Breeze

During the lockdown, I invited outdoor weather data to an indoor isolated space, trying to create a mimic creature that could visualise the wind and keep me accompanied. Scale: 30 x 30 x 100 cmMaterial: plant. Devil’s ivy, wind data during the lockdown, robotic armYear: 2020 Project Page | Hua Zhang

FORMS – String Quartet

Created by Playmodes, ‘FORMS – String Quartet’ is a live multimedia performance for a string quartet, electronic music and panoramic visuals, in the field of visual sonification. The project originates from a real-time visual music score generator created by Playmodes, that is designed with a set of rules using graphic generation, driven by randomness and probability.

Remote Materialities – Future scenographies of our coexistence with robotic devices

Created by the students at the Zurich University of the Arts, ‘Remote Materialities’ module and to be presented at the upcoming Ars Electronica Festival in Linz, ‘Remote Materialities’ explores the future scenographies of our coexistence with robotic devices.

Him & Her (Interconnection)

A series of three pictures exploring tension and harmony. Each unique edition was created using algorithms, calculating each pixel in relation to the next one. An interplay between tension and harmony, opposing each other in the first two editions and finally merging into a beautiful complexity in the third artwork “Interconnection”. Available as exclusive NFTs…

Field of Sounds – a Wireless Multichannel Sound System

Field of Sounds is a pioneering audio technology designed by London-based studio Kai Lab. It is a wireless multichannel sound system that allows spatialised and perfectly synchronous audio playback. The unique system presents an enormous range of compositional and curatorial possibilities for sound designers, allowing for the presentation of three-dimensional sound works in any setting,…

Wireless Fidelity Workshop

How to materialize invisible data, inherent to wireless communication protocols? Author: Béatrice Lartigue, Lab212Commissioned by: ISDAT, Toulouse, FRACourse: Master DesignTopic: WiFi, “Wireless Fidelity” refers to a set of communication protocols used for wireless data transmission within a computer network. “Wireless communication is thus invading our functional space. Some people speak of an ambient network, like…

Found In Translation – Experiencing the process of machine translation

Found in Translation is an interactive, immersive installation where using their own spoken sentences, visitors viscerally experience the process of machine translation. Visualizations show how the machine learning model clusters words from different languages by semantic similarity, and translations are presented typographically and auditorily across 24 languages.

FILEALIVE / ARQUIVOVIVO – March 29, 30 and 31, 2021

The FILEALIVE / ARQUIVOVIVO online meetings, to be held on March 29, 30 and 31, 2021, will include professionals and researchers dedicated to the areas of digital memory, cultural heritage preservation and information technology, present in six round tables, presenting case studies, examples of archives and conservation strategies for organizations that aim the free dissemination…

Shining the web – Hiroaki Umeda online performance

Reckoning with quantum physics, Japanese avant-garde art scene “maestro” Hiroaki Umeda hypostatizes that these batches of abstract information are merely human belief system: “When one has confidence in an object’s factuality they name it as real, and when this confidence is slightly undermined they rename it as virtual” he stated.

Living In the Gap: In Conversation with Peter Burr

Spanning physical and virtual space, Peter Burr’s exhibition, Responsive Eye, examines contemporary life in the grid. Taking cues from minimalism and op art, the work pushes the limits of a viewer’s perception and awareness, thrusting them into that gap between what is seen and what is felt. In this interview by Daniel Glendening, Burr digs into history, things that are not there, and what it means to be fleshy bodies gathering in digital space.

J A D U 3.0 — Musical Holograms is now available for iOS and Android

We made a bunch of new holograms exploring photorealistic virtual humans with fully 3D volumetric video performance capture — Including Lil Nas X and Palaye Royale We also expanded the capabilities of the camera with some new functionalities and filters to support creators with the first iteration of tools they might need We finally released our first Augmented Reality Experience…

Announcing Processing Community Day Japan 2021

The Japanese Processing Community is organizing Processing Community Day Japan 2021 (PCD Japan) on February 20th and 21st. PCD is a worldwide movement of Processing to celebrate art, code and diversity, and since 2019, the community organizes PCD Tokyo, this time rebranded as PCD Japan for an inclusive, online event. On 20th, Masaki Yamabe will…

Above a King, Beneath a Thing

A black mass, resembling a human leg, slowly moves across the floor. The mechanical leg, tethered to a stone by a rope, is quietly driven by wheels and motors. Sensing the tension in the rope, the onboard computer adjusts the motors’ speed to render a circumscribed path. As the leg circles, the stone also turns…

[objt]- An alternative lens for browsing news

[objt] is a system that encourages people to browse news with different perspectives. Insight: As journalism became more influential so politicians battled to control it. Journalism nowadays is about power. Power over information, Holding power to account or providing propaganda. It claimed to make and break careers, swing elections and even start wars. Algorithms created…

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.

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…

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…