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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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10/03/2014 / Arduino, Processing

Created by Seoul based artist Teo Park, "May the Force be With You" is a kinetic installation that invites visitors to interact with an interactive water tank. The tank uses gravitational force driven by the position of the viewer's hand ...
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06/03/2014 / Games

Over the past few months, in preparation for our Book of Eniarof crowdfunding campaign, we have been exploring the use of playing cards as a method for designing and developing games, concepts, attractions, and playful art objects of various ilk. There is a curious ...
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04/03/2014 / CAN Events

Five years in the running, organised by Rhizomatiks and curated by Daito Manabe, Flying Tokyo has been the home for international artists working in the field of art and technology to present their work to the Japanese audience. Over the ...
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03/03/2014 / Unity

Created for an installation in conjunction with the 10th Anniversary Pictoplasma Festival in Berlin, this is an app/toy/thing David OReilly made for the Oculus Rift with a little help from  Damien Di Fede. The experiment allows you to see your reflection as a ...
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03/03/2014 / Arduino

Created by Francesco Tacchini in collaboration with Julinka Ebhardt and Will Yates-Johnson, Space Replay is a hovering object that explores and manipulates transitional public spaces by constantly recording and replaying their ambient sounds. The object is aimed to produce "a delayed echo of human activity" ...
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28/02/2014 / openFrameworks

Exploring the concepts of generative art with the language of cinema, Fractal Film is a collaboration between video artist Delphine Doukhan and generative artist Antoine Schmitt. The project includes a very precisely choreographed scene shot in very high definition (5K) ...
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28/02/2014 / Video

Latest from Zeitguised comes in the form of macro-organisms. The motion triptych shows an interpretation of what the initial concepts would have looked liked if they were not realised as a line of runway clothes but spontaneously realized themselves as autonomous life ...
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24/02/2014 / Android, Featured

Google's got a new consumer hardware initiative. It's a mobile phone with machine vision eyes, ultra-fast inner-ears and spatially aware brains. And around that 5" Android reference hardware, they're trying to coordinate the biggest party in Spatial Computing this side ...
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20/02/2014 / Arduino, Processing, Sound

Created by Felix Faire and on display at the Royal Academy in London for "Sensing Spaces" Friday Late event tomorrow (21st Feb), Contact is an acoustic research project that turns any hard surface into an interface. The project is part of work in progress ...
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17/02/2014 / Processing

For about a year now generative artist Lia has been exploring 3d printing by analysing filament and the movements of the printhead. Rather than just having 3d models printed out, Lia has been interested in the possibilities of the process by defining ...
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14/02/2014 / Sound

Ototo is an initiative by London based Dentaku (Mark McKeague and Yuri Suzuki) to bring the all-in-one musical invention kit to everyone. The kit  allows you to make an instrument any way you want and has everything you need to make sound interactive: ...
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13/02/2014 / Arduino, vvvv

Created by Michael Burk at the Berlin University of the Arts, "Therefore I Am" is a project exploring prenatal diagnostics - the measurement of a human before birth. Michael is concerned with the consequences and ethics as scientists encode our DNA further and further. This ...
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13/02/2014 / iPhone

When Lauren McCarthy went out on dates where other people we suggesting her next action she did't really know what to expect but it was definetly interesting. During a series of dates with people she meet on the internet she ...
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13/02/2014 / Video

We are always fond of projects that use Desktop as a creative landscape. From Screen Capture to Sound by Satoru Higa to 114.psd Type by Emilio Gomariz these projects manipulate the predictable to produce the exquisite. The latest experiment in the similar category ...
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12/02/2014 / MaxMSP, Processing

Created by Hyun Ju Song and Mi Lyoung Bae, The Moment is an exploration of language, how the meaning is formed from words. Hyun Ju Song describes a situation when people face an absurd situation in Korea, they say "It ...
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11/02/2014 / Featured, Unity

Inspired by atmospheric landscape painting from JW Turner to Peter Doig and the computational lifeforms of Carl Sims, Radiohead - Polyfauna is a collaboration between Radiohead, Nigel Godrich, Stanley Donwood and Universal Everything. Described as "a living, breathing, growing touchscreen ...
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11/02/2014 / Video

Working with the code from Daniel Shiffman's 'Flocking' sketch in Processing, Cyrill Studer and Lazar Jeremic, under direction of Ludwig Zeller, created this visual instrument for creating and controlling organically moving particles with a swarm behaviour. The swarm behaviour from the original sketch was changed ...
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11/02/2014 / Arduino, Environment

Created by Shohei Fujimoto, Power of One #Point is an installation exploring input and output using laser and reflecting mirrors. Comprising a white laser, 40 stepper motors and 40 mirrors attached to them, the light endlessly reflects within the grid ...
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10/02/2014 / Video

Referencing the work of Archigram, Universal Everything continue to explore body and movement with the latest evolving video sculpture titled "Walking City". Animated using Houdini by Chris Perry, the language of materials and patterns transform as the nomadic city walks endlessly, ...
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10/02/2014 / Games, iOS, iPhone

When the iPhone launched, Apple did't provide any support for third-party software: Steve Jobs believed that web applications served over the internet could provide adequate functionality required for most users. With the release of iPhone OS 2.0 in July 2008, Apple launched the App ...
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27/01/2014 / Cinder, Processing

Back in 2012 Nicolas Ménard created a project with the idea to design a book on the topic of colour, using a random process that generated abstract forms. Starting with colorimetric system, the process turns data functions into visual equivalents ...
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27/01/2014 / Other

Created by Julien Léonard, the following are what he refers to as a combination of electronic lace, algae to Indian plankton. These are also results of XRVG, a vector graphic programming environment based on the Ruby language. XRVG stands for "eXtended ...
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24/01/2014 / CAN Events

Curated in collaboration between EWHA's Cross Media Lab, Kimchi and Chips and CreativeApplications.Net, The  「Distortion Field」 objective is to facilitate a productive ‘scenius’ that nurtures creative intersections, exchanges and networks between practitioners in art, media, performance and technology. It aims ...
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24/01/2014 / Featured, Javascript, Paper Js, Unity

Created by Moniker and commissioned by Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, 'Your Line or Mine' is an interactive installation in the Stedelijk Museum comprised of three continually changing crowd sourced animations drawn entirely by the museum’s visitors. Visitors are invited to ...
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23/01/2014 / openFrameworks

Created by MPC New York in collaboration with artist Thompson Harrell, ‘The Color Project’ explores narratives through colour, line, and form found in geographic satellite imagery. Utilising Google Earth together with custom software, the install spans over 27 HD screens ...
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22/01/2014 / MaxMSP, Sound

Created by Osacr Palou & Alexander Müller-Rakow at the UdK, Theometrica is a sound interface that explores the relation of ethnologic, geometric graphics and generative sound synthesis. Inspired by acupuncture, a traditional Chinese medicine technique based on the insertion and manipulation ...
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16/01/2014 / Games, iPad, iPhone

Part game, part visual experiment, and originally prototyped at the global game jam 2013, 577Rhea is the latest from André Sier, Portuguese artist-programmer at s373.net/x. You are your planet's last hope and you have to time-travel through black holes with ...
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16/01/2014 / Inspiration

Some two months ago we wrote about the grotesque, dream-Like video portraits by Donato Sansone. The latest (final) piece, a much longer one, includes new experiments utilising this fantastic technique. “Portrait” is work in progress on a video installations that shows ...
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