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31/10/2010 / Featured, Games, iOS

The recent weeks have been hectic for Spaces of Play. In september Spirits was presented at the Sense of Wonder Night Event at the Tokyo Game Show, and recently at the IndieCade in LA Spirits won the award for “Best Aesthetics”. In case ...
    fishing05

29/10/2010 / vvvv

Created by "fishing for compliments", "Nemore" is a garden, consiting of 36 bendable graphite poles. "Nemore" senses the visitor. Each pole has a behavior and reacts to it's neighbours and to the visitor, the "alien neighbour". Does a system arise from the ...
    impure090

29/10/2010 / WebApp

Bestiario, a Barcelona Spain based start-up, has been exploring new interactive visualization paradigms over the past 5 years. The result of this effort is the creation of IMPURE, a visual programming language aimed to gather, process and visualize information. With impure ...
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28/10/2010 / MaxMSP

Nihil Ex Nihilo by Other Sounds (Félix Luque Sánchez + others) is a science fiction work about a digital entity, a computer. The work includes a number of movie clips together with an installation divided in 3 parts/spaces. (NSFW) SN W8931CGX66E ...
    plate 349

28/10/2010 / Events, iOS, openFrameworks

Commissioned by the Tate Britain and in honour of the eccentric man who proved that ‘horses can fly’, Theo Watson and Emily Gobeille with Nexus productions have created an iPhone app utilizing Muybridge’s technique to give iPhone users the chance to ...
    IKW feelSpace
“feelSpace” is a research project undertaken by students at the University of Osnabrück’s Institute of Cognitive Science, supervised by Prof.Dr. Peter König. The project is based on the fascinating notion that the human brain is flexible enough to ‘learn’ a ...
    INSCT07

27/10/2010 / vvvv

INSCT is the music video of the Hamburg music producer Jochen Mader / Skyence. The video was created using sound reactive VVVV app and after edited in After Effects. Direction & Animation: Johannes Timpernagel – timpernagel.com Sound: Jochen Mader / Skyence / Audionerve – audionerve.de »INSCT« ...
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27/10/2010 / Processing

Created by Martin Bircher, "Type Case" is a low-resolution display embedded in an old printers' type case with 125 rectangular pixels of different sizes. These are formed from the reflecting light of Processing controlled LEDs, embedded in each section of ...
    halcyon00

26/10/2010 / Games, iOS, openFrameworks

Created by Zach Gage, Halcyon is the new iPad game from the creator of synthPond, Sonic Wire Sculptor, Lose/Lose, Bit Pilot and Unify, games and apps we loved on CAN. Halcyon is the result of months of Zach trying to figure ...
    wiresq01

25/10/2010 / iOS, openFrameworks, Sound

Created by Jonathan Brodsky, Wiresq is an iPhone sound sequencer app based on Wireworld, a cellular automata. Compared with the game of life, drawing a memory circuit is quite easy. As you draw the cells and watch how they behave ...
    tapnumen00

25/10/2010 / Games, iOS

Numen are back! This time in the form of Halloween special, Francis Lam aka dbdbking has created a simple game where you task is to tap numen before they turn into zombies. Each level brings something new, from particles to birds. This is ...
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24/10/2010 / Processing

The theme of the pixel invaders has accompanied Christian Gross for several years now. The first projects was the blinkdrawer, an arduino based installation that draws random generated invaders with light. Latest in the series was the creation of  32767 invaders ...
    Cindermedusae02

22/10/2010 / Cinder

Created by Marcin Ignac and yet another project selected for the WrittenImages book, Cindermedusae is a generative encyclopedia of imaginary sea creatures. I wanted to explore generating organic and believable forms so I have chosen to try with a jellyfish. I have ...
    jacobscave01

22/10/2010 / Cinder

Latest from David Wicks (sansumbrella) and selected for the WrittenImages book is this beautiful geometrical study created using Cinder. David writes: Jacob's Cave developed in response to seeing a range of helictite formations in a show cave in Missouri. Helictites grow downward, but also ...
    poolga00

21/10/2010 / iOS

Launched in 2007, Poolga today is a must destination for iPhone wallpapers. It brings together both small and big names in graphic design and illustration, offering wallpaper downloads of selected works for both iPhone and iPad. Recently Poolga has also launched ...
    patterns01

