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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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22/08/2013 / Objects, Sound

Scottish artist and filmmaker James Houston has been toying with the idea of recreating music using old computer hardware for some years now - much before the HP ad, utilising dead media as an instrument, picking out recognisable sounds these ...
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21/08/2013 / Environment

Created by Pablo Valbuena, Time Tilings are four site-specific interventions created for Artefact festival, STUK Kunstencentrum. Leuven, BE in 2013. Like in most of his projects, time tilings is about time, space and perception. He explores the overlap of the physical and ...
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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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18/07/2013 / Processing

[caption id="attachment_37149" align="alignnone" width="640"] Black Swan, Portrait, Pigment Inkjet Print, 2013[/caption] Facial recognition software has been around for some time but like in the cases of  Cloud Face and Google Faces, the most interesting results come from when artists "misuse" algorithms to discover ...
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Created by Matthew Epler, Kinograph is an open source project that makes film digitisation affordable and scaleable. It uses components available on the internet, a few 3D printed parts, and a consumer level camera and it produces high quality video with sound. There ...
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05/06/2013 / openFrameworks

When James George and Alexander Porter first took Kinect on a photographic journey of NY Subway little did they know that within a year the project would become RGB+D and raise almost $35k on Kikstarter to fund the development of "Clouds". While ...
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14/05/2013 / Environment, openFrameworks

Further to our post from some weeks back, Reactor for Awareness in Motion (RAM) by Yoko Ando and YCAM is now available for download. Briefly, RAM Dance Toolkit is a C++ creative coding toolkit (openFrameworks) to create environments for dancers. ...
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13/02/2013 / Environment, openFrameworks

Project "Reactor for Awareness in Motion" at the Yamaguchi Center for Arts at [YCAM], is involved with the research and development of tools for creative dance with the aim of exploring the possibility of using new media technology in dance. Heading the ...
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14/12/2012 / Featured, Games

More than 3 years after their previous title, Tale of Tales's new videogame is now available for download. Much like its predecessors The Path and The Graveyard, Bientôt l'été is a game following the' "notgames" philosophy that seeks to employ the medium ...
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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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28/11/2012 / openFrameworks

RGB-D and "Clouds" needs no introduction on CAN but it is exciting that the project authors, James George and Jonathan Minard have just launched a Kickstarter to complete their interactive film and they need our support! CAN featured the project a number ...
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19/11/2012 / Environment, Java, Other

Created Jürg Lehni, Moving Picture Show is an installation presented during the 23rd International Poster and Graphic Design Festival in Chaumont where the Jesuit chapel was transformed into a workshop, a scenario of conception, production and a projection space. The installation deals ...
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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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06/11/2012 / Review

"Open the pod bay doors, HAL." To a science fiction fan or film buff, that nugget of dialogue evokes big, sweeping conversations about the more ominous aspects of machine sentience. However, when the ensuing exchange is viewed through the lens ...
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12/10/2012 / Javascript, Other

Created by Charlie Behrens, this short film is intended to encourage a creative audience to seek out Kevin Slavin’s talk "Those Algorithms Which Govern Our Lives". It employs an effect which takes place in Google Earth when its 3D street ...
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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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19/06/2012 / Environment, Events

First in the series of projects to be featured on CAN from the current Royal College of Art exhibition is "The One-Way Ticket" by Joseph Popper. The project examines notions and consequences of sending one person on a voyage into deep space ...
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14/06/2012 / Events, Featured, Review

photo: unknown8bit For the last 13 years the end of May has signalled a global convergence of electronic music enthusiasts in Montreal for a week of performance, networking and revelry. It is no small feat that the MUTEK festival has grown ...
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13/06/2012 / Games

Indie Game: The Movie, directed by Lisanne Pajot and James Swirsky, has been released and available for download and your viewing pleasure. The film looks at the underdogs of the video game industry, indie game developers, sharing their lifelong dreams ...
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11/05/2012 / Review

The year is 2040 and it has been two decades since the American economy tanked. North America is a sprawling mega-slum and the population of the West is viewed as a massive, cheap labour force for China and India. This ...
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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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16/04/2012 / openFrameworks

Created by Smallfly, Barcode project was born of an encounter between Arte and the NFB with common goal to employ interactive media as an exploration of the everyday objects that surround us. Featuring 100 short films form, the work of 30 ...
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03/04/2012 / Featured, Games, Theory

A significant percentage of video games employ in one way or another the figure of death. The thanatological sub-species of video game representations are practically endless: dismemberment, infection, untreatable wounds, explosion, etc. Players can be eaten, crushed, sliced, diced, quartered, ...
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01/02/2012 / openFrameworks

Golan Levin was invited by the FITC conference to answer a series of "Ask Me Anything" questions posted by Reddit visitors. At the STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, Golan's video was created by Fellows James George and Jonathan Minard, artists-in-residence researching new forms ...
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22/01/2012 / openFrameworks

Few months ago Flightphase were brought to this project by HUSH Studios as an Art and Technology Director to create, in collaboration with HUSH and 160over90, the image-based responsive environment at the University of Dayton. The 36-foot wall at the ...
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07/11/2011 / CAN Events, Events, Featured

Photographed by James Medcraft This november onedotzero will once again take over British Film Institute (BFI) and showcase the diverse array of the very latest in visual creativity, via five days of expertly curated compilation screenings, feature films, exhibitions and installations, live ...
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The Arriflex 16 ST body with UV-light source and motorized zoom lens Julius von Bismarck and Andreas Schmelas have just open sourced the code of their collaboration project "The Space beyond me". The project includes an "Apparatus for reviving spaces that ...
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30/08/2011 / Cinder

Inspired by scientific instrumentation, systems theory, and science fiction, Nik Hanselmann has created Observations, a stock footage of an imaginary phenomena. All images below are the product of GL Shaders + Cinder and run real time. Titling/editing was done in after effects. No ...
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31/07/2011 / Processing

Cinemetrics is the thesis project of Frederic Brodbeck's at the Royal Academy of Arts (KABK), Den Haag. It aims to create a visual “fingerprint” for film using the editing structure, color, speech and motion. Different characteristics are analysed using python and openCV, and data visualised using ...
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