Month: December 2010

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Ryoji Ikeda [Profile]

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. Using computer and digital technology, Ikeda has been developing particular “microscopic” methods for sound engineering and […]

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Written Images [Books, 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 Martin Fuchs and Peter Bichsel first announced their project in February 2010. Since then, more […]

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PulsART. [iPhone, iPad]

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 included: • 8 distinct Pulse Styles • Color switching and inversion • Large palette with […]

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Merry Christmas!

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 interest in live or interactive programming.

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Variations on PI [Processing, Objects]

“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 is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter). Whilst a Machine, equipped with 16 […]

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Voidie [iPhone, iPad, oF]

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 a sound reactive particle system illustrating the activity around it. The app also functions as […]

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Hemesh and HemeshGui [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 ability to store connectivity information. So it’s much more than just a list of vertices […]

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Random Word Machine [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. Pronouncing them can be somewhat a little more challenging. You can use this machine as […]

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Hazard: The Journey Of Life [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 games and Demruth desire to create a game he always wanted to create. Starting with […]

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Exile [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 their previous work, champagnevalentine.com is a must. The EXILE iPad app is a major co-production […]