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18 June 2018 - 24 June 2018

The aim of the workshop is to use different algorithms and techniques to create machines which create art works.

No specific skills are required. The workshop will start with basic coding examples, after that inspirational artworks will be discussed and similar projects will be created. Through the end of the workshop, some physical tools and examples will be realized. 

You can see some examples as the outcome of the workshop.


Inspirational Works

• Musikalisches Würfelspiel

• Sol LeWitt - Plan for Wall Drawing

• Hans Haacke - Condensation Cube

• Tristan Tzara - To make a Dadaist poem


Demoscene, Cellular Automata, Kolmogorov Complexity, Fractal Geometry, Randomness, Noise, Markov Chain, Ulam Spiral, Generative Art, Algorithmic Art, Evolutionary Art

Program team

Bager Akbay

Bager Akbay studied Communication Design at Istanbul and Interface Cultures at Linz Art University, Austria. After his studies at Black Theater as an actor and puppeteer, Bager started to give lectures at various universities on his field and provided consultance to companies within the education and design fields in the last 10 years, and creating artworks at his studio iskele47, Istanbul.

Osman Koç

Osman Koç is a creative technologist / artist, who uses technology as a medium for expression. Directed by his curiosities, Koç’s works touch many different fields such as cybernetics, artificial intelligence, biosensors, kinetic sculptures, reactive lighting, audiovisual performances and games with alternative physical controllers.