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Thursday, March 18, 2010

Welcome to the new InProcess:ing website… yay!

  • catch up with developments and future plans;
  • watch past presentations and
  • follow-up on interesting links.

As the project develops we hope it’ll become a useful and thought-provoking resource and reflect our ambition to become an open forum for sharing creative coding and practice.

But this will take time and needs to develop organically. So to start off we’ve just added a quick ‘Join the Forum’ option and opened up various posts to easy comment – all you need do is add a name and email to your first posting and once approved you can type away…

So join the forum and:

  • share your favourite Processing sketches;
  • suggest practitioners/work for future presentations;
  • offer useful techniques and online resources;
  • tell us what you’d like to see from the project.

[Session] InProcess:ing v2.1 – Mike Cook & Philip Cunningham


Thursday, March 17, 2011

Thursday, 24th March, 7-10pm
(and fourth Thursday of the month thereafter)
Madlab (Manchester Digital Laboratory)

36-40 Edge Street, Manchester M4 1HN
(Between Thomas St and the Craft Centre, opposite A Bar Called Common)
madlab.org.uk


  • ‘In-the-flesh’ presentation by Mike Cook – past university lecturer and commercial electronics engineer now focusing on electronic arts projects integrating Arduino and using ‘Processing as a Tool’;
  • Telematic presentation by Sussex based musician, composer and programmer Philip Cunningham a.k.a. Firebrand Boy – using Pure Data to augment the performance of music composed on the Nintendo Game Boy
  • Informal ‘show-and-tell’ and ‘open-laptop’ sessions (go on… bring some of your own work along).

InProcess:ing focuses on the Processing language, environment and community (though not exclusively) as a vehicle to support and encourage creative collaboration and meaningful exchange between a diverse group of practitioners, creatives and hobbyists. It aims to create a playful, experimental space and a supportive framework in which people can share their work, realise new technological ideas, be inspired, challenged and stretched.

Join us at the next session to see Processing in action, meet other interested and like-minded people and find out more about the project and how to get involved;

For full biogs, photos and links…
Continue reading “[Session] InProcess:ing v2.1 – Mike Cook & Philip Cunningham” »

[Session] InProcess:ing 2.0 – Daniel Richards & Andrew O’Malley


Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Thursday, 24th February, 7-10pm
(and fourth Thursday of the month thereafter)
Madlab (Manchester Digital Laboratory)

36-40 Edge Street, Manchester M4 1HN
(Between Thomas St and the Craft Centre, opposite A Bar Called Common)
madlab.org.uk


  • ‘In-the-flesh’ presentation by Daniel Richards – an associate lecturer at the Manchester School of Architecture and PhD candidate at the Manchester Institute for Research and Innovation in Art and Design (MIRIAD) – using ‘novel computation’ or ‘creative coding’ to explore the generation of architectural spaces;
  • Telematic presentation by Ottawa based new media artist Andrew O’Malley – algorithmic artworks developed on open-source platforms such as Arduino and Processing;
  • Ikem Nzeribe presents Hacking on the Right Side of the Brain: Creative Pathways In Computer Literacy. It mirrors his learning how to program from scratch – going beyond computer literacy as Microsoft Word – learning how to read and write software.
  • Informal ‘show-and-tell’ and ‘open-laptop’ sessions (go on… bring some of your own work along).

Join us at the next session to see Processing in action, meet other interested and like-minded people and find out more about the project and how to get involved;

For full biogs, photos and links…
Continue reading “[Session] InProcess:ing 2.0 – Daniel Richards & Andrew O’Malley” »

[Session] v1.8 – Nick Rothwell


Thursday, January 20, 2011


Thursday, 27th January, 7-10pm

(and fourth Thursday of the month thereafter)
Madlab (Manchester Digital Laboratory)

36-40 Edge Street, Manchester M4 1HN
(Between Thomas St and the Craft Centre, opposite A Bar Called Common)
madlab.org.uk


  • ‘In-the-flesh’ presentation by London based composer, performer, software architect, programmer and sound designer Nick Rothwell – An introduction to Processing bridged into ⓕield;
  • Informal ‘show-and-tell’ and ‘open-laptop’ sessions (go on… bring some of your own work along).

