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Kunst Bauen [iPad, iPhone, oF, Mac]


Created by Rob Seward, Kunst Bauen is an interactive artwork inspired by 80s video games and the Bauhaus. It lets you conjure pulsating, futuristic patterns with just your fingertips. You can stroke the screen to create smooth, swirling shapes, or tap it to make geometric patterns. Kunst Bauen was originally part of a 2008 art installation in Hamburg, Germany. Now it’s available for the iPad and iPhone. The iPad edition features a higher resolution and increased framerate.

made with openFrameworks and also open source. Get the code here.

You can also download the previous edition Mac OSX desktop version of the app here which was part of a larger video games project.

Rob Seward is an artist and programmer. His work has been exhibited at the Blanton Museum, Austin; CVZ Contemporary, New York; Center For Opinions in Music and Art, Berlin; and Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax. He has lectured at the Centre Pompidou, Paris; Columbia University; and Location One, both in New York.

Platform: iPad/iPhone
Version: 1.0
Cost: $0.99 iPhone and $1.99 for iPad HD version
Developer: Rob Seward