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While Reas has always primarily been an artist, finding his voice in the medium of generative software required some hard-won technical skill. “My direction in emergence, automation, systems and data with a focus on motion, change and growth require working in code.”



A conceptual piece, which Computer Science Chair Bruce Porter likens to an artistic analog of a computer algorithm, is meant to tie in thematically with the already-installed sculptural works by Sol LeWitt on display at the Gates Dell Complex.


When a bird flew inches above our oval cutout, some of us gasped and then laughed at our response. Our slowly changing focal point had shifted suddenly and shot us out of a relaxed, contemplative state and back to the reality that we were staring at something ever-changing, yet accessible: the sky.