Call for Artists: CURRENTS New Media 2020

Be a part of our 2020 Artist Lineup! Artist submissions are now open for CURRENTS 2020 New Media Festival. With 10 years of new media production, display, and support in its wheelhouse, CURRENTS New Media has become known as one of the leading emerging media arts festival in the States.  Located in Santa Fe, New…

Codici Visivi. New tendencies in algorithmic graphics. Exhibition, workshop and talks @TorinoGraphicDays19

During the 2019 Torino Graphic Days, TODO launches “Codici visivi. New tendencies in algorithmic graphics”, an exhibition dedicated to the contamination between graphic design and technology. The exhibition will be held at TODO’s headquarters in Turin on September 12th, and will showcase works by international visual communication studios and designers who have experimented with new…

Data Art-EMERGE turns traditional patent wall into realtime data painting for pingan’s exhibition centre

Commissioned by PingAn Technology, EMERGE designs and builds interactive experience based around company’s patent records, aiming to make the data touchable and memorable. Utilizing realtime rendering & creative programming tools as design medium, the installation is driven by particle simulations, where data is transformed and visualized with natural change of particle behaviors. 10000+ patents were…

Touchdesigner Workshop Munich – Beginners / July 17th 2019

Touchdesigner Community! We are hosting two Touchdesigner workshops on July 17th (beginners with Stefan Kraus) and July 18th (advanced with Markus Heckmann from Derivative / Touchdesigner). There are still free places. Join us!! Tickets here (beginners): https://pretix.eu/mxzehn/td-b1-7-19-muc/ Introduction to interactive media art and design Wednesday / 17 July 2019 In this 1-day workshop – held…

Touchdesigner Workshop Munich – Advanced / July 18th 2019

Munich Touchdesigner Community! We are hosting two Touchdesigner workshops on July 17th (beginners with Stefan Kraus) and July 18th (advanced with Markus Heckmann from Derivative / Touchdesigner). There are still free places. Join us!! Tickets here:  https://pretix.eu/mxzehn/td-a1-7-19-muc/ Pushing the Boundaries – and Staying in Control Thursday / 18 July 2019 In this 1-day English language…

Call for Applications: Special One Week Money and Evidence Programs at the School of Machines, Making & Make-Believe

As part of our five-year anniversary, this August and September we have two special one-week programs on Money and Evidence aimed at artists and activists. These are two topics that we feel are vital for society at large, so we decided to make these programs as accessible as possible. Apply now! Women and persons from lgbtq+ and other under-represented communities…

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…

Crystallisation of Thought – a Tribute to the endurance behind an innovation

Created by a collective artist Living Spirits from Bangkok, Thailand. Crystallisation of Thought is the latest installation exhibited in i Light Singapore 2019 (the bicentennial edition) to visualise the beauty of the thinking process behind an innovation with interactive light show and game. Crystallisation of Thought is an Interactive Light installation that visually imagines how…

Laboratory Call for Fall 19 Residents

Laboratory’s mission is to provide practicing interactive artists with the time, space, and freedom to make thoughtful and innovative work. We offer space to live and work, tools, mentorship, and connections to make that happen. Plus, a $200 a month stipend if you have the right to work in the USA. Dates For our Fall…

Auria Kathi – an AI Artist living in the cloud

What is art? Is it the unsaid? The unsettling? The last few years have been very happening in the field of Generative/Procedural art. We have seen some of the exciting applications of this field hitting mainstream media — may it be generative architecture like the Digital Grotesque, or the AI generated paintings which sold for a bang…

Rule 30: Cellular Computation In Blue And Yellow

How do structures emerge in our model of a quantified, computational universe? From galaxies down to cells, atoms and strings. How does anything complicated get produced in nature? The artwork “Cellular Computation In Blue And Yellow” uses the cellular automata mechanism discovered by Stephen Wolfram in the 1980s found across physics, chemistry and biology to…

90×200

90×200 is an installation that dramatizes the emotions of frustration, anxiety, and delirium through mechanical movements. The work is inspired by the artist’s own experience of being bedridden because of a serious infection. It stages the internal state of push-and-pull with a ghost body accompanied by stale and repetitive machine noises, signaling a symbolic sickness…

Expressive Tactile Controls

Push buttons, sliders, switches and dials—we use such controls everyday and everywhere, but we barely notice them. Expressive Tactile Controls is a research experiment with a series of controls that are augmented by giving human personalities. What if each control had a unique personality and they could express its emotion only through haptic feedback? How…

Scout — A smart-home counterspy agent

Our homes are increasingly populated by connected objects. Bulbs, thermostats, TVs, voice assistants and many other devices all try to make our life easier, but in exchange, they constantly collect and share information about us, with their makers and with other companies. And as these devices become part of our home life routines, it’s hard…

Newtonian Fluid Stimulation

In 1687 Sir Isaac Newton, english mathematician, physicist and astronomer published his highly influential book “Principia Mathematica”, introducing mathematical models for fluids that account for viscosity. Over 300 years later in 2018, his calculations are the foundation of a computer program designed as a drawing tool. Producing his own tools for creation, 1986 born German…