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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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08/08/2012 / Games, Sound

Sound Shapes is a musical game, designed by Jonathan Mak, Shaw-Han Liem and developed by Queasy Games in collaboration and contributing artists including Proud guise, Deadmau5, Jim Guthrie, Beck, Vic Ngyuen of Capy, Pyramid Attack, PixelJam and Superbrothers.
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04/08/2012 / openFrameworks, Sound, Tutorials

Kyle McDonald has been exploring possibilities of face tracking using FaceShift Studio, an affordable markerless facial performance capture in development since 2009 and presented presented over the years at the SIGGRAPH conference. The tutorial below show you how to connect it ...
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Created by Matthieu Minguet, knot (e) is a custom built device that offers a new way of using objects that we connect to our mobile devices. The prototypes, shown in the form ropes, harness themselves to revisit the new node as ...
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24/07/2012 / iPad, openFrameworks, Sound

Created by Ruslan Gaynutdinov, the project investigates ways sound can be visualised and how the spectator can be immersed in simple sound based geometric compositions. Sona is an experimental game for the iPad inspired by the classic "Simon game". The universe ...
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29/06/2012 / Android, Processing, Sound

Created by Agoston Nagy, SoundBow is a free sound instrument for Android devices which allows you to create melodies by drawing curves on the screen. Your curves are be remembered and played back continuously. Each time your ever-looping gesture hits a string, ...
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27/06/2012 / Events, Featured, Other, Sound

The Evil Eye project is the result of a residency by Belgium collective Indianen at the Frans Masereel Center, a center for printmaking in Kasterlee. The project investigates how printmaking could produce another kind of information, transforming material into an object with ...
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21/06/2012 / MaxMSP, Processing, Sound

Since electric cars are increasingly using synthesised sounds in order to mimic the recognisable noise of the internal combustion engine, Mark McKeague explores an alternative in which the sound that the cars generate changes according to its relationship to other road ...
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06/06/2012 / iPad, Sound

Inspired by their joint performance at the FEED soundscape in Berlin, "The Infinite Music Machine" is an iPad application that brings together the work of sound artists Juju and Jordash with the liquid projections by Paul Skawinski.
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15/05/2012 / Sound

CAN was all over the recent International Marketplace for Digital Arts (IMDA) event that took place as part of the first edition of the International Digital Arts Biennial (BIAN) in Montreal. These speed talks allowed a global roster of artists, ...
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04/03/2012 / Events, Objects, Sound

Zimoun's kinetic sound installations hardly need introduction. Ever since the immaculate documentation of his work first surfaced a couple of years ago, the Swiss artist's elegant mass assemblies of mechanical dc-motors, wires, tubes and cardboard and the complex sound textures ...
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28/02/2012 / Processing, Sound

This project, made at CIID (Copenhagen Institut of Interaction Design), was part of their Generative Design class ran by Joshua Noble. Paper Note creates a tangible waveform from laser cut disks of paper. The user records a message, a sound or loads ...
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17/02/2012 / Air, Android, Objects, Sound

Created by Ostrario, "Pyramid Cascades" is a collection of 3D-objects made of polystyrene and paper, mounted on servo-motors build the projection surface for a beamer. Virtual 2D-pyramids are mapped on these real objects. Via a trackpad the user can interact with ...
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16/02/2012 / openFrameworks, Sound

The following clip is a preview Simon Katan's new composition tool for live performance Cube with Magic Ribbons created using openFrameworks and SuperCollider. Simon describes the piece as partly drawing on the visual paradoxes of M.C.Escher but also being inspired by the ...
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30/01/2012 / iPad, Sound

Created by Sebastian Trump, Orphion is a musical instrument in-between string and percussion. Aim is to create easy or virtuosic melodies just by moving fingers on virtual pads. Included are a several layouts and depending on the surface area of your touch, the ...
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24/01/2012 / iPad, iPhone, Sound

Karl Bartos (electronic musician, ex-Kraftwerk, co-composer of songs like The Robots, The Model, Computer World,...) and Masayuki Akamatsu (media artist and author of various iPhone apps) created a 16 step music sequencer now available for free on the AppStore. Created ...
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The Product, a Berlin-based design studio with a focus on objects, space and interaction, was commissioned by Volkswagen to develop a set of visuals for an interactive musical performance for the premiere of the New Beetle at the 2011 IAA ...
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19/01/2012 / iPad, openFrameworks, Sound

