Donald Hanson is a new media artist in Oakland working between technology, design and creative coding. His work explores interactive aesthetics, live projection, glitch art and internet technology.

net-art art-installations gif-art video-art electronic-music vj

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Surph (gif series) gif-art 2016 Surph 1 gif art Donald Hanson Surph 1/5

Experiments in contrast and hue, performed on footage of moving water. Five gifs total.

Artifax (gif series) gif-art 2016 artifax 1 gif art Donald Hanson Artifax 1/4

Experiments in converting media between formats and amplifying the resulting artifacts. Four gifs total.

Cities n Skies (gif series) gif-art 2016 cities-n-skies 1 gif art Donald Hanson cities-n-skies 1/3

Experiments in transparency and tracers, performed on views of buildings and skies. Three gifs total.

gifSlap VJ Software vj gif-art 2013 - Present Compiled screen videos of gifSlap.

gifSlap is VJ performance software for people who love gifs. Patterns are created on the fly using onscreen controls and MIDI controllers. Built entirely with web technology and packaged for download as a desktop app.

gifSlap control deck
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