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13/02/2014 / Video

We are always fond of projects that use Desktop as a creative landscape. From Screen Capture to Sound by Satoru Higa to 114.psd Type by Emilio Gomariz these projects manipulate the predictable to produce the exquisite. The latest experiment in the similar category ...
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11/09/2013 / Unity

Created by Geoffrey Lillemon + Random Studio, The Nail Polish Inferno is a "Virtual Reality art show accessed through the Oculus Rift". Developed with Unity in combination with 3D Studio Max, Geoffrey once again takes us on a virtual journey ...
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29/08/2013 / Mac, openFrameworks, Windows

Created by Unsigned Long Long, Unsigned Mirror is an application for Mac and Windows, created using openFrameworks, that allows you to create a slit-scan image by dragging image(s) onto the mirror object in the window. The mirror also shows you as ...
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31/07/2013 / Profile

Developed by Adrien Mondot (am-cb.net), eMotion is a tool for creating interactive motions of objects for live visual performances. Developed as a research tool for the work of Adrien M and Claire B, eMotion is based on objects (like particles, text, drawing strokes, quartz ...
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28/05/2013 / Mac

Robert Frank's The Americans is one of the most iconic photographic projects of the 20th century. Published in the late 1950s the photographic compendium offered a fresh, authentic perspective on class, race and everyday life on the street. This classic project ...
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08/04/2013 / Games

140 is an upcoming platform game developed by Jeppe Carlsen, known for his gameplay direction for Playdead's Limbo. The game is described as a "minimalistic platformer", using electronic music to create synesthesia as the player manipulates their avatar, a character ...
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28/01/2013 / Mac, Scripts

Created by Moritz Greiner-Petter, TICK (TIC) tries to embed the notion of uselessness, extravagance and non-intentionality in programmed environments. Tick is an AppleScript that runs in the background to augment the movement of your mouse cursor with neurotic loops from time to ...
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21/01/2013 / Featured, Games

"Kentucky Route Zero" is a magic realist adventure game about a secret highway in Kentucky and the mysterious folks who travel it. The player controls Conway, an antique furniture deliveryman, as he attempts to complete the final delivery for his ...
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16/05/2012 / Cinder, iPhone

DMesh, a custom software for Mac made using Cinder by Dofl Yun that analyzes an image and generate a triangle meshes with points (read post) is now also available for the iPhone. Just take a photo and DMesh analyzes your ...
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04/04/2012 / Mac, Other, Windows

Fugu is a new procedural modelling system for 3D graphics conceived and developed by Ben Porter, James Wetter and Jon McCormack. It supports the generation, manipulation and animation of 3D form using scripts written in the Lua programming language. Fugu contains a code editor with all ...
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26/01/2012 / c++

pocode is a new open-source C++ library designed by Potion for the production of interactive media across multiple platforms. The frameworks provides a robust, high-performance software infrastructure that allows for the creation of all types of software, from simple visual ...
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17/01/2012 / Mac, Windows

While the euphoric, dynamic forms of computational artist Marius Watz are probably quite familiar to CAN readers, the artist's curatorial and educational undertakings should definitely not to be overlooked. As an extension of his practice, Marius consistently organizes prescient and ...
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29/12/2011 / Games, Mac

“Boy uncertain of his sister’s faith enters limbo” is the tag line of the absolutely wonderful game "Limbo", now available for Mac! The game takes on a journey of a boy that transverses through the ‘horrible world’ challenged by obstacles which gradually ...
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23/12/2011 / Mac, Windows

Created by Ted Martins, Fireplace is a type controlled pixel art fireplace for your mac or pc to stay warm this xmas. Type words to interact with the fireplace or just sit back and enjoy. The log burns down to ...
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25/10/2011 / Games

Submitted to this years IGF 2012, Parallax by Zi Ye and Jesse Burstyn is an interdimensional platforming and puzzle-solving game. The goal in each level is to reach the exit by travelling between two overlapping dimensions through rifts. Parallax challenges the player ...
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14/10/2011 / c++, Games, iPhone, Mac

Karl D.D. Willis, Ivan Poupyrev, Scott E. Hudson and Moshe Mahler have just released details of their latest project at Disney Research, a novel interactive system that allows multiple people to play and work together using a custom handheld device. The device ...
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26/09/2011 / Cinder, Mac, Windows

Textoy is a cinder app by Ariel Malka that is all about physical interaction with text and a slight touch of generative sound. Latest work in progress in the series of projects exploring interactive text and typeface, in this latest experiment Ariel has created an ...
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22/08/2011 / Mac

Created by Kim Asendorf, ExtraFile is conceptional software with practical usage. It's main intention is to offer an alternative to the static system of image file formats. It is also an attempt to address an alternative image file format, a piece of ...
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21/07/2011 / Games

Created by Santa Ragione, a micro game-studio based in Milan, Fotonica is a "Pay What You Want" first person game about jumping, sense of speed and discovery. The key is timing, the goal is exploring and traveling flawlessly through the environment. The setting ...
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GRID is an interactive multi-touch sound visualization for the band Mathon and the ZKM AppArtAward 2011. Created for live events, the application consists of a desktop version for realtime graphic visualization of music - created using Processing and also an iOS version for ...
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23/06/2011 / Cinder, Mac

Created by Doug Pfeffer, Hairrrr is a Mac application that converts images into fields of hair. A while back Doug posted some sample generated images that sort of looked like body hair on the Cinder forums. Although he still hasn't found a project to integrate ...
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15/06/2011 / Games, iPad, iPhone, Mac, openFrameworks

Zach Gage has just announced that Bit Pilot 2.0 for iPhone/IPad is about to hit the AppStore. To celebrate, Zach has made a desktop version which is available for download now (link below). It is the first application to use ...
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26/04/2011 / c++, Mac

For this year’s Creative Review Annual cover, together with Nexus Interactive Arts, Minivegas created a custom application to draw a letter 'A' using content from the CR's website and Twitter feed over the past year. We decided to make an "A" from CR's ...
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16/02/2011 / Mac

Created by our own Emilio Gomariz (CAN posts) with sound by Dylan Fisher , 114.psd Type is a simple typography designed with the help of Mac OS X, a progression from Folder Type piece Emilio created 2 years ago. The idea for this ...
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08/02/2011 / iPad, Sound

Konkreet Performer is an OSC music control and performance instrument created by Berlin based Konkreet Labs collective. Instead of faders and knobs, Performer allows you to remotely operate music or visual software on your computer, using interactive visualisations. Any software that allows ...
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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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01/12/2010 / Mac, openFrameworks, Sound

Created by Daniel Feles, refreq is a customisable music player. You can load music files into refreq, but also images (bitmaps, imgs, pngs). When you load a song, first the program analyzes the track, then it draws its frequency spectrum. After tracking, ...
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26/11/2010 / c++, MaxMSP, Theory, Tutorials

The project "Interactive Swarm Space" (ISS) explores the application of swarm simulations for the creation of interactive and immersive spaces. It aims to develop tools and strategies for establishing meaningful relationships between swarm behavior, interaction, perception, as well as musical ...
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24/11/2010 / Mac, Processing, Windows

I've been following Manny Tan's for about 10 years now or so and it's a great pleasure to introduce him to CA readers. In case you missed his work, Manny belongs to the generation of early creative code flash developers ...
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03/10/2010 / Mac, Sound

Created by The Strange Agency, Spunk is granular synthesis using a particle system. The app that runs on OSX only for now allows you modify number of active particles, their lifetime, number, gravity and mass. You can also adjust the ...
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