Created by Verena Friedrich, Vanitas Machine explores the desire for eternal life and the potential of life-prolonging measures. Vanitas Machine is comprised of a candle placed in the centre of glass which protects it from environmental factors and controls it’s lifespan by regulating the oxygen supply.
Created by Marios Athanasiou, Superposition is an installation representing a cybernetic system of energy exchange between the physical and the virtual where energy exists on both physical and virtual realms at the same time in a state of superposition.
Installation that combines screenprinting, capacitive sensing, interactive tapestries and generative soundscape, as a large-scale metaphor for the idea of breathing life into a textile skin.
Marc De Pape’s “The Chime”, a complex assemblage of sensors that composes generative music from ambient environmental data.
Tripwire (2011) is a kinetic installation by the French visual artist Jean-Michel Albert and American composer Ashley Fure. A vertical set of 18 (or 24) elastic strings – each individually motorized and controlled via MaxMSP/Jitter – is set into an undulating motion, creating a wall of geometrical apparitions in constant flux.
Created by Studio NMinusOne at the University of Toronto (Responsive Architecture at Daniels), IM Blanky is a self-positioning and representing blanket. The blanket is capable of generating awareness of one’s own body and by draping it over an object the blanket reproduces digitally and in real time that which it covers.
The City of Lille (FR) commissioned the Rotterdam studio of media artist, architect and 2009 Dutch Design Price winner Daan Roosegaarde to build Lotus Dome (2011-2012), an upcoming living aluminum foil structure that ‘blooms’ in response to touch and warmth. A “futuristic view on the Renaissance”, Lotus Dome merges elements of architecture and nature into […]
Silke is the final project of Sebastian Neitsch at the University of Art and Design in Halle. The installation includes a robotic chandelier that has its own way of creating a constantly changing light-atmosphere. It reacts to people and the general light condition surrounding it. The structure consists out of twelve arms that can individually move […]
Initiated by the EOS Magazine and created by Happiness Brussels (??), A 100 year old tree, living on the edge of Brussels, was hooked up to a fine dust meter, ozone meter, light meter, weatherstation, webcam and microphone. This equipment constantly measures the tree’s living circumstances. And translates this information into human language via custom […]
Niu Miao and Nicholas Hanna met while they were working at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing. The idea developed from an earlier project, “Candle Stool”, by Niu Miao which explored an inverse relationship between a light-bulb and a candle. In this installation the light from a candle is a continuously variable field […]
Pachube is a web service that enables you to store, share & discover realtime sensor, energy and environment data from objects, devices & buildings around the world. Founded by Usman Haque, architect and director at Haque Design + Research, Pachube is a culmination of 12 years of ongoing work. In a nutshell, Pachube is a little like […]