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SILICA-ESC is a generative movie that portrays possible computing platform for the future. The story takes place in Singapore, where the decision about massive production of the new computing platform - SILICA-ESC is about to be made. The protagonists challenge the emerging supercomputer with issues like: class segregations, rules of art making, and spirituality. By emitting audio, visual and scent impulses, SILICA-ESC mesmerizes its first public users.

music by Brian O'Reilly
Duration: 7' 41''

The movie is created by writing code and designing a software environment, which can generate high number of variations and visual material in short periods of time. All the visual material is generated by working with computer language Processing. While doing this movie, the author worked with a variety of supercomputer clusters and High Performance Computing systems consisting of high number of processors. This movie remixes works of Jean Luc Godard (Weekend), Velimir Khlebnikov (Radio of the Future), Fyodor Dostoyevsky(Notes from the Underground), and Caspar David Friedrich(artist’s quotes).
Techno-Imaginations on Screen, NUS and Society for the History and Technology, Singapore, 24 June, 2016
Silica-esc, screening at BIO-ART / DESIGN: Transdisciplinarity in Art, Science and Creativity Symposium and Workshop, ADM, Singapore, 7-8 March, 2016
Code warriors: a decade of processing, onedotzero, Adventures in Motion, International Festival of Digital Arts and New Media, Athens, 7-9.06.2013.
Code warriors: a decade of processing, onedotzero, Adventures in Motion, EMPAC, The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, 15.11.2012.
Code warriors: a decade of processing, onedotzero, Adventures in Motion, The Center for Creative Communications (CCC), Shizuoka City, Japan, 9-10.6.2012.
Visioni Dal Futuro, Screening in Belgrade, 2011.
Sonorous Duration Festival, Earl Lu Gallery, ICAS, Singapore, 20.10.-5.11.2011.
Code warriors: decade of processing, onedotzero, Adventures in Motion, British Film Institute(BFI) Southbank, London, 23.11.2011-27.11.2011.
FILE2011, Sesi’ Cultural Center, 18.07-21.08.2011, Sao Paolo, Brazil
Japan Media Arts Festival, Art Division Jury Recommended Work, 2011, February
Video evening 02, Selected Videos from Vision of the Future 2010, Kolektiva Institute, Ljubljana Slovenia, 25.01.2011
Le Cube, Nocturnal projection, Place de Jaud, Clermont-Ferrand, France 29.03.2011.
Videoformes, 26th International Video and Digital Culture Festival, nominated for the competition of Prix de la Creation
Videomedeja, International Video Festival, Novi Sad, Serbia, 17-19.12.2010
Screengrab 2010, in competition, School of Creative Art’s eMerge Media Space at James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Les Instants Video Numerique et Poetique, 23th Edition 2010 Marseille – Milano, Global Opening
Vision from the Future.:Iridescent Festival Miden at Kalamata, Greece
18th Curtas Vila do Conde - International Film Festival, Portugal
VISIONS FROM THE FUTURE, international Festival of sound visions, Iridescent Worlds, Torino May 28-29-30 2010
FAD - Festival de Arte Digital 2010, Brazil
Backup Festival, 12th Edition, 6.-9.05.2010, Weimer, in competition, Germany
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationSingapore
Media of outputFilm
Size7' 41''
Publication statusPublished - 2010


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