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study for echo (2001)
graphite on mylar, 5x5 on 15x11.25in.

tools statements

concepts and design: artist's authored software / example links / current tools: programming editors (bbedit, textmate, subethaedit), scripting languages (mathematica, scheme and python), computers (macs: g4, powerbook, g5, mactel imac).

past tools history: programming languages used: rm basic (1972-1987), ms basic, pascal (1986,7), lisp, fortran, c, tcl (1989-2001), mathematica, scheme and python (1987 to date) / hardware: hp9830/35/45/16 (1972-1987), compaq pc, early mac (1986,7), several diverse workstations, suns and sgi (1989-2001), linux pc (2000-2003), macs thenafter.

plotter mediated works: hp, pen and inks / hp, brush and inks / mutoh, leads

motion control mediated works: digital sand gardens / marking of etched copper plates with artist's own devices / computer driven router, plasma torch, engravers

digital tools: xante laser printer / epson 2200 and 7600 inkjet printers / iris in outside studio

other tools: digital still camera (canon d20), video cameras, scanners / pendulums of different kinds, tops, etc...

when I think of art I think of beauty. beauty is the mystery of life. it is not in the eye it is in the mind. in our minds there is awareness of perfection.
(agnes martin)

creative commons license jean-pierre hébert contact. (17 Jun 2015)