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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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16/01/2014 / Games, iPad, iPhone

Part game, part visual experiment, and originally prototyped at the global game jam 2013, 577Rhea is the latest from André Sier, Portuguese artist-programmer at s373.net/x. You are your planet's last hope and you have to time-travel through black holes with ...
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27/08/2013 / Environment, Objects

Ever since Jürg Lehni's printer mechanic sculptures artists have been inspired to build own mechanical drawing bots. Hektor (with Uli Franke), followed by Rita, Viktor have not only been vertical representations of mechanical drawings devices such as traditional plotters but they have utilised ...
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01/08/2013 / Android, Featured, Games

rymdkapsel, game by Martin ‘grapefrukt‘ Jonasson (Grapefrukt Games) we mentioned back in November 2012, is now available for the iOS. The game was first released for Playstation Mobile and besides the iOS, Martin is also now bringing the game to the ...
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03/04/2013 / c++, Objects

Created by LAb[au], Moza1que (French word for mosaic) is a permanent artwork for ‘La Maison Mécatronique’ in Annecy-Le-Vieux, France.  The main wall of the entrance hall 3.4m x 6m is divided in 26x15 squares, each motorised by a linear actuator with a range ...
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19/06/2012 / Environment, Events

First in the series of projects to be featured on CAN from the current Royal College of Art exhibition is "The One-Way Ticket" by Joseph Popper. The project examines notions and consequences of sending one person on a voyage into deep space ...
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10/05/2012 / c++, Other, Scripts

Created by Ben Cowell-Thomas, Lightplot is a robotic 3D light painting system. Animation is exported from 3DS Max, and imported into the Lightplot software which then drives a robotic arm to draw the models in the air. The software also controls ...
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22/01/2012 / openFrameworks

Few months ago Flightphase were brought to this project by HUSH Studios as an Art and Technology Director to create, in collaboration with HUSH and 160over90, the image-based responsive environment at the University of Dayton. The 36-foot wall at the ...
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19/01/2012 / iPad

Considering that your usual daily environment apparently contains somewhere between 5k - 10k objects (ref), Configuration Space by Sam Kronick should provide a nice breakout zone. Sam refers to it as "A minimalist tool for re-imaging/re-imagining familiar spaces", the app generates an ...
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29/07/2011 / Processing, Scripts

fbFacesis a project by Joern Roeder and Jonathan Pirnay that deals with the issue of data accessibility on the Internet. The project is a facebook crawler, built using JavaScript & PHP, that starts at the public profile of any fb-user, ...
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20/03/2011 / Inspiration

On daily basis we come across images that are built using various code techniques, whether this be pixelation, glitch, particle fields, swarms, reaction diffusion, looking that these images on Wired Science, it's amazing to see the similarities between the works we ...
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02/03/2011 / Processing

Kinect Graffiti Tool is work in progress by Jean-Christophe Naour, Seoul (Korea) based designer. Idea behind the project is to use Kinect to track the motion of graffiti, not too dissimilar from Graffiti Analysis project by Evan Roth. Instead of visualising only hand ...
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20/02/2011 / Events, Processing

Three levels beneath the pavement in London’s busy Marylebone road is a cavernous space. Previously home to the Polytechnic of Central London’s engineering department it was once a place to build and test physical structures. Now part of the University ...
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13/02/2011 / openFrameworks

Candid shots from Union Square NYC subway created using Kinect and SLR camera by James George in collaboration with Alexander Porter. Video is forthcoming but for now only images below. We couldn't wait but post these 3D fragments of time ...
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“feelSpace” is a research project undertaken by students at the University of Osnabrück’s Institute of Cognitive Science, supervised by Prof.Dr. Peter König. The project is based on the fascinating notion that the human brain is flexible enough to ‘learn’ a ...
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30/06/2010 / iPad, iPhone, openFrameworks

G is a Gravitation simulator designed for iPad /iPhone created by Oriol Ferrer Mesià. G allows you to quickly experiment the effects of the Universal Gravitation by adding bodies into the simulation, seeing how they react to each other in ...
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08/06/2010 / Inspiration

Black Rain is a a Semiconductor film by Ruth Jarman and Joe Gerhardt sourced from images collected by the twin satellite, solar mission, STEREO. Working with the project scientists, Semiconductor collected all the HI image data to date, revealing the journey of ...
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06/06/2010 / iPad

Supernova is the latest iPad application by award winning computer animator and software designer Glenn Marshall. If you recall Zio published previously on CAN which was followed with few other apps for iPad based on the somewhat similar experience - ...
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12/03/2010 / Inspiration

Kit Webster writes: Enigmatica is a work in progress exploring new concepts in combining light, sound and space to create multi-dimensional synesthetic environments. The work experiments with spatial segmentation, illusory oddities and aural expression, freely shifting from order to disconnection and ...
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08/03/2010 / openFrameworks

Augmented Anamorphosis (distorted projection) is a graduation project by Sander ter Braak at the Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht. The project explores projection of a 3d object in space dependant on viewer's location. In the movie embeded below the first ...
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24/11/2009 / Environment, Processing

dataMorphose is diploma project by Christiane Keller at the University of Applied Sciences Würzburg / Germany. The interactive installation projects data into space and visualizes it three-dimensionally using spanned and moving sails in attempt to make data physical and tangible. The installation ...
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04/09/2009 / Processing, Sound

Created by the the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, this Processing app lets you "listen to the moon" by converting topological data into sound. (via Make)
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24/07/2009 / Processing

Terre Natale (Exits 2) is a half-hour immersive visualization of human migration data. Visitors enter a dark rotunda to discover a mirror-image Earth revolving around the room, printing animated maps and data to the wall's curved surface. Divided into five narratives, ...
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01/07/2009 / Mac