Join us at the next session to see Processing in action, meet other interested and like-minded people and find out more about the project and how to get involved;

For full biogs, photos and links…
Continue reading “[Session] v1.8 – Nick Rothwell” »

[Event] v1.7 – Xmas Social


Thursday, November 18, 2010


cracker (javadvent day 22) http://www.openprocessing.org/visuals/?visualID=6653

Thursday, 9th December, 7-10pm-ish
(usually fourth Thursday of the month)
Madlab (Manchester Digital Laboratory)

36-40 Edge Street, Manchester M4 1HN
(Between Thomas St and the Craft Centre, opposite A Bar Called Common)
madlab.org.uk


  • Live audiovisual and sound performances from Mark Pilkington a.k.a. Thought Universe and para_musician  Chris Gladwin;
  • Interactive Installations from Mike Blow and The Sancho Plan;
  • Informal ‘exhibition’ of personal projects (go on… show some of your own work);
  • Free drink and nibbles (but please ‘bring a bottle’ too to supplement our limited bar stock) ;-)

InProcess:ing takes a seasonal break from its usual presentational format to showcase creative coding and DIY electronics in practice…

The Xmas Social is an open invitation to everyone who has participated in Cybersonica’s InProcess:ing, Make It Yourself and One Button Challenge sessions and workshops at Madlab, Fab Lab Manchester, Manchester Art Gallery and AND Festival to come together for an evening of socialising and entertainment.

Really hope you can all drop by and join us.

If you have a creative coding or DIY electronics project of your own that you’d like to showcase, is technologically self-contained and can be set up relatively easily for the night then contact Lewis – lewis [@] cybersonica.org to discuss.

For full biogs, photos and links (still in progress)
Continue reading “[Event] v1.7 – Xmas Social” »

[Session] v1.6 – Mark Pilkington


Thursday, November 18, 2010

Thursday, 25th November, 7-10pm
(and fourth Thursday of the month thereafter)
Madlab (Manchester Digital Laboratory)

36-40 Edge Street, Manchester M4 1HN
(Between Thomas St and the Craft Centre, opposite A Bar Called Common)
madlab.org.uk


  • ‘In-the-flesh’ presentation by Manchester based performer and composer of electronic and electroacoustic music Mark Pilkington. A way of audio/visual thinking – looking at the relationship between visual and audio composition languages using computer coding with particular reference to Processing and Max/MSP;
  • Informal ‘show-and-tell’ and ‘open-laptop’ sessions (go on… bring some of your own work along).

Join us at the next session to see Processing in action, meet other interested and like-minded people and find out more about the project and how to get involved;

For full biogs, photos and links…
Continue reading “[Session] v1.6 – Mark Pilkington” »

[Session] v1.5 – Hyo-jung Seo & #blipscan


Sunday, September 19, 2010


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=14dO-eUo6ak
The official VU-meter as created for the Blip Scandinavia festival on September 17-18, 2010 in Platform4, Aalborg, Denmark, by the venue’s creative community, lead by Bjarke Rønnow, Ida Prag with aid from Sune P. This is an as-it-happens visualization by Sune P aka MOTORSAW!

Thursday, 23rd September 7-10pm
(and third/fourth Thursday of the month thereafter)
Madlab (Manchester Digital Laboratory)
36-40 Edge Street, Manchester M4 1HN
(Between Thomas St and the Craft Centre, opposite A Bar Called Common)
madlab.org.uk


  • ‘In-the-flesh’ presentation by Korean media artist and designer Hyo-jung Seo – expanding the senses through interactive media, installations and performance to explore communication between people;
  • Telematic presentation by Ida Prag and Bjake Rønnow with Sune Petersen and real-time remote control from Madlab of a VU meter installed in a staircase in an old silo at the harbour front in Aalborg, Denmark during the Blip festival at Platform4;
  • Informal ‘show-and-tell’ and ‘open-laptop’ sessions (go on… bring some of your own work along).

Join us at the next session to see Processing in action, meet other interested and like-minded people and find out more about the project and how to get involved;

Full biogs, photos and links available shortly – but in the interim:
Continue reading “[Session] v1.5 – Hyo-jung Seo & #blipscan” »

[Output] v1.3 – exploring designs via computational tools


Monday, June 14, 2010

Cheers to the small but perfectly formed group that came to the last session.

