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ScreenLab 0x02 Residency at University of Salford, MediaCityUK - 3 dimensional computer generated art

ScreenLab 0x02 – Exploring new modes of perception

Last December 3 artists were working at The University of Salford, as part of the ScreenLab artist in residence initiative by Elliot Woods and Kit Turner. The initiative aims to explore modes of perception and interaction under the theme ‘Future of Broadcast’. The invited artists, Kyle McDonald (USA), Joanie Lemercier (France) and Joel Gethin Lewis (UK) spent over 2 weeks developing open source tools and methods […]

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Shedding Light on Squidsoup – A Conversation with Anthony Rowe

For more than a decade, the artist collective Squidsoup have been designing rich interactive experiences. From their early navigable sonic environments, through their playful experiments with computer vision and interest in ‘volumetric visualizations’, an email exchange between Squidsoup’s Anthony Rowe and CAN begat a mammoth interview abound light, sound and many of the collective’s projects.

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Senseless Drawing Bot #2 by Takahiro Yamaguchi and So Kanno

Senseless Drawing Bot #2 is the new version of it’s predecesor, version #1 created by Takahiro Yamaguchi and So Kanno. As with the version #1, the machine is built around the similar concept – to produce highly unpredictable results using the inertia generated by movement. The first version used the liner movement to swing spray-can equipped mechanical arms where the […]

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3D Printed Record – 600dpi into 11kHz with Processing and ModelBuilder

Created using Processing, ModelBuilder Library by Marius Watz and a 3D printer, Amanda Ghassaei at instructables managed to print a 33rpm music record that actually doesn’t sound too bad considering the limitations of currently available 3d printing technologies. These records play on regular turntables, with regular needles, at regular speeds, just like any vinyl record.  Though the audio output from these records […]

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Weird Faces Study by Matthias Dörfelt using PaperJS

Created by Matthias Dörfelt aka mokafolio, Weird Faces Study uses PaperJS library to produce computer generated faces that have a certain aesthetics and are immediately recognisable. Weird Faces Study is an attempt to combine my old interest in illustration with programing, to create something procedural that has a truly individual artistic touch to it and is not instantly recognisable as a generative art […]