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Tech+Art is the community for curious individuals and creators who are looking to make a dent in the universe. Together, we’re exploring the new frontiers of creativity, humanity and how emerging technologies will continue to shape our culture, professions, products - and much more! Join us on this journey as we speak with artists, makers, researchers, designers and creators from all backgrounds and fields. Tech+Art is an inclusive community and we make all our content for you! So we want to hear from you! You can check us out at MakeTechArt.com or @ MakeTechArt everywhere else!

Tech+Art is the community for curious individuals and creators who are looking to make a dent in the universe. Together, we’re exploring the new frontiers of creativity, humanity and how emerging technologies will continue to shape our culture, professions, products - and much more! Join us on this journey as we speak with artists, makers, researchers, designers and creators from all backgrounds and fields. Tech+Art is an inclusive community and we make all our content for you! So we want to hear from you! You can check us out at MakeTechArt.com or @ MakeTechArt everywhere else!

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United States

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Tech+Art is the community for curious individuals and creators who are looking to make a dent in the universe. Together, we’re exploring the new frontiers of creativity, humanity and how emerging technologies will continue to shape our culture, professions, products - and much more! Join us on this journey as we speak with artists, makers, researchers, designers and creators from all backgrounds and fields. Tech+Art is an inclusive community and we make all our content for you! So we want to hear from you! You can check us out at MakeTechArt.com or @ MakeTechArt everywhere else!

Twitter:

@MakeTechArt

Language:

English


Episodes

Lysandre Follet, Computational Design Director, Nike Innovation | Tech+Art

4/9/2020
Today we’re speaking with Lysandre Follet, the Computational Design Director at Nike’s Innovation Kitchen. Originally from France, Lysandre is a musician, designer and maker exploring the combination of technology & design. Throughout this episode, we explored the benefits of passion projects from idea to delivery, the importance of improvisation, and the power behind computational design for creators and commercialization alike. I highly recommend checking out his work...

Duration:00:23:01

Travis Kirton, Founder & Director, Flow | Tech+Art

4/2/2020
Today we're speaking with Travis Kirton, the founder and director of Flow, a powerful animation tool that generates code. Travis has an extensive career in the creative technology space working at pioneering institutions such The Ars Electronica Futurelab and The Banff Centre for the Arts. Previously, Travis built C4 an open-source creative coding framework for artists and designers. He is also a Principle at Logic&Form, a studio that designs and builds interactive experiences. We had...

Duration:00:32:49

Shirley Wu, Software Engineer & Data Visualization Freelancer | Tech+Art

3/26/2020
Shirley Wu is an award-winning creative focused on data-driven art and visualizations. Shirley joins us to share her story, her insight into the data visualization process, how the industry has evolved and been shaped as it continues to grow, her collaboration on the DataSketch|es project, and much more! I highly recommend checking out her work online by visiting her site in the show notes below: Website Twitter Medium Data Sketch|es Data Visualization Society NYU's ITP One Amongst...

Duration:00:28:48

Kyle Phillips, Creative Technologist | Tech+Art

3/19/2020
Today we’re chatting with Kyle Phillips, a Creative Technologist blending design and development to create projects related to generative art and creative tooling. Kyle is part of Google’s Creative Lab in NYC woking on technology experiments like Teachable Machine. Kyle and I had an awesome conversation about his creative process and what it’s like building tools for creatives and much more! I definitely recommend checking out his work by visiting his site in the show notes below or at...

Duration:00:23:52

Dasha Ilina & Benjamin Gaulon, No School Nevers | Tech+Art

3/12/2020
Today we’re speaking with Dasha Ilina & Benjamin Gaulon - the co-founders of No School Nevers - an international summer school, held in Nevers in France, aimed at students, artists, designers, makers, hackers, activists and educators. Dasha & Ben are also independent artists & creators outside of No School Nevers. Dasha’s work explores the relationship we develop with the digital devices we use on a daily basis, specifically in regards to the human body - primarily centering around the...

Duration:00:26:25

Patrik Hübner, Generative Designer | Tech + Art

2/27/2020
Today we’re speaking with Patrik Hübner, an interdisciplinary designer who uses “creative algorithms” to explore fresh and meaningful stories at the intersection of design, art and data. By applying new and experimental techniques of data-driven creativity to his work with generative and interactive design systems and programming languages, he develops opportunities for brands and cultural institutions to set themselves apart by telling unique and meaningful stories. Drawing from a rich...

Duration:00:32:58

Anna Henson, XR + Immersive Design Research | Tech+Art

2/20/2020
Today we’re chatting with Anna Henson, an artist and researcher who’s focused on spacial computing and immersive experiences. Anna’s work focuses on studying and surfacing the human side of technology - specifically how embodiment and social interaction design within new and emerging spatial computing technologies and immersive experiences is changing our relationship with each other, with technology and with the companies that are behind these new tools. We had a very compelling...

Duration:00:32:25

Lauren Cason, XR Creative Director | Tech+Art

2/13/2020
Today we’re chatting with Lauren Cason, the XR Creative Director at Meow Wolf. Lauren is pushing the boundaries of physical, experiential installations with emerging technologies at Meow Wolf, an immersive experience company based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. If you haven’t heard of the group before be sure to checkout the links in the show notes or visit MeowWolf.com Lauren is also a talent creator, designer her own really impressive AR filters. She was previously Apple, part of the team...

Duration:00:24:07

Anna Fusté, HCI Researcher & Creative Technologist | Tech+Art

2/6/2020
Today we're speaking with Anna Fusté, a creative technologist and HCI researcher. Anna joins us to share her story as a creative technologist and researcher - a journey that’s included time with creative agency, being a part of Google Creative Lab, studying at MIT’s Media Lab and now focusing on R&D at PTC with their Reality Lab. Anna shares her insights around creating amazing experiences and creative projects through simple prototyping techniques. She is the creator of a really cool...

