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This guide is intended to enrich the experiences of those attending Chandler McWilliams' lecture and screening, or workshop, on the topic of Computational Aesthetics.
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V&V LibGuide for Chandler McWilliams' events

This Guide is intended to enrich the experiences of those attending the Chandler McWilliams' talk and screening, or participating in his workshop.

Lecture and Screening
Monday, October 17, 7 p.m.
School of Cinematic Arts 112
McWilliams will describe computational aesthetics and provide examples of code (i.e., computer programs) as visual expression. He will also screen short-form videos that explore how the computational capacity of the computer has impacted our conceptions of image, sound and storytelling.

Friday, October 21, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Institute for Multimedia Literacy Blue Lab
746 West Adams Boulevard, Los Angeles
Admission is free. Reservations required. To RSVP, click on the links below beginning Wednesday, September 28, at 9 a.m.
USC Students, Staff and Faculty: To RSVP, click here.
General Public: To RSVP, click here.


McWilliams' New Book!

These Visions & Voices events are based in part on a book Chandler McWilliams recently co-authored.  The book is available in the USC Libraries collection!

Cover Art
Form+code in design, art, and architecture - Casey Reas, Chandler McWilliams and Jeroen Barandse
Call Number: QA76.76.D47R42 2010 Architecture & Fine Arts Library
ISBN: 1568989377
Publication Date: 2010
Description in HOMER catalog: "This small colorful volume examines the nexus of design and computers by presenting a collection of art created from code and ordered information. Beginning with chapters defining terms and discussing the basics of code and computer art, the work proceeds through a collection of themed chapters illustrated with photographs. Each chapter begins with an essay explaining the processes and techniques involved in the creation of the designs. This volume includes the work of over two hundred designers, artist and architects and source code for many of the works, available in several programming languages, is provide through a companion website. Annotation: 2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR ( Distributed by Syndetic Solutions, Inc."

Chandler McWilliams

(Picture from McWilliams' UCLA bio)

Chandler McWilliams is an artist, programmer and writer, currently on the faculty of UCLA's Design Media Arts.

You can find out more about this eclectic young artist/programmer from:


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