Machines and The Solenoids.