Instead of AdBlock, enjoy ad-free CAN by becoming a member. Everybody wins!
HOLO is a biannual magazine about emerging trajectories in art, science, and technology brought to you by the people behind CAN. Learn more!

    kyle-01135 copy

27/08/2014 / Featured, openFrameworks

Created by Kyle McDonald, "Sharing Faces" uses a megapixel surveillance camera and custom software to match the face locations of the persons looking at the screen. As the person moves, new images are pulled from the database matching the new ...
    mechanical-pi-florian-born_05 copy

25/08/2014 / Objects

Created by Florian Born and David Friedrich, Mechanical Pi - In memory of William Shanks is a computing machine that replaces the repetitive task of writing π by hand back into a physical, mechanical process. The mathematician William Shanks sacrificed years ...
    485932500_1280

25/08/2014 / ontheweb

https://vimeo.com/103633951 The second edition of Project Pixel is now calling out to Moving Image Projection Artists. DEADLINE 5TH SEPTEMBER via Project Pixel Squared.
    486455178_960 copy

22/08/2014 / Processing

The following is a collection of new generative pieces created by Walter Gorgosilits aka Dextro from Austria, one of the pioneers of generative Macromedia Director programming. Created using Processing, the works are all programmed using 'non-linear code' - without being fractal ...
    retune_thumb

21/08/2014 / CAN Events

Next month Berlin is once again home to Retune, an annual conference bringing together artists, designers, technologists as well as researchers and scientists to inspire interdisciplinary thinking and making. This annual gathering of international creative minds seeks to explore, shape, and critically ...
    FAR13_06

20/08/2014 / ontheweb

This report examines a year of Nicholas Felton’s communication data. It aspires to uncover patterns and insights within the data and metadata of a large and personal data set. Sources include conversations, SMS, telephone calls, email, Facebook messages and physical ...
    installation2 (Photo James Fox) copy

18/08/2014 / Featured, openFrameworks

[caption id="attachment_43937" align="alignnone" width="640"] Photo: James Fox[/caption] Created as a collaboration between Scandinavian Design Group, Abida, Intek & Ctrl+N, Breaking the Surface is a conceptual installation created for the 10 year anniversary of the Norwegian oil company Lundin Norway. It will first ...
    46.goldencloth-madness copy

15/08/2014 / vvvv

Created by Vienna based artist duo Depart (Leonhard Lass, Gregor Ladenhauf), and commissioned by Soundcloud, Rebus Cumulations combines abstract data visualisation and cinemagraphic still lifes into an alchemy of different artistic languages presented in the three meter installation for Soundcloud HQ in Berlin. For weeks, Leonhard and Gregor arranged ...
    vreni copy 2

14/08/2014 / Javascript

Created by Variable, a studio set up by Marcin Ignac in 2012, Fibers is a visualization of Nike FuelBand data from the trainings preceding We Own The Night - Nike Women's 10K run. To celebrate effort of preparing for the ...
    4-610x305

13/08/2014 / ontheweb

After receiving a great number of amazing proposals – we wish we could show everything! – and long discussions between myself (Filip), Alex Flowers Digital Programmes, Ben Stopher London College of Communication and Elephant & Castle Mini Maker Faire, Louise ...
    sat3 copy

12/08/2014 / Events

Picture the Sky is a project by Karolina Sobecka in an attempt to reverse the process of satellite imagery to where we, as one, become a very large 'sociotechnological apparatus' looking up at the sky, an infrastructure for our technology. The ...
    col 000 copy

07/08/2014 / vvvv

Earlier this year the Crossing Europe Festival (Linz) invited Rainer Kohlberger to do create festival trailer for 2014 edition of the event. In addition, the piece would also include cooperation with OK Centrum a place for contemporary art and the ...
    Screenshot 2014-08-05 14.19.29

05/08/2014 / ontheweb

We are very pleased to launch the Digital Fabrication Residency BETA session starting this September 2014. The residency is a pioneering project by Erik Guzman and Kari Britta Lorenson, both artists and educators, who after years of teaching digital technologies ...
    di-dah-dit_05 copy

05/08/2014 / Arduino

Designed by Camille Morizot, Di-Dah-Dit is a telepresence device that takes the form of two distant objects connected. Two players face each other and manage the progress of a ball balancing on two rails. The physical actions of one player ...
    About-header copy

01/08/2014 / iOS, openFrameworks

Created by London-based Convivial Project, Generative Scarves is an iOS app comprised of a procedural algorithm commonly used to digitally generate patterns of the natural world, sampled into a bespoke application. The app builds on unexpected and unique results the ...
    cloud_piano_david_bowen_01 copy

