All posts tagged: machine

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Generative Machines by Michael Chang

A few months ago Michael Chang at Google Creative Labs was asked to make some visuals for Google IO, building on from the procedural circuit-board diagrams he did in the past. After spending few weeks experimenting in both Three.js and Processing, he gravitated towards one concept – the idea of a procedural exploding view diagram of “Generative Machines”.

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Voice Array and Last Breath by Rafeal Lozano-Hemmer

Rafeal Lozano-Hemmer is largely known for his large scale installations that invite audience participation. An extension of this participation is also how he takes elements of physical interaction and gives them digital or technological corollaries. His latest show at Bitforms Gallery is no different. Although, ironically, rather than taking something inherently physical, it takes the […]

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lumiBots [Arduino, Objects]

[Photo: S.T. Heizmann] What looks like a time-lapse recording of bioluminescent critters roaming the deep sea floor is in fact a swarm of 9 autonomous UV light emitting robots inhabiting a 1 x 2 meter phosphorescent surface. Created by Mey Lean Kronemann, a Berlin-based media artist with an interest in robotics, these lumiBots (2010-2011) tirelessly trace […]

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The Secret War Between Downloading and Uploading [Books, iPad]

Written by Peter Lunenfeld, The Secret War Between Downloading and Uploading is a book about using digital technologies to shift us from a consumption to a production model. After half a century of television-conditioned consumption/downloading, Lunenfeld tells us, we now find ourselves with a vast new infrastructure for uploading. We simply need to find the will […]

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Senseless Drawing Bot [Arduino]

Senseless Drawing Bot is a 4-wheeled graffiti machine, with a pendulum arm, arduino and spray cans to create random strokes as it moves up and down the gallery space. See video below. Created by So KANNO and Takahiro YAMAGUCHI Metal Works Supported by Hitto ASAI The exhibition “UTOPIA no OSHIRASE” took place at AKIBATAMABI21, 3331 Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo […]