Harm van den Dorpel

Odd motives

Harm van den Dorpel

Odd motives

2021 | exposure on light-sensitive metallic paper | 122 × 100 cm

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Harm van\nden Dorpel has a well-constructed method for doing art \u2013 but it might not be\nwhat you\u2019d expect. He\u2019s a bit of a mad scientist!<\/font><\/span><\/p>\n\nIn fact, he built his own Mutant Garden software\nto produce Odd Motives<\/i>. The program breeds unpredictable combinations of\nshapes and colours \u2013 mutations \u2013 which Van den Dorpel then selects and enhances\nto emphasise interesting traits.<\/span><\/font>","

Harm van den Dorpel has a well-constructed method for doing art \u2013 but it might not be what you\u2019d expect. He\u2019s a bit of a mad scientist!<\/p>\n

In fact, he built his own Mutant Garden software to produce Odd Motives<\/i>. The program breeds unpredictable combinations of shapes and colours \u2013 mutations \u2013 which Van den Dorpel then selects and enhances to emphasise interesting traits.<\/p><\/span>"]


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