L-Train : An Artist who uses code for his work


Karam Byun

is a digital/graphic designer and a creative HTML developer based in New York


Face-detection public art. The project detects faces and draws them in a expressionist way. It was about bringing people’s faces closely together to draw the world behind them. To bring new meetings and digital art projected on to walls of people’s faces and background in expressionism.


Artist Statement: The juxtaposition of analog and digital expressions on a digital canvas. Usage of face detection and pixel brightness to simulate paintings in the style of expressionism. A digital tool to bring people together and have fun in front of the screen creating new expressive digital paintings. The more the merrier; the more people we have, more complete the digital canvas. It’s about bringing out the expressive needs of humans and taking a memorable painting.


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