Sometimes the online world reveals unsuspected parallel dimensions. This is an unknown restyle of Neural independently (and secretly as we never knew about it) made by NY-based Motion and Graphic Designer, Clarke Blackham. Very nicely made, perhaps only a bit glossier for the magazine’s line, it testifies once more how even your most familiar outcomes can have another life somewhere else.
Among the possible embodiments of invisible digital processes, the mechanical is one of the most fascinating, reversing in a way the course of history. In “bit” Jonghong Park is representing a natural random process, using the principles of a Markov chain. He has built four machines which can are linked together and whose behaviours are conducted by an algorithm. Their functioning is clearly explained and the artist plays with the subtle philosophical level between the ‘randomness’ and the ‘predictability’ of this system. His point is that we perceive machines as ‘simulations’, so usually too obscure to follow in their functioning, but there’s always a level of understanding where the next step can be fairly predicted. Its representation is then both scientifically exemplifying and theoretically robust.
Jonghong Park – Bit