All posts tagged: instrument

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Firewall – Stretched sheet of spandex as a visual instrument

Firewall is an interactive installation created by Aaron Sherwood and Mike Allison. A stretched sheet of spandex acts as a membrane interface sensitive to depth that people can push into and manipulate expressive visuals. The piece was made using Processing, Max/MSP, Arduino and a Kinect. Like the Cloud Pink by Everyware, the Kinect measures the average […]

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Voice Array and Last Breath by Rafeal Lozano-Hemmer

Rafeal Lozano-Hemmer is largely known for his large scale installations that invite audience participation. An extension of this participation is also how he takes elements of physical interaction and gives them digital or technological corollaries. His latest show at Bitforms Gallery is no different. Although, ironically, rather than taking something inherently physical, it takes the […]

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‘Pyramid Cascades’ by Ostrario – Projection mapping meets BallDroppings

Created by Ostrario, “Pyramid Cascades” is a collection of 3D-objects made of polystyrene and paper, mounted on servo-motors build the projection surface for a beamer. Virtual 2D-pyramids are mapped on these real objects. Via a trackpad the user can interact with the installation. By moving the finger on the trackpad from left to right or vice […]

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Sonaur [Android, Processing]

Sonaur is an ambient toy for Android created by Miles Peyton using Processing and PureData. It lays somewhere between an ecosystem and a musical instrument. The hope is that sonaur requires less attention both, and still provides a reasonable amount of intrigue.  It contains three distinct life forms and you can interact with them individually, […]

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Muze [Arduino, Sound]

Muze is the latest creation of Teaugue Labs, a collective operating alongside Teague, a long established industrial design agency and a name behind products for companies such as samsung and microsoft. The device itself is a musical instrument that ‘plays with you’ and aims to provoke a two way dialog between musicians. The device reads a palette […]

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Squeal [iPad, openFrameworks]

In 2010, Hong Kong musician/producer/composer Gaybird Leung invited Henry Chu to create a music app for his show Digital Hug, he was inspired by SoundGyro and want to create an instrument that could respond to body gesture like a theremin. Squeal is aimed to launch with 100 faces and you are invited to take part. The team has gathered […]