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Emerging trajectories in art, science, and technology.

226 pages of conversation, research, opinion, analysis. Step into artists' studios and workshops to discover the faces, personalities, and processes behind important work. Learn more!

HOLO is brought to you by the people behind CreativeApplications.Net

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30/09/2010 / Cinder, Mac

Created by Mario Gonzalez and currently in development, RibbonPaint is a drawing application for OSX. Instead of resorting to traditional brushes, RibbonPaint uses a ribbon like shape, always deforming as a drawing element. As you move your cursor across the screen you are continuously deforming the ribbon (the brush), ...
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30/09/2010 / Processing

Karsten Schmidt (aka toxi) has just posted 2010 showreel of "24 kicking projects" done in the past year or so using toxiclibs. Many submitted their projects, showing widespread and wide range of work created using Karsten's open source libraries. toxiclibs is an independent, open ...
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30/09/2010 / Flash, Sound

Seaquence is an experimental musical petri-dish created by Ryan Alexander, Gabriel Dunne and Daniel Massey. Adopting a biological metaphor, Seaquence allows you to create and combine musical lifeforms into dynamic compositions. The way each lifeform looks and sounds is determined by ...
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28/09/2010 / Objects, Processing

New project by Georg Reil and Christoph Döring (previously: Fine Collection of Curious Sound Objects) comes in the form of an object that by physical touch and deformation alters animated graphics presented on a built in LED screen. Titled "Tangible - ...
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27/09/2010 / Featured, News

FORM+CODE is the latest book by Casey Reas, Chandler McWilliams + LUST and published by Princeton Architectural Press. The book offers an insight into design by code used by designers, artists and architects to explore and derive to new ways of generating ...
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Those of you who have read this blog before will know that I do most of my work using Processing, an open-source programming language that was specifically created for artists and designers. It’s easy enough that you can learn the basics ...
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27/09/2010 / Events, Objects

Yesterday I made my way down to see what's happening at the V&A for their Digital Design Weekend. Besides what is becoming a regular openFrameworks workshop at the V&A this time held by  hellicar & lewis there were also a ...
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24/09/2010 / Processing

Matt Pearson, aka zenbullets has just hit "publish" on the last of 100 Abandoned Artworks, a library containing 100 Processing experiments dating back to 2008, most open source and available for download. This is a wonderful collection including some very ...
    decoded

24/09/2010 / Events, Processing

decoded is a conference about the common ground of design and code. It combines creative and technological aspects of digital life and brings them to an event. From the fields of generative design, information visualization, gaming, interactive installations, physical computing ...
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24/09/2010 / Events

If you live in London then you know how dire are the digital billboards on the underground so here is a chance to change that, for two weeks at least. New collaborative "Smile for London" have just announced a contest to ...
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23/09/2010 / Environment

Created for Converse's 2010 Summer campaign by Super Nature Design, "Me Wonderland" is an art installation that uses Arduino as a physical interface to control a series of light sequences and sound sensor for user interaction. ME allows us to escape ...
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We are very pleased to announce immediate availability of GD3D, a 3D drawing application for the iPhone (iTunes). Created by Martin Fuchs aka d_effekt and published by CreativeApplications.Net, GD3D (GeoDoodle3d) is an Accelerometer and Compass/GPS 3D drawing application for the iPhone allowing ...
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21/09/2010 / iPad, iPhone, openFrameworks

Horizons is a interactive sound toy which brings together the atmospheric sounds of Eli Murray (Gentleforce) and generative visuals of Lukasz Karluk. The app is an exploration of colour, sound and form. The design of the piece focuses on creating subtle colour refractions ...
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21/09/2010 / vvvv

Silke is the final project of Sebastian Neitsch at the University of Art and Design in Halle. The installation includes a robotic chandelier that has its own way of creating a constantly changing light-atmosphere. It reacts to people and the general ...
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20/09/2010 / iPhone

Currently in development and Created by Mothership, Kinetic is a GPS-based tracking and training app for running, cycling, hiking, walking… designed specifically to help you measure, record, store, review and analyse your location based data. Packaged in a beautiful interface with features ...
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20/09/2010 / vvvv

