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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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    sixforty5-large

07/01/2011 / Objects

Six-Forty by Four-Eighty is an interactive lighting installation designed to reveal the materiality of computation by recontextualizing the common pixel. Composed of two hundred and twenty magnetic pixel-tiles in a darkened room, Zigelbaum + Coelho have created each pixel able to ...
    anamorphic08

28/12/2010 / Inspiration, Objects

Whilst a large number of visual artists are focused on large scale projections, it is refreshing to see when individuals explore possibilities of small objects, something tangible, seeing what is possible and what does it all mean. Such is the work ...
    variations00x

23/12/2010 / Objects, Processing

"Variations on Pi" is a limited edition of 50 unique light paintings created by Nils Völker. Each one of these paintings is based on a different range of consecutive decimal places of the number pi (3,14159... the mathematical constant which ...
    troblion00

19/12/2010 / Objects

Troblion is an autonomous spherical robot that rolls in an oval partially irrigated sandbox. Following very simple programmed rules the sphere creates a variety of different motion characteristics that can be interpreted as emotions. While it is rolling, it builds ...
    291170200

16/12/2010 / c++, Objects

Dynamic Structure 29117 is the latest in the collection of kinetic structures created by Willem van Weeghel in the last year. The 29117 is a mural object with dimensions of 4.20 x 2.80 m. It consists of a white background and ...
    6_collab-1

07/12/2010 / Objects

Created by Matt West, Collaborative Instrument is a music instrument that requires two people to play: one to control the pitch and the other to control the rhythm. Rather than attempting to engineer together mechanisms and parts of existing instruments, such ...
    exports_600_006

03/12/2010 / Objects

Devices For Mindless Communication is a collection of projects by Gerard Rallo, a researcher, technologist, designer and a recent graduate of MA in Design Interactions from the Royal College of Art. His work explores speculative roles of technology to interrogate ...
    dualism_01

29/11/2010 / Cinder, Objects

Created by Marcin Ignac, dualism plays with the idea of mixing what's real with what's virtual. Surface of a ceiling is replaced with paper constructed 3D geometry which is occupied by flying flocks of insects. Additionally every time bigger group ...
    newangle1

17/11/2010 / Objects

'Seeing things from different angles, changing the perception of what we are seeing' - New Angles is an interactive installation reflecting the juxtaposition of subversive thinking and visual perception. The project was created by SuperNature, the knowed Shanghai based multi-discipline ...
    TESSEL_official_Float_HiRes copy

15/11/2010 / c++, Objects

Last week we posted about the new installation by David Letellier and Lab [au] for their gallery in Brussels. Now we have some great new details, supplied by Jerome Decock of Lab[au]. The installation was inspired by the notion of "tessellation", a ...
    TESSEL_official_Float_HiRes copy

07/11/2010 / Events, Objects

Tessel is a collaboration between David Letellier and Lab [au], a Brussels based transdisciplinary studio.The kinetic installation investigates the perception of sound and space, inspired by the notion of "tessellation", a term applied to the geometric subdivision of a surface into ...
    IKW feelSpace
“feelSpace” is a research project undertaken by students at the University of Osnabrück’s Institute of Cognitive Science, supervised by Prof.Dr. Peter König. The project is based on the fascinating notion that the human brain is flexible enough to ‘learn’ a ...
    outnumbered02

10/10/2010 / MaxMSP, Objects

Outnumbered, a brief history of imposture, 2009, is an installation that generates a moving image using a found panoramic photograph from 1936. The installation is computer-controlled and generates an aleatoric narrative using an extensive database of people who, in some ...
    Cinimod-Studio-Flutter-LR-6847

07/10/2010 / Inspiration, Objects

Flutter is an interactive artwork by Dominic Harris, and produced by Cinimod Studio. Presented at this years Kinetica Art Fair, the installation explores the viewer’s encounter with a rabble of virtual butterflies.  Inspired by some ideas from the zoetrope and ...
    tangible00

28/09/2010 / Objects, Processing

New project by Georg Reil and Christoph Döring (previously: Fine Collection of Curious Sound Objects) comes in the form of an object that by physical touch and deformation alters animated graphics presented on a built in LED screen. Titled "Tangible - ...
    IMG_1691

