"Process 18 (Software 3)," 2010
Custom software, computer, projector or flat screen
Perpetually elusive moments characterize Reas’ software installations. "Process 16" and "Process 18" both use line as a primary form. The behavior of line in these pieces is guided by the artist’s instructions. “Using grey scale and static images, the formal attributes of a system are reduced,” says the artist. “Introducing a kinetic field of action or a color representation of the system will present the viewer with higher complexity.” Running live on a computer, "Process 16 (Software 3)" is a highly ordered space of movement. A tense figure/ground relationship in the surface of each frame captures subtle behaviors in form.
Please note: This is a two-minute capture from generative software.
Video courtesy of the artist and bitforms gallery nyc.
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