Karl Sims


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Most Recent Affiliation(s):


  • Independent

Other Affiliation(s):


  • Genetic Arts
  • Thinking Machines Corporation

Bio:

  • SIGGRAPH 1996

    Karl Sims studied Life Sciences as an undergraduate at M.I.T. and later studied computer graphics at the M.I.T. Media Laboratory. After developing special effects software for Whitney Demos Productions, and co-founding Hollywood based Optomystic, he collaborated with Thinking Machines Corporation for several years as an artist in residence and research scientist. He currently works as an independent in Cambridge, Massachusetts and continues to explore new techniques for creating images with computers. His works of computer animation include ‘‘Panspermia,’’ ‘‘Liquid Selves,’’ ‘‘Primordial Dance,’’and ‘‘Particle Dreams.’’ His interactive installation ‘‘Genetic Images’’ was recently exhibited at the Centre Pompidou in Paris.  

    SIGGRAPH 1995

    Karl Sims studied Life Sciences as an undergraduate at MIT and later studied computer graphics at the MIT Media Laboratory. After developing special effects software for Whitney Demos Productions, and co-founding Hollywood based Optomysuc, he collaborated with Thinking Machines Corporation for several years as an artist in residence and research scientist. He currently works as an independent in Cambridge, Massachusetts and continues to explore new techniques for creating images with computers. His works of computer animation include “Panspermia,” “Liquid Selves,” “Primordial Dance,” and ”Particle Dreams.” His interactive installation “Genetic Images” was recently exhibited at the Centre Pompidou in Paris.  


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