Created by Michael Sedbon, 'CMD' is an apparatus designed to explore how our technologies and ecosystems interact and what narratives and politics do they serve. The project questions what sort of ecological and social logic should be implemented in the design of automated infrastructures and algorithms.
The Experimental Prototype of Project Droid (EPPD_#112019) is an evolving concept developed by Studio NOWHERE, in order to discuss the relationship between man, machine and nature. Based off of one of the Studio’s early research projects, the EPPD_#112019 began with the investigation into a structure of a mechanical limb, using pneumatic devices and studio-made air […]
Loud Matter is a new audiovisual live performance that unites live created stop motion animation, drums, live code & 8 bit chiptune music. Using stop motion technique to animate physical materials, a classic animation technique born in the 1920´s that evolved throughout the century used for creating animated tv series and films before CGI largely took over as […]
As per tradition each year, December is when we look back at the amazing work published on CAN. From ingenious machines and installations to mesmerising experiences that leverage new mediums for artistic inquiry – we added scores of projects to CAN's archive in 2019. Here are some highlights.
Registrations are opened to the 21st edition of FILE – Electronic Language International Festival, from October 15, 2019 to January 14, 2020. Since 2000 FILE is a non-profit cultural organization that has been promoting exhibitions, workshops and gatherings that seek to investigate the appropriations of the technologic media in artistic accomplishments. With annual exhibitions in São, in addition to participations […]
‘Artificial Arboretum‘ by Jacqueline Wu is a project exploring the preservation, study, and public display of “photogrammetrees” found in Google Earth. The collection includes a range of diverse species harvested from their rendered world using the same tools and techniques that created them.
In October CAN headed to Pittsburgh to toast the 30th Anniversary of The Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry. The event was accompanied by "Intersections," a dynamic group exhibition showcasing many of the anti-disiciplinary works produced within the labs. Here, we review the show and share details about various included works.
Created by Mathias Maierhofer and Valentina Soana at the ICD, 'Self-Choreographing Network' is a project aiming to challenge the prevalent separation between (digital) design and (physical) operation processes of adaptive and interactive architectural systems.
TAMI (Tangible Mathematics Interface) is an interface that facilitates the learning of the basics of trigonometry. Comprised of a tabletop display and a series of physical controllers, users can manipulate mathematical parameters and see the results on-screen in real-time.
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'.
Click Canvas is my version of creative canvas for the gallery visitors to left some of their creative artworks at the Yelo house gallery. 187 Boxes of light being constructed as creative tools likes pen and pencil but the color of each box being changed each time the audiences press it. I am quite amazed […]
“My God is Machinery; and the art of the future will be the expression of the individual artist through powers of the machine – the machine doing all those things that the individual workman cannot do. The creative artist is the man who controls all this and understands it” – Frank Lloyd Wright, circa 1901 […]
Designed and constructed by ART+COM Studios in collaboration with Futurium and Schiel Projekt, 'Neo-Natur' is a permanent installation for Berlin's Futurium exhibition that explores our potential futures from different areas of life––from self-sufficient cities, to the future of work and ideas for more sustainable consumption.
Created by Richard Vijgen, 'Hertzian Landscapes' is a live visualization of the radio spectrum. It includes a digital receiver to scan large swaths of radio spectrum in near real-time and using Three.js visualises thousands of signals into a panoramic electromagnetic landscape.
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.
Ottawa-based Artengine is looking for Canadian and U.S. artists, designers, and cultural producers to take part in its Digital Economies Lab (DEL), a "year-long exploration of the wonders and anguish of making art and culture in the 21st century.
Created by Fragmentin in collaboration with KOSMOS architects, 'Artificial Arcadia' is an interactive installation that creates a performative scenographic landscape for visitors to explore and calls them to consider how contemporary landscape entangles natural, artificial and digital realms.
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 […]
Encoding, decoding.The act of encoding and the act of decoding are two phases of interpreting the same message. For us, encoding is the action of taking data and stories and turning it into something that is codified — this is often the role of the practitioner.
'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 Nicolas Boillot, 'Vectoglyph' is a project exploring both the behaviour and implications of GPT-2 AI, a text generating model developed by OpenAI that is able to generate coherent texts in English on demand (including "fake news").