Rolf van Gelder
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About Rolf
New media artist, mixed media painter, software engineer and web developer born in 1958, Eindhoven, NL. Living and working in Eindhoven, NL. From 1980 till 2006 he was active as a mixed media painter. You can see his paintings HERE (The paintings won’t be featured on this website; this site is focusing on his new … Continue reading About Rolf →
EXHIBITION
SjansMachine v3.1 @ Eindhovens Film Festival, Eindhoven, NL (2014)
Date Saturday November 29, 2014 – 9:00pm till 12:00am (during the EFF party) Location NATLAB basement, Kastanjelaan 500, Eindhoven, NL Entrance Free! The SjansMachine was shown at the Eindhovens Film Festival 2014. Impressions Organized by Broet, Film Platform, Eindhoven Sponsored by Baltan Laboratories, Eindhoven  
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SjansMachine v4.0 @ Frequentie Strijp-S, Eindhoven, NL (2014)
Date Sunday September 14, 2014, 12pm – 17pm Location NATLAB, Kastanjelaan 500, Eindhoven, NL Entrance Free! Impressions Version 4.0 of the SjansMachine has one major difference compared to version 3.0: The photo booth has been replaced by smartphone- / tablet-’selfies‘. At Frequentie Strijp-S the SjansMachine used ‘random‘-matching algorithms to match visitors who put their ‘selfie‘ on … Continue reading SjansMachine v4.0 @ Frequentie Strijp-S, Eindhoven, NL (2014) →
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SjansMachine v4.0 @ Baltan Open Labs #5, Eindhoven, NL (2014)
Date Friday September 12, 2014, 7:00 – 10:00pm Location NATLAB, Kastanjelaan 500, Eindhoven, NL Entrance Free! Impressions Version 4.0 of the SjansMachine has one major difference compared to version 3.0: The photo booth has been replaced by smartphone- / tablet-‘selfies‘. The visitors can use their own smartphone or tablet to make a ‘selfie’ of themself. … Continue reading SjansMachine v4.0 @ Baltan Open Labs #5, Eindhoven, NL (2014) →
rvglife (2014)
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RvGLife @ Internet (2014, and ongoing)
RvGLife, an Artificial Life web-art artwork by Rolf van Gelder About RvGLife All the ‘facts’ below are arbitrary… I just made them up for sake of the artwork! After reading the text below you should be able to understand what’s happening in the artwork above. For questions and / or comments you always can send … Continue reading RvGLife @ Internet (2014, and ongoing) →
ARTWORK
RvGLife (2014)
RvGLife is an Artificial Life (web-/net-) artwork by Rolf van Gelder. The artwork The artwork, so far, only has been exhibited on the Internet (as ‘web-art’ or ‘net-art‘). About RvGLife It’s a web-art piece about life, death, sexuality, competition, desire, reproduction, aging, child birth and more. Every creature is just fading away and life goes … Continue reading RvGLife (2014) →
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SjansMachine v3.0 @ Baltan Open Labs #1, Eindhoven, NL (2014)
Date April 11, 2014 Location NATLAB, Kastanjelaan 500, Eindhoven, NL “Be part of Baltan Open Labs, an active community for inspiration, imagination, suggestion and improvement. Free experimental space away from a work-related context. Create your own sustainable links with engineers, designers, artists, scientists… and give your project the potential to grow; to reach more and … Continue reading SjansMachine v3.0 @ Baltan Open Labs #1, Eindhoven, NL (2014) →
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T#Walker v1.0 @ Dutch Technology Week, Eindhoven, NL (2013)
Version 1.0 of the T#Walker New Media installation, by Rolf van Gelder, was shown at the Dutch Technology Week 2013. Date May 31 – June 8, 2013 Location Eindhoven Public Library (the ‘White Lady’) in Eindhoven, NL Android App Download and install your free, real-time, Android T#Walker App from here: http://cage.nl/apk/twalker13.apk Should work on Android … Continue reading T#Walker v1.0 @ Dutch Technology Week, Eindhoven, NL (2013) →
ARTWORK
T#Walker (2013)
Description A New Media artwork by Rolf van Gelder. T#Walker is a real-time ‘Tweet-Walker’ (or ‘Tweet-Crawler’): it pulls real-time Tweets from Twitter and finds its own way in the vast Twitter world. In fact it’s an arbitrary mirror of the world; showing what people are talking about, right now, at this very moment, linking tweets … Continue reading T#Walker (2013) →
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Exquisite Zone v1.0 @ GLOW, Eindhoven, NL (2011)
The Exquisite Zone New Media installation by Carmin Karasic & Rolf van Gelder was shown at the Light Art Festival GLOW 2011 in Eindhoven, NL The title, Exquisite Zone, references the 1920-30s surrealist drawing game called ‘Exquisite Corpse’, in which each collaborator adds to a collective composition.   Exquisite Zone invites nightly participants to use their … Continue reading Exquisite Zone v1.0 @ GLOW, Eindhoven, NL (2011) →