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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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    KARMA

24/04/2014 / iOS, iPad

Conceived by Spanish photographer Óscar Monzón and developed by Espadaysantacruz Studio, KARMA is an interactive audiovisual experience designed for the iPad integrating photos, video and music created by Óscar Monzón. The cyclical movement of cars through the city appears as a reflection ...
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22/04/2014 / Sound

Constructed by Jacqueline Kiyomi Gordon within San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) new exhibition series Control: Technology in Culture, It Only Happens All of the Time is an installation that shapes sound, movement, and perception. Architectural in ambition, the installation tasks visitors with ...
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17/04/2014 / Arduino, MaxMSP

Some seven months ago Squarepusher and WARP records released a video titled Z-Machines, comprised of hand built robots showcasing the stupendous chops of the robot guitarist, drummer and keyboard player. The video and installation was created in collaboration by the roboticist’s ...
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16/04/2014 / Cinder, iOS

Created by Kris Meeusen and Lab101 for one of their favourite Belgium bands Nid & Sancy, The Cut up Jeans Technique is an iOS app that plays the new album as long as you shake your device. All animations are ...
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14/04/2014 / iOS, openFrameworks

Created by Eric Rieper, Wake Up With the World is a an iOS application that turns your wake up alarm into musical collaborative experience. When you wake your GPS coordinates are translated into musical notes and combined with those of every other ...
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21/03/2014 / Processing

Created by Lafkon duo consisting of Benjamin Stephan and Christoph Haag, etcpp is an animation created using Processing and a Pen Plotter where animation frames are drawn into various granular matter. The project started during a pitch for collaborative animation project and ...
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19/03/2014 / Objects, Sound

Created by Quadrature, including Sebastian Neitsch, Jan Bernstein and Clara Iannotta, 12 is a sound machine comprised of 12 custom built music boxes with specially tuned lamellae controlled by on/off switches and knobs. Each knob controls the speed the music-box handle and when combined, the device becomes ...
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20/02/2014 / Arduino, Processing, Sound

Created by Felix Faire and on display at the Royal Academy in London for "Sensing Spaces" Friday Late event tomorrow (21st Feb), Contact is an acoustic research project that turns any hard surface into an interface. The project is part of work in progress ...
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14/02/2014 / Sound

Ototo is an initiative by London based Dentaku (Mark McKeague and Yuri Suzuki) to bring the all-in-one musical invention kit to everyone. The kit  allows you to make an instrument any way you want and has everything you need to make sound interactive: ...
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22/01/2014 / MaxMSP, Sound

Created by Osacr Palou & Alexander Müller-Rakow at the UdK, Theometrica is a sound interface that explores the relation of ethnologic, geometric graphics and generative sound synthesis. Inspired by acupuncture, a traditional Chinese medicine technique based on the insertion and manipulation ...
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14/01/2014 / Javascript

Created by Left Field Labs, Music Drop is an interpretation of traditional hand cranked music box with the ability for the user to create their own custom tune. Excited to see what we could do with 3D printing capabilities the ...
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16/12/2013 / Javascript, WebApp

To celebrate the fifth birthday of Baillat Cardell and fils, Iregular decided to give their long term friends and collaborators a special present. By compiling all the research they did on web technologies and mobile during the year they created ...
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11/12/2013 / Other, Sound

Coralie Gourguechon is a designer and a paper electronics maker. Her projects aim to to demystify electronics by simplifying the execution of simple circuits in a graphical way and using paper. In one of the projects, the components are presented as icons ...
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21/10/2013 / Environment

Created by Olivier Ratsi, an artist on the ANTIVJ visual label, Onion Skin is a new immersive installation comprised of two walls, positioned at right angles and augmented by a projection and a 5.1 sound broadcast. The experience of the ...
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23/09/2013 / Arduino, Processing, Sound

