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Emerging trajectories in art, science, and technology.

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openFrameworks

Openframeworks is a c++ library designed to assist the creative process by providing a simple and intuitive framework for experimentation. The library is designed to work as a general purpose glue, and wraps together several commonly used libraries under a tidy interface: openGL for graphics, rtAudio for audio input and output, freeType for fonts,freeImage for image input and output, quicktime for video playing and sequence grabbing. The code is written to be both cross platform (PC, Mac, Linux, iPhone) and cross compiler. The API is designed to be minimal and easy to grasp. There are very few classes, and inside of those classes, there are very few functions. The code has been implemented so that within the classes there are minimal cross-referening, making it quite easy to rip out and reuse, if you need, or to extend. More Info

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16/04/2014 / Arduino, openFrameworks

Created by the panGenerator collective, Macrofilm is a permanent interactive installation for The Museum of The History of Polish Jews. The team was asked to create unique interactive installation for the Resource Center of The Museum that allows the visitors to browse through some stories of Polish ...
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14/04/2014 / iOS, openFrameworks

Created by Eric Rieper, Wake Up With the World is a an iOS application that turns your wake up alarm into musical collaborative experience. When you wake your GPS coordinates are translated into musical notes and combined with those of every other ...
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28/02/2014 / openFrameworks

Exploring the concepts of generative art with the language of cinema, Fractal Film is a collaboration between video artist Delphine Doukhan and generative artist Antoine Schmitt. The project includes a very precisely choreographed scene shot in very high definition (5K) ...
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23/01/2014 / openFrameworks

Created by MPC New York in collaboration with artist Thompson Harrell, ‘The Color Project’ explores narratives through colour, line, and form found in geographic satellite imagery. Utilising Google Earth together with custom software, the install spans over 27 HD screens ...
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06/01/2014 / openFrameworks

Commissioned by the Center for Strategic and International Studies for their new headquarters in Washington, Sosolimited partnered with Hypersonic Engineering & Design, Plebian Design, and Chris Parlato to design, program, and fabricate one-of-a-kind chandelier. 425 hanging pendants form a map ...
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28/11/2013 / Arduino, openFrameworks

'Tantra’ is the new single from Timo Maas, taken from his latest artist album, ‘Lifer. The video for the single, created by Daito Manabe, Motoi Ishibashi, Muryo Homma and Youichi Sakamoto (rhizomatiks) includes a machine that uses Arduino controlled ball dispensers, motorised ...
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26/11/2013 / Javascript, openFrameworks

Developed by Nervous System, Kinematics is a system for 3D printing that creates complex, foldable forms composed of articulated modules. The system provides a way to turn any three-dimensional shape into a flexible structure using 3D printing. The system combines computational ...
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Raspberry Pi is a very exciting, low-cost computer aimed at the educational market. With a starting price around $25, a very small form factor and exceptional multimedia capabilities, it is very attractive for creative computing projects. openFrameworks already runs on a multitude ...
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15/11/2013 / Featured, openFrameworks

Created as a collaboration between Design I/O and the strategic design agency eyeball, John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes in an interactive Album App that tells the story of John Lennon's life changing journey sailing through a mid-Atlantic storm to Bermuda in ...
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Created at the Tangible Media Group / MIT Media Lab, inFORM is a Dynamic Shape Display that can render 3D content physically, so users can interact with digital information in a tangible way. After the leaked video the project went ...
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14/10/2013 / iPhone, openFrameworks, Sound

Developed by the italian interaction designer at Fabrica, Angelo Semeraro, ‘Sadly by your side’ is the debut album of the electronic musician edisonnoside. The Record describes and explores the theme of distance through a dark and blurry instrumental electronic music. ‘Sadly ...
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08/10/2013 / openFrameworks, Unity

Created by Evan Boehm, Looking at a Horse is about the context and experience of viewing art. It is an installation piece that changes its appearance depending on where it is located and who is viewing it. Moment by moment, ...
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Created by Vitamins Design, The Lego calendar is a wall mounted time planner that the team invented for their studio. It’s made entirely of Lego and while others (here and here) have used Lego to visualise complex logistics systems in a simple ...
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10/09/2013 / openFrameworks

