An interactive (and immersive) documentary on code and creativity, Jonathan Minard and James George’s CLOUDS is an ambitious project that is several years in the making. CAN donned an Oculus Rift DK2, explored its landscape and has weighed-in with a review.
Canadian artist Dafydd Hughes’ Every Face in the Americans ‘feeds’ Robert Frank’s famous collection of photographs to iPhoto’s facial recognition algorithm to recontextualize the work.
Matsuko Yokokoji and Graham Harwood have been active as tactical media practitioners over the last two decades; the duo were members of Mongrel and more recently have been working under the moniker YoHa. One of the central themes of YoHa’s work is the translation of abstract data systems into performative assemblages and installations, often highlighting contentious social realities […]
It is not entirely unusual for a Canadian wildlife documentary to open with grainy footage of an animal being carefully approached by park officials, but any similarities between Bear 71 and nostalgic Canadian depictions of wildlife end about 15 seconds into the timeline. This interactive documentary opens with a young bear being sedated, hogtied, tagged […]