Cloud Piano plays the keys of a piano based on the movements and shapes of the clouds. A camera pointed at the sky captures video of the clouds. MaxMSP patch uses the video of the clouds in real-time to drive a robotic device that presses the corresponding keys on the piano.
Recent Royal College of Art (RCA) design graduate David Hedberg’s Smile TV turns the medium’s engagement pattern on its head: instead of making you smile at on-screen silliness, you have to “smile to watch”.
Some seven months ago Squarepusher and WARP records released a video titled Z-Machines, comprised of hand built robots showcasing the stupendous chops of the robot guitarist, drummer and keyboard player.
The Moment is an exploration of language, how the meaning is formed from words using choreographed typography.
Inspired by acupuncture, this sculptural instrument is designed to control sound elements in real time by fixing specific pins into a spinning disk.
‘MirrorFugue’ by Xiao Xiao at the MIT Media Lab explores music collaboration across space and time using a set of interfaces for piano to visualise gesture of a performance.
Installation that combines screenprinting, capacitive sensing, interactive tapestries and generative soundscape, as a large-scale metaphor for the idea of breathing life into a textile skin.
Created by Lasse Munk and Søren Andreasen, D.O.R.T.H.E. is a system of re-cycled components and a max/msp patch that creates music from thoughts written in the form of words and sentences. The system is built to control a number of mechanical machines build almost entirely out of $300 worth scrap electronics sourced from a junkyard.
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.
Commissioned by Sonos, Light House is an interactive light and sound installation created by NY’s SoftLab that responds in real-time to Sonos components. The installation is constructed of a grid of 600 fluorescent light tubes at varying heights and lengths to create an interior volume.
This project, a collaboration between Dentsu, Honda Motor and Rhizomatiks brings back Senna’s engine sound from that lap 24 years ago in the form of an installation set on the original Suzuka circuit that uses light and sound.
Vanishing Point employs perspective as both tool and visual outcome to reshape, redefine and represent a pristine space. Lines are sent into space, creating different volumes, divisions and rooms to be explored by the audience.