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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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20/12/2013 / Featured

It's that time of the year when we take a week break and unplug from the internet. Before we step away, it is our duty to highlight some of the projects that we found to be the most memorable. With ...
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21/10/2013 / Environment

Created by Olivier Ratsi, an artist on the ANTIVJ visual label, Onion Skin is a new immersive installation comprised of two walls, positioned at right angles and augmented by a projection and a 5.1 sound broadcast. The experience of 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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30/08/2013 / iPhone, Processing

Tracking your movements has always been a tricky affair. At first there was Google Latitude that worked o.k. and it synced with Google services where you could download your data as KML files which could then easily be imported into ...
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With over 100 sensors and 6.5 billion data points delivered in real-time, today the F1 is as much as about predicting the future as it is about shaving milliseconds on the circuit. In 1989, Ayrton Senna set the world’s fastest lap ...
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Created by Kyle McDonald and Jonas Jongejan for the CLICK Festival 2013 in Helsingør, Denmark, Light Leaks is a light installation comprised of fifty mirror balls projecting controlled light in the room. The general idea was to make use of found ...
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17/05/2013 / openFrameworks

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. Memo developed software to control this ILDA controllable laser projector ...
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12/04/2013 / Environment

30 pieces of molded plastic, 2 HD projectors – hovering in the dark of Berlin's 401contemporary gallery is Robert Seidel's latest projection sculpture. Suspended from the ceiling and drenched in waves of light the amorph, skeletal structure comes alive – ...
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04/03/2013 / vvvv

Created and performed by Edisonnoside and visual artist Daniel Schwarz, imposition is a live audiovisual performance that combines dark, blurry electronic music and non-linear rhythms meld with hypnotic abstract visuals superimposed on a matrix of rods.
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21/06/2012 / MaxMSP, Processing, Sound

Since electric cars are increasingly using synthesised sounds in order to mimic the recognisable noise of the internal combustion engine, Mark McKeague explores an alternative in which the sound that the cars generate changes according to its relationship to other road ...
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20/04/2012 / Arduino, Processing

Created by Studio NMinusOne at the University of Toronto (Responsive Architecture at Daniels), IM Blanky is a self-positioning and representing blanket. The blanket is capable of generating awareness of one’s own body and by draping it over an object the blanket reproduces digitally and ...
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16/04/2012 / WebApp

In conceptualizing and exploring the city we rely a range of smaller areas—neighbourhoods, boroughs, wards and districts—in order to make urban space intelligible. While we can readily discuss how neighbourhoods are shaped by physical geography (topography, adjacency to lakes or ...
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03/04/2012 / Featured, Games, Theory

A significant percentage of video games employ in one way or another the figure of death. The thanatological sub-species of video game representations are practically endless: dismemberment, infection, untreatable wounds, explosion, etc. Players can be eaten, crushed, sliced, diced, quartered, ...
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05/03/2012 / WebApp

At the best of times the relationship between cyclists and motorists is tense. Given that the amount of dedicated routes available to cyclists in many cities is quite limited, motorists that opt to stop or park in what should be ...
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28/02/2012 / Objects

"Prismatica is an extension of the visual and perceptual experimentations in my Enigmatica series," Kit Webster writes about his newest installation. Known for his interesting approach to projection mapping (read more about the ingenius Enigmatica series here) the Australian media ...
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24/02/2012 / Featured, Objects

Provocations within The Critical Engineering Manifesto (2011) state that reliance on specific technologies are "both a challenge and a threat" and that "the exploit is the most desirable form of exposure". Julian Oliver is one of the authors of this ...
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07/02/2012 / Flash, Review

It is not entirely unusual for a Canadian wildlife documentary to open with grainy footage of an animal being carefully approached by park officials, but any similarities between Bear 71 and nostalgic Canadian depictions of wildlife end about 15 seconds ...
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20/12/2011 / c++

In the redesigned Deutsche Bank headquarters in Frankfurt am Main, the BrandSpace designed to provide an insight into the bank’s history, present, business areas and its brand philosophy. The Deutsche Bank Logo by Anton Stankowski is used as a starting ...
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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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The AntiMap by Trent Brooks is an Open Source creative toolset for recording and visualising your own data. The project currently consists of a phone utility application (AntiMap Log - iOS/Android) for data capture, and a couple of web/desktop applications (AntiMap ...
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02/11/2011 / Processing

Fascinated by ideas of mental maps and obtaining an insight into the person’s perception of the world by simply asking them to draw a map from memory, in his ongoing Design Interactions master, Benedikt Groß created a Processing application that allows ...
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31/10/2011 / Featured, Review

Visual Complexity is a site maintained by Manuel Lima which collects projects that deal with complexity in information. Not always about communicating clarity the site's predominant focus was acknowledging beauty that exists in complex representation of information and data. Within a year of ...
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The Arriflex 16 ST body with UV-light source and motorized zoom lens Julius von Bismarck and Andreas Schmelas have just open sourced the code of their collaboration project "The Space beyond me". The project includes an "Apparatus for reviving spaces that ...
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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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02/08/2011 / Theory

[Eric Fischer / Locals and Tourists #45 (GTWA #133): Los Angeles and Pasadena / 2010] A month ago in Minneapolis, nestled amidst the brilliant programming of the inaugural Eyeo Festival, Mark Hansen organized a panel on data visualization and social justice ...
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13/07/2011 / openFrameworks

Created by The Light Surgeons for the National Maritime Museum in London, the installation "Voyagers" engages with England's long standing relationship to the sea, featuring thematic images and film from the museum's collection animated atop a continually flowing ocean of ...
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12/07/2011 / c++

See Something or Say Something is a project by Eric Fischer which maps out locations of Flickr pictures (red dots) and locations of Twitter tweets (blue dots). Note the white dots are locations that have been posted to both services. Although there ...
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22/05/2011 / c++, openFrameworks

Kimchi and Chips have just finished exhibiting their latest project at FutureEverything in Manchester - Lit Tree. Through the use of video projection, a tree is augmented enabling the presentation of volumetric light patterns using itʼs own leaves as voxels (3D pixels). Kimchi ...
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04/05/2011 / Cinder

Drawing Water by David Wicks is a constructed landscape created by the relationship between rainfall and water consumption in the United States. The application, made in Cinder uses water consumption data and builds images to expose the reality that water ...
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29/04/2011 / iPad, MaxMSP

Projektil, a Zurich based collective, created augmented reality installation which includes an architectural model in scale 1:200 with 5 projectors mapping various information affecting the proposal. On the model can be shown various simulations (nightlife, sun and shadow, etc.), and also ...
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