Created by Shohei Fujimoto, Trace Ribbon is a device that automatically and continuously records and plays back movement. From reading the movements of the user via Leap Motion, it mirrors an organism that does not actually exist while simultaneously gaining an understanding of the rules of the movements that are physically taking place.
A 2,000 lb machine that uses 6,400 mechanical spools of thread to display Instagrams is the latest project by NY based collaborative BREAKFAST. The team are streaming live online 24 hours a day from July 22-28th, and users receive an auto-edited video of their Instagrams being displayed on the screen.
Created by Jonathan Fletcher Moore, Artificial Killing Machine is an autonomous mechanical installation that uses the public database on U.S. military drone strikes to visualise deaths of individuals that would otherwise be represented purely as statistical data.
Gary James Joynes’ “Broken Sound” is an immersive video installation that ‘builds a world’ out of the frazzled remnants of speaker coils he destroyed through his ongoing cymatics research.
Created by Cambridge (US) based creative studio Design I/O, Connected Worlds is a large scale immersive, interactive ecosystem developed for the New York Hall of Science.
Created by Julieta Gil, 23-3d-beach-sand-wallpaper presents simultaneous illusion and reality of space that is both a simulation of an interior and the exterior, combined into one, and presented as physical installation.
Designed by Tsinghua University team led by Danqing Shi, The Field of Hope is a lighting installation for the 2015 Milan EXPO China Pavilion. It consists of 30,000 metal “straws”, each with a LED diffuser tip, functioning as a 3-dimensional pixel display field.
Created by Martin Reiche and exhibited at his solo exhibition titled “NN – Compuatability, Survival, Cybergenesis” at Transmediale 2015, Drone Garden is an installation addressing the issue of naturality in a networked and virtualised environment.
Created by Verena Friedrich, Vanitas Machine explores the desire for eternal life and the potential of life-prolonging measures. Vanitas Machine is comprised of a candle placed in the centre of glass which protects it from environmental factors and controls it’s lifespan by regulating the oxygen supply.
In Karesansui, Aaaajiao used an algorithm and vvvv to create a landscape in a vector-field like arrangement of pitch-black mutant limbs, taking a viewer into an unsettling dystopian scenery of spawned beings growing out of the gallery’s floors, walls, and stairway, competing with each other.
The latest work of Brighton-based artist researcher duo Semiconductor (Ruth Jarman & Joe Gerhardt) pulls back the shiny veneer of cosmology by collaging thousands of raw telescope images into a sculptural projection.
On May 15 and 16 FIBER returns with the third edition of FIBER Festival, taking place at A Lab and Radion (Amsterdam), featuring an excellent selection of critical and inspiring art, DJs and live acts.