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10/06/2014 / iOS, Javascript

Created as a collaboration between Jono Brandel (aka jonobr1) and Lullatone, Patatap is a portable animation and sound kit that allows you to play with versatile melodies charged with colourful geometric graphics. Patatap is a progression from Neuronal Synchrony and built ...
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06/06/2014 / Featured

Created by London-based creative agencies Squint/Opera and Hirsch&Mann, Discovery Wall is a wall-sized installation created from thousands of tiny screens and lenses that celebrates the work of the new $650m Belfer Research Building, part of Weill Cornell Medical College (WCMC) ...
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05/06/2014 / HOLO

With HOLO 1 being in the world for a little more than two months, the conversations about the first issue of CAN’s 226-page magazine are beginning to shift. Instead of “Congratulations!” people now ask “How’s the magazine doing?”   The short answer: ...
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05/06/2014 / Android, Cinder, iOS

Created by Tel-Aviv based designer and programmer Ariel Malka, He Liked Thick Word Soup is the latest experiment in the Chronotext series, a growing collection of software experiments exploring the relation between text, space and time. While some apps claim to ...
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04/06/2014 / Objects

Created by Revital Cohen and Tuur van Balen, H / AlCuTaAu is an object created using precious metals and stones mined out of technological objects and transformed back into mineral form. The artificial ore was constructed out of gold (Au), copper (Cu), ...
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04/06/2014 / Arduino, Objects

Created by Flavien Théry, Le blanc n’existe pas (White Does Not Exist) is an installation exploring the reverse of Newton disc, a collection of seven neighbouring colours that when spun give us a synthetic vision of colour white. In this ...
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30/05/2014 / Arduino

With a background in comics & film, Eunyoung Park created this experimental "Mechanical Cartoon" that combines an Arduino, ultrasonic ping sensors and cardboard to transplant his previous expertise to the physical exhibition space, "making it pop up from a page of book and a ...
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29/05/2014 / Arduino, Sound

Created by Lorenzo Bravi, Hit The Beat is a physical drum machine that can play anything, making it possible for everyday objects to become musical instruments. The setup includes a collection of box like objects with solenoid actuators built in, and ...
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28/05/2014 / Environment, vvvv

Commissioned by Caviar House & Prunier for London Heathrow Terminal 2, "Emergence" is a new light installation by London based Cinimod studio. The installation takes on a playful relevance to Caviar House, re-imagining the movement of a school of fish ...
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27/05/2014 / Arduino

Created during a one-week introductory workshop to mechatronics, Make longer Cables is a short film by Philipp Schmitt, Stephan Bogner and Louis Fischediek that includes a custom made five-axis robotic arm trying to escape monotony by committing suicide. Half-way into the workshop they ...
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27/05/2014 / Processing

Created by Andreas Gysin in collaboration with Sidi Vanetti, Fari is a kinetic installation created with an array of moving light heads. The array is displayed in a geometric configuration, a circle and programmed as a choreography. The light shutter is opened with parsimony as the focus is ...
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16/05/2014 / Android, iOS

Created by Alexander Zolotov, and based based on the unique Russian synthesizer ANS by Evgeny Murzin, PhonoPaper is a format of graphical representation of the sound (music, human voice, etc.); in other words, it is the 2D audio barcode (by analogy with the ...
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15/05/2014 / CAN Events

[caption id="attachment_42290" align="alignnone" width="640"] Atom™ at Elektra 2013[/caption] While Montreal’s spring festival offerings are always impressive, the announcement that MUTEK and Elektra were teaming up this year to co-present EM15 was met with much enthusiasm here at CAN. In each of their fifteen-year histories, ...
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15/05/2014 / Events

Produced by Timo Arnall, Internet Machine is a multi-screen film about the invisible infrastructures of the internet. The film was made to reveal hidden materiality of our data by exploring some of the machines through which ‘the cloud’ is transmitted ...
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14/05/2014 / WebApp

Created by Marc Faasse, Playground NDSM is an interactive photomontage that includes 7 years of photographs taken by Marc and mapped using googlemaps engine. Since 2007 Marc has been taking pictures of the NDSM-warf in Amsterdam. The site is changing rapidly: the ...
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13/05/2014 / iOS

