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This ongoing experiment is the result of my time at the School For Poetic Computations’ Spring 2023 ‘Cellular Automata: Code Beyond Words’ class, instructed by Murilo Polese and Yadira Sanchez.
Even though I have held a strong interest in generative artwork like this, I’ve avoided making it unless it is given some intentional context, because of the ethical and conceptual detour I feel like a lot of this manner of art has taken over the last two years.
The symbol tiles used in this animation are a set that I have been cultivating since 2019 for my game projects. They use the CP437 symbol set as their origin, but include a number of other patterns that I’ve needed for my projects. The tileset is still incomplete.