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    Ryoji Ikeda1

31/12/2010 / Profile, Sound

Japan's leading electronic composer Ryoji Ikeda focuses on the minutiae of ultrasonics, frequencies and the essential characteristics of sound itself. His work exploits sound's physical property, its causality with human perception and mathematical dianoia as music, time and space. ...
    anamorphic08

28/12/2010 / Inspiration, Objects

Whilst a large number of visual artists are focused on large scale projections, it is refreshing to see when individuals explore possibilities of small objects, something tangible, seeing what is possible and what does it all mean. Such is the work ...
    writtenimagesprocess

27/12/2010 / News

Created in collaboration with more than 70 media artists and developers from across the world, Written Images is the first of its kind, a 'programmed book', continuously regenerated for the digital printing process, offering each reader a unique experience. The team, including ...
    ipadlandscape2

27/12/2010 / iPad, iPhone

Created by Megan Monroe, PulsART. brings back memories of Peter Saville's legendary album cover for Joy Division in the app form. Create Unknown Pleasures like visuals using a number of options provided including color, number of bends, grooves, and twists. Whats ...
    xmas2010

25/12/2010 / News

Have a great one fellow travellers! CAN. below: Variations for brass quintet (and organ) on a well known Christmas Theme by Andrew Sorensen Made with Impromptu,  an OSX programming language and environment for composers, sound artists, VJ's and graphic artists with an ...
    Blow Up

23/12/2010 / Featured, Review, Theory

A Philosophy of Computer Art is a text that may interest some readers of creativeapplications.net as it covers the intersection of computing and art, discussing some of the classics of interactive art, and doing a lot of thinking about what ...
    variations00x

23/12/2010 / Objects, Processing

"Variations on Pi" is a limited edition of 50 unique light paintings created by Nils Völker. Each one of these paintings is based on a different range of consecutive decimal places of the number pi (3,14159... the mathematical constant which ...
    voidie00

22/12/2010 / iPad, iPhone, openFrameworks

We are happy to announce that after only 2 day review at Apple, new CAN app is now available in the AppStore. Created in collaboration with Francis Lam aka dbdbking, Voidie is an abstract depiction of the Great Void which uses ...
    Hemesh - Amnon Owed 01

22/12/2010 / Processing

Hemesh is an exciting Processing library by Frederik Vanhoutte (W:Blut) that can be used to create elaborate 3D shapes quickly. It is an implementation of the half-edge datastructure, hence the name Hemesh. What makes this datastructure interesting is it’s inherent ...
    randomwords00

21/12/2010 / iPhone

Created by Dutch design studio Booreiland, Random Word Machine, as the name describes, lets you generate random words. The algorithm is based on neurolinguistic theories which ensures that the whole space is explored of theoretical words that could have been. ...
    hazard_development_00

21/12/2010 / Games

Nominated as the finalist for IGF 2011, Hazard: The Journey Of Life, created by Alexander Bruce aka Demruth is a philosophical first person single player environmental puzzle game. Built using Unreal Engine 3, Hazard is a response to the monotony of popular ...
    exile00

20/12/2010 / iPad

EXILE is the world's first Opera for iPad. An interactive music video, it combines the drama of Helen Gifford’s chamber opera with the extraordinarily textured generative visuals of Amsterdam based cult digital media artists Champagne Valentine. In case you haven't seen ...
    Screen shot 2010-12-20 at 13.39.22

20/12/2010 / News

Just a quick note on ways you can support CAN this Christmas. We've been growing ever since launch and with this have our bills, time spent on the site, research, content, apps and much more. This means that we have ...
    slide1

20/12/2010 / Processing

Inspired by the recent papercamp, presentation by Laura Dickinson (photos) and work by Richard Sweeney, Sermad Buni and tbwa-london commissioned Karsten Schmidt to create an application that would generate unique snowflake from your name – the twist is that we also give ...
    strangerain02

19/12/2010 / iPad, iPhone

Created by Operton and Erik Loyer, Strange Rain turns your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch into a skylight on a rainy day. Raindrops fall and splatter on your screen, shifting perspective as you tilt your device. Touch the screen and guide the ...
    Carbon by Tabor Robak