Commissioned by the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) for the debut performance of Massive Attack's single "United Snakes", at Becks Fusions 2008, the band liked the project so much it was later released as a video (2009). The video was ...
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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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15/08/2013 / openFrameworks

We have already covered the work of designer/design engineer Kenichi Yoneda aka Kynd, exploring physical painting effects using openFrameworks. At the recent openFrameworks Developer Conference held held at YCAM as a part of the Yagamuchi Mini Market Faire, Kenichi introducing various projects developing algorithms he has been ...
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With over 100 sensors and 6.5 billion data points delivered in real-time, today the F1 is as much as about predicting the future as it is about shaving milliseconds on the circuit. In 1989, Ayrton Senna set the world’s fastest lap ...
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07/08/2013 / Arduino, openFrameworks

Created by Sures Kumar and Lana Z Porter, Pixelate is a Guitar-Hero-style eating game in which players compete in a one-minute showdown to see who can eat the most food in the correct order. A digital interface created using openFrameworks ...
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06/08/2013 / openFrameworks

When Niklas Roy was invited to show My Little Piece of Privacy at Sherbrooke’s Media Art Biennia l Éspace [IM] Média, he decided that he had to modify it slightly. Surrounded by many abandoned shop fronts, his installation was to set up in one of them ...
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05/08/2013 / openFrameworks

Screen recording has been used to record out digital activity for some time not to mention as a way to archive and share real-time experiments. What happens when the screen recording process is in itself a way to navigate the ...
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04/08/2013 / iPhone, openFrameworks

Created by Bradley Simpson, Blinkdrink is a simple provocation to imagine new modes of interacting with screen-based technologies, taking the experience of the 2-d screen and extending it into 3-d space, and having fun with it. Simply put by Bradley - Blinkdrink invites the ...
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Leap Motion has arrived and even though we have all heard about the difficulties and challenges of using Leap to for precise control, the device nonetheless has created a domain for interacting with digital in a refreshing new way. If ...
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When Studio Hands were contacted by the experimental music label Electric Deluxe to design merchandise for them, they knew they wanted to experiment combining analogue and digital sound techniques. Soundwaves see that music from the musician reaches the listener - team explains. They thought ...
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Created by Anirudh Sharma, Lirong Liu and Pattie Maes at the MIT Media Lab (Fluid Interfaces Group), Glassified is a modified ruler with a transparent display to supplement physical strokes made on paper with virtual graphics. The goal of the device is to complement rather than ...
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[caption id="attachment_37000" align="alignnone" width="640"] Athanasius Kircher depicts a practical camera obscura in Ars Magna Lucis et Umbrae (The Great Art of Light and Shadow) / via Neo-Lucida Kickstarter[/caption] After thousands of developers entered the Intel Perceptual Challenge contest by submitting their ideas, 750 have ...
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27/06/2013 / openFrameworks

Created by Thomas Eberwein / Thomas Traum and Tim Gfrerer, Ghost is an interactive installation of a snow storm, raging within an abandoned, barren landscape. Within this storm the visitor can make out a procession of human forms which seemingly try to ...
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26/06/2013 / Kids, openFrameworks

[caption id="attachment_36416" align="alignnone" width="640"] Theo and Emily[/caption] Weather Worlds is a new interactive installation by design I/O that grants children weather controlling superpowers. Utilising cameras and real-time greenscreening via openFrameworks, the installation allows children to see themselves immersed in an interactive and ...
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Created by Matthew Epler, Kinograph is an open source project that makes film digitisation affordable and scaleable. It uses components available on the internet, a few 3D printed parts, and a consumer level camera and it produces high quality video with sound. There ...
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17/06/2013 / openFrameworks

For the French music festival Nuits Sonores, London based collective "is this good?" (Neil Mendoza, Marek Bereza, Mathew Holloway and Chris Cairns) built an interactive pyramid in collaboration with Lyon based architects LFA. The installation was the link between the ...
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14/06/2013 / openFrameworks

Created by Basel collective UNDEF, User 632 is an installation that stores the behaviour of the people who look at it by monitoring them in return. The installation is designed to know when and how a person passes by or ...
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