C.E.B. Reas: TI / Gallery DAM Berlin / ARCO’08 Madrid, Spain

At ARCO 2008 in Madrid, Gallery [DAM] Berlin presented the digital art installation “TI” by C.E.B. Reas as part of ARCO’s “Expanded Box” section. C.E.B. Reas on his website: “Aggregate layers of abstraction remove every trace of systemic complexity, revealing a living surface. Structured form emerges from the results of thousands of local interactions between autonomous elements.” “TI” has been in included in group shows at Pratt Manhattan Gallery in New York and at the Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University in Chicago. From March 7, 2008, C.E.B. Reas will show new works at bitforms gallery, New York. C.E.B. Reas lives and works in Los Angeles. Reas is associate professor and chair of the department of Design | Media Arts at the University of California, Los Angeles. He focuses on defining processes and translating them into images. With Ben Fry, Reas initiated Processing.org in 2001. Processing is an open source programming language and environment for creating images, animation, and interaction. Interview with Gallery [DAM] Berlin director Wolf Lieser. ARCO’08 Madrid, February 16, 2008.

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