18/10/2010 / Processing

Excited to finally try out newspaperclub, Roberto aka m8roberto created  a small newspaper featuring 12 different patterns created using Processing. The small newspaper has 12 patterns generated using a simple processing sketch that exploits repetition and randomness to produce a variety of ...
    devotion

18/10/2010 / Events

If you live in NYC, here is something coming this friday definitely worth checking out: Devotion Gallery Presents: The Root Of The Root : Generative Art By Marius Watz, Paul Prudence and Aaron Meyers Opening 6Pm On Friday, October 22nd. On View Until Sunday November 21St ...
    dolfball00

15/10/2010 / iOS, openFrameworks

Created by Dofl Y.H Yun of Firstborn, DolfBall is an “air hockey” type game, fun for people and animals alike. Named after Firstborn Senior Developer, DoflBall meshes the iPad’s touchscreen capabilities with engaging and fun multiplayer gameplay. Dofl and the Firstborn team ...
    antivj10
ANTIVJ is a visual label initiated by a group of European artists whose work is focused on the use of projected light and its influence on our perception. Stepping away from standard setups & techniques, AntiVJ presents live performances and installations using ...
    curtain_01

13/10/2010 / Processing

My little piece of Privacy is an installation by Niklas Roy. His workshop is located in an old storefront with a big window facing towards the street. In an attempt to create more privacy inside, Niklas decided to install a small but ...
    biolab04

12/10/2010 / Games, iOS

Created by Dominic Szablewski, Biolab Disaster is a web browser game created entirely using pure JavaScript and HTML5 using his own Impact Game Engine. Interestingly, Dominic has also created a version for the iPhone (iOS) running on 3GS at 60 ...
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12/10/2010 / WebApp

Latest piece by Rafaël Rozendaal takes you on a journey of colour cubes, navigated with a double click. Wonderful! towardsandbeyond.com Rafaël Rozendaal makes websites as art pieces, pieces are sold with domain name, work remains public, name of collector in title bar. Collectors in ...
    circuitexpl00

10/10/2010 / openFrameworks, Processing

Eva Schindling (Austria) creates hardware and software solutions in the interdisciplinary zone between art, science, technology and design.  This project called "Circuit Explorations" is one of her last projects which studies in complex and emerging electronic circuits. "Circuit Explorations" addresses the ...
    outnumbered02

10/10/2010 / MaxMSP, Objects

Outnumbered, a brief history of imposture, 2009, is an installation that generates a moving image using a found panoramic photograph from 1936. The installation is computer-controlled and generates an aleatoric narrative using an extensive database of people who, in some ...
    reactable_000

08/10/2010 / iOS, Sound

The reactable got it it's start before the iPhone and iPad brought multitouch to the masses. It began as an experiment into new forms of computer interaction, both for music applications and multi-user, multi-touch applications in general. The first iteration ...
    Cinimod-Studio-Flutter-LR-6847

07/10/2010 / Inspiration, Objects

Flutter is an interactive artwork by Dominic Harris, and produced by Cinimod Studio. Presented at this years Kinetica Art Fair, the installation explores the viewer’s encounter with a rabble of virtual butterflies.  Inspired by some ideas from the zoetrope and ...
    Brion Gyson with Dreamachine

06/10/2010 / iOS

The New Museum will present “Brion Gysin: Dream Machine,” the first US retrospective of the work of the painter, performer, poet, and writer Brion Gysin (born 1916, Taplow, UK–died 1986, Paris). Along with the exhibition, the museum has launched an ...
    ane00

05/10/2010 / iOS

Apps.CreativeApplications.Net is a site dedicated to the collection of Apps for Mac, Windows, iPhone and iPad created by artists around the globe and published by CreativeApplications.Net. Our aim is to inspire, innovate and challenge the norm by creating applications that ...
    uvlaser01

05/10/2010 / openFrameworks

Daito Manabe + Motoi Ishibashi have been doing some wonderful work recently around the theme of capturing real time image and finding ways to draw it. Ttwo projects that are a must for CAN; one that utilises laser with phosphorescent ...
    horizon_640x180

04/10/2010 / iOS

CAN is two years old tomorrow and we have a "few" promocodes to share with you, in fact the 157 of them. Many thanks to all the developers and artists who have submitted their app codes for this giveaway. Please note ...
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