Now in its 22nd year, the Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors’ Showcase hit Cannes again, unveiling another presentation of the new directorial talent. Marshmallow Laser Feast (Robin McNicholas, Memo Akten and Barnaby Steel) were the creative and technical directors of the production which included a theatrical performance by 16 flying robots reflecting light beams on the stage. CAN got […]
When Kinect was released almost two years ago we say a wave of projects/experiments that showed what could be done. One project especially stood out that took peoples imagination but also demonstrated ingenuity and innovative application not seen before. This quick installation prototype by Theo Watson and Emily Emily Gobeille (design-io.com) allowed skeleton tracking on the arm and […]
Created by Karolina Sobecka, Jeff Crouse and with some help from Nick Hardeman, Paik Times Five was part of the one-night exhibition Infinite Loop, organized by the New Museum and curated by Lauren Cornell (Rhizome) in Seoul, South Korea.
unVerse is a generative music generation system created by Ian Snyder and ported to iOS by Lucky Frame. It uses a minimalist system of white points floating on a black screen. When two points approach they connect and push each other away, generating a musical tone. The app was submitted to the AppStore and rejected, now only available as a source […]
Installation and media artist François Quévillon was amongst the many practitioners discussing their work at the International Marketplace for Digital Arts presentations during the BIAN two weeks ago in Montreal. Quévillon used his talk to give a brief overview of his experiments with ‘urban imaging’ over the last several years and he showed a […]
SketchSynth by Billy Keyes is a drawable OSC control panel which lets anyone create their own control panels with just a marker and a piece of paper. Once drawn, the controller sends Open Sound Control (OSC) messages to anything that can receive them; in this case, a synthesizer running in Pure Data.
Plinko Poetry is a new interface for electronic poetic expression, by Inessah Selditz and Deqing Sun, two Master’s students at NYUs Interactive Telecommunications Program. The installation draws source text from current @nytimes and @FoxNews tweets and creates a new corpus of ever changing poetic text based on the zeitgeist of current headlines.
Created by Geoff Lillemon and David Gauthier, the classic arts of sculpted busts and sketchbook drawings are merged with projection mapping. The face of the elderly grandmother, Mor Mor Ingrid, comes to life with the shock of users dropping rocks into her hand. The black and white lines that dance across her 3d printed face create […]
Latest set of “drawing” experiments by Kynd continue to impress. We already wrote about Kynd’s work some months ago where he used openFrameworks to create pencil-like drawings of photographs. This new set, once again using openFrameworks includes sand drawings, pink bacteria dance and a quick study on watercolor-like texture. Whereas realism/replica may be the starting point […]
photo by TELLART In case you missed Resonate festival and live in Barcelona this is your opportunity to participate at RGB+Depth workshop lead by James George and Alexander Porter. Taking place this coming Saturday and Sunday (28th,29th April) at Hangar Barcelona-Spain, James and Alexander will introduce you to this exciting new form of filmmaking using Kinect […]
Created by Smallfly, Barcode project was born of an encounter between Arte and the NFB with common goal to employ interactive media as an exploration of the everyday objects that surround us. Featuring 100 short films form, the work of 30 directors from Canada and France, Barcode is a trilingual interactive website, iPhone app and gallery […]
“Magic and Storytelling” is an interactive presentation about the history of storytelling augmented with virtual magic in real-time. Performed by the New York based cyber illusionist Marco Tempest, the presentation combines a number of realtime technologies delivering a homogenous and magical look in realtime.