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Visuals for Sonar Festival + VDMX to Unity3D [Tutorials]

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Alpha-ville Festival [Events]

‘Cell’, Initial concept design by James Alliban and Keiichi Matsuda. Photograph by Ghaasan Daghestani “The idea that digital is something new and transformative is now quite old. So the question for most creatives is not about going digital – it’s about making it feel less digital, about making participation and interaction feel post-digital; making the […]

sound:frame Festival Lightrails [vvvv]

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The Four-Hour Game Design by Cactus at IGS ’09 [Games]

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A-B-Z-TXT – A School for 21st Century Typography

Building on the experience of our past educational programming at ACT Festival, Resonate, and Circle of Light, CAN has partnered to launch a new initiative in Toronto this August. Our first North American event, A-B-Z-TXT is a school for 21st century typography.

Open Call for ACC_R Creators in Lab / 2016 / Gwangju, South Korea

Following the last years’ call and the ACT festival we help organise and curate, we are pleased to share and support the 2016 CALL FOR RESIDENCIES at the Asian Culture Center.

Plug, play and learn at the TouchDesigner Summit 2018 in Berlin

This weekend, February 3rd to 4th, we will join 230 TouchDesigner users at Derivative’s second ever TouchDesigner Summit in Berlin for an 48-hour marathon of workshops, masterclasses, and presentations.

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↑ ACT Festival 2015, Gwangju / South Korea – Workshops CreativeApplications.Net [CAN] catalogues projects, tools and platforms relevant to the intersection of art, media and technology. Since 2008, CAN’s central objective has been to facilitate an environment that nurtures creative exchanges and networks between practitioners in art, media, design and technology. With a focus on […]

Time Tilings – Dissolution of boundaries between real and perceived

Created by Pablo Valbuena, Time Tilings are four site-specific interventions that explore the overlap of the physical and the virtual, the generation of mental spaces by the observer, the dissolution of the boundaries between real and perceived.

The Welcome Chorus – The voice of a community

Created by Yuri Sizuki (Pentagram) in collaboration with Fish Fabrications and Counterpoint, ‘The Welcome Chorus’ is an interactive installation that brings together sound, sculpture and artificial intelligence.

Lieux Ordinaires (Ordinary Places) – Surveillance as a storytelling medium

Created by Anouk Zibault at ECAL, ‘Lieux Ordinaires’ (Ordinary Places) is a project that explores new narratives of public space framed by surveillance – an alternative perspective and a medium with a power to ‘document’.

Document 1. – Symposium Report

Report from the inaugural CAN-curated event series ‘Document #.’ examining new forms of cross-disciplinary art and design practice.

Elektra XX – Transcending the Machinic Body

In Elektra’s 20th year common themes from throughout the history of the festival of machinic bodies and digital transcendence are explored in depth and pushed to their extremes.

CAN 2018 – Highlights and Favourites

As 2018 comes to a close, we take a moment to look back at the outstanding work done this year. From spectacular machines, intricate tools and mesmerising performances and installations to the new mediums for artistic enquiry – so many great new projects have been added to the CAN archive! With your help we selected some favourites.

Inventing the Future at MUTEK_IMG

It was just three weeks ago we were in Montréal for the 4th edition of MUTEK_IMG, MUTEK’s forum on digital creation. Invited to contribute to its symposium, we curated five panels. In this post-festival report, we share some highlights.

Explore the Outer Limits of Digital Aesthetics & Culture at MUTEK_IMG 2018

On April 11–13th MUTEK Montréal presents the 4th edition of MUTEK_IMG, their offshoot festival focused on digital creation. CAN/HOLO was invited to curate five panels within this year’s program, that bring together leading artists and thinkers to consider pressing aesthetic and sociopolitical questions.

Anachronic Landscapes – Automation and coevolution in nature

Created by the SCI-Arc faculty Curime Batliner and Jake Newsum in collaboration with Paralelo Architectos, Anachronic Landscapes is a robotic system that lives inside of an abandoned industrial structure overgrown by nature. The system executes its daily routine, nurturing the plants with water and fertilising it with fluorescent fluids. While the machine keeps the plants alive it simultaneously ignites a process of transformation forcing the plants to adapt to the new condition.

Sight + Sound 2017 – A Spectrum of Non-Compliant Futures

The 2017 edition of Eastern Bloc’s Sight + Sound festival put ‘capital I’ innovation in its cross-hairs and pulled the trigger. We journeyed to Montreal to its flagship exhibition and assess its spectrum of ‘non-compliant futures.’

Bleep Space – iOS Sequencer Toy and Tabletop Arcade

Created by Andy Wallace & Dan Friel, Bleep Space is a free sequencer toy that uses stark geometry to allow users to create noisy beats by assembling 15 sounds accompanied by motion graphics and procedural animations.

The Weather Followers – Bringing serendipity to the digital life

Created by David Colombini, The Weather Followers is a commentary on ‘smart’ applications and predictive, comfortable digital routines. Instead of relying on ‘accurate’ data, intangible algorithms and hidden lines of code-driven lifestyles, this device brings serendipity to your digital life, using constantly evolving weather data recorded by four weather instruments.

#include red – Sound and frequency of the colour red performed on a 1,200m² screen

Created by the South Korean sound artists GRAYCODE and jiiiiin, #include red is a large-scale audiovisual installation and performance piece that explores ideas of synaesthesia (the relationship between what we hear and what we see) through the inherent frequencies within the visible spectrum and colour as a vocabulary.

Dread Bass – AUDINT’s alternate timelines reverberate with fear and death

AUDINT is a European artist collective working across animation, installation, and publishing. Drawing on excerpts from an extended conversation with the group, we unpack their vision of the dystopian future-present and the nether zones that can be conjured through sound and vibration.

MUTEK 2017 – Connecting Montreal to four cultural metropoles

The CAN/HOLO team is headed to Montréal for the 18th edition of MUTEK. A celebration of the best and brightest in audiovisual performance, we’ll be hosting ‘HOLO Encounters’ with several of the festival’s featured artists.

A-B-Z-TXT 2017 – Call for Participants

A-B-Z-TXT is back as the ‘school for 21st century typography’—and it is looking for international applicants. Apply to join Zach Lieberman, Mindy Seu, Ali S. Qadeer, and others in Toronto Aug 17-20 for four days of masterclasses, workshops, and lectures.

interference [dac] – Cross medium light wave distortions

Created by Technical Earth (Mo H. Zareei + Jim Murphy), interference [dac] is an audiovisual installation that explores the combination and interaction of waveforms in one medium with those of another. In the installation, which includes a linear array of four miniature projectors  affixed to loudspeaker cones, sound waves affect light waves while analogue elements alter digital ones.

NODE17 x FRAMED – Call for submissions!

NODE17 x FRAMED are calling for vvvv artwork submissions for the forthcoming festival taking place in Frankfurt/Germany from 26 June until 2nd of July, 2017.

NODE17: Designing Hope / 26.6-2.7 2017 / Frankfurt, Germany

In just a short few weeks, NODE is back for another edition and invites you to take part in a week long exploration of creative technologies.

Expo, Lab, Live – Digital Shifts at Mapping 2017, May 11 to 28

Join us at the 13th edition of Mapping festival (May 11 to 28) in Geneva, Switzerland, for an eclectic exhibition, workshop, and performance program and – a Mapping first – the two-day forum “Paradigm Shift”.