As 2017 comes to a close, we take a moment to look back at the outstanding work done this year. From spectacular peformances, large scale installations, devices and tools to the new virtual spaces for artistic exploration – so many great projects are being added to the CAN archive! Here are a just few, 25 in total, that we and you enjoyed the most this year.
Ryoichi Kurokawa sets out a new phase of his use of space with light and sound, and how different mediums can be merged in space and time as single unit. node 5:5 fills the ACC in Gwangju, South Korea with mesmerising abstract information and imagery, intoxicating the viewer in an unforgettable visual, auditory and spatial experience.
Created by Lara Defayes at ECAL, UV Map, Vanishing Shades and FOMO Survival Kit are a series of project produced during her studies at the art and design school in Lausanne, Switzerland. All three projects, and others that can be viewed on her website, explore the contradictions and opportunities of digital in physical.
A much anticipated collaboration between two Berlin-based greats, Deep Web is a feat of spatial programming that combines the luminous kinetics of Christopher Bauder’s fluidic with the laser orchestra of Robert Henke’s Lumière. Originally commissioned for the Festival of Lights Lyon 2015 (which was postponed after the Paris terror attacks), Deep Web will now see […]
CAN reports on MUTEK 2015’s audiovisual performance programming and the ‘HOLO encounters’ live Q&A’s we did with artists Robin Fox and Hiroaki Umeda.
Created by COCOLAB from Mexico and commissioned by ARCA, Cycles is an audio visual installation that uses a series of laser projectors to visualise short cycle audio compositions by a collection of A/V artists.
As Robert Henke sets of on his tour with the new project Lumière, kicking off in NYC on the 10th May, we offer a little preview of what is to come.
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.
Created by Shohei Fujimoto, Power of One #Point is an installation exploring input and output using laser and reflecting mirrors.
Arcade collaborative create a sound responsive laser installation for North Netherlands Symphony Orchestra that transformed the individual musicians’ performances into a dynamic forest of sound and light.
What happens when you mix soap bubbles and lasers? Memo Akten, 1/3 of Marshmallow Laser Feast, just got hold of Etherdream DAC laser and has been “messing” with it using openFrameworks.
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