Speaker: Øyvind Kolås


Digital media alchemist exploring, interactive art, video, user interfaces, build systems, color science, audio synthesis, personal information management, graphics rendering bespoke type-design tools and more.

Øyvind Kolås started out as a visual artist with strong interest in
craftsmship, techniques and tools. A detour in multimedia rekindled
experimentation with programming and he has during the last decade worked on and with free software in academia, small and big companies, as well as independently. With broad interests for exploring digital media manipulation and representation he has ended up contributing code and concepts to many different free and open source projects, he is the maintainer of the core graphics components for the in-development higher bit-depth capable version of GIMP.