Recent Royal College of Art (RCA) design graduate David Hedberg’s Smile TV turns the medium’s engagement pattern on its head: instead of making you smile at on-screen silliness, you have to “smile to watch”.
Overscan by SoSoLimited is a permanently installed TV remixing artwork at a bar in Cambridge, MA (USA). Live television is fed into a PC running custom software, which analyzes, re-processes, and mutates the video signal and text data coming from the broadcast, and then puts the result up across five televisions behind the bar.
Föhnseher by Julian Oliver (2011) rises from the scrap heap of analog TV. Unlike other televisions, Föhnseher captures and displays images downloaded by people on surrounding local wireless networks. Other people’s phones, laptops and tablet computers all become broadcast stations for this device.
Developed during the few days residency at La Gaîté Lyrique, Lumenoise is a project by Niklas Roy that enables you to turn your old CRT-TV into an audiovisual synthesizer. Using a specially devised pen, you paint abstract geometric patterns and sounds directly onto the screen. Niklas calls it a playful and performative device, as anything that you do will cause […]
Augmented reality video game – by Niklas Roy (2011) In the decade where videogames were born, everything virtual looked like rectangular blocks. From today’s perspective, the representation of a tennis court in the earliest videogames is hard to distinguish from a soccer or a basketball field. ‘PING! – Augmented Pixel’ is a seventies style videogame, […]
Created by Daphne Polyzos, Jordi Planas, Miguel Neto and Rodrigo Carvalho, “Sala de Máquinas” (Engine Room) is an audiovisual interactive installation, which intends to reflect on the idea of the reutilization of what we have acknowledged as obsolete…in this case old modified TVs that react to sound. An electronic oscillator is connected to an open circuit, […]
Action Painting, also refereed to as Masculine Expressionism is the latest project by Jeremy Rotsztain that using data from action movies as material generates a series of “action paintings” in the style of Jackson Pollock. In Action Painting, gestures are extracted from action film sequences (car chase movies, fight scenes, explosions, etc.) and used as material to […]
Karl Klomp (’79 – NL), media artist – vj – theater technician. His research focus on live audiovisual expressions and interfacing with a fasination for glitch-art, hyperkinetic audio visuals and glitch grabbing. Dealing with video circuit bending, frame grabbing, hardware interfacing, max programming. Also doing commissioned video hardware tools for other artist. Together with Tom […]
Boxee is a media center software for your Mac or Linux machine. Based on theÂ xbmc (XBox Media Center)Â open-source project, boxee was developed to be a â€œsocialâ€ media center program that plays media from your home network and the internet. In addition, it also allows you to stream or download movies, tv shows, music and photos.Â BoxeeÂ canÂ stream […]