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ROBOT READABLE WORLD

Pick of the Week #41

BY TIMO ARNALL (UK, NO) 2012.

Timo Arnall who is creative director at BERG has created a short film experimenting with footage from machine-vision. Using footage from many sources, he explores the aesthetics of robotic …

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TIMELESS

Pick of the week #40

A video essay / design fiction by KS12
Directed and Edited by Gabriel Shalom
Designed by Patrizia Kommerell
Produced by KS12
Producer: Karen Cifarelli
Commissioned by MU, Eindhoven mu.nl
Curated by Angelique Spaninks
Production Assistant: …

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Protect IP SOPA Breaks the Internet

Pick of the Week #39

by fightforthefuture.org/pipa
IN SUPPORT FOR AN OPEN INTERNET


The pick of this week supports the free and open internet. We join the protest against SOPA & PIPA, two U.S. bills that threaten online security and …

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NETWORK

Pick of the week #38

by Michael Rigley

Information technology has become a ubiquitous presence. By visualizing the processes that underlie our interactions with this technology we can trace what happens to the information we feed into the network.

A …

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CYMATICS

Pick of the week #37

by Suguru Goto

Cymatics is a kinetic sound sculpture that expresses the artist’s vision of nature, harmonising a series of symbolic elements in a technological context. Sound waves act on substances such as water and …

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GRID

Pick of the week #36

by Sahar Fikouhi

Grid is an Augmented Reality environment created by Sahar Fikouhi which provides a spatial configuration for real-time gaming at an architectural scale. This project showcases a prototype of the AR environment devised …

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TECHNO IS THE WORD!

Pick of the week #35

by Antony Bowyer Lowe

The concept of “hacking” is becoming more and more interesting. Recent “hack days” are showing that actually hacking can also be a good thing, makes people get out of the box, …

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Post-Digital Monsters

Pick of the Week #34

by Pictoplasma at La Gaite Lyrique, Paris

 Motomichi Nakamura Monster

This week Paris sees the invasion of a number of Post-digital Monsters, brought by the Berlin lab Pictoplasma. It’s with no doubt a favourite …

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Mecaniques Discursives

PICK OF THE WEEK #33

by Frédéric Penelle (Brussels, Belgium) and Yannick Jacquet (Brussels, Belgium).

Frédéric Penelle, the witty graphical storyteller from Brussels, and Yannick Jacquet (aka Legoman), a member of one of the most outstanding audiovisual labels: AntiVJ, have …

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SEPALCURE // PENCIL PIMP

Pick of the Week #32

From the album “Sepalcure” on Hotflush Recordings. Music video directed by Thor Brenne.

Sepalcure the duo formed by Machinedrum and Braille, showed an amazing live set last week in London. We have been caught with …

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Thixotropes

PICK OF THE WEEK #31

by Troika (London, UK)


‘Thixotropes’ is a kinetic sculpture that is comprised of a series of eight illuminated mechanised structures, each of them shaped as a composition of intersecting angular and geometric forms that are …

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Harmophon

PICK OF THE WEEK #30

by Arístides García (Berlin, Germany)

This video only shows a short part of a longer incoming installation, which explores the relationship between 2 harmonic waves in different graphical/musical ways. 98 pair of points trigger notes …

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Wood as Bones, Light as Flesh

PICK OF THE WEEK #28

by FAIL (Europe), the collective of  electric kettle, SILANT, Lucy Benson and fRED

In essence the structure is a narrative organism. This being is telling its story without words or any human form. …

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Simple Harmonic Motion for Ron Arads Curtain Call

PICK OF THE WEEK #27

by Memo Akten (London, UK)

A study in simple harmonic motion and the nature of complex patterns created from the interaction of multilayered rhythms. Visuals made with openFrameworks, which also sends midi to Ableton Live …

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Lit Tree

PICK OF THE WEEK #26

by Kimchi and chips (Seoul, Korea + London, UK)

A small potted tree has a perpetual conversation with people. Through the use of video projection, a tree is augmented in a non-invasive way, enabling the …

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Instructions to wind-up the clock

PICK OF THE WEEK #25

Visual by Alba G. Corral (Barcelona, Spain)
Music by Escort Service  (Barcelona, Spain)

“Instrucciones para dar cuerda al reloj” was born from a live event taking place in July 2011 in Barcelona (Caixa Forum), …

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Shyscapes

PICK OF THE WEEK #24

by Misha Shyukin (London, UK)


This is Misha Shyukin’s graduation film. He suggested to watch it with your eyes half closed and not in full screen.

Editor’s Note:
This is an amazing piece from Misha …

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Echo

PICK OF THE WEEK #23

by Bart Hess (Eindhoven, Netherland)


Animation for the national Glassmuseum. Simple but complex, minimalist expression of body and structural form created to encompass the human landscape with fluid movement of object and humanoid shell.
Beyond …

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Solace

PICK OF THE WEEK #22

Music by Max Cooper (Traum, UK)
Visuals by Nick Cobby, UK


Nick Cobby, a London based animator and designer, creates synesthetic image sequences in this video for Max Cooper’s Solace, released on Traum Records. …

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Tele-present water

PICK OF THE WEEK #21

David Bowen

This installation draws information from the intensity and movement of the water in a remote location. Wave data is being collected in real-time from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration data buoy Station 46246 …

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GRID Multi-Touch sound visualization

Pick of the Week #20

By 31fps, (Hamburg City, Germany)

The installation is basically a music visualization. Created for live events the application consists of a desktop version for realtime graphic visualization of music and an iOS version for …

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RESONANCE // Destructive Oscillation

Pick of the Week #19

Project : Resonance by SR Partners (London, UK)
Visual : JP Frenay (Belgium)
Sound : Michael Fakesch (Germany)

Resonance is the vision of SR Partners; a collaborative project between over 30 independent visual and audio …

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Solar Sinter

Pick of the Week #18

Solar Sinter
Markus Kayser (London, UK)

In a world increasingly concerned with questions of energy production and raw material shortages, this project explores the potential of desert manufacturing, where energy and material occur in abundance. …

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moving objects | nº 502 – 519

Pick of the Week #17

Pe Lang (Zurich and Berlin)

Pe Lang’s poetic and elegant hand built sculptures combine mechanized systems with new materials to direct and manifest a different approach to kinetic movement. Lang realizes performances and creates installations …

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The Transfinite

Pick of the Week #16

Ryoji Ikeda

Ikeda creates a visual and sonic environment where visitors are submerged in an extreme illustration of projected and synchronized data. His work uses scale, light, shade, volume, shadow, electronic sounds, and rhythm to …

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The Wilderness Downtown

Pick of the Week #15

Written and Directed by Chris Milk
Google Tech Team: Aaron Koblin, George Brower, Michael Chang.

Enter your childhood street address at the beginning of this riveting interactive video for Arcade Fire’s song “We Used to …

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