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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!

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29/11/2010 / Games, iPad, iPhone

Latest game from Shaun Inman, Horror Vacui 2 is a two-player abstract strategy board game based on the antiquated notion that nature abhors a vacuum. The game involved two players (cpu or 2 humans), Water and Earth, who take turns ...
    dualism_01

29/11/2010 / Cinder, Objects

Created by Marcin Ignac, dualism plays with the idea of mixing what's real with what's virtual. Surface of a ceiling is replaced with paper constructed 3D geometry which is occupied by flying flocks of insects. Additionally every time bigger group ...
    elliot01

28/11/2010 / Profile, WebApp

Elliott Kember is a freelance web developer based in Bath, England who builds very exciting and innovative web apps. Most recent works include Hot Potato - quick-fire Twitter fun, Nurph - cranking out some Node.js performance, Simple Auth Twitter - for the coming OAuthpocalypse ...
    swarms01

26/11/2010 / c++, MaxMSP, Theory, Tutorials

The project "Interactive Swarm Space" (ISS) explores the application of swarm simulations for the creation of interactive and immersive spaces. It aims to develop tools and strategies for establishing meaningful relationships between swarm behavior, interaction, perception, as well as musical ...
    orany00

25/11/2010 / openFrameworks

Jakub Koźniewski & Piotr Barszczewski members of panGenerator were invited by Narodowy Instytut Audiowizualny (Polish National Audiovisual Institute) to create three interactive installations for Culture 2.0 conference and the Enter Level 2.0 exhibition. One of these installations was ORANY - ...
    balloon_02

24/11/2010 / Mac, Processing, Windows

I've been following Manny Tan's for about 10 years now or so and it's a great pleasure to introduce him to CA readers. In case you missed his work, Manny belongs to the generation of early creative code flash developers ...
    visualator06

24/11/2010 / Flash, iPad, iPhone

From the makers of Computer Arts magazine, Visualator lets you create simple abstract imagery with your fingertips. Play with colour, shape and form to produce vibrant collages on the move. The app has launched with two tools - Gradulate and Triangulate and ...
    Maintenance, Repair and Operations AV 1

23/11/2010 / vvvv

"Maintenance, Repair and Operations" is a live audio/visual performance project by Refik Anadol (formerly co-founder of GRIDUO) in collaboration with Sebastian Neitsch and TRYEK that took place in Linz's Tabakfabrik during the opening night of Ars Electronica Festival - Frozen Music, ...
    avclash02

22/11/2010 / Flash, WebApp

AV Clash is a Web-based project by Video Jack (André Carrilho and Nuno Correia, with Gokce Taskan) evolved AVOL – AudioVisual OnLine (2007), which allows the creation of audiovisual compositions, consisting of combinations of sound and audio-reactive animation loops. AV (AudioVisual) Clash ...
    Powershot_IR_Mod_IMG_0017
Last week we wrote about the wonderful work that happened over the weekend after the release of XBox Kinect opensource drivers. Today we look at what happened since then and how the Microsoft gadget is being utilised in the creative ...
    modaxis04

21/11/2010 / iPad, iPhone, openFrameworks, Sound

Created by on;(do) studio, modAxis is a musical instrument for the iPhone and iPad. By controlling positions of three circles you modulate FM parameters and 'delay' FX. Unlike DAW or typical musical instruments, such as midi keyboard, you can perform transformation of the 'sound' ...
    impossibleobjects00

21/11/2010 / Events, MaxMSP, vvvv

Created by Pedro Mari and Natan Sinigaglia aka Abstract Birds, Les Objets Impossibles is a live audiovisual concert that will be held on the 27th of november in Paris, at the Cité de la musique. The Abstract Birds team is responsible for live ...
    puppets00

19/11/2010 / openFrameworks

A quick installation prototype by Theo Watson and Emily Emily Gobeille (design-io.com) with the libfreenect Kinect drivers and ofxKinect (openFrameworks addon). The system is doing skeleton tracking on the arm and determining where the shoulder, elbow, and wrist is, using it to ...
    jbn-logo

19/11/2010 / News

As you might have already noticed CAN has a new logo and with this the new css. It's been long since we started thinking about it and it's an absolute pleasure to see it all finally out there. None of ...
    TraceModeler-Vacuum

