Archive of all projects published in the year 2020

HOLO 2.5 Launched!

HOLO is ending the year with a bang: a new website. Launched six weeks ago,
HOLO.mg expands the print magazine into a more robust, ‘always on’ editorial and curatorial platform. Already a hub of activity, two major research projects are underway, and a slate of new stories and favourites from the HOLO archive are due in 2021.

21/12/2020
Call for Submissions: CURRENTS New Media 2021

Call for Submissions: CURRENTS New Media 2021Submission Deadline: February 1, 2021Notified by: March 15, 2021Festival Dates: June 18 – 27, 2021 CURRENTS New Media is now accepting digital media art submissions in the fields of: Virtual/Augmented/Mixed Reality Environments Multimedia Performance  Desktop Experiences  Every summer since 2010, CURRENTS New Media has been putting on one of…

18/12/2020
Digital Exhibit Master – Post graduate specialization course – Venice

MASTER DIGITAL EXHIBIT IUAV – VENICE – ITALY Registration by 15 January 2020 THE MDE MASTER REACHED THE SIXTH EDITION: INTERNATIONAL TEACHERS, INTERNSHIPS ALL OVER THE WORLD, COLLABORATIONS WITH MUSEUMS AND INSTITUTIONS REDUCED FEE 1ST LEVEL  POST GRADUATE COURSE The master aims to train figures suitable for the conception and implementation of the different forms…

02/12/2020
#makeamericagreatagain — The potential of destructive rhetoric

A four year old project, which gets a new relevance due to current events: The project was created during the fall semester 2016 – it was the time of the US presidential election campaign 2016. Trump was running for president and his slogan „Make America Great Again“ was one of the most tweeted hashtags. The…

04/11/2020
Pellow. Through the looking glass of web browsers.

The first web browser was created 30 years ago! Today Chrome, Firefox, Edge and Safari are among the most widely used software applications. They provide citizens around the globe an access point to a stellar network of information, public services, business and knowledge. Pellow is an interactive installation that reveals what happens under the hood…

26/10/2020
Empathy

Through this artwork, I am aiming to create a method to visualize empathy. When you touch animals, you can feel their power, for example, the heartbeat, the body temperature, the texture of the fur or skin, and so on. This is also true when we simply hug another person. There are times when, through a…

13/10/2020
CITY – Beata Kępa

Created by Beata Kępa, ‘city’ is an interactive spatial installation which reacts to movement with light. It is inspired by Japanese urban areas and the anime aesthetic. The high-tech Japanese cities are like an amusement park in which our senses are being mixed up. These are places where the boundaries of personal space constantly get…

12/10/2020
The Tyranny of Birds

The Tyranny of Birds by Neil Mendoza empowers bread to escape its avian oppressors. The installation consists of a flock of robotic bread birds that take flight when real birds appear on the screens surrounding them. It was created for The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh during an artist residency there. Each bird starts life as…

24/09/2020
Algae Bio-Reactor – Visualizing Data with Algae

Created by RAD at the University of Miami School of Architecture  (http://www.rad-um.com/),  Algae Bio-Reactor is a proof-of-concept prototype for a facade system that uses algae to sequester carbon, filter water and visualize data. The Algae Bio-Reactor prototype houses 64 jars in an 8 x 8 matrix.  Each jar is connected to individually addressable LEDs controlled…

19/08/2020
CURRENTS Virtual Festival 2020: Aug 21-30

currentsvirtual.com#Join us for CURRENTS New Media’s 11th annual (but 1st online) festival August 21-30!#Check out currentsvirtual.com for an updated schedule of events, performances and more!#CURRENTS VIRTUAL is an adaptation and a re-imagination of how it looks to present new media art. Based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, CURRENTS strives to embed experimental new media in…

11/08/2020
On Framing Textile Ambiguities – Nathalie Gebert

Created by Nathalie Gebert, ‘On Framing Textile Ambiguities’ is artistic research on situated objectivities at the intersection of textile processing and computer history. The installation is the output of a critical investigation on social and technical developments that led to the current local technological situation. Beyond being a metaphor for the theoretical framework of Donna…

10/08/2020
Wetlands – A web-based interactive ecosystem, poetically visualising living data and user interactions

Wetlands is a poetic data visualisation using Lucy’s own brainwaves in response to material stimulation as a tool to ‘inhabit’ the identity, translated as a digital landscape. Developed in consultation with specialists in the field of neuroscience, a wearable headset was used to monitor electrical brain activity (EEG) and heart-rate through blood circulation (PPG), measuring…

