For the last 6+ months I have been doing some research on Artificial Intelligence for an art project. The field is vast and artistic engagement with it is far from simple. Here I’m laying down some quick thoughts about it.Continue reading
It was a pretty crazy year. It was a hard-working one. Especially autumn was packed with reruns and new productions. Looking back personally I went through some emotional challenges, most strongly dealing with huge amounts of stress. Our work environment – small cultural organization – faced some setbacks in funding at the beginning of the year and loosing an important team member. World political climate is pretty grim, with environmental concerns more pessimist by the day. One feels pressure is on everyone to do something.
While not drinking, smoking or doing any drugs, I continue to be vegan for ethical, health and environmental reasons. I work as an artist and I hope to do so in the future. I’m a feminist, passionate supporter of free/libre software, Creative Commons and idea free cultural works. I consider myself an ally of LGBTQI+ and I support their rights as basic human rights.
Here’s (the good) stuff I did last year that I’m pretty proud of it.Continue reading
This write-up is an attempt to come to terms how possible online crowdsourced income can (could?) work and what are my personal obstacles. I’m not sure how relevant it is to anyone, so please take it as a personal rambling and self-reflection about my desires, idealistic projections and facing the truth of inevitability of discipline, structure and focus.Continue reading
As you know, this month I worked with Matija Ferlin on his solo stage piece “Staging a Play: Antigone”. I decided to release a selection of music material that was made through that process. Since I worked mainly with SuperCollider (programming language for algorithmic composition and sound design) I also wanted to give out source code that helped shape that sound. I will be writing/recording about that process soon.
Now, here are the goodies:
Couple of weeks ago mastodon instance “Mastodon.ART” added icons from Creative Commons project to the arsenal of custom emojis to be used in toots (posts). One user wondered if this use is legally correct, so after some discussion I sent an email to Creative Commons about it and after a week or so got an answer. I’m replicating this correspondence here to put their answer in perspective.