Peter Beyls @ Bruxelles

19/02 > 19/03/11

MediaRuimte is happy to invite you to the solo-exhibiton of Peter Beyls featuring a selection of early generative works.

Peter Beyls is a Belgian born artist/musician working with computer media since the Seventies. He explores computer programming as a medium for artistic expression and develops generative systems in music, the visual arts and hybrid formats. He studied music and computer science at EMS, Stockholm, the Brussels Royal Music Conservatory and University College London.

Beyls published extensively on various aspects of digital media, including computer-assisted musical composition, real-time systems design, interface design, personal expert systems and, in general, the application of Artificial Intelligence for artistic purposes. He pioneered the use of cellular automata in the field of computer music while at the VUB AI-Lab. His work was widely exhibited and performed at conferences like Siggraph, ICMC, Imagina, ISCM, Generative Arts and ISEA.

Beyls was guest lecturer at the University de Quebec, California Institute of the Arts, Queens University Kingston and the Osaka Arts University. He currently teaches Theory and History of Media Art at the Faculty of Fine Arts, University College Ghent, coordinates research at the KASK Interaction Lab and lectures on Sound Art and Generative Systems at the St Lukas Brussels University College of Art and Design. Beyls holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Plymouth, UK.

The exhibition is opening with a concert by the Greek musician Novi_sad, who previously released albums on Touch [ uk ], Staalplaat [ nl ] and sub rosa [ be ] and collaborated with a.o. Mika Vainio and Richard Chartier.

where :
- MediaRuimte 01t XYZ
- 104 rue de Lakensestr
- 1000 Brussels
- Belgium

when :
- exhibition :
- 19.02 > 19.03
- the > sun
- 16h > 21h00

opening :
- 18.02
- 19h00

- concert :
- 18.02
- 21h00

Entrance : free

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