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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

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, iOS

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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16/01/2014 / CAN Events

Rhizomatiks and Daito Manabe proudly present “Super Flying Tokyo” taking place on February 1st and 2nd, 2014 in Tokyo. Following the previous editions of Flying Tokyo, the new event is growing and inviting internationally acclaimed digital artists to cultivate Tokyo's creative ...
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14/01/2014 / Javascript

Created by Left Field Labs, Music Drop is an interpretation of traditional hand cranked music box with the ability for the user to create their own custom tune. Excited to see what we could do with 3D printing capabilities the ...
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13/01/2014 / Arduino, Events

YCAM is wrapping their 10th Anniversary InterLab program by showing installations by Ryuichi Sakamoto and Shiro Takatani at the centre. Titled "Art ― Environment ― Life", the exhibition introduces three installations realised with the YCAM InterLab team. One of the projects, the ...
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09/01/2014 / MaxMSP

MirrorFugue is a Ph.D. research project by Xiao Xiao at the MIT Media Lab, exploring communicating gesture in music collaboration across space and time. The project is comprised of a set of interfaces for piano to visualise the gesture of ...
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08/01/2014 / c++

Created by a mathematician, digital artist and Emmy award winning supervisor of computer generated effects - Andy Lomas, Morphogenetic Creations is a collection of works that explore the nature of complex forms that can be produced by digital simulation of ...
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06/01/2014 / openFrameworks

Commissioned by the Center for Strategic and International Studies for their new headquarters in Washington, Sosolimited partnered with Hypersonic Engineering & Design, Plebian Design, and Chris Parlato to design, program, and fabricate one-of-a-kind chandelier. 425 hanging pendants form a map ...
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02/01/2014 / Javascript, Processing, WebApp

Created by Sures Kumar, Pro-Folio is a portfolio website built from fictional identities of artists and designers. The project is a response to the "Scientific Hoax" brief at the RCA Design Interactions and theoretically can generate up to 690,903,803 trillion ...
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02/01/2014 / Processing

Created by Madeline Gannon, a doctoral student studying generative fabrication and computational design in the CMU School of Architecture, Reverberating Across the Divide project aims to reconnect digital and physical contexts through a custom chronomorphologic modeling environment. The process includes a ...
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02/01/2014 / Processing

Created by RMBit, Chinese live performance collective, code: e is their latest instalment for the Media Arts Festival in Hangzhou, performed in December 2013. Composed using Processing, the piece is a hybrid between realtime debug-view and animation. Camera orbits about engine ...
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28/12/2013 / Featured, Tutorials

Foreword by Ricardo Sanchez Back in March I had the pleasure to attend Karsten's workshop at the 2013 Resonate conference in Belgrade, in it we learned how to work with audio and music while coding live using the Clojure programming language. ...
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20/12/2013 / Featured

It's that time of the year when we take a week break and unplug from the internet. Before we step away, it is our duty to highlight some of the projects that we found to be the most memorable. With ...
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20/12/2013 / Featured, Java

[caption id="attachment_40220" align="alignnone" width="640"] Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, photo Gert-Jan van Rooij[/caption] Created by the the Dutch design studio LUST, ‘Type/Dynamics’ is a new interactive installation for the exhibition of work by the graphic designer Jurriaan Schrofer (1926-1990) at the Stedelijk Museum in ...
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19/12/2013 / Games

Tale of Tales is 10 years old today. To celebrate the occasion, directors Auria Harvey & Michael Samyn are releasing a bundle with experiments and prototypes created over the past decade. The bundle is available from now until Christmas and ...
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19/12/2013 / Arduino

Created by Skrekkøgle (Theo Tveterås and Lars Marcus Vedeler), Durr is a shivering unisex bracelet that investigates our perception of time by exploring how we perceive 5 minutes in different situations. By markedly shivering every 5 minutes, it creates a ...
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18/12/2013 / HOLO

226 pages, 34 contributors from 8 different countries, 12 months of blood, sweat and tears – the first issue of HOLO magazine, CAN's exciting print spin-off that is "more a book than a magazine," is near. And it's bigger and ...
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18/12/2013 / Arduino, Cinder, Games

Kris Temmerman's house/office has a store window that he tries to make use of as much as possible. In the past he built projections but really wanted to make something interactive. Since the area has a lot of loitering youth and ...
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17/12/2013 / Review

AIT (“Social Hacking”), taught for the first time this semester by Lauren McCarthy and Kyle McDonald at NYU’s ITP, explored the structures and systems of social interactions, identity, and self representation as mediated by technology. The semester was spent developing ...
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17/12/2013 / iOS

The early-to-mid 1990’s were an interesting time. “Multimedia” was a hot buzzword, and people were wondering if CD-ROM and Internet was here to stay. Macromedia Director ruled the world of interactive graphics, and World Wide Web and HTML was finally ...
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