I write code to craft devices that generate visuals and music, mostly by using openFrameworks, cheap computer things and duct tape.
I also craft alphabeths and practice asemic writing.
you can find most of my things on my website: http://npisanti.com/
also for reference: a picture of a coffee and me
Audioreactive ASCII glitch generator
touchdesigner + libcaca + raspberrypi + homemade serial port + Minitel 1B (1986)
4800 bauds is a pain in the a** so it's not really synced to audio and all glitchy, but it looks great!
I tried to run Orca-c: It works! There's some minor character display problems I'll try to fix in the upcoming days (:
today i got the Troika! handbook and all i can say is that is one of the most beautiful objects i ever had
thanks @jameschip for the advice
today i found the most monads online person in existence: Anatoly Fomenko, a russian/soviet mathematician and writer of several pseudohistorical novels about how everything we think happened in the ancient world actually happened in medieval times, who makes impressive gothic art based off topography
Woke up thinking about this collage zine I made a couple years ago and handed out at SPX. You can download it for free here:
Last year, we spent 51 days at sea during the passage from Japan to Canada, it was the hardest thing we had ever done. We kept a physical logbook of daily happenings onboard. This is that logbook, revised, and with a ton of extra notes.
Has anyone heard of this book, The Planiverse? I read it as a teenager waiting for my mum in the university library and it stuck with me. I managed to track down a second hand copy! :D
It's set in a 2D world and frequently digresses to explain how things work. I love it.
It's illegal to enter buildings in the zone as most of them are completely unstable, and due to a new zone administration there's typically no bribing your way out of a situation. Sometimes in the most unsuspecting places you may find street art left behind by a Stalker who risked arrest for something many will never see. Somewhat of a real life Easter egg, or a subtle nod to defiance: "You're not suppose to be here."
Location: Chernobyl Exclusion-zone, Ukraine. 2019.
Merveilles is a community project aimed at the establishment of new ways of speaking, seeing and organizing information — A culture that seeks augmentation through the arts of engineering and design. A warm welcome to any like-minded people who feel these ideals resonate with them.