Archive of all projects published in the year 2022

MAN-NAHĀTA – The land of many hills

In their continued effort to seek out an equilibrium between man-made and nature, MAN-NAHĀTA is the latest project by OXMAN (previously Mediated Matter Group at the MIT Media Lab). The project is a top-down master planning braved by bottom-up-design in the place where the grid was once a garden.

28/09/2022
World Wind Radio

Wind is the natural movement of air. It can move clouds, dust, seeds, and sound across oceans and mountains. It is the immigration of life itself. It doesn’t care for humankind’s made-up borders. It ignores the requirements of citizenship or the laws of censorship. Wind comes and goes as it pleases.  World Wind Radio is an…

09/09/2022
Arche-Scriptures – Our digital traces in the future-past

‘Arche-Scriptures’ explores ceramics as a possible medium to store digital information. An artifact is found at a speculative archeological dig-site is being scanned by a decrypting machine, through which the visitor is invited to listen as the original audio data engraved onto the ceramics is slowly retrieved and sonified.

01/08/2022
FoodLovers by ONUT

FoodLovers is a collection of 595 images showing 85 recipes from 21 countries. This project began the same day the Russo-Ukrainian war started. It is a call to action. We want to send a message of optimism to the world. We reflected on: What’s one thing that unites people no matter their beliefs? Anything that…

27/07/2022
FILE FESTIVAL 2022 – July and August Exhibitions

Electronic Language International Festival – FILE has reestablished its annual activities and invites artists, students, academics and the general public to know about the projects SUPERCREATIVITY, ANIMA+GAMES and Sticker Exhibition, in July and August 2022. Access the complete project’s content at FILE FESTIVAL. In this edition, the festival shows more than 230 artworks that seek to overcome obstacles…

26/07/2022
Tiny Movies – Between perception and cognition

Created by Nuntinee Tansrisakul, ‘Tiny Movies’ (Desktop Installation) is a series of moving visual compositions that walks the thin line between our perception and our cognition; what we see versus what we think we see. With the point of view of at least 80 meters above and parallel to the ground, our visual construct is challenged. 

01/07/2022
On reflection: an interactive film installation

Since the first movie musical back in 1927, film audiences have delighted in seeing bodies in motion on the big screen. Movements etched into our minds. Scenes like Liza Minelli’s cabaret performance with a chair, Gene Kelly swinging joyously in the rain,  the iconic lift scene in Dirty Dancing. These historic moments are now accessible…

22/06/2022
Entry is Open! 1minute Projection Mapping Competition in TOKYO 2022!

~Entry for participating creators is now open!~ 1minute Projection Mapping in TOKYO will be held again this year. This is an international competition planned by Projection Mapping Association of Japan for competing projection mapping works of 1 minute to 1 minute and 59 seconds. Creators from all over the world are invited to submit their…

20/05/2022
Symphony in Acid – Typography, sound and (the limits of) language

Created as a collaboration between Max Cooper (Music) and Ksawery Komputery (video), ‘Symphony in Acid’ is a (generative) music video that maps every sound to the writings of Ludwig Wittgenstein with references to the combination of orchestral-like synths with 303-like synthesis of acid house.

19/05/2022
Phases [An Exhibition By Kai Lab]

Dates | 19th – 28th May, 2022Times | 12noon – 7pmLocation | Espacio Gallery, 159 Bethnal Green Rd, London E2 7DGTickets | timed entry by donation – BOOK HEREContact | insta: @kai.lab_ / info@kailaboratory.com / www.kailaboratory.com Repeating cycles shape our behaviour and environment. From the rotation of the Earth, to the beat of the heart, much of what…

29/04/2022
Returning the Gaze – Perpetual (male)surveillance

Created by Behnaz Farahi, ‘Returning the Gaze’ explores the complicity of the fashion industry with female objectification and sexual harassment. Comprised of a female model wearing a spacesuit-like outfit and accompanied by four robotic arms, the gaze of the model is directed back at the viewer.

28/04/2022
Another Moon – Kimchi and Chips

Created by Kimchi and Chips, ‘Another Moon’ is a large-scale outdoor apparition that creates a technically sublime second moon in the sky. 40 towers collect the sun’s energy during the day and project that light back into the sky at night, creating a second moon overhead.

06/04/2022
Below Threshold

The human breath not only helps maintain life, but also carries a conversation, both in its assistance in the verbal conversation but in the chemical composition and interaction with nature. It is an ever-changing matrix with infinite components that maintains an intriguing complexity. “Below Threshold” is an installation that translates the natural landscape into a…

14/03/2022
Amelia and the Machine – Choreography with autonomous moving systems

First in a series of investigations of creative human-robot teams led by Dr. Kate Sicchio (choreography) and Dr. Patrick Martin (robotics). It explores gestures of the robot arm as a starting point for a duet. Interacting through mimicry, timings and spatial patterns, this piece examines choreography beyond our own human bodies and how we begin to dance with machines.

10/03/2022
#NaotoHieda – live-coding on a construction banner

#NaotoHieda is an artwork around a computer program and a body. A screenshot of a performance using the artist’s body and a custom-made web editor for live-coding is printed as a large construction banner. Currently, it is on view at a group exhibition at Pola Museum Annex in Tokyo, Japan from February 11 to March 13, 2022.

01/03/2022
SMOG SEASON-Air Pollution Data

SMOG SEASON is a workpiece that pulled PM 2.5 data to satirically compare the bad effect of cigarette smoke on the human body with current Bangkok air pollution by expressing through pictures and warnings of a cigarette label.

23/02/2022
Rejected By My Own Robot — A Disobedient Kissing Machine

“Rejected By My Own Robot” is a disobedient kissing robot which is activated when the user approaches. The mechanical lips will extend towards the user as they inch closer. But the kiss will never be consummated: move too quickly or get too close and the lips will quickly retract, ultimately rejecting the user every time.…

21/02/2022
‘Curves to marble’ – generative token inspired by marble print

‘Curves to marble’ is a generative token replicating the traditional pattern-making technique of Marbling. This amazing technique is said to have originated almost 900 years ago in Japan. The beautiful thing about this token is that all the patterns are unique and it is almost impossible to duplicate one. The video below explains well – Inspired…

14/02/2022
Alternate Teaser to ROUTES ( Depthkit Version )

While working on ROUTES: A Multi-Perspective Exploration of Traditional Dance in Singapore, we were exploring volumetric film making to be applied to our physical holographic video installation. As we were uncertain if the pandemic situation will cancel the whole physical experience or not. So having a “Digitized” version of the dances in volumetric data, we…

08/02/2022
Sleep Like Mountains – (Re-)discovering bodies in landscapes

reated by Lotta Stöver, “Sleep Like Mountains” enacts a process of digital embedding and embodying. The installation measures the topography of a human body and compares it to geodata sets of Earth, searching for a most similar location, where the topography of the human body and Earth elevate and digitally situate in similar ways.

17/01/2022
Sol – An apparatus that depicts pathways of the sun

Sol is a custom made apparatus that can depict any position and any trajectory of the sun. Since the sun’s path changes every day, the exact path it takes through the sky depends not only on the date but also on the geographical location of the observer. Sol reveals the different pathways the sun takes from anywhere in the world.

12/01/2022
The March – Aleksiej Cecocho

The March is a study of the relative presentation of events by the media that forms post-truth. Every screen becomes another television channel presenting the behavior of a set of points in a different way. And the viewer becomes involved in the events, whether they want it or not. Their role in them depends on…

06/01/2022
Floating Codes – The (spatial) topology of an artificial neural network

‘Floating Codes’ is a site-specific light and sound installation that explores the inner workings and hidden aesthetics of artificial neural networks – the fundamental building blocks of machine learning systems or artificial intelligence. The exhibition space itself becomes a neural network that processes information, its constantly alternating environment (light conditions/day-night cycle) including the presence of the visitors.

05/01/2022
Colormatrics – Sonification-driven audiovisual works

Colormatrics is a set of three sonification-driven audiovisual works specially designed for the Cube at the Moss Arts Center. Based on my line-by-line image scanning method and additive synthesis techniques. Colormatrics converts generative visual patterns into sound and visualizes the sonification process in real time. Colormatrics_01 creates ambient- or pad-like sounds fitting in with the immersive atmosphere…

03/01/2022