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Dr. Simon Yuill is an artist and programmer who is based in Scotland. He is a member of staff in the School of Media Arts and Imaging, in Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design (which is itself now a faculty of the University of Dundee).
 
Dr. Simon Yuill is an artist and programmer who is based in Scotland. He is a member of staff in the School of Media Arts and Imaging, in Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design (which is itself now a faculty of the University of Dundee).
  
He was thanked on the artwork accompanying the [[A Few Old Tunes]] cassette. The extent and the nature of his involvement in that release, and whether he was ever officially a member of Hexagon Sun, are unknown at present.
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He was thanked on the artwork accompanying the [[A Few Old Tunes]] cassette. The extent and the nature of his involvement in that release are unknown; likewise, whether he was ever "officially" a member of the Hexagon Sun collective is not known at present.  
  
His interests include art, music, politics, and free software. In 2004, he was the organizer of "Your Machines", a series of workshops and discussions about Free Open Source Software that were held in the CCA (Centre for Contemporary Arts) in Glasgow.
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The BBC website contains a description of the "Dots and Lines" online exhibition states that the musicians Simon has worked with include Boards of Canada, Kaffe Matthews and Zeena Parkins. [http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/cutandsplice/pet.shtml]
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His interests include art, music, political activism, performance, and free software. In 2004, he was the organizer of "Your Machines", a series of workshops and discussions about Free Open Source Software that were held in the CCA (Centre for Contemporary Arts) in Glasgow.
  
 
With Tryggve Askildsen, he is a member of the code-art collective "Slateford". Although the two have never met, they collaborate online to explore the aesthetics of old-school computer programming, but using contemporary equipment. All of Slateford's artistic output is in black and white.
 
With Tryggve Askildsen, he is a member of the code-art collective "Slateford". Although the two have never met, they collaborate online to explore the aesthetics of old-school computer programming, but using contemporary equipment. All of Slateford's artistic output is in black and white.
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* [http://www.playingfield.net/yuill.htm Slateford] including a biography of its members.
 
* [http://www.playingfield.net/yuill.htm Slateford] including a biography of its members.
 
* [http://www.spring-alpha.org/ Spring_Alpha]
 
* [http://www.spring-alpha.org/ Spring_Alpha]
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* [http://www.weightlessanimals.com/ Weightless Animals] programming by Simon, music by Kaffe Matthews and Zeena Parkins.
  
 
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Revision as of 17:55, 2 July 2007

Dr. Simon Yuill is an artist and programmer who is based in Scotland. He is a member of staff in the School of Media Arts and Imaging, in Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design (which is itself now a faculty of the University of Dundee).

He was thanked on the artwork accompanying the A Few Old Tunes cassette. The extent and the nature of his involvement in that release are unknown; likewise, whether he was ever "officially" a member of the Hexagon Sun collective is not known at present.

The BBC website contains a description of the "Dots and Lines" online exhibition states that the musicians Simon has worked with include Boards of Canada, Kaffe Matthews and Zeena Parkins. [1]

His interests include art, music, political activism, performance, and free software. In 2004, he was the organizer of "Your Machines", a series of workshops and discussions about Free Open Source Software that were held in the CCA (Centre for Contemporary Arts) in Glasgow.

With Tryggve Askildsen, he is a member of the code-art collective "Slateford". Although the two have never met, they collaborate online to explore the aesthetics of old-school computer programming, but using contemporary equipment. All of Slateford's artistic output is in black and white.

Simon was also project director of "Spring_Alpha", a networked game set in a council estate; the game allows virtual "social experimentation", not only by means of normal game play, but also by modification of its own source code.

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