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Emerging trajectories in art, science, and technology.

226 pages of conversation, research, opinion, analysis. Step into artists' studios and workshops to discover the faces, personalities, and processes behind important work. Learn more!

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19/07/2012 / iPad, iPhone

The "Passion Pit: Gossamer" by Scott Snibbe Studio is a new interactive music app for iPhone and iPad that combines voronoi diagram with album imagery to allow you to interact with the band's music video or create new melodies using the ...
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18/07/2012 / Air, Featured, iPad, Objects

Created by Joelle Aeschlimann at ECAL, Little Boxes is a music box prototype created for the iPad. It consists of a tangible part composed of three separate music boxes that interact with an iPad in different ways. When placed the device, turning the lever generates the ...
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Now in its 22nd year, the Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors’ Showcase hit Cannes again, unveiling another presentation of the new directorial talent. Marshmallow Laser Feast (Robin McNicholas, Memo Akten and Barnaby Steel) were the creative and technical directors of the production which ...
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07/06/2012 / Flash, iPad, iPhone, openFrameworks

unVerse is a generative music generation system created by Ian Snyder and ported to iOS by Lucky Frame. It uses a minimalist system of white points floating on a black screen. When two points approach they connect and push each other away, generating a musical tone. ...
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06/06/2012 / iPad, Sound

Inspired by their joint performance at the FEED soundscape in Berlin, "The Infinite Music Machine" is an iPad application that brings together the work of sound artists Juju and Jordash with the liquid projections by Paul Skawinski.
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27/04/2012 / iPad, Other

Latest piece by Stephan Maximilian Huber using OpenSceneGraph and “cefix” comes in the shape of iPad app called Konfetti. A fun little experiment that uses the image captured by the camera and dissolves it into a number of dots that follow the movements in front of ...
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07/03/2012 / iPad

We dont tend to talk about apps for kids on CAN but here is one that deserves a special mention. Created by Amit Pitaru and James Paterson, Numby came from seeing their own kids learn to count. They wanted to explore the simple ...
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27/02/2012 / iPad, iPhone, openFrameworks

pxl allows you to create abstract compositions out of your own photos. Choose between 9 different styles, pinch to change the image resolution or shake your device to randomly compile an image out of all possibilities available. Also included is ability ...
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23/02/2012 / iPad, iPhone, openFrameworks

Created by Kurt Bieg, Circadia is a very simple, very tricky and exceptionally engaging little game created using openFrameworks. Each level in Circadia is a constellation of musical colors seeking a rhythm. To solve the puzzle you must figure out ...
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14/02/2012 / Games, iPad

“Eufloria”, the multi-award nominated and incredibly addictive ambient strategy game of space exploration, strategy and conquest, plant growth and bio mechanical evolution is now available on the AppStore for iPad. We wrote about this game in april, 2009, then called Dyson, ...
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09/02/2012 / iPad, openFrameworks

Petros Vrellis has created an interactive visualisation and synthesizer that animates Vincent Van Goghs "Starry Night", using openframeworks to create a simple and elegant interaction. A fluid simulation gently creates a flowing fabric from Van Goghs impressionist portrait of the ...
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03/02/2012 / Games, iPad

"The fireflies are leaving the city, looking for a new home. Let your touch guide them as they soar through the skies and dance among the trees" is the description of an experimental video game 'Flight of the Fireflies' by Jonathan Hise ...
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30/01/2012 / iPad, Sound

Created by Sebastian Trump, Orphion is a musical instrument in-between string and percussion. Aim is to create easy or virtuosic melodies just by moving fingers on virtual pads. Included are a several layouts and depending on the surface area of your touch, the ...
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27/01/2012 / Featured, iPad, iPhone, Theory

Bowyer is a new company by Vadik Marmeladov, Sergey Filippov, a man known as "The Client", and Ilya Kolganov. In this interview we talk through their first collaborations, philosophy, process, commercial projects, and future plans. "Craftmanship is attention to details. Luxury is ...
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26/01/2012 / iPad

First app post-Biophilia: MotionPhone by Scott Snibbe Studio is a network-enabled interactive app for communicating with animated colors, shapes, and movement. This application was Scott's first work of interactive art, created more than twenty years ago and now released in a ...
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24/01/2012 / iPad, iPhone, Sound

