Origination and Metacreation: A Conversation with Ben Bogart

Interview for Vague Terrain with Marco Donnarumma, September 7th, 2011.

Context Machines:
A series of autonomous self-organizing site-specific artworks.


[B. D. R. Bogart and P. Pasquier. Context machines: A series of autonomous self-organizing site-specific artworks. In Proceedings of the 17th International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA) 2011, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey., 2011.]

‘Context Machines’ are a family of site-specific, conceptual and generative artworks that capture photographic images from their environment in the construction of creative compositions. They are produced in an art-as-research practise at the intersection of generative arts, and cognitive theories of creativity and dreaming. They invite us to reconsider what is essentially human, and reflect on our constructed conceptions of ourselves.

Back to Computer Vision

Posted: September 1, 2011 at 6:05 pm

Now that I’ve passed my comps I’ve been getting back into working on image segmentation.

Here is the current state of segmentation (using the same test image as in previous posts), where every region, no matter now small, is coloured in a random colour: