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18/06/2014 / Environment

Created as a collaboration between Joanie Lemercier and James Ginzburg (one half of emptyset), Nimbes is an audio-visual installation designed for 360º immersive environments. The piece just premièred at the Satosphère, projected on a 18 meter diameter dome and screened ...
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16/06/2014 / Environment, Objects

Developed at the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia, Minibuilders is a research project comprised of a family of small-scale construction robots capable of constructing objects far larger than the robot itself. Each of the robots is designed to perform ...
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28/05/2014 / Environment, vvvv

Commissioned by Caviar House & Prunier for London Heathrow Terminal 2, "Emergence" is a new light installation by London based Cinimod studio. The installation takes on a playful relevance to Caviar House, re-imagining the movement of a school of fish ...
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23/04/2014 / Environment

Opening this Saturday (April 26) at the Art Museum of Lugano in Switzerland, 36 ventilators, 4.7m³ packing chips is the new installation by Zimoun, the Bern-based artist known for his architecturally-minded platforms of sound. Zimoun yet again extends his installation inventory. Converting nine of the museum’s towering ...
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11/02/2014 / Arduino, Environment

Created by Shohei Fujimoto, Power of One #Point is an installation exploring input and output using laser and reflecting mirrors. Comprising a white laser, 40 stepper motors and 40 mirrors attached to them, the light endlessly reflects within the grid ...
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29/11/2013 / Environment

Created by HC Gilje and commissioned for LIAF 2013, Trace is a light-motion installation presented at the recent festival Lofoten Art Festival. LIAF 2013 takes its international participants and audiences to unusual sites such as a garage, a library, a shed, a hotel, a cinema, ...
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20/11/2013 / c++, Environment

First shown at the New Forms Festival (CA) and followed by Signal Festival (CZ), Glow Festival (NL) and many more to come, Tesseract - also known as the HyperCube, is the latest installation by the Paris based collective 1024 Architecture. The installation is a 3d sculptural ...
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21/10/2013 / Environment

Created by Olivier Ratsi, an artist on the ANTIVJ visual label, Onion Skin is a new immersive installation comprised of two walls, positioned at right angles and augmented by a projection and a 5.1 sound broadcast. The experience of the ...
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Benedikt Groß's work is frequently noted here on CAN, so far in 2013 we've posted three of his projects. Since executing his inventive Avena+ Test Bed, which 'programmed' the biodiversity of a South German agricultural plot, he's teamed up with an American cartographer ...
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17/09/2013 / Arduino, Environment

Ealier this year Arcade (James Alliban, Keiichi Matsuda and William Coleman) were commissioned to make a visual accompaniment to Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, performed by the North Netherlands Symphony Orchestra to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the first performance ...
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28/08/2013 / Environment, MaxMSP

Created by David Bowen, Fly Revolver is an installation that spatialises activities of a houseflies through a device that controls a revolver and by blurring boundaries between the real and the perceived. The flies live inside an acrylic sphere with ...
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27/08/2013 / Environment, Objects

Ever since Jürg Lehni's printer mechanic sculptures artists have been inspired to build own mechanical drawing bots. Hektor (with Uli Franke), followed by Rita, Viktor have not only been vertical representations of mechanical drawings devices such as traditional plotters but they have utilised ...
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21/08/2013 / Environment

Created by Pablo Valbuena, Time Tilings are four site-specific interventions created for Artefact festival, STUK Kunstencentrum. Leuven, BE in 2013. Like in most of his projects, time tilings is about time, space and perception. He explores the overlap of the physical and ...
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26/06/2013 / Environment, Processing

Animalia and Caelum are two projects by Michail Vanis, a recent graduate of Design Interactions at the RCA that take position that our idealisation, romanticism and paradoxical thinking in ecology is holding us back from finding new ways to interact with nature. Neo-nature ...
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29/05/2013 / Environment, Featured, Objects

Created at the Mediated Matter Research Group at the MIT Media Lab, The Silk Pavilion explores the relationship between digital and biological fabrication on product and architectural scales. The primary structure was created of 26 polygonal panels made of silk threads laid ...
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Created by Kyle McDonald and Jonas Jongejan for the CLICK Festival 2013 in Helsingør, Denmark, Light Leaks is a light installation comprised of fifty mirror balls projecting controlled light in the room. The general idea was to make use of found ...
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14/05/2013 / Environment, openFrameworks

Further to our post from some weeks back, Reactor for Awareness in Motion (RAM) by Yoko Ando and YCAM is now available for download. Briefly, RAM Dance Toolkit is a C++ creative coding toolkit (openFrameworks) to create environments for dancers. ...
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10/05/2013 / Environment, openFrameworks

Created by MPC Digital and The One Club, Fracture.io is an installation experience for The One Show’s lavish after party at NYC’s Bowery Hotel. Fracture.io allowed guests to "enter the digital space", taking 3D scans of pose-striking partygoers to generate ...
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07/05/2013 / Environment, Events, Sound

Sonic Water by Sven Meyer & Kim Pörksen is an installation currently on show in Berlin's Olympus Photography playground. The exhibition explores sound in visual form where visitors can interact with a small container of water positioned inside the speaker. Simultaneously as the sounds ...
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'Forest' is the latest interactive installation by Marshmallow Laser Feast, London collective consisting of  Memo Akten, Robin McNicholas and Barney Steel. Commissioned by and premiered at the STRP Biennale in Eindhoven, 'Forest' covers almost 450 square meters and is comprised of over 150 musical 'trees' made of ...
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25/04/2013 / Arduino, Environment, Objects, Other

Created by Brookly based VFX and projection design studio Volvoxlabs, Perception of Consequence project represents the idea of consequence and constraints of motion set by the rules of physics. Two fluid-evolving forms are placed in a reversible entropic system and simulated to ...
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22/04/2013 / Environment, openFrameworks

ExR3 (∃x⊂ℝ³∶∀x′⊂ℝ³∶(‖x-x′‖<Ɛ)→(f(x)>f(x′))) is an a anamorphic analogue interactive installation created by Elliot Woods and Kyle McDonald and presented at NODE Forum earlier this year. Using digital techniques the installation occupies the main space of Frankfurter Kunstvertein existing coherently in a fractured, mirrored ...
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12/04/2013 / Environment

30 pieces of molded plastic, 2 HD projectors – hovering in the dark of Berlin's 401contemporary gallery is Robert Seidel's latest projection sculpture. Suspended from the ceiling and drenched in waves of light the amorph, skeletal structure comes alive – ...
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27/02/2013 / Environment, Featured

For more than a decade, the artist collective Squidsoup (Anthony Rowe, Gaz Bushell, Chris Bennewith and Liam Birtles) have been designing rich interactive experiences. From their early navigable sonic environments, through their playful experiments with computer vision and sustained interest ...
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13/02/2013 / Environment, openFrameworks

Project "Reactor for Awareness in Motion" at the Yamaguchi Center for Arts at [YCAM], is involved with the research and development of tools for creative dance with the aim of exploring the possibility of using new media technology in dance. Heading the ...
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11/12/2012 / Cinder, Environment

Created by Nocte, a collaborative between Andrea Cuius-Boscarello and Hannelore Leisek, Woods is a responsive light installation commissioned by artistic director Heather Eddington of State of Flux DanceFilm Company for their Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Awards 2013 finalist performance A Study of Who. By using different ...
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For the past week, three artists have been working at the ScreenLab / MediaCityUK, Salford University, an internal artist in residence initiative by Elliot Woods and Kit Turner to explore modes of perception and interaction under the theme 'Future of Broadcast'. The invited ...
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26/11/2012 / Environment, Sound

In MP3: The Meaning of a Format, Jonathan Sterne observes "that it is no accident that so many media technologies are built around spinning mechanisms" while pointing to the grooves of a vinyl record and wound-down rolls of audio tape as examples ...
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19/11/2012 / Environment, Java, Other

Created Jürg Lehni, Moving Picture Show is an installation presented during the 23rd International Poster and Graphic Design Festival in Chaumont where the Jesuit chapel was transformed into a workshop, a scenario of conception, production and a projection space. The installation deals ...
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18/09/2012 / Environment

Visual artist Rafaël Rozendaal's body of work playfully parses web culture tropes while exploring the browser as both a site of experience and production. While most widely known for his prolific 'art website' output, what sets Rozendaal apart from many ...
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