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Code as Art

August 06, 2019

Code as Art

If code is art, what mediums are included in that definition? Is application code art? What about build scripts and config files? Let’s explore similarities between code and art, such as structure, training, sharing, and appreciation by the community.


August 06, 2019

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  1. –Marilina Maraviglia, About Art - What Do We Really Mean

    https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2010/07/what-do-we-really-mean-by-art/ “‘Art is often considered the process or product of deliberately arranging elements in a way that appeals to the senses or emotions…” @codeJENNerator
  2. @codeJENNerator Mediums Joseph Ducreux @ Louvre, Migrant woman: https://flic.kr/p/6P3w3V Dresden

    Street Art 2018, Prague Astronomical Clock 2019, Nike of Samothrace: https://flic.kr/p/5XVoXj
  3. Is your code…? • Unique? • Deliberate? • Conveying a

    message? • Shared with the community? • Within a set of constraints? @codeJENNerator