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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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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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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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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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16/12/2013 / Advertorial

Now in its 7th year, FITC Amsterdam 2014 is host to design, technology and cool shit from digital creators and world renowned speakers at the Felix Meritis this February. Learn about installations, web frameworks, experiential media, HTML5, creative coding, JavaScript, ...
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16/09/2013 / Advertorial

Scott Draves and the Electric Sheep For the second year running, Leaders in Software and Art is hosting a conference that brings together software and electronic art with museums, galleries, advertising, start-ups, hacking, creative coding, and design.  Crossing boundaries between code, ...
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12/09/2013 / Featured, Review, Theory

In architecture and design-related circles, author and educator Geoff Manaugh needs little introduction. Through a consistently revelatory and often dizzying stream of spatial polemics hatched at his blog BLDGBLOG, Manaugh has spun-off his interest in architecture, science and the environment ...
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31/08/2013 / Advertorial

For the third time, KIKK Festival will take over Namur (Belgium) to showcase the latest movers and shakers in the worlds of digital art and design. KIKK brings together the world’s most talented creative coders, innovators, designers, artists and researchers. On ...
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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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03/07/2013 / Featured, Javascript, Processing

Created by Benedikt Groß, Avena+ Test Bed is a project that explores the relationship between landscape, agriculture and digital fabrication by intercepting the process of precision farming by generative design. The emphasis of the project lays in speculating about new ...
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01/07/2013 / Advertorial

For the second time, Munich will be all about the combination of  interface design and innovative experiences. push.conference unites interaction designers, creative coders and UX professionals to shape the future of our field. On October 25. & 26. 2013, designers and creative ...
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26/06/2013 / Environment, Processing

Animalia and Caelum are two projects by Michail Vanis, a recent graduate of Design Interactions at the RCA that take position that our idealisation, romanticism and paradoxical thinking in ecology is holding us back from finding new ways to interact with nature. Neo-nature ...
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29/05/2013 / Environment, Featured, Objects

Created at the Mediated Matter Research Group at the MIT Media Lab, The Silk Pavilion explores the relationship between digital and biological fabrication on product and architectural scales. The primary structure was created of 26 polygonal panels made of silk threads laid ...
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27/05/2013 / Objects

In the increasing world of things where objects are no longer critically assessed based on just their aesthetic appearance and function, Cohen Van Balen address the politics of technology through the process of manufacture in their new project 75 WATT. “A labourer ...
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30/04/2013 / Jobs-Archive

Company: HowDo Location:  Berlin, Germany Type: Full-Time Category: Other Description Want to design the world's collection of micro knowledge? HowDo is a team of makers, designers and engineers creating a quick and easy way to capture and share tips, tricks and guides for a growing community of makers. From crafting ...
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29/04/2013 / Featured, Theory

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22/04/2013 / Environment, openFrameworks

ExR3 (∃x⊂ℝ³∶∀x′⊂ℝ³∶(‖x-x′‖<Ɛ)→(f(x)>f(x′))) is an a anamorphic analogue interactive installation created by Elliot Woods and Kyle McDonald and presented at NODE Forum earlier this year. Using digital techniques the installation occupies the main space of Frankfurter Kunstvertein existing coherently in a fractured, mirrored ...
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09/04/2013 / Featured, Theory

This is one in a series of articles by @zenbullets, which are being collected into a very-low-cost eBook as they are written. If you'd prefer to read this in epub, pdf or mobi format, please click here. Do people really think ...
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01/03/2013 / Featured, Javascript, Scripts

(above: #oneseccond by Philipp Adrian - A connection between 5522 people all across the world that have been active on Twitter within the timeframe of one second.) basil.js is a scripting library that has been developed at the Visual Communication Institute ...
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11/02/2013 / c++, Other

Kruysman-Proto explore the complexities and opportunities in collaborative robotics. Working with students at the The Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) and using custom built software developed by Kruysman-Proto,  the latest work titled Eye,Robot focusses on the intersection of computation, robotic ...
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19/12/2012 / Featured, Review

"The main change in the design process achieved by using generative design is that traditional craftsmanship recedes into the background, and abstraction and information become the new principal elements."  Thus reads a rather pertinent nugget of wisdom tucked into the ...
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Created by Shanshan Zhou, Adam Ben-Dror and Joss Doggett, Animatronic Lamp is an exploration into the expressive and behavioural potentials of robotic computing. Using Processing, Arduino, and OpenCV, the Lamp is given an ability to be aware of its environment, ...
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19/10/2012 / c++, Featured, Java, Other

Created by Stefanie Mueller, Pedro Lopes, and Patrick Baudisch at Hasso Plattner Institute - Potsdam, the project introduces a new way of working with fabrication tools such as laser cutters and 3D printers by removing the CAD system from the ...
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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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12/09/2012 / Objects, Other

Affordable hardware has it's benefits and problems. As cheap electronics become widespread and more available, we become less protective of them. No longer we purchase cases or try to protect them. Kindle, costing mere $7o  is one of those devices, your ...
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22/08/2012 / Featured, Objects, WebApp

Created by Boris Meister at ECAL, Above the Cloud is an atlas about social networks archeology, death and digital marks left in distress on the internet. Boris attempts to present the complex subject and, above all, explain it by creating an object - book, ...
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21/08/2012 / Kids, Objects

Technology has a strange way of propagating itself into everyday life. Science, technology and biology all play a role in making human life last longer and the person who will live more than 150 years has already been born (ref). Children ...
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09/08/2012 / Events

Flash on the Beach is back again this year but with a new name and a whole bunch of great new speakers. Taking place in Brighton, UK between 3rd and 5th September, today and tomorrow are the last 2 days ...
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08/08/2012 / Games, Sound

Sound Shapes is a musical game, designed by Jonathan Mak, Shaw-Han Liem and developed by Queasy Games in collaboration and contributing artists including Proud guise, Deadmau5, Jim Guthrie, Beck, Vic Ngyuen of Capy, Pyramid Attack, PixelJam and Superbrothers.
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07/08/2012 / Scripts, WebApp

1962 by Raphaël Bastide is a sculptures conceptualized using a revision control system gitHub and represented physically. Using a GitHub account, everybody can duplicate (fork) this project in order to represent the sculpture in a new place and request modifications for the sculpture ...
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23/07/2012 / News, Processing

For the second time this year we are very pleased to welcome our dear friends YouWorkForThem as the sponsors of CreativeApplications.Net. Today we share a little story about how Proce55ing typeface came to be and how the same two people, 8k miles ...
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