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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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21/03/2014 / Processing

Created by Lafkon duo consisting of Benjamin Stephan and Christoph Haag, etcpp is an animation created using Processing and a Pen Plotter where animation frames are drawn into various granular matter. The project started during a pitch for collaborative animation project and ...
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17/02/2014 / Processing

For about a year now generative artist Lia has been exploring 3d printing by analysing filament and the movements of the printhead. Rather than just having 3d models printed out, Lia has been interested in the possibilities of the process by defining ...
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11/02/2014 / Featured, Unity

Inspired by atmospheric landscape painting from JW Turner to Peter Doig and the computational lifeforms of Carl Sims, Radiohead - Polyfauna is a collaboration between Radiohead, Nigel Godrich, Stanley Donwood and Universal Everything. Described as "a living, breathing, growing touchscreen ...
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27/01/2014 / Cinder, Processing

Back in 2012 Nicolas Ménard created a project with the idea to design a book on the topic of colour, using a random process that generated abstract forms. Starting with colorimetric system, the process turns data functions into visual equivalents ...
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23/01/2014 / openFrameworks

Created by MPC New York in collaboration with artist Thompson Harrell, ‘The Color Project’ explores narratives through colour, line, and form found in geographic satellite imagery. Utilising Google Earth together with custom software, the install spans over 27 HD screens ...
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14/01/2014 / Javascript

Created by Left Field Labs, Music Drop is an interpretation of traditional hand cranked music box with the ability for the user to create their own custom tune. Excited to see what we could do with 3D printing capabilities the ...
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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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09/01/2014 / MaxMSP

MirrorFugue is a Ph.D. research project by Xiao Xiao at the MIT Media Lab, exploring communicating gesture in music collaboration across space and time. The project is comprised of a set of interfaces for piano to visualise the gesture of ...
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08/01/2014 / c++

Created by a mathematician, digital artist and Emmy award winning supervisor of computer generated effects - Andy Lomas, Morphogenetic Creations is a collection of works that explore the nature of complex forms that can be produced by digital simulation of ...
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02/01/2014 / Processing

Created by Madeline Gannon, a doctoral student studying generative fabrication and computational design in the CMU School of Architecture, Reverberating Across the Divide project aims to reconnect digital and physical contexts through a custom chronomorphologic modeling environment. The process includes a ...
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20/12/2013 / Featured, Java

[caption id="attachment_40220" align="alignnone" width="640"] Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, photo Gert-Jan van Rooij[/caption] Created by the the Dutch design studio LUST, ‘Type/Dynamics’ is a new interactive installation for the exhibition of work by the graphic designer Jurriaan Schrofer (1926-1990) at the Stedelijk Museum in ...
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19/12/2013 / Arduino

Created by Skrekkøgle (Theo Tveterås and Lars Marcus Vedeler), Durr is a shivering unisex bracelet that investigates our perception of time by exploring how we perceive 5 minutes in different situations. By markedly shivering every 5 minutes, it creates a ...
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18/12/2013 / Arduino, Cinder, Games

Kris Temmerman's house/office has a store window that he tries to make use of as much as possible. In the past he built projections but really wanted to make something interactive. Since the area has a lot of loitering youth and ...
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17/12/2013 / Review

AIT (“Social Hacking”), taught for the first time this semester by Lauren McCarthy and Kyle McDonald at NYU’s ITP, explored the structures and systems of social interactions, identity, and self representation as mediated by technology. The semester was spent developing ...
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11/12/2013 / Other, Sound

Coralie Gourguechon is a designer and a paper electronics maker. Her projects aim to to demystify electronics by simplifying the execution of simple circuits in a graphical way and using paper. In one of the projects, the components are presented as icons ...
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28/11/2013 / Arduino, openFrameworks