27/09/2010 / Events, Objects

Yesterday I made my way down to see what's happening at the V&A for their Digital Design Weekend. Besides what is becoming a regular openFrameworks workshop at the V&A this time held by  hellicar & lewis there were also a ...
    nervoussystem01

12/09/2010 / Cinder, Objects, Processing, Profile

Nervous System is a small collective founded in 2007 by Jessica Rosenkrantz and Jesse Louis-Rosenberg with aim to create innovative products using physical and computer based algorithmic tools. Jessica Rosenkrantz graduated from MIT in 2005 and holds degrees in Architecture ...
    perpetual

11/09/2010 / Objects

The “Perpetual Storytelling Apparatus” was designed by Julius von Bismarck & Benjamin Maus. It is a drawing machine that illustrates a never-ending story by translating words of text into patent drawings. Seven million patents — linked by over 22 million references — ...
    we_play_bodies-case

22/08/2010 / Inspiration, Objects

Created by Steffen Fiedler in collaboration with Ludwig Zeller and Charlotte Jarvis, We Play Bodies is a project in attempt to create "behaviouristic instruments" to transform people; physical, mental and emotional, into instruments that can be played by another individual. ...
    812_img001631-copy

15/08/2010 / Objects, Processing

Created by Florian Jenett ,"One Perfect Cube" consists of three synchronized clocks that form a sign every 12 hours for exactly one second, using Processing to simulate clock multiples to avoid collisions + formulate interesting geometrical compositions. Florian writes: When working with ...
    precious00

13/08/2010 / Objects

Created by Breakfast, Precious is a bike, currently making it's way across the US to benefit LIVESTRONG®. Starting at the Atlantic and ending at the Pacific, Precious will spend 3 months riding across the country sharing his thoughts, experiences, body temperature ...
    racer01

10/08/2010 / Environment, Objects

Created by Sputnic, RACER is an analogue recreation of a computer racing game in the style of the classic WipeOut. The actions of the arcade player are directly reflected by the remote controlled model car in the level. Live video image ...
    fluidvase04

30/07/2010 / Java, Objects, Processing

Fluid Vase is an object designed by simulating fluid action. The aim was to translate actions commonly associated with an object into the object itself, which in this case is the action of pouring water into a vase. A high speed ...
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21/07/2010 / Objects, Processing

Sketch Chair by Greg Saul is a exploration in using computation and rapid manufacturing techniques to allow users to design and build their own products or in this case their own chairs. Created in Processing, the application allows users to take part ...
    nadia01

20/07/2010 / Java, Objects, Scripts

Created by Andrew Kupresanin, Nadia is a camera that has no display of the photographs to be taken, but rather gives the judgment of aesthetic quality to the machine, displaying only a current rating as feedback about when and what ...
    n3d01

16/07/2010 / iPad, MaxMSP, Objects, openFrameworks

Guys at the Aircord lab have just added a very interesting movie clip to our group on Vimeo. The video shows a 'pyramid shaped screen' objects with 'special film' applied to it. Once an iPad is placed on top of it, running ...
    kineticmemorytriggers01

13/07/2010 / Objects

Created by ITP grad student Nobu Nakaguchi (NN27), Kinetic Memory Triggers is a series of five anthropomorphic kinetic sculptures designed to trigger memorable moments through movement, materiality, and sound. Sculptures include representations of Controlling, Clumsy, Attention, Seeking and Nurturing. Nobu writes: With technology, objects ...
    servoflute01

12/07/2010 / Objects, Processing

Created by blablabLAB, servoFlute includes a standard plastic flute controlled by Processing, which communicates to 7 micro-servos connected through an Arduino. Each servo is positioned above the individual hole working by itself or in conjunction with other servos, producing different notes. ...
    Olars05

04/07/2010 / Objects

Olars by Lars Marcus Vedeler is an electronic interactive toy inspired by Karl Sims' evolved virtual creatures. Having thousands of varieties in movement and behaviour by attaching different geometrical limbs, modifying the angle of these, twisting the body itself, and ...
    feathetrack

11/06/2010 / Objects, openFrameworks

Andreas has finally found time to come back to the wonderful personal project he has been working on for some time now. I thought it would be a great opportunity to introduce it to CAN readers, considering I have been ...
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