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13/01/2014 / Arduino, Events

YCAM is wrapping their 10th Anniversary InterLab program by showing installations by Ryuichi Sakamoto and Shiro Takatani at the centre. Titled "Art ― Environment ― Life", the exhibition introduces three installations realised with the YCAM InterLab team. One of the projects, the ...
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02/11/2012 / Featured, Processing, Review

Can we capture the unpredictable evolutionary and emergent properties of nature in software? Can understanding the mathematical principles behind our physical world help us to create digital worlds? This book focuses on the programming strategies and techniques behind computer simulations ...
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06/08/2012 / Other

Botanicus Interacticus is the tatest project created at Disney Research by Ivan Poupyrev in collaboration with Philipp Schoessler, Jonas Loh/Studio NAND, and Munehiko Sato. The project is concerned with developing technology for designing "highly expressive interactive plants", both living and ...
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27/05/2012 / Cinder, Featured, Objects, Processing

Nervous System's trademark portfolio of generative cups, lamps and jewlery has 'grown' an unlikely new product: jigsaw puzzles. Expanding the radius of an immaculate practise isn't easy, yet partners Jessica Rosenkrantz and Jesse Louis-Rosenberg have produced a perfect fit: Generative ...
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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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25/09/2011 / Cinder, iPad, Javascript, Other

In the past few months Marcin Ignac has been exploring Space colonization, an algorithm simulating growth of plants. Marcin explains the algorithm as 6 "simple" steps: 1. Populate possible growth space with growth hormons. 2. For each hormone find the nearest bud. 3. ...
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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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24/05/2011 / Cinder, Events, Scripts

Currently on show at the La Gaîté Lyrique in Paris is an exhibition by Matt Pyke aka Universal Everything named Super-Computer-Romantics. In total, 12 pieces occupy the space, each unique dealing with the topic or anthropomorphism and computer romanticism. Amongst the pieces is the "Communion", ...
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26/03/2011 / Cinder, Objects

Hyphae is a new collection of jewellery from Nervous System (Jessica Rosenkrantz and Jesse Louis-Rosenberg). Inspired by the vein structures that carry fluids through organisms from the leaves of plants to our own circulatory systems, the team created a Cinder simulation ...
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20/03/2011 / Inspiration

On daily basis we come across images that are built using various code techniques, whether this be pixelation, glitch, particle fields, swarms, reaction diffusion, looking that these images on Wired Science, it's amazing to see the similarities between the works we ...
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09/12/2010 / Processing

'Nebel Wald', meaning Cloud Forest is a series of generative trees created by Holger Lippmann. Berlin born who lived and studied in paris, new york now lives and works in Berlin, represented by the berlin based [DAM] gallery, in London ...
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29/10/2010 / vvvv

Created by "fishing for compliments", "Nemore" is a garden, consiting of 36 bendable graphite poles. "Nemore" senses the visitor. Each pole has a behavior and reacts to it's neighbours and to the visitor, the "alien neighbour". Does a system arise from the ...
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22/10/2010 / Cinder

Created by Marcin Ignac and yet another project selected for the WrittenImages book, Cindermedusae is a generative encyclopedia of imaginary sea creatures. I wanted to explore generating organic and believable forms so I have chosen to try with a jellyfish. I have ...
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16/09/2010 / MaxMSP

Initiated by the EOS Magazine and created by Happiness Brussels (??), A 100 year old tree, living on the edge of Brussels, was hooked up to a fine dust meter, ozone meter, light meter, weatherstation, webcam and microphone. This equipment ...
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08/04/2010 / Processing

For the 26th edition of the Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival, FIELD designed an identity based on the festival’s film submission database. Set in a thick and obscure forest like the wooded surroundings of Kassel, the colourful spheres form ...
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08/01/2010 / Flash

I have just received "Happy New Year" email from Kazumasa Teshigawara (qubibi) and I must say this is the most awesome NY flash card ever. The card is inspired by Chinese zodiac, which makes the year 2010 the Year of ...
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07/12/2009 / iPhone

Interactive generative art application we mentioned few months back from award winning computer animator and software designer Glenn Marshall is now finally available in the AppStore. Explore and interact with an endlessly generating world of organic visuals using drag and pinch to pan, ...
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26/09/2009 / Processing

The Snail on the Slope is a generative movie based on a book of the same title by Strugatsky brothers. The novel is set on an unknown planet, where humans have a base from which they are investigating and trying ...