17/11/2010 / openFrameworks

Created by Karl D.D. Willis, Trace Modeler is an application that uses real-time video to create three-dimensional geometry. The silhouette of a foreground object in a video frame is subtracted from the background and used as a two-dimensional slice. At ...
    newangle1

17/11/2010 / Objects

'Seeing things from different angles, changing the perception of what we are seeing' - New Angles is an interactive installation reflecting the juxtaposition of subversive thinking and visual perception. The project was created by SuperNature, the knowed Shanghai based multi-discipline ...
    degreesofwiki00

16/11/2010 / Games, iPhone

If you go to Wikipedia, and try to navigate from one article to another you will probably learn plenty about both subjects. More importantly, you are very likely to remember the learning because our memory works through connections. Created by ...
    onehundredeight000xx

15/11/2010 / Processing

Created by Nils Völker, One Hundred and Eight is an interactive wall-mounted Installation made out of ordinary garbage bags. Controlled by an Arduino and Processing, each of the bags is selectively inflated and deflated in turn by two cooling fans. The ...
    TESSEL_official_Float_HiRes copy

15/11/2010 / c++, Objects

Last week we posted about the new installation by David Letellier and Lab [au] for their gallery in Brussels. Now we have some great new details, supplied by Jerome Decock of Lab[au]. The installation was inspired by the notion of "tessellation", a ...
    kylekinect

14/11/2010 / c++, Featured, News, openFrameworks

There have been a number of exciting developments in the last few days related to XBox Kinect. For those that may not be aware of what it is, it's a brand new interface to their Microsoft XBox games console. Kinect ...
    image005

12/11/2010 / Events, iPhone

Palm Top Theater puts 3D movies in the palm of your hand using peppers ghost technique. It is also an exhibition consisting of a device called i3DG. i3DG derives from the words”I”, “3D”, and “Gadget”. i3DG is a playful analog ...
    edge00

11/11/2010 / Games, iPad, iPhone

It's been a long wait but we all knew it was coming. Edge from Mobigame is now available for the iPad. It is one of those games that should probably ship installed on iPhone and iPads and personally one of ...
    deploying
This is an introduction tutorial in creating photo apps for the iPhone based on the tutorial by Atsushi Tadokoro. If you are already familiar with openFrameworks you can skip right to the "goal" section. If you haven't used openframeworks before, ...
    poetry09_poster_detail

09/11/2010 / Processing

Boris Müller has been creating visual theme for the Poetry on the Road festival since 2002. While the theme itself is changing, the underlying idea for the visuals is always the same: All graphics are generated by a computer program that turns texts ...
    slitscancarnival00

09/11/2010 / c++

Sure, there are plenty of slitscan projects out there and Golan has a very good page up on his blog how to go about doing some slitscanin'. Then, I came across this project on MAKE, created by Carl Rosendahl using his ...
    thicket0000

08/11/2010 / iPad, iPhone

Featured in our "Must have iPad Apps" but never got a post of it's own, Thicket is now version 2 and with that it's own feature on CAN. In case you missed it, Thicket is an audiovisual app created by ...
    nonmanifold03

07/11/2010 / Inspiration

Nonmanifold_mandible investigates loss of control over human emotions. To parallel unreasonable human behaviours, control over a digital charachter's facial expression is given to four channels of emotive audio, allowing for violent reactions and a loss of identity. Created by Ben F. ...
    TESSEL_official_Float_HiRes copy

07/11/2010 / Events, Objects

Tessel is a collaboration between David Letellier and Lab [au], a Brussels based transdisciplinary studio.The kinetic installation investigates the perception of sound and space, inspired by the notion of "tessellation", a term applied to the geometric subdivision of a surface into ...
    processcompendium00

04/11/2010 / Processing

Process Compendium 2004-2010 is a collection of work and record of process by Casey Reas, co-founder of Processing, presented and created entirely in Processing. If you have seen Casey speak, this is another opportunity to examine and explore generative art Casey ...
    bmodeler00

04/11/2010 / iPad, openFrameworks

Created by Karl D.D. Willis, Beautiful Modeler is an iPad and Desktop openFrameworks application for gestural sculpting using iPad as a multi-touch controller. Each finger is used to control a single touch point in the model, with multiple layers working ...
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