Karl Bartos (electronic musician, ex-Kraftwerk, co-composer of songs like The Robots, The Model, Computer World,...) and Masayuki Akamatsu (media artist and author of various iPhone apps) created a 16 step music sequencer now available for free on the AppStore. Created ...
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19/01/2012 / iPad, openFrameworks, Sound

WaveShaper by Damien Di Fede is an audio synthesis app that lets you control a sound wave on an iPad. Use two fingers to control four parameters in real-time shaping and deforming included 20 audio files or  add your own audio ...
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19/01/2012 / iPad

Considering that your usual daily environment apparently contains somewhere between 5k - 10k objects (ref), Configuration Space by Sam Kronick should provide a nice breakout zone. Sam refers to it as "A minimalist tool for re-imaging/re-imagining familiar spaces", the app generates an ...
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21/12/2011 / Featured, iPad, iPhone, News

Another year of iPhone/iPad development but there haven't been many apps that have caught our eye as there have been in the past. Nevertheless few that stood above the rest, both in their conception and how they make us think about technology. ...
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16/12/2011 / Games, iPad

Windosill by Patrick Smith (Vectorpark.com) is now available for the iPad.  An adventure puzzle game filled with peculiar objects, it is your task to resolve abstract but yet logical puzzles to progress from room to room. Our post from 2009: The world is populated by objects and ...
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09/12/2011 / Cinder, iPad

Solyaris by Beat Raess is an "exploration into organic information design to visualise movies, actors, directors and their relationship". The application for iPad made in Cinder allows you to search the entire Open Movie Database (TMDb) collection for movies, actors or ...
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07/12/2011 / Games, iPad, openFrameworks

Photo/Nykto is an experimental game conceived by Annelore Schneider and Douglas Edric Stanley as part of the "Unterplay" project at the Master Media Design —HEAD, Genève. Edric describes at as a game for nyktophobes (fear of darkness - wiki) and photophobes (the ...
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16/11/2011 / Featured, Games, iPad, openFrameworks

SpellTower is a new iPad game by Zach Gage, the name behind the titles such as Halcyon, Bit Pilot, and Unify. SpellTower is a word puzzle game that combines the traditional word making with Tetris style block physics. In the ...
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10/11/2011 / iPad, News

Written by Peter Lunenfeld, The Secret War Between Downloading and Uploading is a book about using digital technologies to shift us from a consumption to a production model. After half a century of television-conditioned consumption/downloading, Lunenfeld tells us, we now find ...
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03/10/2011 / iPad

éditions volumiques continues to innovate in the area of digital books and games for the iPad. Whereas previous projects such as (I) Pawn showed potential, the following two are a wonderful step forward continuing to question the future of books ...
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25/09/2011 / Cinder, iPad, Javascript, Other

In the past few months Marcin Ignac has been exploring Space colonization, an algorithm simulating growth of plants. Marcin explains the algorithm as 6 "simple" steps: 1. Populate possible growth space with growth hormons. 2. For each hormone find the nearest bud. 3. ...
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14/09/2011 / iPad

Developed by NewMediology (Danqing Shi), Last clock is a clock app that uses popular slit scan technique to keep you in factual time, human time and remote time. Just like any other analog clock, the app has three hands: one for seconds, ...
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30/08/2011 / iPad, MaxMSP

The Infinite Adventure Machine by David Benqué is a computer program which generates fairy-tale plots. Based on the work of Vladimir Propp, who reduced the structure of russian folk-tales to 31 basic functions, the project addresses the difficulties of automatic story generation ...
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25/08/2011 / CANApps, iPad, iPhone, openFrameworks

Inspired by the natural phenomena of cloths and liquids, Ricardo Sanchez explores spring mesh dynamics using box2D physics. SpringMesh is an interactive cloth you can twist, pull and deform using multitouch or gravity. Created by Ricardo and published by apps.CAN, SpringMesh is ...
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24/08/2011 / Games, iPad, iPhone

Steph Thirion has just posted a new video teaser for his upcoming game Faraway. For those that are unfamiliar with the name, Steph is the person behind Eliss, one of the earliest and probably best games for the iOS platform. The trailer ...
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