Programming is no less an art form than, say, painting is a technical process. (Ward, 1999)
Adrian Ward is a digital artist and musician. Since his first contact with computers his approach with technology has always been subversive. In the article How I Drew One Of My Pictures the artist describes a simple ZX BASIC program that “scribbles” on the screen. I use this algorithm as an example in my masters dissertation about procedural poetics (about).
See my implementation of the algorithm in Processing here (new tab).
Attention (2014/02/01): in new Java versions this application requires a “medium” security setting (Windows/Control Panel)
View some images from the algorithm’s output in the full post (below).
[This translation was posted in 2014/02/01. Edited 2014/02/15.]See more generative.