Jean-Pierre Hébert

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Introduction We address a number of problems related to viewing algorithms as the formulation of artistic statements. We analyze the nature of the algorithmic approach as opposed to direct physical action. Here are some of the basic questions that will be raised. Why do artists choose to express themselves indirectly, by way of formal descriptions of their(More)
As the sand trace proceeds at a slow, quiet, meditative pace, time becomes an important element of the work. Drawing on paper, or tracing sand, takes time, and has its own rythms. I have also explored the possibility of composing and synthesizing music, by linking space, time and sound. The current version of Ulysse is an investigation of the sets of rules(More)
ARTIST STATEMENT I draw because I love to draw and always had a passion for drawings. Since the late 1970s, I have been working with the conviction that to gain power and beauty, drawing should become pure mental activity more than gestural skill. I have endeavored to make it so by banning completely the physical side of drawing. I create drawings by(More)
OBJECTIVE To measure the effects of manual segmental vibration (MSV) on motoneuron pool excitability. METHODS Seven healthy subjects were tested under five conditions: pretest, upholding static knee position (USKP), MSV, posttest 1 and posttest 2. Each test lasted 2 min, and a 2-min rest was given between pretest, USKP and MSV, whereas the last two tests(More)
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