Nathan Selikoff<br />
ARTIST STATEMENT<br />I love to experiment in the fuzzy overlap between art, mathematics, and programming. The computer is...
Nathan Selikoff
Nathan Selikoff
Nathan Selikoff
Nathan Selikoff
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Nathan Selikoff

Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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  • 1. Nathan Selikoff<br />
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  • 3. ARTIST STATEMENT<br />I love to experiment in the fuzzy overlap between art, mathematics, and programming. The computer is my canvas, and this is algorithmic artwork—a partnership mediated not by the brush or pencil but by the shared language of software. Seeking to extract and visualize the beauty that I glimpse beneath the surface of equations and systems, I create custom interactive programs and use them to explore algorithms, and ultimately to generate artwork. In the world of chaotic dynamical systems, minute changes in initial conditions produce radically different results. The interface of my software gives me hooks into the algorithms and allows me to exert some control. But there is always tension—between the computer and me, between simplicity and complexity, and between problem solving and spontaneity. Art and mathematics, the right brain and the left, are inextricably linked in this work. My art depends on mathematics, yet simultaneously illuminates and unravels its beauty. I am the explorer who uncovers something extraordinary, bringing into view that which was always there to be discovered.<br />