Hackers into Art
One pet peeve I have is that people associate a persons interests or lifestyle into a binary box. You either use the left or right side of your brain. You're either and artist or very technical and logical. This type of thinking places barriers on peoples growth. Though I see myself as a technical person, I don't believe that being technical creates a gap for my artistic abilities. I can't think of a better way to communicate this idea, better than Richard Feynman, " has in this video. If you're unfamiliar with who he is, he is an "American theoretical physicist known for his work in the path integral formulation of quantum mechanics, the theory of quantum electrodynamics, and the physics of the superfluidity of supercooled liquid helium, as well as in particle physics for which he proposed the parton model." - Wikipedia
This is from a terrific documentary that I highly recommend if you're looking for inspiration in learning. Pleasure Finding Things Out.
So, definitely inspired by @MalwareUnicorns malware canvas, and am going to start working on artwork that represents the different hacker communities and Privacy/Digital Rights I'm believe in.
Going to share some of these libraries I got from her blog, and will start to create my own art using these libraries. I've noticed I'm not creating enough blog posts on my site, and figured this would be a good one, just in case this inspires any other artist to get into visual representation of code.
Have some great ideas and can't wait to show you all!
Here's a sample of WannaCry: