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BIY™ (Believe it Yourself) – Real-fictional belief-based computing kits by Automato

Created by Shanghai based design studio automato.farm, ‘BIY™ – Believe it Yourself‘ is a series of real-fictional belief-based computing kits to make and tinker with vernacular logics and superstitions. The team worked with experts in fortune telling from Italy, geomancy from China and numerology from India to translate their knowledge and beliefs into three separate […]

Displuvium – Simulating natural and rigged meteorological phenomena

Created by Fragmentin, ‘Displuvium‘ is an artistic research that examines the human desire to control our natural environment, particularly meteorological phenomena. The installation, developed with Designer Renaud Defrancesco, takes the form of a pool filled with water and placed directly on the ground. On the water surface, the visitor can observe rainfall: water drops are […]

Physicalising a Pixel – LED Matrix Display Tutorial / Document 1. Workshop

This past March, CAN joined forces with UAL Creative Computing Institute to present the first in a series of events that examine new forms of cross-disciplinary art and design practice. Entitled Document 1., the event was comprised of a workshop, seminar, and symposium, and took place at UAL’s newly refurbished Camberwell College of Art in London.

Wellograph – Drawing machine that raises awareness on water crisis

Created by TehranPlatform team, Wellograph is a temporary installation exhibited in 8th Tehran Annual Digital Art Exhibition, part as an installation and part as a performance. It uses a mobile drawing machine to turn layers of data into 120*120 cm drawings through a durational performance. Concentrating on environmental issues, the set of data chosen to […]

Nuovo Oracolo Cittadino — New City Oracle

From street cartomancy, fortune-telling always went through a technological upgrade. Television brought nigh-time dedicated shows on tarot reading and internet platforms lead to online consultation services. And with some bigger sites already using outsourced call-centres for offering consultations, with machine learning technologies becoming as accessible as creating a Wix or WordPress site, AI fortune telling […]

Workshop: Livecoding Visuals with Hydra

Livecoding music and visuals is becoming increasingly popular. Join this workshop to learn Hydra, an open source platform for live coding visuals. Lead by Sarah Groff Hennigh-Palermo, an accomplished designer, programmer, and artist, and visualist in the livecode band Codie. Livecoding is an international movement organized around algoraves– experimental multimedia nights where music and visuals […]