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22/07/2014 / Featured, Processing, Tutorials

In this tutorial we will show you how to explore the creative possibilities of typography with code. Using the programming environment Processing, we will be going through a wide variety of techniques and algorithms. These code examples all have one ...
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09/07/2014 / Advertorial

For the third 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 10th & 11th 2014, designers and creative ...
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26/06/2014 / Games

Future Unfolding is a new game by Berlin based game studio Spaces of Play who are behind a number of titles we already mentioned on CAN including the wonderful Spirits. The team is back together working on Future Unfolding, a ...
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19/06/2014 / Featured, vvvv

Created by Seoul based art and design studio Kimchi and Chips, Lunar Surface is the latest in the series of projects by Elliot Woods and Mimi Son investigating digital light as a semi-material to articulate digital visual mass in physical space. In ...
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18/06/2014 / Featured, Javascript, Paper Js

Created by Matthias Dörfelt aka Mokafolio, Weird Second-order Loops is a series of computer-generated animation loops that never repeat. Each of the loops is centred around a playful and simple cyclical idea that is a procedural reinterpretation of a long existing ...
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10/06/2014 / iOS, iPad, iPhone, Javascript

Created as a collaboration between Jono Brandel (aka jonobr1) and Lullatone, Patatap is a portable animation and sound kit that allows you to play with versatile melodies charged with colourful geometric graphics. Patatap is a progression from Neuronal Synchrony and built ...
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29/05/2014 / Arduino, Sound

Created by Lorenzo Bravi, Hit The Beat is a physical drum machine that can play anything, making it possible for everyday objects to become musical instruments. The setup includes a collection of box like objects with solenoid actuators built in, and ...
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27/05/2014 / Processing

Created by Andreas Gysin in collaboration with Sidi Vanetti, Fari is a kinetic installation created with an array of moving light heads. The array is displayed in a geometric configuration, a circle and programmed as a choreography. The light shutter is opened with parsimony as the focus is ...
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16/05/2014 / Android, iOS, iPad, iPhone

Created by Alexander Zolotov, and based based on the unique Russian synthesizer ANS by Evgeny Murzin, PhonoPaper is a format of graphical representation of the sound (music, human voice, etc.); in other words, it is the 2D audio barcode (by analogy with the ...
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13/05/2014 / iOS, iPad, iPhone

Created by Ernst Uys, Sablo for iOS lets you explore the boundary between order and chaos using the Abelian Sandpile model (also known as the Bak–Tang–Wiesenfeld model in theoretical physics). This algorithmic model is a cellular automaton that approximates the ...
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09/05/2014 / Events

As Robert Henke sets of on his tour with the new project Lumière, kicking off in NYC on the 10th May, followed by shows in Helsingor, Montreal (MUTEK/Elektra), London, Riga, Nantes and others, we offer a little preview of what ...
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21/04/2014 / Objects

Christoph Bader & Dominik Kolb (deskriptiv) are currently working on an algorithm as an application that produces procedural sculptures ready for 3D printing. The software, currently designed for the Microsoft Surface Pro 2 tablet, allows for the creation of complex symmetrical ...
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17/04/2014 / Arduino, MaxMSP

Some seven months ago Squarepusher and WARP records released a video titled Z-Machines, comprised of hand built robots showcasing the stupendous chops of the robot guitarist, drummer and keyboard player. The video and installation was created in collaboration by the roboticist’s ...
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16/04/2014 / Cinder, iOS

Created by Kris Meeusen and Lab101 for one of their favourite Belgium bands Nid & Sancy, The Cut up Jeans Technique is an iOS app that plays the new album as long as you shake your device. All animations are ...
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14/04/2014 / iOS, openFrameworks

Created by Eric Rieper, Wake Up With the World is a an iOS application that turns your wake up alarm into musical collaborative experience. When you wake your GPS coordinates are translated into musical notes and combined with those of every other ...
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19/03/2014 / Objects, Sound

