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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

“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)…