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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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29/08/2013 / Mac, openFrameworks, Windows

Created by Unsigned Long Long, Unsigned Mirror is an application for Mac and Windows, created using openFrameworks, that allows you to create a slit-scan image by dragging image(s) onto the mirror object in the window. The mirror also shows you as ...
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28/05/2013 / Mac

Robert Frank's The Americans is one of the most iconic photographic projects of the 20th century. Published in the late 1950s the photographic compendium offered a fresh, authentic perspective on class, race and everyday life on the street. This classic project ...
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11/04/2013 / Mac, Processing, Windows

Created by Benedikt Groß, Speculative Sea Level Explorer is an application made using Processing that explores the possible effects flooding should the sea levels change as a result of global warming. The software also allows you to reverse the scenario, create dry land, go ...
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28/01/2013 / Mac, Scripts

Created by Moritz Greiner-Petter, TICK (TIC) tries to embed the notion of uselessness, extravagance and non-intentionality in programmed environments. Tick is an AppleScript that runs in the background to augment the movement of your mouse cursor with neurotic loops from time to ...
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15/01/2013 / Mac

Evan Bech uses screen capture to create three-dimensional moving sculptures on the desktop. As he repositions windows on the desktop, the feedback of the image keeps regenerating and creating a sense of depth in the y axis direction. The trick is ...
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17/08/2012 / Mac

Doing spectacular things with very little code has a long tradition in the demoscene. Born out of necessity when home computers were slow and memory space scarce, pushing against artificial boundaries became a popular “sport” when PC hardware power blew ...
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04/04/2012 / Mac, Other, Windows

Fugu is a new procedural modelling system for 3D graphics conceived and developed by Ben Porter, James Wetter and Jon McCormack. It supports the generation, manipulation and animation of 3D form using scripts written in the Lua programming language. Fugu contains a code editor with all ...
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20/02/2012 / Mac

unCloud is an application that enables anyone with a Mac laptop to create an open wireless network and distribute their own information. Once it is launched, a passerby using a mobile internet device can connect to this open wireless network. Users ...
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20/01/2012 / Mac, openFrameworks

The Software (Corrupt.Video) allows its users to glitch videos stored on their computer, videos from their webcam or their desktop in realtime. When a clip is recorded, a 10 seconds video and an animated GIF are saved locally and automatically ...
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17/01/2012 / Mac, Windows

While the euphoric, dynamic forms of computational artist Marius Watz are probably quite familiar to CAN readers, the artist's curatorial and educational undertakings should definitely not to be overlooked. As an extension of his practice, Marius consistently organizes prescient and ...
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29/12/2011 / Games, Mac

“Boy uncertain of his sister’s faith enters limbo” is the tag line of the absolutely wonderful game "Limbo", now available for Mac! The game takes on a journey of a boy that transverses through the ‘horrible world’ challenged by obstacles which gradually ...
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23/12/2011 / Mac, Windows

Created by Ted Martins, Fireplace is a type controlled pixel art fireplace for your mac or pc to stay warm this xmas. Type words to interact with the fireplace or just sit back and enjoy. The log burns down to ...
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The AntiMap by Trent Brooks is an Open Source creative toolset for recording and visualising your own data. The project currently consists of a phone utility application (AntiMap Log - iOS/Android) for data capture, and a couple of web/desktop applications (AntiMap ...
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23/10/2011 / Mac, openFrameworks, Sound, Windows

Latest by Joshua Nimoy is this synaesthetic, interactive musical experience provides six original modes in which the player may produce music. Advanced configuration is possible by editing the contents of the bundled settings.yml. By changing the values of that file, you can ...
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17/10/2011 / Cinder, Mac

In the last few years we have  seen a number of projects that utilise delaunay triangulation to translate photographs into their geometric representations. Jonathan Puckey's Delaunay Raster was the first to utilise this combination of delaunay triangulation with manually placed points and color averaging. ...
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14/10/2011 / c++, Games, iPhone, Mac

