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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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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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01/10/2012 / Javascript, Three Js

A few months ago Michael Chang at Google Creative Labs was asked to make some visuals for Google IO, building on from the procedural circuit-board diagrams he did in the past. After spending few weeks experimenting in both Three.js and Processing, he gravitated towards one ...
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22/04/2012 / Other

Great article over at Wired about Rebecca Allen, a pioneer in the field of computer art who helped Kraftwerk create a video to match its electronic sound. Allen was the creative genius at the helm for 1986′s “Musique Non Stop,” one of ...
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02/09/2011 / News

Below is a very early digital 3D rendered film (possibly the first one, ever). It was created in 1972 by Ed Catmull (the founder of Pixar) and Fred Parke with a little help from Robert B. Ingebretsen. The best part of this film ...
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04/07/2011 / Inspiration

Created by Katarzyna Kijek and Przemysław Adamski, "In statu nascendi" captures the "under construction" process, in this case, of global illumination pass in rendering. Where one would normally be interested in the final results, the team finds beauty in these half rendered images and ...
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26/04/2011 / c++, Mac

For this year’s Creative Review Annual cover, together with Nexus Interactive Arts, Minivegas created a custom application to draw a letter 'A' using content from the CR's website and Twitter feed over the past year. We decided to make an "A" from CR's ...
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29/08/2010 / Windows

Qubicle is a standalone Windows software for creating 3D pixel-art. It combines standard 2D image editing tools with a powerfull function-set for editing 3D cube-matrices. We first wrote about it in October last year and have just received an email from ...
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30/06/2010 / Processing

The Strata project by Quayola consist of a series of films, prints and installations investigating improbable relationships between contemporary digital aesthetics and icons of classical art and architecture. A combination of 3d render/processing application, the film includes Processing delaunay triangulation ...
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29/06/2010 / Java

Attempting to visualize the earthquakes, Quakescapes is the latest project by Christopher Warnow using the datasource from 2007 until the beginning of 2010 from the Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences. What is shown in the images/movies below is a worldmap ...
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13/06/2010 / Java

Created by Christopher Warnow, Phénomène is a promotional film for a collection by fashion designer Laura Reuss. 3D scenes are programmed in Java using Toxiclibs Physics developed by Karsten “toxi” Schmidt and rendered using the Sunflow Library. More renders are ...
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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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19/01/2010 / WebApp

ASCIImeo (asciimeo.com) is a project by Peter Nitsch that renders Vimeo videos in three different textmodes. Here are some of Peter's favorite videos in ASCII: Metamorphosis by Glenn Marshall MOTOR / AMBIENT REEL by KU-SCHNEIDER Magnetic Ink by flight404 Still Run by DANTE NOU Look At Me ...
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20/10/2009 / Windows

Qubicle is a standalone Windows software for creating 3D pixel-art. It combines standard 2D image editing tools with a powerfull function-set for editing 3D cube-matrices. The tools used in the Qubicle Constructor are familiar to users of common image editing tools ...