Episode XVI. The Art of The Code, Alex Estorick, δημοσίευση στο Flash Art [4/10/2022]Marilena Pateraki
Alex Estorick: Collaboration between artists and engineers is central to the exhibition, “Ecotone,” launched recently on Feral File. Is it possible to separate these groups any more or are we living in an age of hybrids?
Sarah Friend: Well, I didn’t study engineering — though I have worked as a software engineer — nor will I defend my qualifications as an artist. However, many years of code-switching between these worlds has shown me their surprising unity. Both artists and engineers are concerned primarily with “making things.” The approach and motivations for the work can be different, but I prefer to see engineering as creative and art-making as technical. I think that more can grow from the perception of unity than separation.
Gene Kogan: There is both increasing specialization and hybridity emerging as established fields saturate and spill over. Every field runs so deep now that progress churns on a day-to-day basis through the work of specialists. But hybrids at the outskirts also push established fields out of local optima, helping to cement new fields, while specialists perfect them. This prompts new discoveries and breakthroughs.
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