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

Available for AV/VJ performance, installations, lectures, workshops and commissions. Also available for office hours to talk art / design / code / ideas / mentorship.

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net-art vj 2018
Screenshot of is an abstract live render artpiece made with JavaScript running in the browser. The scene consists of four actors. Four cubes- two wireframe and two opaque. The wire cubes slowly form patterns in the background as the opaque cubes leave a trail of pixels wherever they go. Each cube erases the others’ history.

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Pixel Synth
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Pixel Synth is a lofi video synthesizer in the browser. Click the screen to randomize. Open source. Works with MIDI.

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gifSlap VJ Software
vj gif-art open-source 2013 - 2018
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. Free and open source.

gifSlap control deck
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