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Mike Zellers


you know those balls that are on desks that bounce back and forth. yeah, that.
s=save, r=reset


inspired originally by a fly. who knows what it means now. the ability and desire to create the useless is what makes us human. move the mouse around the background. r resets. s might save


I attempted to create a visualization of how depression feels - how I move from feeling like myself to a blank, shell of myself.

s=save (maybe)


generative - random... based on a painting i made
s=save (maybe)

Vermont Counterpoint

s=save (maybe lol)

Kiara Clock 2

silly clock using pics of our cat... alignment might be a bit off... developed version for android....

Game of Life

I read about the Game of Life in Stephen Hawking/Leonard Mlodinow's book THE GRAND DESIGN. It was developed by John Conway at Cambridge.

It is a simulation that shows how from a simple system of rules, structure can emerge from chaos. I have created this implementation in Processing. I have included a number of parameters that can be set to control the simulation. I plan to work on other visualizations.

r will reset

Simple Sound Toy 3

click to generate chords...

r to reset

simple sound toy 2

click to make sounds
r to reset

Simple Sound Toy

Click to generate a sound
press r to reset


dynamic/generative images/audio


r = reset...

randomly generated - diff each time

Form is Emptiness; Emptiness is Form -
the Sequel

move mouse to influence movement
click mouse to toggle pause/play(with reset of font/color and size)
r to restart
many parameters set randomly
inspired by heart sutra

John Cage

randomly generated
press r to reset
quote from John Cage

interactive collage

pressing 1-9 will add that number of images to collage. the position is determined by a combination mouse position and randomness. the size and opacity is random. " "e" and "r" decreases and increases average size of new images. q" and "w" decreases and increases average opacity for new images. "c" toggles b/w. "b" blurs. "x" posterizes. "m", "n" and "v" filter. "a", "s", "d", "f","g","h","j","k" and "l" change manner in which images blend. "t", "y", "u" and "i" change the image set. "0" resets. clicking mouse will grab a snippet of the collage - click again to place it


a collage randomly generated from 120 photos of powerlines. press "r" to reset


dynamic multiexposure. photos randomly chosen and manipulated. fade in and out, 6 at a time. chosen from 92 images. press "r" to reset. doll was actual toy i had as a child!


kaleidoscope effect. use mouse to shift things around. 3 images chosen randomly from 31 and manipulated. press. "r" to reset
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