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Art & Creativity centered Open source OS

Artist Group promoting/using open source

reading list



Research, Manual & Paper

graphic design

Computational (generative?) art

audio/music art

Audio programming

  • Fluxa ← ?? Fluxus ??
  • Nyquist - Nyquist is a sound synthesis and composition language offering a Lisp syntax as well as an imperative language syntax and a powerful integrated development environment.. Nyquist is an elegant and powerful system based on functional programming.

Audio editing,sampling, mixing

  • Mixxx
  • Audacity
  • Snd - Snd is a sound editor modeled loosely after Emacs. It can be customized and extended using either s7 (a Scheme interpreter, included in the Snd sources), Ruby, or Forth.

Open source Hardware

Existing Libre Art (using free licenses etc.)

* Free Music Archive - a curated archive of free music. Not all of it is licensed the same way, but all of it is at least free to download and share. From their page:

“Inspired by Creative Commons and the open source software movement, the FMA provides a legal and technological framework for curators, artists, and listeners to harness the potential of music sharing.”

* Open clip art

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