And thanks again to Yiannis Chatzikonstantinou and Sam Meech for sharing their very different yet equally interesting personal approaches to creative coding.

Yiannis’s ongoing investigations into design via computational tools can be found at his volatile prototypes blog – but you can download a ZIP file of his presentation PDF, demo applications and source code  below if you just Continue reading “[Output] v1.3 – exploring designs via computational tools” »

Sam’s Smeech Blog“from everything a little bit” – documents his ongoing creative explorations with digital video – including a follow-up inProcessing / outOfProcessing post to his InProcess:ing presentation.

For full links and documentation of the presentations…
Continue reading “[Output] v1.3 – exploring designs via computational tools” »

[Workshop] Intro Processing for Everyone


Monday, May 31, 2010

InProcess:ing and Madlab present an OpenLab Workshop

Friday, 18th June 10.30am-4.30pm
WORKSHOP FULL
£15/£10 students - buy your ticket via Eventbrite
Madlab (Manchester Digital Laboratory)
36-40 Edge Street, Manchester M4 1HN
(Between Thomas St and the Craft Centre, opposite A Bar Called Common)
madlab.org.uk
openlabworkshops.org

InProcess:ing and Madlab are pleased to welcome Evan Raskob – founder and organiser of Openlab Workshops – making art and music with open source/free software around London and the UK.

This condensed one-day version of the regular Openlab 5-evening course will be a relaxed but project-focused introduction to programing in Processing and interactive art and design in general. We will spend the bulk of the day on basic methods of working with code, general workflow and feeling your way around the Processing environment, along the way building some small projects and gaining inspiration from art, design and technologies such as Wii remotes, RFID, OSC, video and more. The material is flexible, based on the needs and wishes of the people attending.

Expect to learn and find out about:

  • Introductory coding practice
  • Where to find both help and inspiration
  • Basic drawing to the screen
  • Loops and time-based animation
  • Using the mouse: built-in mouse methods and variables
  • Using the keyboard: built-in keyboard methods and variables
  • The possibility – time permitting – of working with images and/or video

UPDATE: We’re really pleased the workshop is fully subscribed – but do get in touch if you’ve missed out and are disapponted – info [at] cybersonica.net (a stand in contact address ’til the cybersonica.org mailserver gets sorted). We are hoping to run other Processing and related workshops in the future and we’d be keen to find out if there’s any interest.

[Session] v1.4 – Evan Raskob – pixelism


Sunday, May 30, 2010


pixelpusher livecoding fluxus to cheju’s test album, broken waves (boltfish records) at Electrovision, Cafe 1001, London

Thursday, 17th June 7-10pm
(and third Thursday – or thereabouts – of the month thereafter)
Madlab (Manchester Digital Laboratory)
36-40 Edge Street, Manchester M4 1HN
(Between Thomas St and the Craft Centre, opposite A Bar Called Common)
madlab.org.uk


  • ‘In-the-flesh’ presentation by London based live video performance artist or “pixelist” Evan Raskob a.k.a. PixelPusher – demonstrating his homemade software that generates video out of a controlled chaos of photographic images, simple shapes, animations, sounds, and live video feeds;
  • Informal ‘show-and-tell’ and ‘open-laptop’ sessions (go on… bring some of your own work along).

Join us at the next session to see Processing in action, meet other interested and like-minded people and find out more about the project and how to get involved.

For full biogs, photos and links…
Continue reading “[Session] v1.4 – Evan Raskob – pixelism” »

[Output] v1.2 – data sculpted plants


Sunday, May 16, 2010

Cheers to everyone who came along to the last session.

Thanks to Simon Blackmore for a thoroughly engaging insight into his practice.

Documentation on his data sculpted plants project is available at: http://simonblackmore.net/data_sculpted_plants/
and technical information at: http://simonblackmore.net/data_sculpted_plants/technical.htm
with his 3DTurtle Processing library available at: http://www.simonblackmore.net/turtle3d/

For full links and documentation of the presentations…
Continue reading “[Output] v1.2 – data sculpted plants” »