Karl D.D. Willis, Ivan Poupyrev, Scott E. Hudson and Moshe Mahler have just released details of their latest project at Disney Research, a novel interactive system that allows multiple people to play and work together using a custom handheld device. The device ...
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26/09/2011 / Cinder, Mac, Windows

Textoy is a cinder app by Ariel Malka that is all about physical interaction with text and a slight touch of generative sound. Latest work in progress in the series of projects exploring interactive text and typeface, in this latest experiment Ariel has created an ...
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22/08/2011 / Mac

Created by Kim Asendorf, ExtraFile is conceptional software with practical usage. It's main intention is to offer an alternative to the static system of image file formats. It is also an attempt to address an alternative image file format, a piece of ...
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22/08/2011 / Mac, Tutorials

Numbers, a record label originating from Glasgow, had the opportunity to showcase artists at this year's Sonar Festival in Barcelona. The artists Redinho, Spencer, Deadboy, Jackmaster, and Lory D each had a spot in the set. Adam Rodgers, co-founder of Numbers ...
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GRID is an interactive multi-touch sound visualization for the band Mathon and the ZKM AppArtAward 2011. Created for live events, the application consists of a desktop version for realtime graphic visualization of music - created using Processing and also an iOS version for ...
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23/06/2011 / Cinder, Mac

Created by Doug Pfeffer, Hairrrr is a Mac application that converts images into fields of hair. A while back Doug posted some sample generated images that sort of looked like body hair on the Cinder forums. Although he still hasn't found a project to integrate ...
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15/06/2011 / Games, iPad, iPhone, Mac, openFrameworks

Zach Gage has just announced that Bit Pilot 2.0 for iPhone/IPad is about to hit the AppStore. To celebrate, Zach has made a desktop version which is available for download now (link below). It is the first application to use ...
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26/04/2011 / c++, Mac

For this year’s Creative Review Annual cover, together with Nexus Interactive Arts, Minivegas created a custom application to draw a letter 'A' using content from the CR's website and Twitter feed over the past year. We decided to make an "A" from CR's ...
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16/02/2011 / Mac

Created by our own Emilio Gomariz (CAN posts) with sound by Dylan Fisher , 114.psd Type is a simple typography designed with the help of Mac OS X, a progression from Folder Type piece Emilio created 2 years ago. The idea for this ...
    Carbon by Tabor Robak

19/12/2010 / Mac, Windows

Carbon is a piece of software for Mac and PC created by Tabor Robak that looks at the transition between the real and the virtual. While some true qualities of physicality are lost in digitization this is made up for by ...
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01/12/2010 / Mac, openFrameworks, Sound

Created by Daniel Feles, refreq is a customisable music player. You can load music files into refreq, but also images (bitmaps, imgs, pngs). When you load a song, first the program analyzes the track, then it draws its frequency spectrum. After tracking, ...
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24/11/2010 / Mac, Processing, Windows

I've been following Manny Tan's for about 10 years now or so and it's a great pleasure to introduce him to CA readers. In case you missed his work, Manny belongs to the generation of early creative code flash developers ...
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This is an introduction tutorial in creating photo apps for the iPhone based on the tutorial by Atsushi Tadokoro. If you are already familiar with openFrameworks you can skip right to the "goal" section. If you haven't used openframeworks before, ...
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03/10/2010 / Mac, Sound

Created by The Strange Agency, Spunk is granular synthesis using a particle system. The app that runs on OSX only for now allows you modify number of active particles, their lifetime, number, gravity and mass. You can also adjust the ...
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30/09/2010 / Cinder, Mac

Created by Mario Gonzalez and currently in development, RibbonPaint is a drawing application for OSX. Instead of resorting to traditional brushes, RibbonPaint uses a ribbon like shape, always deforming as a drawing element. As you move your cursor across the screen you are continuously deforming the ribbon (the brush), ...
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