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.
title: "Code as Art"
name: "Jenn Strater"
Hilma af Klint Evolution No. 15 public domain https://www.the-athenaeum.org/art/detail.php?ID=244183 @codeJENNerator
Modified from: https://flic.kr/p/ed2sRL @codeJENNerator
Westerwald Pottery Exhibit Rijks Museum Amsterdam 2015 @codeJENNerator
Marcel Duchamp, Fontaine, 1917 https://flic.kr/p/8GKz7P @codeJENNerator
modified from: https://flic.kr/p/2cAJqiJ
–Marilina Maraviglia, About Art - What Do We Really Mean
“‘Art is often considered the process or
product of deliberately arranging
elements in a way that appeals to the
senses or emotions…”
Berlin Street Art https://flic.kr/p/gzEAT6
Marieme Jamme @mjamme at Javaland https://twitter.com/codeJENNerator/status/1108355431192317952
Kasmir Malevich in the Stedelijk Museum https://flic.kr/p/hnPYng
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
Is your code…?
• Conveying a message?
• Shared with the community?
• Within a set of constraints?
Write code; create art!