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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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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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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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05/09/2013 / Featured, Sound, vvvv

Developed as a collaboration between Quayola & Sinigaglia, Dedalo is a collection of custom developed vvvv engines (and a toolkit) to generate, exchange and map data between a series of graphics modules and a rendering engine used for live performance ...
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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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03/05/2012 / openFrameworks

Latest set of "drawing" experiments by Kynd continue to impress. We already wrote about Kynd's work some months ago where he used openFrameworks to create pencil-like drawings of photographs. This new set, once again using openFrameworks includes sand drawings, pink ...
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30/03/2012 / openFrameworks, vvvv

"Magic and Storytelling" is an interactive presentation about the history of storytelling augmented with virtual magic in real-time. Performed by the New York based cyber illusionist Marco Tempest, the presentation combines a number of realtime technologies delivering a homogenous and magical look ...

30/01/2012 / openFrameworks

Kynd uses openFrameworks to create pencil-like drawings of photographs: Pencils has been the most primitive or the most basic drawing and writing tool since around the last century. It also was the one of the primary tools when I was in ...

11/07/2011 / iPad, iPhone, openFrameworks, Sound

Created by Rainer Kohlberger with sound by Wilm Thoben, field is an abstract audiovisual app that uses realtime camera feed as input. Brightness, saturation and color are interpreted, and translated into a constructed grid. The realtime image triggers different sounds as you ...

13/05/2011 / Sound, vvvv

Created by Lasal, graphic programmer, designer, VJ and computer artist based in Berlin, Hexagrama explores the quality of time and how the geometrical coincidences change our perception of the musical composition. Running in realtime, Hexagrama was created using vvvv with midi data send to ...

08/05/2011 / Sound, vvvv

Created by Abstract Birds and Quayola, Partitura is a custom software for creating realtime graphics aimed at visualising sound. The term “Partitura” (score) implies a connection with music, and this metaphor is the main focus of the project. The main characteristic ...

14/02/2011 / openFrameworks

Created by Matthias 'moka' Dörfelt, Selective Memory Theatre is a machine-like perception and memory installation which receives the newest images from flickr that get distorted, mixed and blended to pursue notion of sensory noise and portray memory and perception. Simultaneously ...

21/11/2010 / Events, MaxMSP, vvvv

Created by Pedro Mari and Natan Sinigaglia aka Abstract Birds, Les Objets Impossibles is a live audiovisual concert that will be held on the 27th of november in Paris, at the Cité de la musique. The Abstract Birds team is responsible for live ...

01/06/2010 / Mac, openFrameworks

An element that is part of a bigger project call BioRhythm, Reza Ali created this beautiful generative openFrameworks application to render noised form with various shaders included. This is glsl noise distortion on a sphere in real-time and you can ...

16/03/2010 / iPhone

KaleidoVid is the latest iPhone application by Polar Bear Farm and App Cubby bringing kaleidoscopic image generator using iPhone's built in camera. As you point the camera at the enviroment around you, you will see real time camera feed of ...

31/01/2010 / openFrameworks

cheesePlotter is the latest installation by Undef, presented at hyperwerk (Base, Switzerland) some two weeks ago. Following experiments with a plotter and openFrameworks, the team of two has constructed an installation to record visitors and draw in realtime using somewhat ...

05/12/2009 / c++, Cinder

In his attempt to convince multitouch companies to give him their hardware in exchange for better demos or maybe just doing what he does pretty well; making the rest of us drool over his work, Robert Hodgin aka Flight404 has been making ...

18/11/2009 / iPhone, openFrameworks

underdoeg aka Philip Whitfield has just posted this video on Flickr that shows iPhone sending touch information to a pen plotter plugged into a computer. There is something quite wonderful about the realtime physical translation of touch motion on the iPhone. Whilst ...

11/11/2009 / Quarz Composer

CurlyCode is a 3D, realtime drawing application built using Quartz Composer, with several effects (some audio reactive), shaders, and postFX-s. Created by Berlin based David Szauder as a media art project and a non commercial software, CC is the realization ...

24/07/2009 / Processing

Terre Natale (Exits 2) is a half-hour immersive visualization of human migration data. Visitors enter a dark rotunda to discover a mirror-image Earth revolving around the room, printing animated maps and data to the wall's curved surface. Divided into five narratives, ...