Dave Griffiths

Abstract Livecoded Machinima

In this animation, a perfectly good computer game is progressively destroyed, its shapes and sounds re-programmed in front of you. Machinima: the use of computer games to generate animation. Livecoding: writing or modifying a program as it runs, the code as integral part of the work. Missile Command: Atari. Inc 1980

Dave was raised on an early education in weaving, bell ringing and 8bit computers, and is now a software artist and enthusiastic livecoding performer, where he attempts to make people dance to code in a livecoding band called slub. Dave is a full-time free-software artist based in Helsinki, Finland, publishing all code he writes under the GPL licence and working for FoAM, an independent art and research group.