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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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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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10/02/2014 / Games, iOS, iPhone

When the iPhone launched, Apple did't provide any support for third-party software: Steve Jobs believed that web applications served over the internet could provide adequate functionality required for most users. With the release of iPhone OS 2.0 in July 2008, Apple launched the App ...
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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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15/11/2013 / Featured, openFrameworks

Created as a collaboration between Design I/O and the strategic design agency eyeball, John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes in an interactive Album App that tells the story of John Lennon's life changing journey sailing through a mid-Atlantic storm to Bermuda in ...
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31/10/2013 / iPad, Unity

Created by Etter Studio using Unity 3D, Drei is a game about logic, skill and collaboration for the iPad. The mission is simple but things tend get in the way... explosives, thunderstorms, gravity and as always sometimes incompetent colleagues. Although available as a ...
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17/10/2013 / Unity

Presented at the recent Tokyo Game Show 2013 and XmediaLab Switzerland, and developed at HEAD-Geneva, IDNA by Sylvain Joly is the first story deployed on their spatial storytelling prototype for the iOS platform. Each scene of the story is designed in 360 degrees, and ...
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23/08/2013 / iPad, iPhone

Created and written by Neven Mrgan & James Moore, Blackbar is a political statement as a response to ███████ and a text game: a sci-fi story of a dystopian future told through the medium of word puzzles. Those who have had a chance ...
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09/08/2013 / iPad

Created by Universal Everything and inspired by the working methodology of Matt Pyke (UE lead), Loop is a drawing app for iPad that lets you easily create short hand-drawn animations and share them via email, Tumblr and in the Loop ...
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01/08/2013 / Android, Featured, Games

rymdkapsel, game by Martin ‘grapefrukt‘ Jonasson (Grapefrukt Games) we mentioned back in November 2012, is now available for the iOS. The game was first released for Playstation Mobile and besides the iOS, Martin is also now bringing the game to the ...
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23/07/2013 / iPad

Derived from passion for baseball, Teehan+Lax Labs created an iPad app to display Baseball stats but with a slight twist -- the iPad cover that includes graphs cut in acrylic acts as data sculpture accompanying data displayed on the iPad. Baseball ...
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22/05/2013 / iPad, iPhone, openFrameworks

Created by Jeremy Rotsztain for Safari, an online exhibition for SPAMM, Swipin' Safari is an app for iOS and the vehicle for taking a virtual safari across an infinite painting. With each gesture, you encounter new species of brush strokes and colorful patterns which endlessly redraw, ...
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13/05/2013 / openFrameworks, Sound

Created by Ed Burton, formerly of SodaPlay, and now at Queen Mary, University of London, Tunetrace transforms photographs of drawings into music. The app uses OpenCV and OpenFrameworks to first find edges in your photographs, reduce them to polylines and ...
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15/02/2013 / iPad

Created by Éditions Volumiques in collaboration with David Calvo, Starlay is a new genre cartoon for the iPad aimed at children as much as adults. Every two days, a new page is unlocked and when the album is complete, a revelation emerges. Starlay, ...
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23/01/2013 / Games

Latest project from Lucky Frame combines generative music and familiar gameplay. As with their previous releases, Pugs Luv Beats and Bad Hotel, Wave Trip is a music game where the focus is on creation. The structure of the levels is inspired by ...
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17/01/2013 / iPad, iPhone

Created by Jaakko Tuomivaara and Johan Halin, Deko is an application for iPhone and iPad that creates images from simple shapes using a generative process. There are a number of set presets which are used to generate images. Once the images ...
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You have been working on an iOS project in OpenFrameworks and you got to a point where the need of adding native UIKit components is essential, well I will try my best to show you how to do just that. ...
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11/01/2013 / iPad, openFrameworks

Collaborative drawing in 3D space has a long history at MIT and on CAN. Starting in the early 2000's where translucent screen was used to observe three-dimensional objects drawn in space (sorry no link) to our own GD3D app published ...
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13/12/2012 / Cinder, iPad, iPhone

Snibbe Studio's biggest project since the Björk Biophilia, REWORK is a full-length app album treatment for the Beck/Philip Glass collaborative remix album featuring artists like Amon Tobin and Cornelius now available for the iPhone and iPad. The studio has built a ...
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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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22/11/2012 / iPad, iPhone, Kids

When Mia, my daughter, was 1 she she knew how to unlock the iPhone. When she was two she was quite confident where things are and what apps she likes most. Now that is three she knows exactly what she ...
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13/11/2012 / iPad, Sound

Created by Marcos Alonso, Samplr lets you make music and play with sound in a new and intuitive way by touching the waveform on the screen directly with your fingers. It allows you to explore the sounds melody and texture using ...
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08/11/2012 / iPad

Work in progress by Daniel Belcher is this app for iPad at the intersection of sketching, coding, and parametric modeling. Here is how he describes it: I've been working on an app for the iPad that relies on some interactions that will hopefully ...
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16/10/2012 / Games, iPad

Created by Nadezda Suvorova (concept and design), Jérémie Forge (sound design) and Pierre Rossel/Nadezda Suvorova (development), OKO is a graphic puzzle  game for the iPad that uses imagery from NASA database. The goal is to reconstruct an image by stopping rotating ...
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15/10/2012 / Cinder, iPad

Created by Matthieu Savary using Cinder, Rubans for iPad lets you use the colors of the world around in order to draw animated, colorful ribbons. Ribbons can be dragged around at will or dropped out of the screen using gravity.
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09/10/2012 / iPad, Kids

Created by Tapook, PlayART is an iPad app aimed at children aiming to unite the worlds of classic art and children's creativity. Designed for children aged 5-13, but suitable for parents too, you can play with objects and shapes taken from these artists' ...
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25/09/2012 / iPad

Created by 32Bits Criações Digitais with Itaú Cultural and Associação Cultural o Mundo de Lygia Clark, this iPad app recreates Lygia Clark’s “Livro-Obra” (wiki), published in 1983 but through a new interface that reinterprets its manipulable structures, textures and finishings. Most ...
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19/09/2012 / iPad, iPhone, Other

Created by Travis Kirton, C4 is a brand new creative-coding framework for the iOS that lets you build expressive user experiences. C4 gives you the power of the native iOS programming environment with a simplified API that lets you get down ...
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14/09/2012 / iPad, Kids, openFrameworks

Created by AppArt, Visua Musio is a new iPad application from the japanese collective allowing users to create experimental sound compositions using geometric shapes.
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14/08/2012 / Arduino, iPad, Javascript, WebApp

Created by Kostantinos Frantzis, Ana Catharina Marques and Markus Schmeiduch at the CIID, the project connects two Copenhagen neighbourhoods using the old maritime technology of SignalLamps, combined with the modern network layer of twitter messages.
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30/07/2012 / iPad, iPhone, openFrameworks

Sum05 is the latest iPhone/iPad application by the austrian artist Lia. The app invites the user to "collaborate" with the machine in the discovery of randomly placed obstacles created by the machine. Together you play to create images that are constantly new, ...
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