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Emerging trajectories in art, science, and technology.

226 pages of conversation, research, opinion, analysis. Step into artists' studios and workshops to discover the faces, personalities, and processes behind important work. Learn more!

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01/09/2013 / Inspiration, Scripts

Created by the Teresuac collective, Ghost Are Dancing is a personal project made using Houdini. The team created motion capture of the face with two cameras and the main effect was done in 2D using motion vector and lighting from 3D. The resulting video ...
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30/08/2013 / iPhone, Processing

Tracking your movements has always been a tricky affair. At first there was Google Latitude that worked o.k. and it synced with Google services where you could download your data as KML files which could then easily be imported into ...
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29/08/2013 / Mac, openFrameworks, Windows

Created by Unsigned Long Long, Unsigned Mirror is an application for Mac and Windows, created using openFrameworks, that allows you to create a slit-scan image by dragging image(s) onto the mirror object in the window. The mirror also shows you as ...
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28/08/2013 / Environment, MaxMSP

Created by David Bowen, Fly Revolver is an installation that spatialises activities of a houseflies through a device that controls a revolver and by blurring boundaries between the real and the perceived. The flies live inside an acrylic sphere with ...
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27/08/2013 / Environment, Objects

Ever since Jürg Lehni's printer mechanic sculptures artists have been inspired to build own mechanical drawing bots. Hektor (with Uli Franke), followed by Rita, Viktor have not only been vertical representations of mechanical drawings devices such as traditional plotters but they have utilised ...
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26/08/2013 / Objects

Created by Jacob Tonski, artist-in-residence at the STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, "Balance from Within" is an installation that includes a 170-year-old Victorian sofa which balances precariously on one leg, continuously teetering, responding internally to external forces. Inside the body of the sofa, ...
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23/08/2013 / iPad, iPhone

Created and written by Neven Mrgan & James Moore, Blackbar is a political statement as a response to ███████ and a text game: a sci-fi story of a dystopian future told through the medium of word puzzles. Those who have had a chance ...
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23/08/2013 / Android

Created by Johnny Kelly and produced by Nexus Interactive Arts, Memory Palace is a "multi-dimensional" exhibition experience at the V&A museum commissioned by Sky Arts based on Hari Kunzru’s fictional novel about the art of memory. For the interactive work in ...
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22/08/2013 / Events, Kids, Objects

Back in 2008, for his Royal College of Art graduation show, Yuri Suzuki presented work which involved an innovative way of playing conventional vinyl records, including a miniature electric circuit constructed from pieces of old records on which small cars circulate and ...
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22/08/2013 / Objects, Sound

Scottish artist and filmmaker James Houston has been toying with the idea of recreating music using old computer hardware for some years now - much before the HP ad, utilising dead media as an instrument, picking out recognisable sounds these ...
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21/08/2013 / Environment

Created by Pablo Valbuena, Time Tilings are four site-specific interventions created for Artefact festival, STUK Kunstencentrum. Leuven, BE in 2013. Like in most of his projects, time tilings is about time, space and perception. He explores the overlap of the physical and ...
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21/08/2013 / MaxMSP, Processing

Commissioned by Sonos, Light House is an interactive light and sound responsive installation created by NY's SoftLab that responds in real-time to Sonos components. The installation is constructed of a grid of 600 fluorescent light tubes at varying heights and lengths to create ...
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20/08/2013 / Profile

DEPART are Leonhard Lass and Gregor Ladenhauf - Vienna designers and directors with projects that explore fields of text, image and sound and range from interactive installation to netbased applications, performances and A/V live shows. DEPART create unique visual moments that ...
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20/08/2013 / Objects

Created by UK-based artist Lorna Barnshaw, Replicants is a collection of 3D printed facial studies, each created using a different computer application, software, and printing method as an output source. The aim of the project is to replicate reality as closely ...
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19/08/2013 / Events

Credit: Ryoichi Kurokawa This year Alpha-ville teams up with one of the most distinguished cultural institutions to present the UK premiere of Ryoichi Kurokawa’s new audiovisual concert Syn_. The Japanese born Berlin based artist, known for his stunning performances and multi-screen installations, was ...
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15/08/2013 / openFrameworks

