Art helps us to design the way in which we process what we see, it can affect the neurological computation going on inside our eyes and the rational prioritization which happens inside our brains. When we design our environment, we believe that our experience of our surroundings is a function of what is physically built, but we must also admit that it is a function of how our minds are conditioned to experience these surroundings. Elliot will discuss some examples of works he has designed at Studio Kimchi and Chips to alter the way we tell the difference between images and reality.
Elliot Woods (UK) is a digital media artist from Manchester UK. He graduated with a Masters from the School of Physics and Astronomy and entered the arts following the founding of studio Kimchi and Chips in 2009 where he currently tests alternative relationships between images and reality. Here he participates in conceptual and technical design of projects, and develops techniques in computer vision, machine learning and robotics. His works reveal the implicit nature of systems therein suggesting to audiences revelatory experiences about nature and reality. He has created large scale light field art installations which draw floating images of the sun out of sunlight, or moons from 600 calibrated projector beams. Elliot has contributed to the openFrameworks and VVVV creative coding platforms and has released over 100 open source libraries for free on GitHub.
Lecture by Elliot Woods Kimchi and Chips
Thursday 28th April 2022
11:30am - 12:30am