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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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05/04/2013 / Arduino, Objects, Processing

Created by Lucien Langton at ECAL, FireWriter is a graphic butane/propane torch printer built with Processing & Arduino. The hardware consists of a hacked inkjet printer controlled with an Arduino Uno, a Dremel torch loaded with a butane/propane mix that burns up to a ...
    hexagrama02x

13/05/2011 / Sound, vvvv

Created by Lasal, graphic programmer, designer, VJ and computer artist based in Berlin, Hexagrama explores the quality of time and how the geometrical coincidences change our perception of the musical composition. Running in realtime, Hexagrama was created using vvvv with midi data send to ...
    flourish00

19/02/2010 / iPhone, Sound

Flourish is a musical toy and composition tool for the iPhone. The helvetica bold and beautiful interface allows you to quickly build diverse and complex arrangements. Organised around clusters of objects, each elements has it's own loop and is triggered ...
    littlebugger04

22/01/2010 / Games, iPhone

Few months since our preview of Little Bugger, the game is finally now available in the AppStore. Crafted in beautiful black and white, Little Bugger is a take on entomophobia (fear of insects). Squash as many insects as possible without ...
    grid00

10/01/2010 / iPhone, Sound

Grid is an open source visual synthesiser application designed for rhythmic, melodic, or textural applications. An exploration in frequency of sound and how it may be visualised. Developer description: But has joy gone blind? No; there are primary colors in sound. ...
    turnaround00

02/01/2010 / iPhone

Simple but lovely little dynamics app; Turn Around, created by coolap. There isn't much word on the dev or previous work and it appears that the blog has been set-up just for this app. In the app, you tap to ...
    antsclock00

02/01/2010 / iPhone

Created by Marble Cake , Ants Clock gathers more than a hundred people, as small as ants, together to display the time and date. As the time changes some leave, new ones join. Don't have an iPhone? Get the Mac OSX Dashboard ...
    clocks111200

24/12/2009 / iPhone, openFrameworks

Rhizomatiks continue to expand their free Clock.app offering in the AppStore with the latest addition of Clock11 and Clock12. Appropriately themed and released right on time, Clock 12 shows time from the falling snow. Clock11 is a collection of spinning discs each ...
    ShapeSeq000

10/12/2009 / iPhone, openFrameworks, Sound

ShapeSeq is a wonderfully simple sound sequencer created by Paul Apfrod using openFrameworks. Primitive shapes represent four oscillators you can choose from. As each shape is moved around the screen, the pitch and volume moves with it. Every shape has it's ...
    coloroll000

22/10/2009 / Games, iPhone

Coloroll is a simple but beautiful color matching game brought to you by soulbit7. You start with the base colors that are the root of the game. From these three colors, Coloroll suggests a target color. Your goal is to match the mixing ...
    gdt000

23/09/2009 / Mac

Created by Simon Strandgaard, Graphic Designer Toolbox is an alternative graphics editor. Instead of manipulating graphics directly as you do in Photoshop, in GDT you build blocks for bitmap and vector manipulation. Not too dissimilar from Quarz Composer, GDT allows you to ...
    facemaker02

14/09/2009 / WebApp

Driven by artificial selection, Face Maker is a web application that using visitor votes helps slowly transform abstract shapes into human faces. Face Maker is a variant of Philipp's system that uses a different scoring mechanism and drawing algorithm. Images are pitted ...
    japanflights00

11/09/2009 / iPhone

We don't tend to write about Japaneese only apps here on CAN but maybe we should. Thanks to google translate, getting the info about the app is quite easy so that shouldn't be a problem whilst downloading the app is ...
    worldtrendmap000

02/09/2009 / WebApp

Inspired by the very popular web trends inforgraphic which circulated many graphic and art websites including reaching even techcrunch, WebTrendMap is a new service currently in private beta that allows you to create you own maps of your twitter followers ...
    boxclock00

05/08/2009 / iPhone

Box Clock is a new clock application soon to be now available in the appstore by David Wicks. Inspired by the webapp (see below) he created back in February 2009, the app visualises time via dynamic set of blocks and backgrounds ...
    gridplane-320x225

15/01/2009 / Flash

A project done in collaboration with google in the form of a series of data visualization concepts. The sketches below are are all based around a concept of aggregating and visualizing online media buzz across various social media outlets. Working in ...
    fontstruct01

07/11/2008 / WebApp

FontStruct lets you quickly and easily create fonts out of geometrical shapes, arranged in a grid pattern, like tiles or bricks using the ‘FontStructor’ font editor. FontStruct can also generate TrueType fonts, ready to use in any Mac or Windows application. You can keep your ...