We have already covered the work of designer/design engineer Kenichi Yoneda aka Kynd, exploring physical painting effects using openFrameworks. At the recent openFrameworks Developer Conference held held at YCAM as a part of the Yagamuchi Mini Market Faire, Kenichi introducing various projects developing algorithms he has been ...
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14/08/2013 / Inspiration

Created by Enrico Milkyeyes/Donato Sansone and Enrico Ascoli, "Portrait" is work in progress on a video installations that shows portraits as "paintings in motion". These portraits are "pictorial", grotesque, dream-like, abstract and surreal photographs of real people created using various ...
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With over 100 sensors and 6.5 billion data points delivered in real-time, today the F1 is as much as about predicting the future as it is about shaving milliseconds on the circuit. In 1989, Ayrton Senna set the world’s fastest lap ...
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09/08/2013 / iPad

Created by Universal Everything and inspired by the working methodology of Matt Pyke (UE lead), Loop is a drawing app for iPad that lets you easily create short hand-drawn animations and share them via email, Tumblr and in the Loop ...
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07/08/2013 / Arduino, openFrameworks

Created by Sures Kumar and Lana Z Porter, Pixelate is a Guitar-Hero-style eating game in which players compete in a one-minute showdown to see who can eat the most food in the correct order. A digital interface created using openFrameworks ...
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06/08/2013 / openFrameworks

When Niklas Roy was invited to show My Little Piece of Privacy at Sherbrooke’s Media Art Biennia l Éspace [IM] Média, he decided that he had to modify it slightly. Surrounded by many abandoned shop fronts, his installation was to set up in one of them ...
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05/08/2013 / Processing

Back in february 2012 we wrote about Phillip Stearns and his methodology of using short circuited cameras to create glitch like blanket patterns. Since then, Phillip's work has not only been covered extensively in media but also exhibited around the ...
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05/08/2013 / openFrameworks

Screen recording has been used to record out digital activity for some time not to mention as a way to archive and share real-time experiments. What happens when the screen recording process is in itself a way to navigate the ...
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04/08/2013 / News

When @Julian0liver, @Artur0Castro and @ObviousJim finally get to work on Google's most wanted/feared device. In the studio with @obviousjim and @artur0castro getting the hang of installing Android apps on Google glass. — Julian Oliver (@julian0liver) August 3, 2013 Julian Oliver is an artist and Critical ...
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04/08/2013 / Events, Processing

Currently on show at the ACME. gallery in Los Angeles is a piece by John Carpenter titled trailers_anemone - an interactive installation that explores fluid, undulating trails of light through time and space. Created in Processing, the trails define a constantly shifting space that ...
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04/08/2013 / iPhone, openFrameworks

Created by Bradley Simpson, Blinkdrink is a simple provocation to imagine new modes of interacting with screen-based technologies, taking the experience of the 2-d screen and extending it into 3-d space, and having fun with it. Simply put by Bradley - Blinkdrink invites the ...
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Leap Motion has arrived and even though we have all heard about the difficulties and challenges of using Leap to for precise control, the device nonetheless has created a domain for interacting with digital in a refreshing new way. If ...
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When Studio Hands were contacted by the experimental music label Electric Deluxe to design merchandise for them, they knew they wanted to experiment combining analogue and digital sound techniques. Soundwaves see that music from the musician reaches the listener - team explains. They thought ...
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01/08/2013 / Android, Featured, Games

rymdkapsel, game by Martin ‘grapefrukt‘ Jonasson (Grapefrukt Games) we mentioned back in November 2012, is now available for the iOS. The game was first released for Playstation Mobile and besides the iOS, Martin is also now bringing the game to the ...
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01/08/2013 / Games, News

Everyday is Play is a book on Kickstarter that celebrates the two and a half decades of video games. Designed and curated by Matthew Kenyon, graphic designer and developer from Huddersfield - UK, the book unites artists and gamers across the globe through ...
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