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02/05/2013 / Arduino, Objects

Created by Nikolas Schmid-Pfähler and Carolin Liebl, Vincent & Emily are two self-willed robots who are in a bizarre conflict between each other and their surroundings. The robots are designed to explore solitude of a partner relationship and their impulses. Mimicking humans, using sounds and ...
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01/05/2013 / HOLO

In the wake of our latest (9th) Kickstarter campaign update – and the new 'magazine' space here on CAN – it is time for us to report back home. "What if CAN was a magazine?" was what we asked the ...
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29/04/2013 / CAN Events, Resonate, Theory

Continuing our documentation of Resonate 2013, it's a pleasure to present the talk of Anthony Dunne, professor and head of the Design Interactions programme at the Royal College of Art in London. We covered a number of RCA_DI projects in the ...
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29/04/2013 / Featured, Theory

This is one in a series of articles by @zenbullets, which are being collected into a very-low-cost eBook as they are written. If you'd prefer to read this in epub, pdf or mobi format, please click here. [caption id="attachment_34711" align="alignnone" width="640"] ...
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25/04/2013 / Arduino, Kids, Objects

Created by Khalil Klouche and aimed at small children, Knock Knock is a playful calculator which allows calculation on the wood surface by knocking and will give back the answer using the same knocking tone. Components include Arduino board, contact microphones and solenoids. The device ...
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'Forest' is the latest interactive installation by Marshmallow Laser Feast, London collective consisting of  Memo Akten, Robin McNicholas and Barney Steel. Commissioned by and premiered at the STRP Biennale in Eindhoven, 'Forest' covers almost 450 square meters and is comprised of over 150 musical 'trees' made of ...
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25/04/2013 / Arduino, Environment, Objects, Other

Created by Brookly based VFX and projection design studio Volvoxlabs, Perception of Consequence project represents the idea of consequence and constraints of motion set by the rules of physics. Two fluid-evolving forms are placed in a reversible entropic system and simulated to ...
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24/04/2013 / Javascript, Three Js

Collaborations are always a great chance to see artists' work in new light. "Image-of-Edessa" is a project between Evan Roth, known for his GIF investigations among other things and Geoffrey Lillemon who explores quite unique pop-cultural cut&paste imagery that has started with ...
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Created by Andreas Gysin and used at a resonate.io workshop in Belgrade. First documented at ertdfgcvb.com. Last month at Resonate festival in Belgrade Andreas Gysin ran a workshop titled "Printshop With Processing" aimed at graphic designers who want to integrate Processing in their ...
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22/04/2013 / Objects

Created by tangent:, a design studio based in London and Tokyo, KIHOU (April 2013) is a bubbling brew of liquid light. Served in a small ceramic cube is a sticky translucent liquid, covered with a thin layer of black silicone ...
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22/04/2013 / Environment, openFrameworks

ExR3 (∃x⊂ℝ³∶∀x′⊂ℝ³∶(‖x-x′‖<Ɛ)→(f(x)>f(x′))) is an a anamorphic analogue interactive installation created by Elliot Woods and Kyle McDonald and presented at NODE Forum earlier this year. Using digital techniques the installation occupies the main space of Frankfurter Kunstvertein existing coherently in a fractured, mirrored ...
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18/04/2013 / CAN Events, Resonate, Tutorials

This is the first of a number of posts where we try to document both the results and howtos that happened at the most recent Resonate festival that took place in March this year. We begin the series with "Audio ...
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18/04/2013 / Featured, iOS

Created by Vladimir Shreyder, Boris Golovnev and Ivan Shornikov, Glitché is a free iPhone application that lets you distort your photos using common computer errors and bugs. Using similar UX to popular image apps such as Instagram, Glitché includes filters such as glitch, ...
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17/04/2013 / Flash, Games

Created by Brent Watanabe, "for(){};", 2013 includes projection mapped video game on canvas. In for(){}; there is no beginning or end to the game, just collecting and wandering, birthing and consuming, an arbitrary point system rising until your inevitable death and the ...
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17/04/2013 / vvvv

Cycles 720 is an hybrid visual/audio sequencer by Craig Allan aka Numbercult built using VVVV and Ableton Live with a custom M4L patch. Circle/Line interactions trigger percussion: rhythm and swing are dictated by the size, number of circles, their degree of separation, ...
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16/04/2013 / iOS, Kids

