KHM Netze Open and KH門 Festival

The Academy of Media Arts Cologne (KHM) hosts an annual diploma exhibition KHM Open from 21st to 25th July 2021 in various locations in Cologne as well as online. In addition to diploma works, there are interventions in hybrid forms, led by students and seminars at KHM. “Netze Open” is an online exhibition platform by…

16/07/2021
Technological Arts Preservation Book Published

Sakıp Sabancı Museum digitalSSM Archive and Research Space published the first ebook for its project Technological Arts Preservation. The book edited by Sabancı University’s faculty members Selçuk Artut and Cemal Yılmaz, as well as Osman Serhat Karaman, the director of digitalSSM, offers international content on its subject matter. Focusing on art produced with the help…

08/07/2021
Levitate CHROME EDITION

Machine drawn digital artworks based on nature itself. Originally created for the 1st Antarctic Biennale “Levitate” is an artwork visualising and interpreting natural phenomenons and systems, capturing the beauty and complexity of nature. Visual data captured around the globe forms the inspiration and foundation of each unique artwork. “Levitate” is a symbiosis between computer and…

08/07/2021
Perpetual Beta [encounters in open space] – Exhibition & Weekly Events

From June 4th to July 4th, The Grey Space embarks on a large-scale experiment entitled Perpetual Beta. In close collaboration with a group of makers and the public, a new form of presentation is explored based on the principles of open source. The result is an exhibition of work-in-progress, where the public is invited to take a look, participate and contribute.

23/06/2021
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

09/06/2021
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…

17/05/2021
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,…

26/04/2021
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…

22/04/2021
Down to Earth – A Kinetic Audio Visual Installation by RAW

Down to Earth is an installation that uses electronics as its form of expression. No matter how loud we get to pronounce that mother earth is crying, we are going down the hill with no brakes at all. Despite all the ignorance, moreover, we neglect the case of projecting a future with the scarcity of…

08/04/2021
Augmented Shadow: Inside – Joon Moon

“Augmented Shadow”, devised by Joon Moon, refers to a device and experience that implements a form of augmented reality using shadows. This device creates an alternate reality by superimposing virtual shadows on the actual shadows of objects according to the angle of the lighting device that the audience controls.

02/04/2021
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…

29/03/2021
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…

18/02/2021
Crystalline Unclear: sonified quartz and critiques of machine learning

Crystallography is the process of shining a light through a crystalline material to reveal the qualities of its inner structure through its diffraction pattern. By sonifying diffraction data from a piece of quartz – a key substance within the electronics industry since the 1930s – Crystalline Unclear creates a temporal experience of something that usually…

17/02/2021
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…

15/02/2021
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…

11/02/2021
[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…

06/01/2021
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…

18/12/2020
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…

02/12/2020
#makeamericagreatagain — The potential of destructive rhetoric

A four year old project, which gets a new relevance due to current events: The project was created during the fall semester 2016 – it was the time of the US presidential election campaign 2016. Trump was running for president and his slogan „Make America Great Again“ was one of the most tweeted hashtags. The…

04/11/2020
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…

26/10/2020
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…

13/10/2020
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…

12/10/2020
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…

24/09/2020
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…

19/08/2020
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…

11/08/2020
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…

10/08/2020

The Academy of Media Arts Cologne (KHM) hosts an annual diploma exhibition KHM Open from 21st to 25th July 2021 in various locations in Cologne as well as online. In addition to diploma works, there are interventions in hybrid forms, led by students and seminars at KHM. “Netze Open” is an online exhibition platform by…

Sakıp Sabancı Museum digitalSSM Archive and Research Space published the first ebook for its project Technological Arts Preservation. The book edited by Sabancı University’s faculty members Selçuk Artut and Cemal Yılmaz, as well as Osman Serhat Karaman, the director of digitalSSM, offers international content on its subject matter. Focusing on art produced with the help…

Machine drawn digital artworks based on nature itself. Originally created for the 1st Antarctic Biennale “Levitate” is an artwork visualising and interpreting natural phenomenons and systems, capturing the beauty and complexity of nature. Visual data captured around the globe forms the inspiration and foundation of each unique artwork. “Levitate” is a symbiosis between computer and…

From June 4th to July 4th, The Grey Space embarks on a large-scale experiment entitled Perpetual Beta. In close collaboration with a group of makers and the public, a new form of presentation is explored based on the principles of open source. The result is an exhibition of work-in-progress, where the public is invited to take a look, participate and contribute.

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

CURRENTS New Media, Santa Fe’s annual art and technology festival, is back this summer with a hybrid exhibition of online and in-person work June 18th – 27th, 2021.

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 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,…

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…

Down to Earth is an installation that uses electronics as its form of expression. No matter how loud we get to pronounce that mother earth is crying, we are going down the hill with no brakes at all. Despite all the ignorance, moreover, we neglect the case of projecting a future with the scarcity of…

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“Augmented Shadow”, devised by Joon Moon, refers to a device and experience that implements a form of augmented reality using shadows. This device creates an alternate reality by superimposing virtual shadows on the actual shadows of objects according to the angle of the lighting device that the audience controls.

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…

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Tags:

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…

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Crystallography is the process of shining a light through a crystalline material to reveal the qualities of its inner structure through its diffraction pattern. By sonifying diffraction data from a piece of quartz – a key substance within the electronics industry since the 1930s – Crystalline Unclear creates a temporal experience of something that usually…

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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…

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Tags:

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…

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Tags:

[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…

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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…

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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…

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Digital Atmosphere is a Mixed Reality experience from internationally renowned digital artist duo Daria Jelonek and Perry-James Sugden, known as Studio Above&Below. The piece looks at how technology and art can illuminate the quality of air, usually invisible to the naked eye, and bring us an urgent step closer to a sustainable future. At a…

A four year old project, which gets a new relevance due to current events: The project was created during the fall semester 2016 – it was the time of the US presidential election campaign 2016. Trump was running for president and his slogan „Make America Great Again“ was one of the most tweeted hashtags. The…

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Hobbes, a design and animation studio out of Detroit, MI, partnered with VWLS and Firefly Drone Shows to produce the music video for “High in Heaven,” performed and shot by drones.

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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…

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Tags:

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…

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How does one find a place of which you don’t know if it exists? When looking for information online, you are probably most familiar with finding such using a search engine but the search is only as successful as you make it. It largely relies on how much you already know beforehand. “Unknown Territories” marks…

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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…

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Tags:

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…

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Tags:

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…

Category: Member Submissions
Tags:

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…

Category: Member Submissions
Tags:

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…