CONTENTS

 
   about
   MICHAEL BETANCOURT NEWS
   movies: AESTHETICS
   movies: NEWS & REVIEWS
   movies: SHOWS & SCREENINGS
   random art notes
   random how-tos
   research: AVANT-GARDE MOVIES
   research: MOTION GRAPHICS
   research: VISUAL MUSIC
   theory: CRITICAL OBSERVATIONS
   theory: DIGITAL CAPITALISM
   theory: GLITCH & POSTDIGITAL
   theory: working notes

 

PORTFOLIO

 
Movies by Michael Betancourt

 michaelbetancourt.com
 Art of Light Organization
 Going Somewhere
 exhibitions [pdf]
 updates
 books
 contact
 purchase artworks

 
  Video Art listserv
 




 

SEARCH ARCHIVES

archives begin in 1996

  

Fractals and Art

story © Michael Betancourt | published May 11, 2004 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



theory: working notes
It is possible to create visual art using fractals as a reference point without necessarily using the fractals themselves.


read more



 
In/Visible Light

story © Michael Betancourt | published May 10, 2004 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



theory: working notes
Our visual experiences of the world begin with our ability to see light.


read more



 
Pixel Pointillism

story © Michael Betancourt | published May 9, 2004 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



theory: working notes
This week I was again struck by how much pixels have in common with the pointillist dots in paintings: small, atomic bits that together create an image through optical mixing: that is, the dots merge with distance to form an apparent continuity.




read more