Duration:00:27:08

Alexis Andre, Artist & Researcher | Tech+Art

1/30/2020
Today we’re joined by Alexis André, a researcher at Sony’s Computer Science Laboratory (CSL) and generative artist. Alexis is originally from France, but has lived in Tokyo for the last 15 years, pursuing his PhD. Through CSL, several of Alexis’ projects have been commercialized, including a new toy platform called Toio. Alexis has also been involved in many personal projects that involve creative coding and generative media. From the launch of a music and visualization app called Eon, to...

Duration:00:41:00

Mike Tyka, AI Artist & Scientist | Tech + Art

1/9/2020
Today we're speaking with Mike Tyka is an Artist and Software Engineer at Google. Coming from an academic background with a PhD in biophysics, Mike’s artistic work has focused both on traditional mediums as well as the uses of technology, such as 3D printing and artificial neural networks. Mike also co-founded the Artists and Machine Intelligence program at Google. Mike’s work has been showcased around the world from Seattle to Tokyo. I definitely recommend checking out his incredible...

Duration:00:26:03

Kate Compton, Researcher & Maker | Tech+Art

12/19/2019
Today we’re speaking with Kate Compton, an inventor, game designer, special effects artist, independent researcher. She’s also an academic with the Expressive Intelligence Studio at UC Santa Cruz, which is a group of researchers studying new ways to connect computers and creativity, that includes everything from interactive storytelling to social simulations to laser-cut robots. Kate has been working on Procedural Content Generation in a variety of contexts for more than ten years. From...

Duration:00:28:09

Tyler Hobbs, Artist & Programmer | Tech+Art

12/12/2019
Today we’re speaking with Tyler Hobbs, an artist working primarily through programming. Tyler joins us to share his story combining his love of art and computer science - as well as the challenges of balancing the needs of a growing business. He also shares his creative process and how he’s approached making generative art over the last 5 years - while the creative coding and art worlds have evolved alongside him. I had a lot of fun chatting with Tyler and know you’ll enjoy our...

Duration:00:26:30

Amélie Rosser, Creative Developer, Jam3 | Tech+Art

12/5/2019
Today we’re speaking with Amélie Rosser, a creative developer at Jam3, a design and experience agency that partners with forward-thinking brands to solve problems in the space between people and technology. Amélie joins us to share her unique path into creative development and how she’s bridging the gap between creative techniques & new technologies - and their commercialization for brands and new solutions. Amélie also explores strategies to both enhance enhance a career in this industry...

Duration:00:25:19

Espen Kluge, Visual Artist & Coder | Tech+Art

11/21/2019
Espen joins us to share more about his story - from dealing with bipolar disorder, to creating with a structure, to exploring new aesthetics with code and more. Recently, Espen’s generative art series “Alternatives”, was featured in a gallery opening with Kate Voss in Switzerland. Recording this episode with Espen was fantastic and provided a unique insight into the creative mind and and important conversation around mental health and creativity. You can learn more about Espen and his...

Duration:00:24:51

William Stallwood, Creative Engineer | Tech+Art

11/14/2019
William Stallwood is a creative engineer and the co-founder of Cipher Prime - a small multi-award winning creative studio in Philadelphia. Will joins us to share his story making experience-driven indie games, his creative process for approaching both game design and his current work around both daily shaders and installations. You can learn more about Will and his work here: Website Twitter As always you can find out more about Tech+Art by visiting our website or following us on...

Duration:00:35:59

Mike Brondbjerg, Co-Founder, Kultur Design | Tech+Art

11/7/2019
Mike Brondbjerg is the cofounder of Kultur Design, a creative agency specialising in data visualisation, information design, web applications & generative design. Mike is also currently at London City Hall as part of their Intelligence Unit working on Data Viz. Mike joins us to share his story, what’s it’s been like working in this evolving industry, his current approach to creating design systems that mix generative design and formal information design - and much more! You can learn more...

Duration:00:29:13

Saskia Freeke, Artist, Creative Coder, Interaction Designer | Tech+Art

10/31/2019
Today we’re speaking with Saskia Freeke, an artist, creative coder, interaction designer, visual designer and educator based in Amsterdam. Her work focuses on structure, geometry and playfulness. A big part of her artistic practice is her daily art project that started in January 2015. Each day sees a new exploration and experiment with generative patterns and animations. You can learn more about Saskia and her work here: Website Twitter As always you can find out more about Tech+Art by...

Duration:00:24:13

Shane Luke, Prev. Senior Director, Machine Learning & AI - Nike Digital Innovation | Tech+Art

10/24/2019
Today we’re speaking with Shane Luke, an entrepreneur who’s built and scaled several products, teams, and startups. Shane was most recently at Nike, where he was the Senior Director, Machine Learning and AI, within Nike’s Digital Innovation Group - working on a variety of interesting projects. He shared a little bit about his process, how innovation takes shape within products, some of the most common challenges in exploring new ideas or uses of technology in creative contexts and...

Duration:00:48:49

Monica Dinculescu, Creative Developer, Magenta.js Team (Google Brain) | Tech+Art

10/17/2019
Today we’re speaking with Monica Dinculescu, an Emojineer currently at Google Brain, where she works on Magenta, an open source research project making music and art with Machine Learning. Monica joins us to share her story, her approach to fun and creative "silly projects", and how she approaches turning machine learning into simple tools to empower other creators. You can learn more about Monica and her work here: Website Twitter Magenta As always you can find out more about Tech+Art...

Duration:00:26:11