[caption id="attachment_38720" align="alignnone" width="640"] All three devices together[/caption] Created by Luisa Pereira, The Well–Sequenced Synthesizer is a series of sequencers -- physical interfaces to play with musical rules. It consists of The Counterpointer, a cross between an electronic arpeggiator and a baroque music rule ...
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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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05/09/2013 / Sound

Developed at Disney Research by Yuri Suzuki, Olivier Bau and Ivan Poupyrev, Ishin-Denshin is an interactive installation that addresses physicality and intimacy in digital audio communication by transmitting sound through touch. The word Ishin-Denshin is a four-kanji mantra which represents the traditional Japanese concept of interpersonal communication ...
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22/08/2013 / Events, Kids, Objects

Back in 2008, for his Royal College of Art graduation show, Yuri Suzuki presented work which involved an innovative way of playing conventional vinyl records, including a miniature electric circuit constructed from pieces of old records on which small cars circulate and ...
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22/08/2013 / Objects, Sound

Scottish artist and filmmaker James Houston has been toying with the idea of recreating music using old computer hardware for some years now - much before the HP ad, utilising dead media as an instrument, picking out recognisable sounds these ...
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21/08/2013 / MaxMSP, Processing

Commissioned by Sonos, Light House is an interactive light and sound responsive installation created by NY's SoftLab that responds in real-time to Sonos components. The installation is constructed of a grid of 600 fluorescent light tubes at varying heights and lengths to create ...
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With over 100 sensors and 6.5 billion data points delivered in real-time, today the F1 is as much as about predicting the future as it is about shaving milliseconds on the circuit. In 1989, Ayrton Senna set the world’s fastest lap ...
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04/08/2013 / iPhone, openFrameworks

Created by Bradley Simpson, Blinkdrink is a simple provocation to imagine new modes of interacting with screen-based technologies, taking the experience of the 2-d screen and extending it into 3-d space, and having fun with it. Simply put by Bradley - Blinkdrink invites the ...
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When Studio Hands were contacted by the experimental music label Electric Deluxe to design merchandise for them, they knew they wanted to experiment combining analogue and digital sound techniques. Soundwaves see that music from the musician reaches the listener - team explains. They thought ...
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24/07/2013 / c++, Events

It is not often that artists are invited to exhibit their prototypes. Not only is this an opportunity to reveal some of the creative processes behind these machines but also to recontextualize and offer artists a chance to reflect. In ...
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12/07/2013 / Sound

From his early and important locative media projects with the KNIFEANDFORK collective and onwards, the Brooklyn and Providence-based artist Brian House has been scrutinizing space and narrative. The body of work he's developed in subsequent years has yielded some rather savvy ...
    The Chime

17/06/2013 / Featured, Objects, Processing, Sound

The urban soundscape has been a renewed topic of inquiry within media art over the last several years. This is not entirely surprising, as, given the propagation of cheap sensors, there is the possibility for much more granular analysis and ...
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04/06/2013 / Featured, openFrameworks, Sound

Created using Raspberry Pi and openFrameworks, Murmur is a device that enables the communication between public and the projection by simulating the movement of sound waves, building a luminous bridge between the physical and the virtual. The device was designed to ...
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17/05/2013 / Events

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640"] Jean Piche, Helix[/caption] Montreal, the beginning of May, a dark performance space illuminated by an otherworldly glow; this combination of factors could only mean one thing – Elektra! The 14th edition of the venerable Canadian digital arts ...
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13/05/2013 / openFrameworks, Sound

Created by Ed Burton, formerly of SodaPlay, and now at Queen Mary, University of London, Tunetrace transforms photographs of drawings into music. The app uses OpenCV and OpenFrameworks to first find edges in your photographs, reduce them to polylines and ...
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07/05/2013 / Environment, Events, Sound

Sonic Water by Sven Meyer & Kim Pörksen is an installation currently on show in Berlin's Olympus Photography playground. The exhibition explores sound in visual form where visitors can interact with a small container of water positioned inside the speaker. Simultaneously as the sounds ...
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