Created by Francisco Lopez (Madrid, Amsterdam) in collaboration with generative artist Paul Prudence (London), Hydro Acoustic Study or also known as Untitled [BioAcousticPhenomena] is a video performance/audio visual installation exploring live mutating morphologies where the organic and the virtual collide ...
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19/09/2010 / iPad, iPhone, Processing

Created by Aaajiao (Xu Wenkai), a media artist based in Shanghai, cloud.data is an iPhone/iPad app installation inspired by an ancient legend. Using different touch gestures you get to control the passing cloud formations. Single tap allows you to redirect them, ...
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19/09/2010 / Inspiration, Sound

Created by Daphne Polyzos, Jordi Planas, Miguel Neto and Rodrigo Carvalho, “Sala de Máquinas” (Engine Room) is an audiovisual interactive installation, which intends to reflect on the idea of the reutilization of what we have acknowledged as obsolete...in this case ...
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17/09/2010 / Other

Created by W+K in partnership with Marvellous and Greyworld, Spit Paint is a recent installation at the Nokia World held only few days ago in London. Shown at the show was an app running on a new Nokia N8 allowing ...
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16/09/2010 / MaxMSP

Initiated by the EOS Magazine and created by Happiness Brussels (??), A 100 year old tree, living on the edge of Brussels, was hooked up to a fine dust meter, ozone meter, light meter, weatherstation, webcam and microphone. This equipment ...
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15/09/2010 / Mac, openFrameworks, Sound

Created for Music Hack Day, Speakatron is a Mac application by Marek Bereza which allows you to play sounds using your mouth only. Made with openFrameworks the app uses your webcam to look to see if your mouth is open and ...
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15/09/2010 / iPad

Created for Making Future Magic, BERG together with Dentsu London have come up with this quite wonderful movie combining iPad and light painting. The team first created software models in Cinema4D. These were then rendered as cross sections, like a virtual ...
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14/09/2010 / MaxMSP

Founded in 2006, DDM & RobertoPugliese is collaboration between DDM Daniela Di Maro and Roberto Pugliese who live and work in Milan and Naples. DDM has a degree in "Visual Arts" 'Academy of Fine Arts of Naples and Roberto Pugliese graduated in Electronic ...
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14/09/2010 / iPhone

Published by Penguin, myFry is an iPhone application allowing you to interactively explore Stephen Fry's autobiography, titled "The Fry Chronicles" (released yesterday). Instead of doing something rather prosaic like reproducing the printed book on a touchscreen (though the whole book is here, every ...
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12/09/2010 / Cinder, Objects, Processing, Profile

Nervous System is a small collective founded in 2007 by Jessica Rosenkrantz and Jesse Louis-Rosenberg with aim to create innovative products using physical and computer based algorithmic tools. Jessica Rosenkrantz graduated from MIT in 2005 and holds degrees in Architecture ...
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11/09/2010 / Objects

The “Perpetual Storytelling Apparatus” was designed by Julius von Bismarck & Benjamin Maus. It is a drawing machine that illustrates a never-ending story by translating words of text into patent drawings. Seven million patents — linked by over 22 million references — ...
    nlugsite

09/09/2010 / iPad, iPhone, openFrameworks

Created by Andrey Yazev (the389), Nlug is a simple, beautiful and extremely addictive clock app made using openFrameworks. Included is a digital clock made of particles controlled by a physics engine. When the time changes particles explode and transform into new digits. You ...
    shadowflare

08/09/2010 / Mac

Devised by Erin Shirreff and programmed by Seth Erickson, Shadow, Glare is an exploration into how light might begin to change the nature of your "immaterial" computer desktop screen creating a subtle but effective illusion of passing light as you immerse into ...
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08/09/2010 / Scripts, WebApp

Created by Alex Corbi and Johannes Schnettker, FlyBaby is an under 10k HTML5+JavaScript 3d form tool allowing you to create generative objects by specifying multiples, rotations, duplications, sins and cosins + more. Scratch like set-up, you build modifiers as an expanding tree with visualisation ...
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07/09/2010 / Processing

Created by Ole Kristensen, Work in Progress installation includes an old roland plotter programmed to doodle in Processing. With a personality of it's own, created to replicate, in it's own way, the doodles we do during phone conversations (Ole). Ole describes the process: Before ...
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