Created by Quadrature, including Sebastian Neitsch, Jan Bernstein and Clara Iannotta, 12 is a sound machine comprised of 12 custom built music boxes with specially tuned lamellae controlled by on/off switches and knobs. Each knob controls the speed the music-box handle and when combined, the device becomes ...
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17/03/2014 / Arduino

Created by Florian Born, Aerosol explores what happens when we reverse the common process of transferring physical systems into virtual ones. The project is an experiment that investigates exactly this by using a particle system and the emergent appearance. A taut fabric ...
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28/02/2014 / openFrameworks

Exploring the concepts of generative art with the language of cinema, Fractal Film is a collaboration between video artist Delphine Doukhan and generative artist Antoine Schmitt. The project includes a very precisely choreographed scene shot in very high definition (5K) ...
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17/02/2014 / Processing

For about a year now generative artist Lia has been exploring 3d printing by analysing filament and the movements of the printhead. Rather than just having 3d models printed out, Lia has been interested in the possibilities of the process by defining ...
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14/02/2014 / Sound

Ototo is an initiative by London based Dentaku (Mark McKeague and Yuri Suzuki) to bring the all-in-one musical invention kit to everyone. The kit  allows you to make an instrument any way you want and has everything you need to make sound interactive: ...
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11/02/2014 / Featured, Unity

Inspired by atmospheric landscape painting from JW Turner to Peter Doig and the computational lifeforms of Carl Sims, Radiohead - Polyfauna is a collaboration between Radiohead, Nigel Godrich, Stanley Donwood and Universal Everything. Described as "a living, breathing, growing touchscreen ...
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11/02/2014 / Video

Working with the code from Daniel Shiffman's 'Flocking' sketch in Processing, Cyrill Studer and Lazar Jeremic, under direction of Ludwig Zeller, created this visual instrument for creating and controlling organically moving particles with a swarm behaviour. The swarm behaviour from the original sketch was changed ...
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27/01/2014 / Cinder, Processing

Back in 2012 Nicolas Ménard created a project with the idea to design a book on the topic of colour, using a random process that generated abstract forms. Starting with colorimetric system, the process turns data functions into visual equivalents ...
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22/01/2014 / MaxMSP, Sound

Created by Osacr Palou & Alexander Müller-Rakow at the UdK, Theometrica is a sound interface that explores the relation of ethnologic, geometric graphics and generative sound synthesis. Inspired by acupuncture, a traditional Chinese medicine technique based on the insertion and manipulation ...
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16/01/2014 / Games, iPad, iPhone

Part game, part visual experiment, and originally prototyped at the global game jam 2013, 577Rhea is the latest from André Sier, Portuguese artist-programmer at s373.net/x. You are your planet's last hope and you have to time-travel through black holes with ...
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08/01/2014 / c++

Created by a mathematician, digital artist and Emmy award winning supervisor of computer generated effects - Andy Lomas, Morphogenetic Creations is a collection of works that explore the nature of complex forms that can be produced by digital simulation of ...
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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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16/12/2013 / Javascript, WebApp

To celebrate the fifth birthday of Baillat Cardell and fils, Iregular decided to give their long term friends and collaborators a special present. By compiling all the research they did on web technologies and mobile during the year they created ...
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04/12/2013 / Arduino, MaxMSP

Commissioned by MAK Museum of Applied Arts and Contemporary Art in Vienna, this project is a collaboration between Bare Conductive, Fabio Antinori and Alicja Pytlewska to create an installation that combines screenprinting, capacitive sensing, interactive tapestries and generative soundscape, as a large-scale ...
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26/11/2013 / Javascript, openFrameworks

Developed by Nervous System, Kinematics is a system for 3D printing that creates complex, foldable forms composed of articulated modules. The system provides a way to turn any three-dimensional shape into a flexible structure using 3D printing. The system combines computational ...
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