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Computer Art - The New Aesthetic Movement

By Dotpattern @collectinghobby
The New Aesthetic Needs to Get Weirder


From Mishka Henner's "Dutch Landscapes" series. Via

The New Aesthetic Movement announces itself not with a manifesto, but with a tumblrJames Bridle's modest microblog "The New Aesthetic," which has recently enjoyed considerable attention thanks toa panel at the SXSW interactiveconference,Wired essay responseby Bruce Sterling, anda series of responses to bothat The Creators Project--not to mention dozens more replies all around the web.

What is the New Aesthetic? One accurate answer would be: things James Bridle posts to its tumblr. Another doubled as the subtitle for Bridle's SXSW panel, and it amounts to a generalization of the same thing: "seeing like digital devices." Pixel art, data visualizations, computer vision sensor aids--these are the worldly residue that computers have left behind as they alter our lived experience


The Tableau Machine

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