'Tantra’ is the new single from Timo Maas, taken from his latest artist album, ‘Lifer. The video for the single, created by Daito Manabe, Motoi Ishibashi, Muryo Homma and Youichi Sakamoto (rhizomatiks) includes a machine that uses Arduino controlled ball dispensers, motorised ...
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26/11/2013 / Javascript, openFrameworks

Developed by Nervous System, Kinematics is a system for 3D printing that creates complex, foldable forms composed of articulated modules. The system provides a way to turn any three-dimensional shape into a flexible structure using 3D printing. The system combines computational ...
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07/11/2013 / Arduino, Paper Js

Created by Matthias Dörfelt, Mechanical Parts is a series of graphic connectors created by Robo Faber, an autonomous drawing robot determined to reproduce. The robot continuously creates drawings generated using a preset system Matthias developed for Weird Faces and the I Follow flip books. ...
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04/11/2013 / Air, Flash

Originally entitled ‘On Growth and Form’ in homage to D’Arcy Thompson’s pioneering book, Darwin is a new artwork by Daniel Brown for the D’Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum. Over the past ten years Brown has become known for creating his ‘Flowers’ ...
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29/10/2013 / Featured, Other

Created by FIELD and commissioned by Nike, Hyperfeel is a series of four video artworks that have been produced for the launch of the Hyperfeel shoe and to capture the feeling of running on different terrains: on sand, grass, tarmac ...
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28/10/2013 / MaxMSP

Created by Lasse Munk and Søren Andreasen, D.O.R.T.H.E. is a system of re-cycled components and a max/msp patch that creates music from thoughts written in the form of words and sentences. The system is built to control a number of ...
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25/10/2013 / Featured, vvvv

Captives is an ongoing series of digital and physical sculptures by Quayola and a contemporary homage to Michelangelo’s unfinished series “Prigioni” (1513-1534) and his technique of “non-finito”. The project explores tensions and equilibrium between form and matter, man-made objects of ...
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23/10/2013 / Javascript

Created by Andreas Gysin, the project is a micro site for the dark, powerful and loud sound 7” record release by the German artist Novoline. While designing the cover Andreas was asked to leave a tiny white area somewhere on ...
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17/10/2013 / Cinder, Featured, Tutorials

Cinder has the reputation of having a steep learning curve that’s difficult to overcome for programmers not familiar with C++. I’m not going to lie and tell you that there’s a shortcut that doesn’t require learning some C++, as well ...
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14/10/2013 / iPhone, openFrameworks, Sound

Developed by the italian interaction designer at Fabrica, Angelo Semeraro, ‘Sadly by your side’ is the debut album of the electronic musician edisonnoside. The Record describes and explores the theme of distance through a dark and blurry instrumental electronic music. ‘Sadly ...
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10/10/2013 / Arduino, Processing

Created by London based experimental architecture and design studio Minimaforms, this project is speculative life-like robotic environment that raises questions of how future environments could actively enable new forms of communication with the everyday. The artificial intelligent creatures have been ...
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30/09/2013 / Arduino, Objects

Created by Felix Heibeck while studying the "Digital Media" Program at the University of Bremen, Cuboino is a tangible, digital extension for the marble-game Cuboro. The system consists of a set of cubes that are seamlessly compatible with the cuboro cubes. In ...
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27/09/2013 / Other

Metro is Chris Coleman's every day commute on the Denver Light Rail, recorded using a handheld 3D scanning device and a laptop. The fragmentation and gaps in the data are defined by the physical bumps, speed, and curves in the journeys affecting Chris' ...
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20/09/2013 / vvvv

On September 26th the Vienna Tourist Board will be hosting an event where Alex Kiessling is creating artworks not only in Vienna, but simultaneously in Berlin, at Breitscheidplatz, and London, at Trafalgar Square. With the help from Strukt Design Studio, Alex is using ...
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20/08/2013 / Objects

Created by UK-based artist Lorna Barnshaw, Replicants is a collection of 3D printed facial studies, each created using a different computer application, software, and printing method as an output source. The aim of the project is to replicate reality as closely ...
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