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10/04/2014 / Advertorial

Leading Austrian digital artist, LIA is one of the 13 artists currently showing their work on StillReel.  Nick Darcy-Fox, Founder of StillReel talks with LIA about her art: StillReel: You did a specific render of your piece Three Suns for StillReel. ...
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17/02/2014 / Advertorial

StillReel launched recently with 13 exciting international contemporary artists providing a curated selection of 34 pieces of still, video and even interactive digital art all on Stillreel.com. Each month we aim to add a couple of digital creators, each providing ...
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24/01/2014 / CAN Events

Curated in collaboration between EWHA's Cross Media Lab, Kimchi and Chips and CreativeApplications.Net, The  「Distortion Field」 objective is to facilitate a productive ‘scenius’ that nurtures creative intersections, exchanges and networks between practitioners in art, media, performance and technology. It aims ...
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12/09/2013 / Featured, Review, Theory

In architecture and design-related circles, author and educator Geoff Manaugh needs little introduction. Through a consistently revelatory and often dizzying stream of spatial polemics hatched at his blog BLDGBLOG, Manaugh has spun-off his interest in architecture, science and the environment ...
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22/08/2013 / Objects, Sound

Scottish artist and filmmaker James Houston has been toying with the idea of recreating music using old computer hardware for some years now - much before the HP ad, utilising dead media as an instrument, picking out recognisable sounds these ...
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28/06/2013 / Review

[caption id="attachment_36524" align="alignnone" width="640"] Strowger Telephone Switch[/caption] As you enter the Evil Media Distribution Centre you're faced with a central seating arrangement of stacked palettes. Flanking either side of the ad-hoc settee are walls festooned with clipboards, some of which have ...
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18/02/2013 / Events

In acquiring a selection of games for their permanent collection, 2012 was the year that MoMA finally sheepishly admitted that, "yes, videogames are indeed art." Thankfully media consumers and inventors throughout the world hadn't bothered to wait around for official recognition and ...
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20/12/2012 / Advertorial

Virtueel Platform, the Dutch e-culture knowledge institute, has created a perfect startingpoint if you want to explore and work together with innovative media art organisations in The Netherlands. The New Explorers Guide to Dutch Digital Culture is available as free download ...
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28/11/2012 / openFrameworks

RGB-D and "Clouds" needs no introduction on CAN but it is exciting that the project authors, James George and Jonathan Minard have just launched a Kickstarter to complete their interactive film and they need our support! CAN featured the project a number ...
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26/11/2012 / Environment, Sound

In MP3: The Meaning of a Format, Jonathan Sterne observes "that it is no accident that so many media technologies are built around spinning mechanisms" while pointing to the grooves of a vinyl record and wound-down rolls of audio tape as examples ...
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25/10/2012 / Events

Last Friday saw the latest instalment of FITC's Emerging Technology & Advertising (ETA) event series touch down in Toronto. While labelled rather dryly as a "one day conversation on how technology will impact brands", ETA 2012 brought together an improbably ...
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Golan Levin Following the success of the first Resonate festival that took place in March 2012, Magnetic Field B in collaboration with CreativeApplications.Net and Dom Omladine in Belgrade are pleased to announce the new edition of the festival, taking place 21-23 ...
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10/10/2012 / Events

This past Friday marked the inaugural Ontario Augmented Reality Network (OARN) conference here in Toronto. Headed by Brock University-based Canada Research Chair Kevin Kee, OARN is dedicated to building bridges between university research initiatives, developers and cultural agencies in an ...
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07/09/2012 / News, Theory

Emily Jacir – Mateiral for a Film How might we explain the ascent, pervasiveness and popular appeal of digital art? This is not the question that CUNY Graduate Center associate professor Claire Bishop chose to answer in her recent "Digital Divide" ...
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30/08/2012 / News

CAN is very selective when choosing what goes on the blog and what doesn't. This can sometimes be a difficult task forcing us to make some hard choices. Until now we have used Twitter or Facebook to share those links ...
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24/04/2012 / Featured, Other