Created by Lucas Zanotto (design, concept & animation), Ulrich Troyer (sound design & music) and Niels Hoffmann (programming), idea behind Drawnimal is to expand iOS device by using simple tools like pen and paper and motivate children to learn the alphabet by leaving the digital screen ...
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15/04/2013 / Cinder, iOS

Created by Matthieu Savary, Pixel is Data is not your ordinary photography app for the iOS. Instead of dealing with pixels as you'd expect, all in order to represent the scene you have just photographed, Pixel is Data uses the image data and shows ...
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15/04/2013 / Featured, Javascript

Created by Amsterdam based studio Moniker (Roel Wouters, Luna Maurer, Jonathan Puckey), Do Not Touch is a crowd-sourced music video for the band Light Light and is the second project (starting with Pointer Pointer) in a series of projects that celebrate ...
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15/04/2013 / Arduino

Created by Danilo Wanner & Travis Purrington, two students of Master Studies in Iconic Research at the Basel Academy of Art and Design (HGK), BNJMN (pronounced Benjamin) is a "mobile sensory image production mechanism". His sole purpose is to create original ...
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12/04/2013 / Environment

30 pieces of molded plastic, 2 HD projectors – hovering in the dark of Berlin's 401contemporary gallery is Robert Seidel's latest projection sculpture. Suspended from the ceiling and drenched in waves of light the amorph, skeletal structure comes alive – ...
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12/04/2013 / Processing

Created by Giuseppe Randazzo, Meanders is a generative system driven by the interaction of growing agents. The agents are governed by conditions, allowed to wonder and their paths converted to object, outputted as OBJ and rendered. The agents are defined by their ...
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11/04/2013 / Mac, Processing, Windows

Created by Benedikt Groß, Speculative Sea Level Explorer is an application made using Processing that explores the possible effects flooding should the sea levels change as a result of global warming. The software also allows you to reverse the scenario, create dry land, go ...
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11/04/2013 / Other, Sound

Created by Dmitry Morozov (::vtol::), 'Financial Risks' is a project designed to present an ironical viewpoint on encoded wallets as a data input interface which invites to overcome fear of impossibility to control spread of confidential information for the sake of curiosity of interaction ...
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10/04/2013 / Featured, Three Js, vvvv

"Rising vapor is forming a cloud and seemingly random particles form a structure like the atoms of a molecule." Fluidic - Sculpture in Motion is a new installation for Hyundai’s Advanced Design Center installed for Milan Design Week and created by Berlin based ...
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10/04/2013 / Arduino, Featured, Members, Tutorials

Joshua Noble is a Developer/Writer/Designer from Cascadia and author of Programming Interactivity book. He is available at thefactoryfactory or at @fctry2 Ok, so let's talk cheap and tiny: programmable computers needn't be large precious things, they can be tiny things that ...
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09/04/2013 / Other

Created as a collaboration between MIT Sensible Lab, Pentagram and SuperUber, Makr Shakr is a robotic bar, capable of preparing approximately one googol (equal to 10 power 100) crowd-sourced drink combinations. The project was developed with the endorsement of “World Expo Milano 2015 – Energy for ...
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09/04/2013 / openFrameworks

Created by Dhairya Dand and Robert Hemsley, the project seeks to develop gestures to evolve three-dimensional surfaces using 2.5D interaction. Learning from existing displays which are two-dimensional and using optical illusion and depth sensing cameras, the flat elastic surface is ...
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09/04/2013 / Featured, Theory

This is one in a series of articles by @zenbullets, which are being collected into a very-low-cost eBook as they are written. If you'd prefer to read this in epub, pdf or mobi format, please click here. Do people really think ...
    ScreenLab 0x02 Residency at University of Salford, MediaCityUK - 3 dimensional computer generated art
Last December 3 artists were working at The University of Salford, as part of the ScreenLab artist in residence initiative by Elliot Woods and Kit Turner. The initiative aims to explore modes of perception and interaction under the theme 'Future of Broadcast'. The invited artists, Kyle ...
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08/04/2013 / Games

140 is an upcoming platform game developed by Jeppe Carlsen, known for his gameplay direction for Playdead's Limbo. The game is described as a "minimalistic platformer", using electronic music to create synesthesia as the player manipulates their avatar, a character ...
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