Created by Adam W. Brown in collaboration with Robert Root-Bernstein, ReBioGeneSys – Origins of Life is an extreme minimal ecosystems theoretically capable of forming the self-organizing chemistries necessary to produce semi-living molecules and perhaps even protocells.
Created by COCOLAB from Mexico and commissioned by ARCA, Cycles is an audio visual installation that uses a series of laser projectors to visualise short cycle audio compositions by a collection of A/V artists.
Created by Simon de Diesbach at ECAL with the support from Alain Bellet, Gael Hugo, and Christophe Guignard, OccultUs is an installation that exploits the potential of the Oculus technology by immersing the user in a sensory experience that mixes two distinct realities and simulated.
Developed at the Ars Electronica Futurelab, Spaxels (a portmanteau word from space pixels) are LED-equipped quadcopters. They make up a drone swarm that can “draw” three-dimensional figures in midair.
Inspired by CERN’s “Large Hadron Collider”, Niklas Roy creates an installation at the Tschumi Pavilion in Groningen in the Netherlands that contains 1000 black sponge balls, which are sucked through 150m of transparent pneumatic tubes at high speed.
Lunar Surface is the latest in the series of projects by the Kimchi and Chips duo investigating digital light as a semi-material to articulate digital visual mass in physical space.
Nimbes is an audio-visual installation designed for 360º immersive environments exploring boundaries between natural and artificial, and questioning the solitary nature of perception and observation and their relationship to both the cosmic and human scale.
Commissioned by Caviar House & Prunier for London Heathrow Terminal 2, “Emergence” is a new light installation by London based Cinimod studio.
Make Longer Cables is a short film including a custom made five-axis robotic arm that is trying to escape monotony by committing suicide.
Created by Shohei Fujimoto, Power of One #Point is an installation exploring input and output using laser and reflecting mirrors.
425 hanging pendants located in the new HQ of the Center for Strategic and International Studies visualise global data.
Created by Olivier Ratsi, an artist on the ANTIVJ visual label, Onion Skin is a new immersive installation comprised of two walls, positioned at right angles and augmented by a projection and a 5.1 sound broadcast.