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16/06/2014 / Environment, Objects

Developed at the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia, Minibuilders is a research project comprised of a family of small-scale construction robots capable of constructing objects far larger than the robot itself. Each of the robots is designed to perform ...
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06/01/2014 / openFrameworks

Commissioned by the Center for Strategic and International Studies for their new headquarters in Washington, Sosolimited partnered with Hypersonic Engineering & Design, Plebian Design, and Chris Parlato to design, program, and fabricate one-of-a-kind chandelier. 425 hanging pendants form a map ...
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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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23/07/2013 / iPad

Derived from passion for baseball, Teehan+Lax Labs created an iPad app to display Baseball stats but with a slight twist -- the iPad cover that includes graphs cut in acrylic acts as data sculpture accompanying data displayed on the iPad. Baseball ...
    Venus of Google

13/05/2013 / Featured, Objects, Processing

[caption id="attachment_35166" align="alignnone" width="640"] (click for full image)[/caption] Matthew Plummer-Fernandez's ongoing exploration of digital fabrication needs little introduction to CAN readers. Over the past few years the London-based artist has designed several series of exquisite artifacts that a viewer might be ...
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31/10/2012 / Arduino, Processing

Created by David Bowen, Underwater is an installation created for INTERIEUR 2012.  It uses a Microsoft Kinect and Processing to collected real-time surface data from moving wave patterns and translates them into this large scale installation comprised of hundreds of servo-motors controlling each point of ...
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25/09/2012 / iPad

Created by 32Bits Criações Digitais with Itaú Cultural and Associação Cultural o Mundo de Lygia Clark, this iPad app recreates Lygia Clark’s “Livro-Obra” (wiki), published in 1983 but through a new interface that reinterprets its manipulable structures, textures and finishings. Most ...
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13/08/2012 / Objects, Other, Processing

Commissioned by the Greater London Authority as part of Wonder series that are celebrating Olympics and Paralympics, Bloom is designed and developed by Alisa Andrasek and Jose Sanchez from The Bartlett School of Architecture at UCL. Designed in neon pink (the ...
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10/08/2012 / Events, Featured, Theory

Visualizations are created to make data more legible. They are intended to give us a neutral portrait, so to speak, of how collections of data relate to each other. In so doing, they make information accessible to us that would ...
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07/08/2012 / Scripts, WebApp

1962 by Raphaël Bastide is a sculptures conceptualized using a revision control system gitHub and represented physically. Using a GitHub account, everybody can duplicate (fork) this project in order to represent the sculpture in a new place and request modifications for the sculpture ...
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18/07/2012 / openFrameworks

Interactive Laser Sculpture is work in progress by Jayson Haebich that involves creating light sculptures out of laser light. The beams of light are interactive and responsive to touch and create an environment of light, colour and sound.
    Oliver Ratsi – White Roads in the Red Matrix

18/06/2012 / Environment

File this one under better late than never: Olivier Ratsi's White Roads in the Red Matrix (Deconstruction Time, Again project) was one of the cleverest installations CAN encountered at the International Digital Arts Biennial (BIAN) in Montreal several weeks ago. ...
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21/03/2012 / Featured, Processing

Produced by onformative and chopchop the "unnamed soundsculpture" is a project by Daniel Franke & Cedric Kiefer, building from the simple idea of creating a moving sand sculpture from the recorded motion data of a real person. For the work the team asked a dancer to visualize a musical ...
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03/02/2012 / Other, Processing

Valse Automatique is a design performance made to illustrate the symbiosis between humans and technology by translating music to form over the use of a kuka industrial robot. Invited to the project by Hermann Weizenegger - Stephan Thiel was responsible for designing ...
    Best Friends

27/01/2012 / Objects, Other

Is post social media friendship an emotional investment of diminishing returns? It really depends who you ask. Midwest-based designer Colin Pinegar's recent BFA project Best Friends definitely calls the authenticity of ubiquitous connectivity into question, or at least adds some ...
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18/01/2012 / Objects, Other, Scripts

One Piece at a Time by Jonathan Brand is a 3D paper version of a 1969 Ford Mustang. Stuck for cash, Jonathan had to sell his Mustang to buy a diamond engagement ring. The sculpture is almost as complete as the original including ...
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13/05/2011 / Inspiration

Organic Electric by Jason Krugman is a series of works composed of hand soldered LED mesh, folded and shaped into 3-dimensional illuminated forms, animated and touch responsive. It is an exploration into the possibilities of 3-dimensional electro-luminescent LED structures. There are ...
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01/03/2011 / Inspiration

„Start from the Beginning“ – Egyptrixx / Bible Eyes LP (Night Slugs 2011) Animated short by A. N. Fischer / Datdatdat. You should watch it in HD on Vimeo. The video examines the relationship between the simulated image and its physical manifestation. The ...
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21/02/2011 / Objects

Created by Kuan-Ju Wu, Giffi is a construction kit which allows children to build their own robots or kinetic sculptures. It consists of 3D printed moving parts supporting parts. Moving part include three types: rotating, linear actuating and sweeping with each part ...
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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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07/10/2010 / Inspiration, Objects

Flutter is an interactive artwork by Dominic Harris, and produced by Cinimod Studio. Presented at this years Kinetica Art Fair, the installation explores the viewer’s encounter with a rabble of virtual butterflies.  Inspired by some ideas from the zoetrope and ...
    Brion Gyson with Dreamachine

06/10/2010 / iPhone

The New Museum will present “Brion Gysin: Dream Machine,” the first US retrospective of the work of the painter, performer, poet, and writer Brion Gysin (born 1916, Taplow, UK–died 1986, Paris). Along with the exhibition, the museum has launched an ...
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24/01/2010 / Objects

An art piece by Caleb Larsen, 'A Tool to Deceive and Slaughter, 2009' is a physical sculpture that is perptually attempting to auction itself on eBay. Every ten minutes this black box pings a server on the internet via the ...
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09/12/2009 / Environment, Objects

“The Particle” is a kinetic sculpture produced at Barcelona’s visual arts workshop Hangar by software and interactive audiovisual artist Alex Posada. Packed with custom electronics and using XBee for wireless communications, the creation responds to the space around it, transforming ...
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09/11/2009 / Environment

Framework f5x5x5 is the latest installation by Brussels based LAb[au] transdisciplinary studio in basilica of Denis Saint in Paris. Inspired by a methodology used in software development, f5x5x5 is a multi compositional structure that exists as both a low resolution ...
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08/10/2009 / Environment

Using their own art gallery, London-based directing collective, Mini Vegas, have converted the space into a real-time virtual version populated by sound reactive digital sculptures. Motionographer writes: In this installation-like piece, the user can interact with sound driven sculptures of several forms. There are ...