What is this thing called Generative Art?


Nowadays, there is a fuss about generative art. With the help of a huge amount of resources on the web, it rapidly became an interesting context in the last years and received the attention from very different sets of people, from artists to coders. If you love using Rust, then you're just a step away from the kaleidoscopic world of generative art. In this introductory talk, we'll get lost in the intersection between Rust and generative art by get our hands dirty with nannou, an open-source creative-coding toolkit.

You can find the source code made during the talk and the slides here.

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  • Francesco Cauteruccio Francesco Cauteruccio

    Francesco has a Ph.D. in Mathematics and Computer Science. Currently, he is Research Fellow at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Calabria, in the south of Italy. He also collaborate as a Data Science Specialist with several business companies. His research interests lie in different fields, mainly sequences comparison, Internet of Things, artificial intelligence and complex and social network analysis. Generative art is one of his passions and he is trying to combine it with Rust, a programming language he recently fell in love with.

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