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Timeframing: The Art of Comics on Screens

Erik Loyer is a seasoned media artist and creative director who has spent the last several years thinking about the implications of screens on comics. Since 2008 he has been releasing innovative iOS experiments under the Opertoon imprint including the interactive comics Upgrade Soul and Ruben & Lullaby. Erik just launched Timeframing: The Art of Comics on […]

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Momentum – Interactive framework for creating visuals from body movement

Developed by Schnellebuntebilder and Kling Klang Klong, Momentum is an interactive framework to create synaesthetic experiences of sounds and visuals generated from a body’s movement. The idea to create a real-time analytics tool for movements started at the Choreographic Coding Lab of Motion Bank in 2013 and was quickly set in motion. Based on the intensity and direction […]

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Addie Wagenknecht: Shellshock

Addie Wagenknecht’s first solo exhibition in the United States is currently on view at bitforms gallery in NYC. In her work, a critical space between lived experience and sculpture emerges, as she plays with the contemporary anxieties of post-Snowden information culture.

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MIRA Live Visual Arts Festival

MIRA – Live Visual Arts Festival is to be held in Barcelona from 6 to 15 Nov, showcasing new creations of visual arts internationally, generating unique symbiosis, transmission of knowledge and opportunity through col collaborations between visual and music artists. The fourth edition will feature more than 50 activities spread between Fabra i Coats factory, the Santa […]

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Aposematic Jacket – Wearable computer for self-defense

Korean collective Shinseungback Kimyonghun have created ‘Aposematic Jacket’ a wearable computer for self-defense. The lenses on the jacket give off the warning signal, “I can record you”, to prevent possible attack. When the wearer pushes a button under threat, the jacket records the scene in 360 degrees and sends the images to the Web. The […]

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HAPHEAD: a near-future videogame subculture webseries

From the team that brought you the excellent ‘lo-fi sci-fi’ short Ghost With Shit Jobs,  Haphead is a related in-development webseries that just launched on Kickstarter. The pitch: Ten years from now, videogames are so immersive that teenagers learn lethal skills just by playing. They’re called hapheads…. Through a minor miracle we got funding for production in […]

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Aerial Bold: A Planetary Search for Letterforms

As a follow-up to their ingenious The Big Atlas Of LA Pools, designers Benedikt Groß and Joey Lee have launched a Kickstarter to create “the first map and typeface of the earth” by searching satellite imagery for architectural and infrastructural letterforms. Beyond delivering a font, the project has a broader agenda: Aerial Bold is as […]