CREATIVE CODE COLLECTIVE

ABOUT THE COLLECTIVE

"nerdy hype group" for artists exploring code

WHY??

we need supportive spaces that value our diverse capacities to learn & experiment—fearlessly, creatively, critically—with code

WHAT++

  • workshops & project troubleshooting
  • co-learning & co-working space
  • online resource hub

INSPIRED BY>>

  • sister spit poetry tour
  • homebrew computer club
  • processing foundation

SHARED VALUES

  1. scrappy artistic strategies, not perfect code
  2. growth, not perfection
  3. open-source attitude: community, not competition
  4. we all have skills to teach each other
  5. all practice is theory–practice
  6. project-based co-learning
  7. learn–make–imagine simultaneously & recursively
  8. creativity as collaborative wayfinding (ouija)

WHAT WE DO

SOME GUEST WORKSHOPS IN THE PAST

  • Feminist.AI
  • Machine Learning Tactics for Artists
  • Getting Started with ML5.js
  • Shaders for Scaredy Cats
  • Movement-Based Interaction Design
  • Coding for Live Performance

SOME CURRENT IDEAS

  • WebVR with Mozilla Hubs
  • Hydra/p5.js exquisite corpse algo-rave
  • Remixing videos using command line tools
  • Discussing design and typographical aesthetics of code
  • Discussing the codification of color
  • Discussing internet histories
  • Code resource hub-in progress