Meta_Window is a part of a series of short sketches around the subject of self-awareness and Object Oriented Ontology (OOO). The first sketch I created mirrored the Processing coding environment to setup a type of “live coding” situation. I used a quartz-composer Syphon plugin (a way of passing video between applications internally) for CamTwist and an Optical Character Recognition (OCR) library, to allow the mirrored window to “see” what I was typing in the Processing IDE. Here is a video that shows the interaction:

META WINDOW from Aaron Arntz on Vimeo.