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Exhibitions: Jeff Thompson / Bot Art School

As part of The Art of Bots showcase, Jeff Thompson will present, Bot Art School.

Project Intro:

Bot Art School gives participants algorithmically-generated drawing assignments, which can be completed during the showcase on specially made worksheets. Once an assignment is complete, the drawings will be scanned and posted onto Twitter, where crowd-sourced grades will be given. A small exhibition of the finished drawings will be on display during the showcase, showing how well participants fare with prompts such as “construct a drawing about accidents” and “make a drawing exploring peaches”. The project has is new live version of the artists Twitter Art Assignment Bot. @artassignbot

Artist Bio:

Jeff Thompson is an artist, programmer, hacker, and educator based in the NYC area. He is Assistant Professor and Program Director of Visual Arts & Technology at Stevens Institute of Technology, and is co-founder of the experimental curatorial project Drift Station.