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Prof William Latham

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PositionProfessor
Department Computing
Email w.latham (@gold.ac.uk)
Phone+44 (0)20 7078 5052
Prof William Latham

Areas of supervision

A designer of computer games, a computer artist and entrepreneur. Expertise in evolutionary art, graphics, generative art, genetics, and the entertainment and video games industries.

Research Interests

Publications

Edited Book

Evolutionary Art and Computers
Latham, William and Todd, Stephen, eds. 1992. Evolutionary Art and Computers. Academic Press Inc. ISBN 978-0124371859

Book Section

Consciousness and Creativity
Bishop, Mark (J. M.) . 2014. Consciousness and Creativity. In: William Latham; Atau Tanaka and Frederic Fol Leymarie, eds. Creative Machines [exhibition catalogue]. London: Goldsmiths, pp. 56-57.

FoldSynth: A Physics-based Interactive Visualisation Platform for Proteins and other Molecular Strands
Leymarie, Frederic Fol; Todd, Stephen; Todd, P; Latham, William; Jefferys, Benjamin and Kelley, Lawrence. 2011. FoldSynth: A Physics-based Interactive Visualisation Platform for Proteins and other Molecular Strands. In: , ed. Proceedings of BioVis 2011. Providence, RI, USA: UNSPECIFIED.

Article

On Writing and Reading Artistic Computational Ecosystems
Antunes, Rui Filipe; Leymarie, Frederic Fol and Latham, William. 2015. On Writing and Reading Artistic Computational Ecosystems. Artificial Life, 21(3), pp. 320-331. ISSN 1064-5462

Two Decades of Evolutionary Art Using Computational Ecosystems and Its Potential for Virtual Worlds
Antunes, Rui Filipe; Leymarie, Frederic Fol and Latham, William. 2014. Two Decades of Evolutionary Art Using Computational Ecosystems and Its Potential for Virtual Worlds. Journal of Virtual Worlds Research, 7(3),

The Emergence and Growth of Evolutionary Art 1980-1993
Lambert, Nicholas; Latham, William and Leymarie, Frederic Fol. 2013. The Emergence and Growth of Evolutionary Art 1980-1993. Leonardo, 46(4), pp. 367-375. ISSN 0024-094X

Evolutionary Art and Computers
Latham, William. 2013. Evolutionary Art and Computers. Hyperseeing,

Conference or Workshop Item

Swarmic Autopoiesis: Decoding de Kooning
al-Rifaie, Mohammad Majid; Latham, William; Leymarie, Frederic Fol and Bishop, Mark. 2016. 'Swarmic Autopoiesis: Decoding de Kooning'. In: The AISB16's 3rd International Symposium on Computational Creativity (CC2016). Sheffield, United Kingdom.

FoldSynth: Interactive 2D/3D Visualisation Platform for Molecular Strands
Todd, Stephen; Todd, Peter; Leymarie, Frederic Fol; Latham, William; Kelley, Lawrence A.; Sternberg, Michael; Hugues, Jim and Taylor, Stephen. 2015. 'FoldSynth: Interactive 2D/3D Visualisation Platform for Molecular Strands'. In: Eurographics Workshop on Visual Computing for Biology and Medicine (VCBM). Chester, United Kingdom.

FoldSynth: interactive multimedia platform for real and synthetic protein structures
Leymarie, Frederic Fol; Todd, P; Todd, Stephen; Latham, William; Kelley, Lawrence and Jefferys, Benjamin. 2010. 'FoldSynth: interactive multimedia platform for real and synthetic protein structures'. In: EMBO Workshop on Visualizing Biological Data (VizBi). EMBL Heidelberg, Germany.

Using DNA to generate 3D organic art forms
Latham, William; Shaw, Miki; Todd, Stephen; Leymarie, Frederic Fol; Jefferys, Benjamin and Kelley, Lawrence. 2008. 'Using DNA to generate 3D organic art forms'. In: Proceedings of the 2008 conference on Applications of evolutionary computing. Naples, Italy.

Presentations at E3 Trade Show
Latham, William. 1994. 'Presentations at E3 Trade Show'. In: Los Angeles and Consumer Electronics Show. Las Vegas, United States 1994-2003.