19/12/2010 / Mac, Windows

Carbon is a piece of software for Mac and PC created by Tabor Robak that looks at the transition between the real and the virtual. While some true qualities of physicality are lost in digitization this is made up for by ...
    troblion00

19/12/2010 / Objects

Troblion is an autonomous spherical robot that rolls in an oval partially irrigated sandbox. Following very simple programmed rules the sphere creates a variety of different motion characteristics that can be interpreted as emotions. While it is rolling, it builds ...
    4_responsive_ecologies_image00

17/12/2010 / Events

To coincide with the Olympics in London in 2012, Watermans is pleased to announce a unique opportunity to present a series of groundbreaking installations exploring interactivity and participation in New Media and Digital Art. Much New Media / Digital Art ...
    closeAbe

17/12/2010 / MaxMSP, Processing

For the past four years Harvey Moon has been building a Drawing Machine, a mechanical robot that takes commands from a computer in order to draw onto the wall. Many (here and here) have done a similar device in the past, what ...
    kineticpavilion00

17/12/2010 / iPad, Scripts

This is a preliminary test model of a kinetic pavilion by Yannick Bontinckx and Elise Vanden Elsacker. The final model will contain 28 servo motors controlled by an Arduino Mega and a Duemilanove board all connected to Rhino & Grasshopper via FireFly. The demo ...
    291170200

16/12/2010 / c++, Objects

Dynamic Structure 29117 is the latest in the collection of kinetic structures created by Willem van Weeghel in the last year. The 29117 is a mural object with dimensions of 4.20 x 2.80 m. It consists of a white background and ...
    100000000_03

15/12/2010 / Scripts

100.000.000 stolen pixels is a personal project by Kim Asendorf in attempt to create an archive of numerous sites by 'stealing pixels' from them. A web crawler created by Kim started with 10 URLs (See first 10 in url.log) and ...
    electricstimulus01

14/12/2010 / MaxMSP

Daito Manabe has been working on his Electric Stimulus project for few years now and maybe best know for his myoelectric sensor pieces from 2006. Most recently, he's also been doing workshops at the Tokyo Zokei University. Few days ago, ...
    robert_kinect02

14/12/2010 / Cinder

With new technology come new landscapes. These may appear in the form of users, social groups, tools and work but in some kind of form they are connected, relating to one another and feeding from one another. Kinect is describing ...
    images_twirl

13/12/2010 / Cinder, Tutorials

Written by Joshua Noble, with images by Robert Hodgin In this little tutorial we're going to follow a path that starts with a file on the filesystem, say a PNG file, and ends with the image being drawn to the screen using OpenGL. // ...
    tancolor00

12/12/2010 / openFrameworks, Sound

Looking at the interaction between rhythm and technology, thesis project by Ryan Raffa uses tangible, audio-visual interactions to illustrate how physical and representative objects translate, transmit, and are encoded with rhythm. This prototype moves my “radar player” out into physical space ...
    pulsate00

12/12/2010 / iPhone, Sound

Created by the team behind Audio Tool, Pulsate is a sound toy, an instrument which uses pulse as a way to create sound. Tapping on the screen creates circles which grows in scale. When two or more circles touch, they ...
    Cinimod Studio _ DJ Light _ 000

10/12/2010 / MaxMSP

Created by Dominic Harris and Cinimod Studio, DJ Light is an immersive public sound and light installation that gives visitors the power to orchestrate performance of light and sound across a large public space.  It was created for energy company Endesa ...
    trees06

09/12/2010 / Processing

'Nebel Wald', meaning Cloud Forest is a series of generative trees created by Holger Lippmann. Berlin born who lived and studied in paris, new york now lives and works in Berlin, represented by the berlin based [DAM] gallery, in London ...
    wfac_still3

08/12/2010 / Inspiration

Created by Jesse Kanda, Waking From A Coma is an experimental animated short film created using multiple animation techniques ranging from traditional frame by frame to 3D expressions. Directed, animated and soundtracked by Jesse Kanda. (Dur. 2:23) 2010 Jesse Kanda is an independent ...
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