Waterfront Station South – Going Forward, Moving Backward -by Paul Bucci


 Paul Bucci

 There exists a certain kind of poetry in code for those with the right kind of eyes.  The algorithm that built this maze takes three lines to define, but it produces a structure so complex that it is nearly unfathomable for a traveler tasked with solving it.  A move’s meaning is hidden from both the builder and the traveler who know only the next step, but the traveler carries with them the pretension that every step is a step closer to some inevitable goal.  From the traveler’s vantage point there is only a tautological metric for certainty: they’ll know they’re on the right track if, and only if, they get where they’re going.

 Paul Bucci is an artist, designer and computer scientist living and working in Vancouver, B.C.



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