Omnia Salah

Creative Coding Practices for Media Artists & Designers in Egypt (Challenges, Benefits, Difficulties)


Published in April 2018 (Egypt), English and Arabic, 15 pages (p. 78-92), ISSN 2356-9654.

While programming as a medium for art is established, there is still much room for discussion on how creative coding practice may be carried out. In what ways may software development, made conducive to artistic creativity? Are media artists facing challenges in expressing their digital artworks for Egyptian audience? What difficulties they are going through? Does non- profit organizations had a role growing of those artists & designers? Can creative coding change perception of art in art & design faculties? This paper aims to present young media artists, who are dealing with digital aesthetics, and investigate an answer for the questions, which had shown above.

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