Electronic media art
Jon McCormack is a professor in computer science in the Faculty of Information Technology, an ARC Future Fellow, and founder and director of SensiLab. His research interests include generative art, design and music, evolutionary systems, computer creativity, visualisation, virtual reality, interaction design, physical computing, machine learning, developmental models, and physical computing. Since the late 1980s, Jon has worked with computer code as a medium for creative expression. Inspired by the complexity and wonder of a diminishing natural world, his work is concerned with electronic “after natures”.
His artworks have been widely exhibited at leading galleries, museums and symposia, including the Museum of Modern Art (New York, USA), Tate Gallery (Liverpool, UK), ACM SIGGRAPH (USA), Prix Ars Electronica (Austria) and the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (Australia).
Jon McCormack's Articles
Mirror Ritual, on the wall ...
While concern grows over the ethical implications of artificial intelligence applications, interactive artworks are using AI-based emotion recognition technologies in a more positive way.
Feeding the entertainment machine
Deferring to AI to give us what we like further diminishes culture at a societal scale, and cultural difference globally.
Episode 15: My Art Will Go On
So what can you do to save us all from a world without art? In this podcast episode of What Happens Next?, our experts share all their best tips for finding art in new places.
Episode 14: Art and Soul
In our last episode, we pondered a world without art and now we hear from two people who push the boundaries in fields you wouldn't normally consider creative.