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.
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…
Between October 6th and 9th 2022, the 11th edition of the Patchlab Digital Art Festival will be held in Krakow.
‘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.
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…
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…
RE:PLACES is a complex 1.70-meter-high robotic apparatus that excretes the plastic objects and then deposits them around the exhibition space like three-dimensional brushstrokes.
Created by Richard Vijgen, ‘Eternal Blue’ is an installation at the University of Maastricht (NL) that visualises tens of thousands of malicious packets caught by the University’s firewall as they happen.
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.
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…
Created by Kachi Chan, ‘Sisyphus’ is an installation featuring two robots engaged in endless cyclic interaction. Smaller robots build brick arches, whilst a giant robot pushes them down – propelling a narrative of construction and deconstruction.
Created by Lingdong Huang at the Future Sketches Group (MIT Media Lab), “Semi-Realistic Rotary Experiences” is a set of experiments exploring augmentation of real life physical gestures of rotating things.
Asia Culture Center (ACC) is pleased to announce the International Open Call for ACC Residency 2022. Applications are currently being accepted online with a submission deadline of June 13, 2022.
In a world constantly adjusting and adapting to new methods of communication and connection expedited by rapid technological advancements, artist Amay Kataria explores what it means to be human.
～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…
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.
Created by Vienna based Depart (Leonhard Lass and Gregor Ladenhauf), ‘The Subject Changes’ is a poetic live simulation of a capricious character, endlessly shape-shifting while negotiating his/her ambiguous world.
Created by Michael Sedbon, ‘Cryptographic Beings’ is a technological proposal that leverages our ability to control and abstract biology to perform digital information storage.
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_ / firstname.lastname@example.org / 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…
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.
Created by Benedikt Groß, Maik Groß and Thibault Durand, Mind the “Uuh” is an experimental training device helping everyone to become a better public speaker. The device is constantly listening to the sound of your voice, aiming to make you aware of “uuh” fill words.
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.
Created by Richard Vijgen, ‘Through Artificial Eyes’ is an interactive installation that lets the audience look at 558 episodes of VPRO Tegenlicht (Dutch Future Affairs Documentary series) through the eyes of a computer vision Neural Network.
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…
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.
#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.
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.
Created by Dries Depoorter and currently exhibited at the New Media Gallery, ‘Seattle Crime Cams’ questions the sense of citizens responsibility in the age where technology has enabled us to participate globally.
“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.…
‘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…