WaveShaper by Damien Di Fede is an audio synthesis app that lets you control a sound wave on an iPad. Use two fingers to control four parameters in real-time shaping and deforming included 20 audio files or  add your own audio ...
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03/01/2012 / Environment, Other, Sound

[Photo: Anne Helmond] Crackle-canvas is an ongoing electronics project of the Netherlands-based media artist Tom Verbruggen (aka token). This endeavour playfully challenges the conventions of artistic consumption by reimagining gallery space as an interactive musical playground rather than an arena of ...
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29/12/2011 / Processing, Sound

A few months ago, Marc Tiedemann got asked to come up with an animations for the upcoming documentary "DAIKU | 10000 Japaner singen Beethovens Neunte" to be aired 31.12.2011 15:20 on ARTE. They required a main title and graphics within the movie. Friedemann Hottenbacher, the director ...
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21/11/2011 / Games, iPhone, Sound

In collaboration with Rump-Recordings, Futura Epsis 1 (the collective behind GRID) have just released QDD, an iPhone game and music promo for Quasi Dub Development's newest LP "Limousine to the Guillotine". The app combines game mechanics with unlockable tracks featuring remixes from artists like Thomas Knak aka ...
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10/11/2011 / MaxMSP, Sound

'Ground' is the new audiovisual installation by Ryoichi Kurokawa. Full screen recommended. 2011, 3 HD displays | 3.1ch multi sound, Duration: 12'00" Loop.
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06/11/2011 / Sound, vvvv

The video below, created by Lasal, shows a short part of a new installation which explores the relationship between 2 Harmonic waves in different graphical/musical ways. The piece includes 98 pair of points trigger notes depending on the collision position in the ...
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04/11/2011 / Objects, Sound

Designed by Katharina Hölzl, the following are very special business cards for Ritornell, experimental music duo. The cards were inspired by the project’s live show where Ritornell invited the audience to bring along their private musicboxes. With the aid of laser ...
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27/10/2011 / Javascript, Sound

Baroque.me by Alexander Chen visualizes the first Prelude from Bach’s Cello Suites by drawing notes as strings. Instead of a stream of classical notation on a page, this interactive project highlights the music’s underlying structure and subtle shifts. I created eight strings, as the Prelude’s natural phrasing ...
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23/10/2011 / Mac, openFrameworks, Sound, Windows

Latest by Joshua Nimoy is this synaesthetic, interactive musical experience provides six original modes in which the player may produce music. Advanced configuration is possible by editing the contents of the bundled settings.yml. By changing the values of that file, you can ...
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10/10/2011 / Sound

Sound responsive version of rutt etra created by Tokyo based bridge collective. Soundtrack from hazcauch / scept “VEIN”. Visuals by vokoi. Created with Max/MSP/Jitter. Full screen recommended, volume up. music: hazcauch Released from +MUS [ plumus.tokyomax.jp/​ ] iTunes: itunes.apple.com/​jp/​album/​vein/​id470442851 amazon(jp): amazon.co.jp/​gp/​product/​B005TRP9K0 amazon: amazon.com/​gp/​product/​B005TQO0KG/​
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05/10/2011 / Other, Sound

"Égrégore" means an energy produced by the desires of many individuals in a common goal. This is the starting point of this audiovisual performance that aims to exploit the group movement phenomenas. Complex and expressive behaviors are generated and controlled ...
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27/09/2011 / Quarz Composer, Sound

Created by Émile Sacré, Kulbuto is an installation and an instrument, exploring possibilities of non-uniform compositions by both visualising what is being created and using the visual content as the driving force behind the rhythmic cycles. The formal outcome of Kulbuto is based ...
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28/08/2011 / openFrameworks, Sound

Simple Harmonic Motion is an ongoing research and series of projects by Memo Akten exploring the nature of complex patterns created from the interaction of multilayered rhythms. Shown at Ron Arads Curtain Call at the Roundhouse last friday, this ultra wide video ...
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23/08/2011 / iPad, Sound

Inspired by the IBM tape loop machine, Donut  is the latest release from The Strange Agency. This sound sequencer is a strange one, like the old IBM machine, it makes time two-dimensional by first creating a three dimensional loop and two ...
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