Re:Cycle - A Generative Ambient Video Engine

  • Jim Bizzocchi
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6972)


Re:Cycle is a visual poem, improvised in real-time by a system of deceptively simple rules relating to luminance and chrominance values in a set of moving image shots. Richly textured natural images of snow, mountains, rivers, and sky slowly unfold in a never-ending sequence that constantly changes. The resulting complex ambient video repudiates the standard cinematic conventions of linear narrative, and draws the viewer into an active creation of meaning for the work.


Video Shot Aesthetic Quality Visual Interest High Visual Quality Shot Transition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jim Bizzocchi
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  1. 1.School of Interactive Arts and TechnologySimon Fraser UniversityCanada

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