Unsigned Mirror is an application for Mac and Windows that allows you to create a slit-scan image by dragging an image to the mirror object in the window.
Canadian artist Dafydd Hughes’ Every Face in the Americans ‘feeds’ Robert Frank’s famous collection of photographs to iPhoto’s facial recognition algorithm to recontextualize the work.
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.
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 time. Once started it runs invisibly in the background, without a dock icon. The parasite application […]
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 the same as when mirror to mirror can create an endless repetition of images. […]
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 up. Time and again we’ve seen demosceners tighten the limits in search of a good […]
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 the usual bells and whistles, and a 3D view in which to visualise your design. […]
unCloud is an application that enables anyone with a Mac laptop to create an open wireless network and distribute their own information.
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 uploaded to uglitch.com. Currently only available for Mac, iPhone/iPad version is in the works.
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 formative exhibitions and workshops (see the upcoming Generator.x 3.0: From Code to Atoms) and often […]
“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 more difficult and more hostile (see video interview at the bottom with Mads Wibroe, […]
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 ashes in about 30 minutes. Some things to type: log, match, paper, marshmallow, smore, hotdog, eat, blow and water (to quit). tedmartens.com/fireplace/ Merry […]