Z/Z/Z/ is a project hatched by Daniel Rehn and Sarah Caluag dedicated to "describing the dimension of cultural artifacts that are difficult to explain using natural language". This endeavour deploys a custom visualization workflow to break down footage from film, ...
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02/04/2012 / Javascript, Review

In his mile-a-minute guest spot on Rob Sonic's most recent album Sabotage Gigante, Los Angeles-based Busdriver fires off a verbal salvo about powder burns on a disk drive and generating buzz across the blogosphere. While this kind of technobabble isn't ...
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22/03/2012 / Review

One need only look as far as the upstart GLI.TC/H festival and its vibrant constellation of related practitioners to see that the glitch aesthetic is alive and well. Rosa Menkman has been active as an artist, theorist, organizer and agitator within ...
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20/03/2012 / Linux, Objects

Few days ago BREAKFAST launched Instaprint on Kickstarter. Instaprint is a location-based photo booth that turns Instagrams into physical prints. Set the device to listen for a specific hashtag and/or location and watch as it prints out all Instagrams with ...
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29/11/2011 / Objects

BERG today released details of their concept "printer", one that together with the "Berg Cloud" service behaves like a physical hub to your digital content. They describe it as: BERG Cloud is our technology to move the smarts of products onto ...
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26/08/2011 / Events

FOTB is approaching fast and in little over 2 weeks from today you'll get to see some truly inspiring people on the stage. FOTB already is an annual conference in Brighton bringing together some of the biggest names in creative code, flash and digital ...
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31/05/2011 / Objects

Beta is a fictional prototype by Lukas Franciszkiewicz addressing media influence and the decision making shift from individual to computer. Lukas divides interaction with the computer into three needs: finding and consuming information, the use of communication and mediation, and the ...
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22/04/2011 / Processing

Cascade is the latest project by NYTimes R&D department that allows precise analysis of the structures that underly sharing activity on the web. Initiated by Mark Hansen and working with Jer Thorp and Jake Porway (Data Scientist at the Times) the team ...
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07/04/2011 / Theory

In 1978 Rem Koolhaas (wiki) published Delirious New York, a "retroactive manifesto" that wildly reframed Manhattan through a rigorous analysis of the street grid, the skyscraper and congestion while excavating the history of the "mythical island". A few years later ...
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18/02/2011 / Flash

NewSpeak is a project created by Immo Blaese for anticensor, the 10th Web Biennial at the Istanbul Contemporary Art Museum. As new words are picked up every minute, NewSpeak will display the opposite meaning (antonym) based on an Orwellian scenario of ...
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03/12/2010 / iOS

Satromizer started as a Adobe After Effects 3.0 plugin written by Ben Syverson as a response to Jon Satrom's video KOLOBOKZ. About a year ago Ben and Jon Satrom joined forces and released the Satromizer for the iPhone. The duo has just announced Satromizer ...
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18/10/2010 / Processing

Excited to finally try out newspaperclub, Roberto aka m8roberto created  a small newspaper featuring 12 different patterns created using Processing. The small newspaper has 12 patterns generated using a simple processing sketch that exploits repetition and randomness to produce a variety of ...
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FOTB is approaching fast, more precisely in 3 weeks from today. For those that might be unaware of FOTB already, it is an annual conference in Brighton, UK bringing together some of the biggest names in Flash and digital media ...
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23/08/2010 / CANApps, iOS

Created and designed by Brendan Dawes and published by CreativeApplications.Net, The Accidental News Explorer is a new type of news app that celebrates serendipity and chance encounters. Start by searching for a subject. Once you've browsed the suggested articles taken ...
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14/07/2010 / Events

GLI.TC/H is an international gathering of noise & new media practitioners in Chicago from September 29 thru October 03, 2010. GLI.TC/H seeks: Realtime + time-based performances (audio/video), utilizing broken/bent technologies/strategies. Workshops, sharing knowledge of hardware/software hacking, cracking, breaking, kludging, piracy, & ...
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