Procedural art and code

Projects that involve computer-mediated generation of art, writing, or other artistic forms. Many projects for National Novel Generation Month, as well as Twitter bots or websites that allow users to generate their own computer-aided art.

Saga III: Recreating the first computer-written teleplay (2015)

A reimagining of a 1961 computer program that generated the screenplay to a Western, filmed by CBS television. Source code and history of the project. Invited contribution to the Workshop on the History of Expressive Systems.

No solitude in the caves of spring (2017)

An alliterative poem by a neural net:

Ants and all ages are all about—active as buds are bound by black, bubbles burn by maple blackbird body, but burst before birds before building branches back. […]

A pickler for the nowing ones (2021)

A translator and generator to produce text in the style of A Pickle for the Knowing Ones (1802) by noted eccentric Timothy Dexter (1747-1806). The final output is an entry in National Novel Generation Month 2021.