Saw this series at the Venice Biennale years and years ago… still thinking about them.
Roman Opałka was a French-born Polish painter who painted numbers. In 1965 he began painting a process of counting – from one to infinity. Starting in the top left-hand corner of the canvas and finishing in the bottom right-hand corner, the tiny numbers were painted in horizontal rows. As of July 2004, he had reached 5.5 million. (via triangulation)
Onformative Actelion Imagery Wizard - made in Processing.
“ Processing seeks to ruin the careers of talented designers by tempting them away from their usual tools and into the world of programming and computation. similarly, the project is designed to turn engineers and computer scientists to less gainful employment as artists and designers. ”
Ben Fry and Casey Reas (via notational)