Created by Ernst Uys, Sablo for iOS lets you explore the boundary between order and chaos using the Abelian Sandpile model (also known as the Bak–Tang–Wiesenfeld model in theoretical physics). This algorithmic model is a cellular automaton that approximates the ...
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12/05/2014 / Objects

While the piecemeal music purchasing that MP3 singles allow are oft-cited as signalling “the death of the album,” the format continues to show signs of life. Beyonce’s recent ‘surprise’ release was billed as a “visual album” and a whopping seventeen short ...
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09/05/2014 / Events

As Robert Henke sets of on his tour with the new project Lumière, kicking off in NYC on the 10th May, followed by shows in Helsingor, Montreal (MUTEK/Elektra), London, Riga, Nantes and others, we offer a little preview of what ...
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05/05/2014 / Arduino, openFrameworks

In the former building of the Newspaper BN De Stem, the installation created by Tim Knapen and Andreas Depauw (indianen) allows visitors to collaboratively create a mini publication. Presented as a part of the Graphic Design Festival in Breda (NL), the installation borrows ...
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30/04/2014 / Sound

When Teenage Engineering launched Oplab c it had a somewhat a bumpy start. Developed in-house by Yuri Suzuki and the team, it was designed as a platform that bridged those interested in building own sensors using Arduino for example with those that ...
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28/04/2014 / TouchDesigner

Created using TouchDesigner and Kinect, Le Vent Nous Portera (the wind will cary us) is an interactive installation by Saint-Petersburg based Alexander Letcius (visuals/ programming) and Bulat Sharipov (sound design). The installation invites visitors to participate in a magnificent virtual forest, illuminated ...
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25/04/2014 / Objects

Keeping in line with her prolonged interest in representing urban flows, Tori Foster’s Cadence transforms vehicular activity into a four-minute loop of flowing streams of animated electromagnetic flip-discs. Drawing on footage of rush hour from a busy Toronto highway, the display distills ...
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24/04/2014 / iOS

Conceived by Spanish photographer Óscar Monzón and developed by Espadaysantacruz Studio, KARMA is an interactive audiovisual experience designed for the iPad integrating photos, video and music created by Óscar Monzón. The cyclical movement of cars through the city appears as a reflection ...
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23/04/2014 / Environment

Opening this Saturday (April 26) at the Art Museum of Lugano in Switzerland, 36 ventilators, 4.7m³ packing chips is the new installation by Zimoun, the Bern-based artist known for his architecturally-minded platforms of sound. Zimoun yet again extends his installation inventory. Converting nine of the museum’s towering ...
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22/04/2014 / Sound

Constructed by Jacqueline Kiyomi Gordon within San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) new exhibition series Control: Technology in Culture, It Only Happens All of the Time is an installation that shapes sound, movement, and perception. Architectural in ambition, the installation tasks visitors with ...
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21/04/2014 / Objects

Christoph Bader & Dominik Kolb (deskriptiv) are currently working on an algorithm as an application that produces procedural sculptures ready for 3D printing. The software, currently designed for the Microsoft Surface Pro 2 tablet, allows for the creation of complex symmetrical ...
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17/04/2014 / Arduino, MaxMSP

Some seven months ago Squarepusher and WARP records released a video titled Z-Machines, comprised of hand built robots showcasing the stupendous chops of the robot guitarist, drummer and keyboard player. The video and installation was created in collaboration by the roboticist’s ...
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16/04/2014 / HOLO

We are thrilled to announce that HOLO 1 is now shipping from our distribution hub in Berlin! After more than a year of work, CAN’s print spin-off is now headed around the world! Dedicated to chronicling ‘emerging trajectories in art, science, and ...
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16/04/2014 / Events

Created by Ralf Baecker and produced by the LEAP gallery in Berlin, Mirage is an installation that uses muscle wires to move a mirror that reflects a laser beam into a shape of a landscape. Currently installed in the LEAP gallery, the piece the ...
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16/04/2014 / Cinder, iOS

Created by Kris Meeusen and Lab101 for one of their favourite Belgium bands Nid & Sancy, The Cut up Jeans Technique is an iOS app that plays the new album as long as you shake your device. All animations are ...
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