Kelley van Evert

Hi there! I'm Kelley. I teach, code, and experiment with web technologies. Sometimes I produce pictures, and in the past I produced some art, but mostly I ponder. Also I studied theoretical computer science and learned many interesting things.

Kelley van Evert
photo taken by Cyril

I am fascinated, among others, by Typography, or in fact more generally, the inexhaustible possibilities, beauty & elegance of the reduced toolset that is simply drawing black shapes on white backgrounds; the visual arts, and in particular spatial arts (with a special love for Mark Manders' works); Code, both in its formally studied, semantic character (e.g. type theory), as well as in it's naturally growing, socially and cognitively embedded character (as exemplified by javascript in the context of the evolving modern web).

My hobbies include climbing mountains (see the picture to the left, where I'm climbing Pyttegga; writing javascript code that is beautiful in its conceptual shape (e.g. using the excellent Vue, Knockout, or d3 libraries) and/or in its produced imagery; folding (or else modeling) origami tesselations; reading/watching most things sci-fi—although I definitely prefer, say, Michel Faber's The Book of Strange New Things over the latest Marvel production; trying to make sense of the political world through the wise words of Habermas and others.