I believe that code is poetry and I express myself with it

Catodo is a computational artist, sound designer and software developer from Turin (Italy). He started to play with algorithmic art in the end of ’90s, using 8-bit home computers. He’s fascinated by generative art and parametric design, to research unexpected behaviours with computer algorithms.

He exposed artworks in international art exhibitions with artists such as Ryuichi Sakamoto, Carsten Nicolai, Christian Fennesz, Jaromil, Tobias Bernstrup, Giuseppe La Spada, and others.

He co-founded the experimental music group "Gli Elettrodi" in 1998, together with Anodo (a.k.a. Globster). He released some music albums with the Kutmusic label.

He’s a TEDx speaker and international speaker about programming and creative coding. He gots a B.Sc. honors degree in Computer Science and Economics and he studied creative programming and computer music at Monash University (Australia) and California Institute of the Arts (USA).

“The process of preparing programs for a digital computer is especially attractive, not only because it can be economically and scientifically rewarding, but also because it can be an aesthetic experience much like composing poetry or music.” Donald E. Knuth


  • Location: Turin, Italy
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  • Art portfolio: portfolio.pdf