The Applications of Evolutionary and Biological Processes to Computer Art and Animation
Latham, William. 1993. 'The Applications of Evolutionary and Biological Processes to Computer Art and Animation'. In: SIGGRAPH Panel CaUi. California, United States.

Sculpting and Painting by Computer
Latham, William. 1990. 'Sculpting and Painting by Computer'. In: 8th EUROGRAPHICS. Bath, United Kingdom.

Evolution of Programs for Defining Sculptural Forms
Latham, William. 1990. 'Evolution of Programs for Defining Sculptural Forms'. In: 8th Eurographics UK Conference. Bath, United Kingdom.

Digital

The History of the Species in Sketch
Latham, William and Leymarie, Frederic Fol. 2007. The History of the Species in Sketch.

Film/Video

Organic Television
Latham, William. 1994. Organic Television.

Biogenesis
Latham, William. 1993. Biogenesis.

Film Festivals / Computer Animation Festivals (Selected)
Latham, William. 1989. Film Festivals / Computer Animation Festivals (Selected).

Sequence from The Evolution of Form
Latham, William and Todd, Stephen. 1989. Sequence from The Evolution of Form.

Show/Exhibition

Mutator 1 + 2: Evolutionary Art
Latham, William and Gollifer, Susan. 2013. Mutator 1 + 2: Evolutionary Art. In: "Brighton Design Festival", Brighton, 7 Sept - 13 Oct 2013.

Mutator 2.
Latham, William. 2007. Mutator 2.. In: "Mutator 2. Willliam Latham and Team Mutator", The National Institute for Medical Research, 11/1/2007 - 12/12/2007.

ARS International Modern Art
Latham, William. 1995. ARS International Modern Art. Helsinki, Finland.

Mutation Room
Latham, William. 1993. Mutation Room. In: "British Council Show", Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

Computer Art
Latham, William. 1991. Computer Art. Centre George Pompidou, Paris, France.

The Empire of Form
Latham, William. 1990. The Empire of Form. O Art Museum in Tokyo, Japan Tours for 6 months to various locations, see description.

Zenit Deposito D'Art
Latham, William. 1988. Zenit Deposito D'Art. Turin, Italy.

Computer Art Exhibition
Latham, William. 1988. Computer Art Exhibition. Utrecht, Netherlands.

Whitechapel Open
Latham, William. 1988. Whitechapel Open. Whitechapel Gallery, London, United Kingdom.

“The Conquest of Form”
Latham, William. 1987. “The Conquest of Form”. The Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, United Kingdom Toured for 4 years various other locations, see description.

Royal College of Art Show
Latham, William. 1987. Royal College of Art Show. Concourse Gallery, The Barbican, London, United Kingdom.

International Print Biennal Print Show
Latham, William. 1987. International Print Biennal Print Show. Tapai Fine Arts Museum , Taipei, Korea, Republic of.

Software

Organic Art (PC)
Latham, William. Organic Art (PC).

Organic Art Special Edition (PC)
Latham, William. Organic Art Special Edition (PC).

Organic Art Deluxe. (PC)
Latham, William. Organic Art Deluxe. (PC).

Evolva (PC, Online Multiplayer)
Latham, William. Evolva (PC, Online Multiplayer).

3 Mobile phone games Nokia
Latham, William. 3 Mobile phone games Nokia.

3 Prototype Game Designs BSKYB Interactive
Latham, William. 3 Prototype Game Designs BSKYB Interactive.

The THING (Playstation 2,Xbox, PC)
Latham, William. The THING (Playstation 2,Xbox, PC).

The THING2 (Playstation 2,Xbox)
Latham, William. The THING2 (Playstation 2,Xbox).

TideJackers. (Playstation 2, Xbox)
Latham, William. TideJackers. (Playstation 2, Xbox).

Alone in the Dark (Playstation 2)
Latham, William. Alone in the Dark (Playstation 2).

SONY DJ (Playstation2, PSP)
Latham, William. SONY DJ (Playstation2, PSP).

Other

The Thing
Latham, William. 2002. The Thing. Vivendi Universal and Konami..

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