31/07/2014 / MaxMSP

Created by David Bowen, Cloud Piano plays the keys of a piano based on the movements and shapes of the clouds. A camera pointed at the sky captures video of the clouds. MaxMSP patch uses the video of the clouds ...
    Sonice_Rising_Colorspace_13 copy

25/07/2014 / Arduino

Created by Sonice Development (Julian Adenauer and Michael Haas), Rising Colorspace is a new installation by the duo for “Metropol Park“ at Köllnischer Park 6-7 in Berlin. It is the third 'systemic robot' installation of their colorspace series. Installation is ...
    FRAMED coloured copy
Every once in a while a project comes along that will change how we think, discuss and produce digital art. It's impact derives not so much from features or execution, but from the foresight of the ingenious minds behind them. One such mind is Yugo Nakamura, ...
    icondobetter copy

21/07/2014 / iOS, openFrameworks

Created by Ed Burton, Icon do better takes on a smart social twist of classic game combined with icon making. The twist in the game is that once a match of falling blocks is made in order to clear the group you have to ...
    Giving More to Gain More_02 copy

18/07/2014 / Events, Objects

Giving More to Gain More is the latest work by London based Revital Cohen and Tuur Van Balen. The installation, commissioned by Jerwood Visual Arts, includes a series of aluminium structures with programmable LED strips, constructing fragments of text that ...
    Screenshot 2014-07-18 11.01.33

18/07/2014 / ontheweb

Displayce is a series of experimental web interface patterns which appropriate the functionalities of Google's mapping service. In a manner of purposeless play they try to allow for unintentional usage and perplexing aesthetics of (dis)orientation. via http://www.jammersplit.de/displayce
    Keplers_Dream_06 copy

16/07/2014 / Objects

Created by Michael Burk & Ann-Katrin Krenz for the Digitale Klasse (Berlin University of the Arts), Kepler's Dream is an aesthetics exploration investigating analog projection in combination with computationally created object which is given a physical shape through 3D printing. ...
    light_barrier_kimchi_and_chips_02 copy

14/07/2014 / vvvv

Created by Kimchi and Chips and commissioned by FutureEverything and the British Council, Light Barrier is the latest installation by Seoul based duo consisting of Elliot Woods and Mimi Son. First shown at New Media Night Festival, Nikola-Lenivets Park (4–6 ...

08/07/2014 / ontheweb

Airports have fascinated Lauren O'Neill all her life. One day, thinking how they would look from above, she decided to go to Google maps and find out. She came across these amazing pictures and made a selection called Holding Patterns. via ...
    Photos - Andrew Meredith copy

08/07/2014 / openFrameworks

[caption id="attachment_42939" align="alignnone" width="640"] Photo by Andrew Meredith[/caption] Created by Zach Lieberman and currently on display at the Barbican's "Digital Revolution" exhibition in London, Play the World invites visitors to perform with a keyboard that finds samples with the same note ...
    04_epilog_4 copy

04/07/2014 / vvvv

Created by Sebastian Huber, Johannes Timpernagel and Michael Burk (Schnellebuntebilder) , Epilog is a room installation that uses light, sound and haze to create a 25-minute constantly transforming world of moving images and sounds. Visitors are invited to participate by ...
    pneumatic_09 copy 2

03/07/2014 / Arduino

Created by Niklas Roy and located at the Tschumi Pavilion in Groningen / The Netherlands, the installation contains 1000 black sponge balls, which are sucked through 150m of transparent pneumatic tubes at high speed. Visitors are invited to operate the ...
    ninetysix_nillsvolker_09 copy

01/07/2014 / Arduino

Latest in the series of installations by Nils Völker is Ninety Six, a site specific setup for the exhibition Höhenrausch at the OÖ Kulturquartier, in Linz, Austria. The plastic bags are selectively inflated and deflated in controlled rhythms, creating wavelike ...
    01_evade copy

26/06/2014 / Games

Future Unfolding is a new game by Berlin based game studio Spaces of Play who are behind a number of titles we already mentioned on CAN including the wonderful Spirits. The team is back together working on Future Unfolding, a ...
    beyond_blood_03 copy

25/06/2014 / Processing

Created by Sures Kumar at the RCA Design Interactions, ‘Beyond Blood’ is a project that imagines a legal system where algorithms take over the inheritance process where the deceased has not left a will and the state has to distribute ...
Page 1 of 7412345...102030...Last »