[NetBehaviour] Livecoding As Realistic Artistic Practice

Rob Myers rob at robmyers.org
Sun Feb 7 22:36:10 CET 2010

"Realism in art is the absence of sentiment. Livecoding is writing
software in public while presenting the source code and its output along
with the programmer as a kind of performance. Hacking (computer
programming) is usually a solitary activity and hackers (computer
programmers) rarely get to hack on (program) software that they
themselves will use for their own ends or benefit directly from.
Livecoding turns hacking into a public, social, self-directed activity
by turning it into an artistic event. [...]"


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