Friday, July 25, 2014, 7:00-9:00 PM
Join us for a night of casual conversation with the great artstech brains from Patatap.com, Keezy, and Seaquence.org making amazing things for music lovers everywhere.
Jono Brandel, creator of Patatap.com: relies on the combination of two fundamental disciplines: graphic design and computer programming. The results of this mixture vary in form, but usually have a screen-based component. He explores procedural aesthetics.
Jono studied Design | Media Arts with a minor in Latin at UCLA. He went on to receive two artist grants one at cheLA and the other at Fabrica. He is now part of the Data Arts Team in Google’s Creative Lab. His work has been showcased at the Tate Modern, OFFF, and HAMMER Museum. He has also had the pleasure to perform alongside Boys Noize, Deadmau5, Crystal Castles, and many others accompanying their music with moving image.
Luke Crawford, engineer for Keezy app and Keezy.com (beta): is a software designer and engineer who’s worked most of his career in the intersection of arts and technology.
Recently, at the software studio Elepath, he helped make the music app Keezy and the photo narrative site Exposure.
Previously he’s spoken at ArtsTech NYC about his work on the music sharing site Muxtape. He’s also worked at Pivotal Labs, Kickstarter, hitRECord, and was on the founding team at Joyent.
Gabriel Dunne, co-creator of Seaquence.org: is an interdisciplinary artist and designer. He creates experiences of light, sound, and form, utilizing software, audio/music/sound, animation, and installation. He incorporates geometry, code + technology, natural systems, structure, phenomenon, and generative processes into his work, demonstrating a polymathic focus on the connections between subjects that spans many mediums and influences.
His projects have been shown in internationally at conferences and exhibitions including New York MoMA, SIGGRAPH, Japan Media Arts Festival, Barcelona Festival Sonar, Interferenze Italia, and numerous publications. He is a San Francisco native, and holds a B.A. in Design | Media Arts from UCLA.
& Ryan Alexander, co-creator of Seaquence.org