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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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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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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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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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11/12/2013 / Javascript

Created by Jono Brandel, Anitype is a project with a question - "what if letters could move?". Thanks to Javascript, Anitype speaks in code and provides a letter and a sandboxed environment for anyone to tinker and animate characters from the roman ...
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23/10/2013 / Javascript

Created by Andreas Gysin, the project is a micro site for the dark, powerful and loud sound 7” record release by the German artist Novoline. While designing the cover Andreas was asked to leave a tiny white area somewhere on ...
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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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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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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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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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19/06/2013 / Javascript

'I Follow' is an ongoing series of computer generated flip books created by Matthias Dörfelt for people that he wants to keep in touch with. Each book shows a creature chasing a balloon through a landscape where the creature, landscape and ...
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As the title suggests, I'll be covering a lot of ground in this blog post. My intention is to describe and show practical examples of a number of crucial building blocks for 2D/3D projects. In that sense the tutorial is ...
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25/04/2013 / Arduino, Environment, Objects, Other

Created by Brookly based VFX and projection design studio Volvoxlabs, Perception of Consequence project represents the idea of consequence and constraints of motion set by the rules of physics. Two fluid-evolving forms are placed in a reversible entropic system and simulated to ...
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15/02/2013 / iPad

Created by Éditions Volumiques in collaboration with David Calvo, Starlay is a new genre cartoon for the iPad aimed at children as much as adults. Every two days, a new page is unlocked and when the album is complete, a revelation emerges. Starlay, ...
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16/01/2013 / Javascript, Three Js

Driven by the idea of a droplet of water following a line, Manny Tan created this Three.Js experiment that explores a droplet shape and it’s associated views in 3d space. The web application allows you to click and drag to rotate the ...
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10/12/2012 / Android, iPad, iPhone

Created by London's digital art and design collective Field, Energy Flow is a non-linear film experience created for the iOS and Android platforms that explores the physical, social and spiritual tensions in our world. The film is composed of multiple ...
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15/11/2012 / Featured, Javascript, Three Js

Directed by Evan Boehm at Nexus Interactive Arts and commissioned by The Creators Project, The Carp and the Seagull is an interactive short film about one man’s encounter with the spirit world and his fall from grace. It is a user driven ...
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11/10/2012 / Featured, openFrameworks

Geoffrey Lillemon with Random studio in Amsterdam brings classic romantic painting and drawing style to technology by creating a new website showcasing the latest collection by the German fashion designer Bernhard Willhelm.
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28/09/2012 / Javascript

Not many artist working with code share their process. This is particularly unfortunate since most of the time the process plays an integral part in the project. To this day, and it's been around 11 years, the work of James ...
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27/09/2012 / Other, Sound

The following two works Forest and Trees and Dynamics of the Subway are by Japanese artist Keita Onishi. Born in Kamakura in 1980, Keita completed postgraduate studies at the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music in 2006. He is interested in the ...
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The Abyss is a 3d space where custom programs (creatures) can be built and released. By creating one or more creatures, this tutorial aims to provide an introduction into graphics, animation, interaction with Processing and expand the boundaries and the variety of ...
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06/08/2012 / openFrameworks

Two weeks ago we were invited to be at the filming of the new video of the The Maccabees, presented by Vevo for the Magners ‘Made in the Dark’ campaign. Unfortunately we could not make it but earlier today, James Aliban posted ...
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17/06/2012 / Processing, Tutorials

I’ve wanted to learn more about GLSL shaders for a while now. GLSL is a high-level shading language created to give developers more direct control of the graphics pipeline. In short, you can tell your GPU directly what it should be doing. ...
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06/06/2012 / iPad, Sound

Inspired by their joint performance at the FEED soundscape in Berlin, "The Infinite Music Machine" is an iPad application that brings together the work of sound artists Juju and Jordash with the liquid projections by Paul Skawinski.
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04/06/2012 / c++, Games, Windows

From a distant intergalactic space-station, the cosmic androids transmit to you uncompressed psychotropic audio-visual technology. Created by game designer Eddie Lee,"The Ballad of the Psychotropic Robots" is a C++ /OpenGL procedurally generated audio-visual application (windows only dl) that combines "funkadelic spiritual machines" with generative ...
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16/05/2012 / Cinder, iPhone

DMesh, a custom software for Mac made using Cinder by Dofl Yun that analyzes an image and generate a triangle meshes with points (read post) is now also available for the iPhone. Just take a photo and DMesh analyzes your ...
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13/05/2012 / Objects, Other, Scripts

Approxymotion and MisPortraits are two projects by Peter A Vikar currently an ESTm post-graduate studies at Sci-Arc, Los Angeles, designing material interactions with six-axis robot arms. Approxymotion is research project focusing on motion based forming while MisPortraits looks at the levels of accidentally with 6 axis robots doing ...
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10/05/2012 / openFrameworks

Created by Geoff Lillemon and David Gauthier, the classic arts of sculpted busts and sketchbook drawings are merged with projection mapping. The face of the elderly grandmother, Mor Mor Ingrid, comes to life with the shock of users dropping rocks into ...
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03/05/2012 / openFrameworks

Latest set of "drawing" experiments by Kynd continue to impress. We already wrote about Kynd's work some months ago where he used openFrameworks to create pencil-like drawings of photographs. This new set, once again using openFrameworks includes sand drawings, pink ...
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24/04/2012 / Featured, Other

Z/Z/Z/ is a project hatched by Daniel Rehn and Sarah Caluag dedicated to "describing the dimension of cultural artifacts that are difficult to explain using natural language". This endeavour deploys a custom visualization workflow to break down footage from film, ...
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21/03/2012 / Featured, Processing

Produced by onformative and chopchop the "unnamed soundsculpture" is a project by Daniel Franke & Cedric Kiefer, building from the simple idea of creating a moving sand sculpture from the recorded motion data of a real person. For the work the team asked a dancer to visualize a musical ...
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