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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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14/05/2014 / WebApp

Created by Marc Faasse, Playground NDSM is an interactive photomontage that includes 7 years of photographs taken by Marc and mapped using googlemaps engine. Since 2007 Marc has been taking pictures of the NDSM-warf in Amsterdam. The site is changing rapidly: the ...
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16/04/2014 / Events

Created by Ralf Baecker and produced by the LEAP gallery in Berlin, Mirage is an installation that uses muscle wires to move a mirror that reflects a laser beam into a shape of a landscape. Currently installed in the LEAP gallery, the piece the ...
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Benedikt Groß's work is frequently noted here on CAN, so far in 2013 we've posted three of his projects. Since executing his inventive Avena+ Test Bed, which 'programmed' the biodiversity of a South German agricultural plot, he's teamed up with an American cartographer ...
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12/09/2013 / Featured, Review, Theory

In architecture and design-related circles, author and educator Geoff Manaugh needs little introduction. Through a consistently revelatory and often dizzying stream of spatial polemics hatched at his blog BLDGBLOG, Manaugh has spun-off his interest in architecture, science and the environment ...
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12/09/2013 / Processing

Created by Stefan Wagner, an interaction and motion designer based in Würzburg-Germany, Generating Utopia is a realtime visualisation of social location data. The project explores questions of what human habitats could look like if it was possible to transform them ...
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26/07/2013 / Javascript

Not often do we find ourselves simply browsing Google Maps. Usually there is always a particular reason behind it, mostly utilitarian impulse to satisfy our immediate need. What if Google Maps could be appreciated and visually enjoyed as pattern of ...
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03/07/2013 / Featured, Javascript, Processing

Created by Benedikt Groß, Avena+ Test Bed is a project that explores the relationship between landscape, agriculture and digital fabrication by intercepting the process of precision farming by generative design. The emphasis of the project lays in speculating about new ...
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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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31/10/2012 / Arduino, Processing

Created by David Bowen, Underwater is an installation created for INTERIEUR 2012.  It uses a Microsoft Kinect and Processing to collected real-time surface data from moving wave patterns and translates them into this large scale installation comprised of hundreds of servo-motors controlling each point of ...
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19/09/2012 / Javascript, WebApp

Created by Julien Levesque, Street Views Patchwork is a website which combines four embedded Google StreetView scenes from different places together to create a coherent landscape scene. It works like a slideshow, but the collage is quickly broken if you try to use ...
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08/08/2012 / Environment, Review

Constructed Land is a multi-format exhibition that meticulously catalogues a two year/65,000 image archive of photographs scraped from the website of a weather station based in Kimmirut, Nunavut (Northern Canada). Mounted at Toronto's InterAccess this past spring, the exhibition is comprised ...
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20/07/2012 / openFrameworks, Other

Created by Mathieu Rivier at ECAL University of Art and Design, Light Form is a sculpture that explores different forms of representations and interactions using a solid but uneven display. The faceted landscape is built on a plinth with integrated ...
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11/06/2012 / Games

Latest game in development from Big Robot is this english landscape inspired robot featured - Sir, You Are Being Hunted - game. It's creator Jim Rossignol describes it as a "a mixture of rich seam of tweed-loving British science fiction to ...
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29/03/2012 / c++, Other

CityScape is a collection of three collages that depict the most characteristic parts of Copenhagen that almost appear as separate cities within the city. Created by Daim Yoon, Mette Lyckegaard and Marcin Ignac, the trio used the pictures of the city as as ...
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21/12/2011 / Objects, Other

Experimental kite designed by Sash Reading with Ivan Morison from the Studio 10 Arch at the University of Westminster. The kite was fabricated and engineered by Queen and Crawford. The kite features 1700 3d printed connectors, carbon fibre rods and cubenfibre ...
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Last year, onedotzero approached Joanie Lemercier of AntiVJ to be part of one of their event, a festival they organised at empac, upstate New York, with a selection of screenings, installations and live performances. The installation, now on show at the China ...
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30/09/2011 / Javascript

We have a new feature javascript running on CAN:  Revoid.js by Gwen Vanhee. Click top right corner button for demo. Small experiments with the HTML5 canvas-element and javascript. Build from scratch to learn while playing and test javascript's performance on mobile devices. Landscape ...
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20/03/2011 / Inspiration

On daily basis we come across images that are built using various code techniques, whether this be pixelation, glitch, particle fields, swarms, reaction diffusion, looking that these images on Wired Science, it's amazing to see the similarities between the works we ...
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14/02/2011 / openFrameworks

Created by Anthony DeVincenzi, David Lakatos, Matthew Blackshaw, Daniel Leithinger and Hiroshi Ishii at the MIT Lab, Recompose is a system for manipulation of an actuated surface. By utilising openCV, Kinect (i believe) and gesture recognition the team is working ...
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27/12/2010 / iPad, iPhone

Created by Megan Monroe, PulsART. brings back memories of Peter Saville's legendary album cover for Joy Division in the app form. Create Unknown Pleasures like visuals using a number of options provided including color, number of bends, grooves, and twists. Whats ...
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19/12/2010 / Mac, Windows

Carbon is a piece of software for Mac and PC created by Tabor Robak that looks at the transition between the real and the virtual. While some true qualities of physicality are lost in digitization this is made up for by ...
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14/12/2010 / Cinder

With new technology come new landscapes. These may appear in the form of users, social groups, tools and work but in some kind of form they are connected, relating to one another and feeding from one another. Kinect is describing ...
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10/12/2009 / Flash, WebApp

Partly inspired by Gerhard Richter’s series of overpainted photographs, Untitled Painting is a web application by  Thomas Traum with music by Tim Hecker, “Azure Azure” from his album Radio Amor. Set it to your own preferred location, paint over the landscape ...
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11/09/2009 / Flash

Voted FWA site of the week, Concave Stream's promo flash site for their latest instrumental album “Soundtrack for a Book” creates dot based 3d landscapes from book covers. It appears to simultaneously respond to music playing altering landscape topology. You can ...
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07/08/2009 / Flash

Joy Division's iconic album cover for Unknown Pleasures by Peter Saville comes alive thanks to the very talented Mr Doob: Joy Division LP Cover Animated The code is available for download here, if you want to use it yourself. See also Configurator [Processing] via Boing ...