Scott Snibbe

Scott Snibbe is a pioneer in interactive artist working with interactive digital video and gesture-based interfaces. Snibbe was previously the CEO and founder of the social music video setup named Eyegroove and also founded many other technology companies. Now the product manager at facebook. At the beginning of his career he was one of the early developers of After Effects (by Adobe). Scott Snibbe has had his interactive art and augmented reality installations incorporated in many events worldwide such as the Olympics, museums, airports and the list continues. Over the years he has received the Webby and Ars Electronica awards, and grants from the National Science Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Rockefeller Foundation.

Examples of his work:

What makes his work generative? The way his work is generative is by using the audiences action and interactions of the piece caught on camera to then compete the piece and make it with that action through programming.

I want to apply his way of involving the audience to create the piece, it is their actions that create the outcome. If the audience want lots to happen it will if not it won’t but to an extent that it is still random.