10/08/2020
[Sinusoidal Noise] – A study of movement in sinusoidal chaos

Sinusoidal Noise is a modular light installation that uses random oscillating patterns to create a larger sense of movement. The work comprises 98 pixels each of which fades on and off at a unique frequency. These slow, detuned oscillations create the illusion of shapes emerging, where light appears to pass between pixels as they move…

21/07/2020
Silk Pavilion II – Mediated Matter Group at the MoMA

Latest in the series of groundbreaking projects by Mediated Matter Group (MIT Media Lab) is the new successor to the Silk Pavilion (2013) project, results currently on show (subject to COVID-19 restrictions) at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. The project utilizes an integrated kinetic mandrel designed to guide the natural spinning motion…

29/06/2020
“Live code your track live” / Umanesimo Artificiale 1st Album Release

“Live code your track live” Umanesimo Artificiale multimedia label first release  Preview: 27.06.2020 (24h online A/V streaming)Release: 28.06.2020 (Bandcamp) ‘Live code your track live’ is live code sound at its finest!  93 minutes of the purest sounds coded live by an international community of live coders. The 16 tracks (+1 bonus track by Renick Bell)…

29/06/2020
Darling is the wind blowing today? – Reflecting on energy and immediacy

Darling is the wind blowing today? is an interactive installation, demonstrating the reality of energy generation and use in a relatable, magical, everyday act – listening to music. In March 2019, President Donald Trump spoke to the Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland, unscripted and on a wide range of subjects. Among these, he mocked…

25/06/2020
Face Nature – Future of the head and sensory apparatus

Created by Madeline Schwartzman, “Face Nature” is a series of experiments produced within the context of See Yourself X: Human Futures Expanded (SYX), a recent publication by Madeline that looks at human perception and the sensory apparatus and questions what will be the physical future of the head and the sensory apparatus in fifty years time.

11/06/2020
Sensory Responsive Drawing Machine

This is my audio responsive 2D drawing machine, made with goal of creating automated art through live interactivity between 3D printer and environment. IIt is powered by custom Processing code (Java based), live gCode production, and a Lulzbot TAZ 4 3D printer. The normal plastic extruder has been replaced by a printed pen holder. This…

20/05/2020
Postcards from Isolation

‘Postcards from Isolation’ is the outcome of a collaboration between sabato.studio, Anna, Lorenzo, Jacopo and designers and developers from all over the world. Together, we reflected on social and cultural shifts that are taking place as a consequence of our shared lockdown experience during the COVID-19 pandemic. At ‘isolation.is’ you can explore a collection of…

11/05/2020
Laser Microphone – Hear The Secret Sounds Of The Natural World

At every moment, we are surrounded by thousands of sounds too quiet to hear: bubbles in water, the movement of an insect’s legs, sand falling in an hourglass. Objects oscillating with undetectable amplitudes are creating symphonies all around us that we are deaf to. How can we tune into the secret sonic landscapes of the…

07/05/2020
Livegrid.tech – A digital painting

Livegrid is an ongoing project which involves using a widely available commercial technology and packaging it up into a user-friendly and affordably product. LED matrixes have been used for advertising and other large scale displays for years now but are out of reach for consumers who lack the know-how. By packaging the hardware into a…

04/05/2020
browser fingerprinting – re|thread

Are you unique on the internet? What’s left of you when you leave a web page? How entangled are you and your device? Is your browser in the artwork or is the artwork in your browser? On April 22 2020, we opened a browser-based, free, open software art exhibition on “browser fingerprinting”. The exhibition is…

01/05/2020
Burningcollection.tv

burningcollection.tv is a generative artwork created by Swiss art collective Fragmentin in collaboration with artist Lauren Huret. This work is commissioned for the virtual space of the Jeu de Paume and is broadcast alongside the exhibition “Le Supermarché des images” from February 13 to June 7, 2020. Visitors to this website will be able to…

10/04/2020
Pixercise

Here is another use case of my Click Canvas project. Can an interactive wall that was intentional to be used for creativity being used for an interactive exercise game? This project was being developed to be exhibit in Bhiraj tower (luxury office rental in Bangkok) Christmas exhibition as a thank you gift for the rental.…

30/03/2020
NØ SCHOOL NEVERS 2020

NØ SCHOOL NEVERS – JUNE 29TH TO JULY 11TH 2020 is a unique international summer school, held in Nevers, in Burgundy, aimed at students, artists, designers, makers, hackers, activists and educators who wish to further their skills and engage in critical research around the social and environmental impacts of information and communication technologies. During 2…

05/02/2020