C.E.B. Reas is an artist who lives and works in Los Angeles. He focuses on defining processes and translating them into images. He is an associate professor and chair of the department of Design | Media Arts at the University of California, Los Angeles.
He has exhibited his work internationally at institutions including Laboral (Gijon, Spain), The Cooper-Hewitt Museum (New York), and the National Museum for Art, Architecture, and Design (Oslo), at independent venues including Telic Arts Exchange (Los Angeles), <>TAG (The Hague), and Ego Park (Oakland), at galleries including Bitforms (New York), BANK (Los Angeles), and [DAM] Berlin, and at festivals including Sonar (Barcelona), Ars Electronica (Linz), and Microwave (Hong Kong).
C.E.B. Reas has lectured at institutions including The Royal College of Art (London), The Royal Academy of Art (The Hague), and the NTT ICC (Tokyo), and at artist-run spaces including Machine Project (Los Angeles), Atelier Nord (Oslo), and Automaten (Berlin).
With Ben Fry, Reas initiated Processing.org in 2001. Processing is an open source programming language and environment for creating images, animation, and interaction. In September 2007, they published Processing: A Programming Handbook for Visual Designers and Artists, a 736 page comprehensive introduction to programming within the context of visual media (MIT Press).
His essays have appeared in the books Network Practices (Princeton Architectural Press), Aesthetic Computing (MIT Press), Code: The Language of Our Time (Hatje Cantz), and the Programming Cultures issue of Architectural Design (Wiley).
We’re happy to announce Casey Reas as one of our speakers and workshop hosts at NODE08!
The speech will focus on Casey’s visual explorations and his new book Processing: A Programming Handbook for Visual Designers and Artists. The lecture takes place on Tuesday 8th of April and the workshop on Wednesday, 9th April, titled ‘Processing Prints for intermediate and advanced users’. Any of you processing users wishing to learn various processing printing techniques, this workshop is for you. Please note: only limited seats available.