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 mechanical machines build almost entirely out of $300 worth scrap electronics sourced from a junkyard.
Affordable hardware has it’s benefits and problems. As cheap electronics become widespread and more available, we become less protective of them. No longer we purchase cases or try to protect them. Kindle, costing mere $7o is one of those devices, your library is in the cloud, if lost or broken it’s easily replaced. What happens with […]
InstaCRT is a project and an iPhone camera app by Martin Ström, Ruben Broman and Erik Wåhlström. The project started as an idea to see how a “real world” filter for photos (like the popular Histamatic and Instagram apps) would work, except their filter is actually real and not digitally applied.
‘Signal To Noise’ is the latest installation by LAb[au], immersing the spectator in patterns of sonic motion produced by 512 recycled mechanical split-flaps.
The Frankenfont project by Fanthom (Ben Fry and co) is an edition of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein laid out using characters and glyphs from PDF documents obtained through internet searches. For each of the 5,483 unique words in the book, the team ran a search (using the Yahoo! Search API) that was filtered to just PDF files. They downloaded […]