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.
(ARL) Affection Research Lab: Affection Stations is a thesis project by Salvador Orara searching for ways to reconnect to our devices to facilitate revelations. They are designed as immersive installations which listen, and transcode a device’s unique incidental sound, exposing them to be more than just tools, toys, or gizmos but content generators revealing our intimate relation to […]
If you recall “Soak, Dye in Light” project by everyware, Cloud Pink is the latest iteration, taking on the analogy of cloud rather than paint soaked fabric. The installation invites participants to “touch the pink clouds” drifting on a giant fabric screen suspended in the air.
“La Gabbia” (The Cage) by auroraMeccanica (2011) is an installation that uses projection to invite the public to interact with physical bird cage to trigger the release of projected birds. At the center of a darkened room, a birdcage hanging from the ceiling it’s lit only by the white beam of the projector and its on the […]
Created by Studio NMinusOne at the University of Toronto (Responsive Architecture at Daniels), IM Blanky is a self-positioning and representing blanket. The blanket is capable of generating awareness of one’s own body and by draping it over an object the blanket reproduces digitally and in real time that which it covers.
Fun little experiment by the InteractiveLab group utilising a pair of iPhones, four servos controlled by Processing which receives openCV CIDetector face detection information via OSC from a custom iPhone app created in openFrameworks using iOS5 SDK. In other words, 2 iPhones observe and follow the face of the viewer.
In collaboration with ATMO design studio, Berlin based studio FELD created a new visual identity for Pigmentpol, a digital printing company in Germany. The new identity system uses Processing to generate a custom logo for the variety of Pigmentpol corporate media, including personalized stationery, shop interior and vehicles.
InfObjects by Johannes Tsopanides is a project that uses generative design to visually describe the CO² equivalent, the energy content and price of dishes and their ingredients. Data about the product is parametrically transformed into shapes: the CO² is illustrated by ozone-holes, the energy by the growth of roots and the price of an edible by […]
On January 15th, 2005, after a 7 year and 3,2 billion kilometer piggyback ride through space, the ESA (European Space Agency) space probe Huygens detached from the Cassini orbiter and parachuted into the thick atmosphere of Saturn’s moon Titan. Two years later the Montreal based artist Jean-Pierre Aubé parsed the scientific data the probe sent […]
Jan Vantomme aka “vormplus”, designer based in Ghent-Belgium, created this time lapse movie of him making a physical cellular automata piece made from plastic pixels. What is particularly enjoyable are the two types of logic that engage the viewer; one being the celular automata itself and the other Jan’s method of putting it together. It makes you wonder how […]
This project by Manas Karambelkar, Momo Miyazaki and Kenneth A. Robertsen at the CIID explores how much of a language is silent. ‘Silenc’ is a visualization of an interpretation of silent letters within Danish, English and French languages done by eliminating or highlighting the silent letters within a prescribed text.
Created by Jasper van Loenen and Bartholomäus Traubeck, The Poking Machine is a wearable device that pokes you physically whenever you are poked on Facebook, no matter where you are. Online social networks are platforms for communication, enabling us to connect anywhere we go. However, they still lack the mediation of physical communication. Facebook tries to […]