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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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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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27/09/2013 / Other

Metro is Chris Coleman's every day commute on the Denver Light Rail, recorded using a handheld 3D scanning device and a laptop. The fragmentation and gaps in the data are defined by the physical bumps, speed, and curves in the journeys affecting Chris' ...
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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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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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26/06/2013 / Kids, openFrameworks

[caption id="attachment_36416" align="alignnone" width="640"] Theo and Emily[/caption] Weather Worlds is a new interactive installation by design I/O that grants children weather controlling superpowers. Utilising cameras and real-time greenscreening via openFrameworks, the installation allows children to see themselves immersed in an interactive and ...
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14/06/2013 / openFrameworks

Created by Basel collective UNDEF, User 632 is an installation that stores the behaviour of the people who look at it by monitoring them in return. The installation is designed to know when and how a person passes by or ...
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02/05/2013 / Arduino, Objects

Created by Nikolas Schmid-Pfähler and Carolin Liebl, Vincent & Emily are two self-willed robots who are in a bizarre conflict between each other and their surroundings. The robots are designed to explore solitude of a partner relationship and their impulses. Mimicking humans, using sounds and ...
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05/04/2013 / Events, Objects, Sound

In November last year ECAL University of art and design Lausanne in Switzerland was the host to two very interesting workshops aimed at their Media & Interaction and  Industrial Design students. One workshop was led by Yuri Suzuki and the other by ...
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28/03/2013 / Events, Processing

Currently on show at the Bitforms gallery in NYC are the three new mirror pieces by Daniel Rozin. The exhibition titled Angles features "Angles Mirror", a piece that builds a picture based on relative lightness and darkness. It explores a system of linear ...
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19/02/2013 / Tutorials

(image source) Choosing the right type of camera for your interactive installation is one of the most important technical choices you can make in your  initial planning phases. Making the incorrect choice can really impact how well your installation reacts to ...
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20/07/2012 / openFrameworks, Other

Created by Mathieu Rivier at ECAL University of Art and Design, Light Form is a sculpture that explores different forms of representations and interactions using a solid but uneven display. The faceted landscape is built on a plinth with integrated ...
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29/05/2012 / iPhone, Quarz Composer

InstaCRT is a project and an iPhone camera app by Martin Ström, Ruben Broman and Erik Wåhlström. The project started as an idea to see how a “real world” filter for photos (like the popular Histamatic and Instagram apps) would work, except their filter is ...
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14/05/2012 / openFrameworks, Other

SketchSynth by Billy Keyes is a drawable OSC control panel which lets anyone create their own control panels with just a marker and a piece of paper. Once drawn, the controller sends Open Sound Control (OSC) messages to anything that can receive ...
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11/05/2012 / openFrameworks, Processing

Plinko Poetry is a new interface for electronic poetic expression, by Inessah Selditz and Deqing Sun, two Master's students at NYUs Interactive Telecommunications Program. The installation draws source text from current @nytimes and @FoxNews tweets and creates a new corpus of ever ...
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06/04/2012 / Objects, Other, vvvv

Faith Condition by Lukas Franciszkiewicz is a project that attempts to address the understanding and applications of technology within the religions circles of current "media society". Lukas is interested in the transformation of religion and technological reproduction of the religious phenomenon of an 'out-of-body'-experience. The ...
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15/02/2012 / Events, Other

This installation by Seiko Mikami, consisting of three parts, is currently set up in YCAM - Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media. Large number of tentacles-like devices with built-in cameras are placed across a huge wall, while six robotic “search arms” equipped with cameras ...
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18/12/2011 / iPhone

Stilla is a new collaboration between Patrick Juchli and Bernhard Frey, an iPhone app that combines photography with 3d projection. The app allows you to take multiple photos from different views, remembering your orientation and positioning those photos in 3d space related to another ...
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14/10/2011 / c++, Games, iPhone, Mac

Karl D.D. Willis, Ivan Poupyrev, Scott E. Hudson and Moshe Mahler have just released details of their latest project at Disney Research, a novel interactive system that allows multiple people to play and work together using a custom handheld device. The device ...
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07/08/2011 / Games, Tutorials

Augmented reality video game - by Niklas Roy (2011) In the decade where videogames were born, everything virtual looked like rectangular blocks. From today’s perspective, the representation of a tennis court in the earliest videogames is hard to distinguish from a ...
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30/05/2011 / Arduino, Processing

'The Simple Act of Making a Mark' by Alan Rorie is a recursive drawing machine that attempts to abstract the creative process.The machine begins by looking at what is placed before it and detects patterns within it. The machine then ...
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18/05/2011 / Arduino, Processing

Created by Chris Lee & Henry Chang, PulseMirror is an interactive installation device that collects and translates participants’ pulse rate into a mirrored visual image. The mirror image is created by a series of circles that pulsate heart rate data collected ...
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20/04/2011 / Cinder, iPhone

'360frames times infinity' is a photo booth installation built on top of the 3frames website, an ongoing Eyebeam supported project by Aaron Meyers. Also available is an iPhone app you can download here allowing you to create animated gifs on the ...
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02/03/2011 / Flash

Created by Naoki Nishimura, Helvetica Face is a Livetype format font. This new Helvetica family font changes the “typeface” based on the posting of a new “face”. The site allows you to record your face within the font, adjusting the threshold ...
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13/02/2011 / openFrameworks

Candid shots from Union Square NYC subway created using Kinect and SLR camera by James George in collaboration with Alexander Porter. Video is forthcoming but for now only images below. We couldn't wait but post these 3D fragments of time ...
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14/12/2010 / Cinder

With new technology come new landscapes. These may appear in the form of users, social groups, tools and work but in some kind of form they are connected, relating to one another and feeding from one another. Kinect is describing ...
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17/11/2010 / openFrameworks

Created by Karl D.D. Willis, Trace Modeler is an application that uses real-time video to create three-dimensional geometry. The silhouette of a foreground object in a video frame is subtracted from the background and used as a two-dimensional slice. At ...
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This is an introduction tutorial in creating photo apps for the iPhone based on the tutorial by Atsushi Tadokoro. If you are already familiar with openFrameworks you can skip right to the "goal" section. If you haven't used openframeworks before, ...
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21/09/2010 / vvvv

Silke is the final project of Sebastian Neitsch at the University of Art and Design in Halle. The installation includes a robotic chandelier that has its own way of creating a constantly changing light-atmosphere. It reacts to people and the general ...
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15/09/2010 / Mac, openFrameworks, Sound

Created for Music Hack Day, Speakatron is a Mac application by Marek Bereza which allows you to play sounds using your mouth only. Made with openFrameworks the app uses your webcam to look to see if your mouth is open and ...
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11/08/2010 / iPhone

Latest in the Nudemen Numen series by dbdbking comes Numen Camera, an iPhone application that converts your photo into an assembly of nudemen. Numen iPhone apps are based on the web art project nudemessenger.com by Francis aka dbdbking created back in ...
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