One of two creators of Processing.org, Reas designs his own image-generating computer programs whenever hes not teaching at UCLA, writing essays on code for magazines such as Architectural Design, or designing the pattern for Serena Williamss new Nike tennis outfit. (Seriously, look it up.) The processing power of computers has ushered in a whole new era of abstract expression, so stop by MoCA at 2 p.m. to begin learning how to speak the language. Admission to the talk is free with your five-dollar museum entrance fee, which will also get you into the Abstract Cinema and Technology exhibit.
Sat., May 9, 2 p.m., 2009