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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, iPad, iPhone

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, iPad, iPhone

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, iPad

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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16/04/2014 / Arduino, openFrameworks

Created by the panGenerator collective, Macrofilm is a permanent interactive installation for The Museum of The History of Polish Jews. The team was asked to create unique interactive installation for the Resource Center of The Museum that allows the visitors to browse through some stories of Polish ...
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14/04/2014 / Featured, Tutorials

Video projectors are one of the most important tools for creators of interactive installations. The information for projectors is available on various websites, but this 2 part guide will focus on their use in production and interactive environments. Part 1 ...
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14/04/2014 / iOS, openFrameworks

Created by Eric Rieper, Wake Up With the World is a an iOS application that turns your wake up alarm into musical collaborative experience. When you wake your GPS coordinates are translated into musical notes and combined with those of every other ...
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21/03/2014 / Processing

Created by Lafkon duo consisting of Benjamin Stephan and Christoph Haag, etcpp is an animation created using Processing and a Pen Plotter where animation frames are drawn into various granular matter. The project started during a pitch for collaborative animation project and ...
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21/03/2014 / Games, Unity

Like it's predecessors from the 80s and 90s including the early Grand Theft Auto titles and more recent Retro City Rampage, RIOT is a tributes and homages to the genre of games that take the idea of violence and transform ...
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19/03/2014 / Objects, Sound

Created by Quadrature, including Sebastian Neitsch, Jan Bernstein and Clara Iannotta, 12 is a sound machine comprised of 12 custom built music boxes with specially tuned lamellae controlled by on/off switches and knobs. Each knob controls the speed the music-box handle and when combined, the device becomes ...
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17/03/2014 / Review

You'd be hard-pressed to find a more influential pair of practitioners working within the ‘critical design’ space than Anthony Dunne and Fiona Raby, and rightly so, given they coined the term almost two decades ago. In recent years the duo ...
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17/03/2014 / Arduino

Created by Florian Born, Aerosol explores what happens when we reverse the common process of transferring physical systems into virtual ones. The project is an experiment that investigates exactly this by using a particle system and the emergent appearance. A taut fabric ...
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12/03/2014 / Objects

Created by Thibault Brevet, CONSTI2GO is a portable device that allows, on the press of a button, to print copies of the US Constitution by hijacking the existing network of standard receipt printers. Thibault first prototyped the electronics with an Arduino and ...
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12/03/2014 / Arduino

Created by Aisen Caro Chacin, a graduate from Parsons, Scent Rhythm is a timekeeping device that maps relational olfactory sequences to the body's circadian cycle. The device, which you can build yourself following the instructions available on the site, attempts ...
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