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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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09/10/2013 / Arduino

Earlier this year panGenerator was invited by Copernicus Science Center to create an installation for the new media and technology oriented Transformations Festival and given the central idea of this years edition - empowering people via new tools such as ...
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09/09/2013 / Games, vvvv

Created by 18 students on the HfG Interaction design course, Massive Media Installation is an interactive setup that combines screen with an LED wall to deliver an overwhelming Spaceracer experience created using VVVV and Cinema 4D. Within a week the game ...
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22/04/2013 / Objects

Created by tangent:, a design studio based in London and Tokyo, KIHOU (April 2013) is a bubbling brew of liquid light. Served in a small ceramic cube is a sticky translucent liquid, covered with a thin layer of black silicone ...
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15/04/2013 / Arduino

Created by Danilo Wanner & Travis Purrington, two students of Master Studies in Iconic Research at the Basel Academy of Art and Design (HGK), BNJMN (pronounced Benjamin) is a "mobile sensory image production mechanism". His sole purpose is to create original ...
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26/10/2012 / openFrameworks

Silo 468 is a permanent light installation that transforms abandoned oil silo in Helsinki into a light display and civic center. For this project, Tecné Collective joined Lighting Design Collective to create a custom software that controls the installation’s light ...
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27/06/2012 / Events, Featured, Other, Sound

The Evil Eye project is the result of a residency by Belgium collective Indianen at the Frans Masereel Center, a center for printmaking in Kasterlee. The project investigates how printmaking could produce another kind of information, transforming material into an object with ...
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28/05/2012 / Other, Scripts

Video below is the result of a workshop held last week at SCI-Arc teaching students about synchronous robotics. We already covered SCI-Arc robotics here, but the results this time are bullet time light drawings which instead of being constrained to ...
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16/12/2011 / c++, Objects

Last September, GML group launched The GML Field Recorder Challenge. The project was an invitation to artists and hackers to design a DIY hardware and software solution for unobtrusively recording graffiti motion data during a graffiti writer’s normal practice in the ...
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15/12/2011 / Air

Created by Tangible Intervention (the public art arm of Tangible Interaction) in collaboration with origami artist, Joseph Wu, Jelly Swarm is a public artwork for the Vancouver Aquarium in BC, Canada.  The installation features 94 folded origami jellies, each containing ...
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12/12/2011 / Arduino, Objects, vvvv

'Monolith' is the latest project from the London based design studio Signal | Noise. The team collaborated with the Swiss design studio Unit for the french luxury label Hermés, and their new flagship store in Geneva. The theme for the ...
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08/08/2011 / Android, Objects

Created by Andreas Müller, the lamp North is based around the simple idea that wherever you are in the world, there is always another place out there that is important to you and you have a relationship with. The lamp visualises this ...
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04/08/2011 / Android

The Hanging Garden creates an array of LED lights when plants ask for water. Using the moisture sensors and an ardunio, team in the office are able to know the aproxímate level of moisture contained in the plants which therefore ...
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13/05/2011 / Inspiration

Organic Electric by Jason Krugman is a series of works composed of hand soldered LED mesh, folded and shaped into 3-dimensional illuminated forms, animated and touch responsive. It is an exploration into the possibilities of 3-dimensional electro-luminescent LED structures. There are ...
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10/12/2010 / MaxMSP

Created by Dominic Harris and Cinimod Studio, DJ Light is an immersive public sound and light installation that gives visitors the power to orchestrate performance of light and sound across a large public space.  It was created for energy company Endesa ...
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27/10/2010 / Processing

Created by Martin Bircher, "Type Case" is a low-resolution display embedded in an old printers' type case with 125 rectangular pixels of different sizes. These are formed from the reflecting light of Processing controlled LEDs, embedded in each section of ...
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17/09/2010 / Other

Created by W+K in partnership with Marvellous and Greyworld, Spit Paint is a recent installation at the Nokia World held only few days ago in London. Shown at the show was an app running on a new Nokia N8 allowing ...
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07/07/2010 / openFrameworks

Somewhat inspired by the IQ Font, BalletFont is a project to create a typeface "Ligne" from dancer's movements in space. Three versions of software called "Chireo" (chirography + choreography) were developed using openFrameworks. "capture" did the initial motion and video capture. ...
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21/06/2010 / Events, Inspiration

Swarm Light is the latest project by rAndom International as a part of the Designer of the Future award exhibition at this year’s Design Miami / Art Basel. It is an experimental light installation with a real ‘collective consciousness’, subtly ...
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28/05/2010 / Flash, openFrameworks, WebApp

Designed by Superscript² who also created the flash animation generator and developed by Martial Geoffre-Rouland into an openFrameworks app, Light Invaders is a project to let the users to create animations online and then dispatch it during the DJ sets ...
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21/05/2010 / Objects, openFrameworks

Few months ago I asked Alex Beim of Tangible Interaction to send us a little info about Lucia, their 112x20 LED matrix light device. Lucia is a project the team had in their heads for the last 2 years, to ...
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18/05/2010 / WebApp

LED Matrix is a minimal WordPress theme designed to present text in the style of an LED display. The theme dynamically replaces text with a grid of div elements arranged to form a custom typeface. It functions in most browsers, ...
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09/11/2009 / Environment

Framework f5x5x5 is the latest installation by Brussels based LAb[au] transdisciplinary studio in basilica of Denis Saint in Paris. Inspired by a methodology used in software development, f5x5x5 is a multi compositional structure that exists as both a low resolution ...
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05/11/2009 / Games, iPhone

Caught between 'Space invaders' and a racing game, Minima is a simple, yet absolutely stunning virtual LED action extravaganza. Change your color to survive in the jungle of pixels, yellow, pink, violet, make the right choice at the right time. You are playing ...
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24/10/2009 / Environment

Bus-Tops is a London based project which was shortlisted and now won the Artists Taking The Lead fund, a collaboration between the Arts Council and LOCOG . The project intends to install a number of LED displays on the roof’s of Bus Shelters ...