CodeArt, Boobs & Identity

Continuing the exploration on human identity through body parts – i took up the “Bossoms” or “Boobs” as the next area of work. This time, it was structured as an excursion into various vantage points of looking at this body part. To not make it sexist in nature, a number of female friends and contacts were engaged into conversations before making these sketches. It proved to be a tool for introspection & refinement on the personal front.

I chose processing as the medium to work on this subject. The code repo for the work can be found here.

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Below are all the 23 different explorations for the boobs, identity & codeart series. Since, each of them came after considerable reflection on social & personal actions & perceptions – i may not be able to recall the actual triggers which led to the artwork. So as to not repeat myself or contradict myself, i will plead you to check out the captions of each post on the instagram. Below are all the work done under this series.

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CodeArt, Boobs & Identity #1-3 The stage when harmones are active and nothing is in harmony – ones perception of this body part goes for a toss. Filled with estrogens n testosterone – our body goes for a swim into the mass media channels. Soaking ,at times sulking, among the twisted creations of commodification , social persecution & confusion. One hopes to get it right at the end of it all – ever to be challenged by men & women of the social circle. #codeart #generativeart #algorithmicart #computationaldesign #processing #sketch #lineart #graphicdesign #indiadesign #instaart #instacode #boobs #identity #perception #forms #artwork #blacknwhite #contemporaryart #postmodern #digitalart #social #harmones #media #confusion #teens

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CodeArt, Boobs & Identity #3-1 Hiding breasts may have had its safety & precautionary reasons in past. With humans residing in a society, this covering up took a form of identity. The way you hide them, how much you hide them – created a belief system. This bought believers which in turn made norms & laws. So where do you stand in your beliefs ?? Liberal, Conservative, Feminist, Naturist, Nudist, Consumerist, Free !! #codeart #creativecoding #generativeart #algorithmicart #computationaldesign #processing #sketch #graphicdesign #design #indiadesign #society #boobs #forms #perception #identity #blackandwhite #lineart #instaart #newmedia #contemporaryart #postmodern #digitalart #artindia #censored #body #laws #beliefs

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CodeArt, Boobs & Identity #3-3 Hiding breasts may have had its safety & precautionary reasons in past. With humans residing in a society, this covering up took a form of identity. The way you hide them, how much you hide them – created a belief system. This bought believers which in turn made norms & laws. And we can present these belief systems as choices of showing or hiding the boobs. It somehow takes the form of fashion within Consumerist society. #codeart #creativecoding #generativeart #algorithmicart #computationaldesign #processing #sketch #graphicdesign #design #indiadesign #society #boobs #forms #perception #identity #blackandwhite #lineart #instaart #newmedia #contemporaryart #postmodern #digitalart #artindia #beliefs #fashion #consumerism #hiding

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