Fantastic Smartphones, alternative accessories, interactive installations and machine performances highlight the excesses relating to our use of these devices. By imagining innovative ways of interacting with our smartphones or by delegating our repetitive actions to machines, this exhibition takes a critical look at a society that has become addicted to an object that seems to have become indispensable : the “smart” phone.
Created by Douglas Edric Stanley, Inside Inside is an interactive installation remixing video games and cinema. In between, a neural network creates associations from its artificial understanding of the two, generating a film in real-time from gameplay using images from the history of cinema.
Overflow is a site-specific kinetic and generative sound sculpture driven by real-time traffic cameras that monitor the Sunshine Skyway Bridge, a famous cable-stayed bridge spanning the Lower Tampa Bay connecting St. Petersburg to Terra Ceia, Florida USA.
The Antivanity Mirror by Neil Mendoza is a robotic mirror that won’t let you look at yourself.
‘Algorithmic Drive’ is an interactive installation and performance inspired by inspired by autonomous cars and dash cam compilations. The work plays with the tension generated by confronting the technologies used by mobile robotics with the unpredictable nature of the world.
Created by Piet Schmidt during the summer semester at UdK Berlin (New Media / Digital Class), Encounter is a a robotic arm with a mirror that curiously observes its surroundings.
Created by AnneMarie Maes, Genesis of a Microbial Skin is a mixed media installations and a research project exploring the idea of Intelligent Beehives with a focus on smart materials, in particular microbial skin. The project is about predominantly growing Intelligent Guerilla Beehives from scratch, with living materials – just as nature does.
‘Open Data Cam’ is a tool that helps to quantify the world. With computer vision ‘Open Data Cam’ understands and quantifies what it sees. The simple DIY setup allows everybody to become an urban data miner.
This summer, visitors to Sao Paulo’s Itau Cultural Gallery find themselves face-to-face with a host of artificial life forms. Amongst them is a new version of artist Ruairi Glynn’s interactive installation ‘Fearful Symmetry’, which was first shown at the Tate Modern, London, in 2012.
Created by Zach Lieberman in collaboration with Google’s Data Arts team, ‘Land Lines’ is a web experiment that lets you explore Google Earth satellite imagery through gesture. “Draw” to find satellite images that match your every line; “Drag” to create an infinite line of connected rivers, highways and coastlines.
Created by Matthias Grund, Kadir Inan and Wookseob Jeong at the Köln International School of Design, >200 °C is imagined as a closed feedback system that combines computer vision with a poetic perspective of the physical occurrence called the Leidenfrost effect.
Created as a collaboration between Prokop Bartoníček and Benjamin Maus, Jller is part of an their ongoing research in the field of industrial automation and historical geology. Installation includes an apparatus, that sorts pebbles from a specific river by their geologic age.
Created by Brad Todd, Collimation takes a form of basic form of artificial intelligence, where the visual stimuli is translated, in a performative act of seeing with the resulting data that takes the form of a neuron.
Developed by the Innovation Lab of Milla & Partner GmbH, a German interaction and spatial design agency based in Stuttgart and Berlin, NO_THING is a tracking and mapping framework that uses infrared light to turn portable physical objects into interactive displays.
The Augmented Hand Series is a real-time interactive software system that presents playful, dreamlike, and uncanny transformations of its visitors’ hands.
Created by Adam Ben-Dror, The Abovemarine is a vehicle that enables José, or any other fish to roam on the land freely
In the former building of the Newspaper BN De Stem, the installation created by Tim Knapen & indianen, allows visitors to collaboratively create mini publications.
Developed by the italian interaction designer at Fabrica, Angelo Semeraro, ‘Sadly by your side’ is a music album where each song can be endlessly transformed depending on the images you focus on with your camera.
Looking at a Horse is about the context and experience of viewing art, it changes its appearance depending on where it is located and who is viewing it.
The Lego calendar is a wall mounted time planner made entirely of Lego, but if you take a photo of it with a smartphone, and thanks to openFrameworks and openCV all of the events and timings are synchronised to an online, digital calendar.