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Luminous Ceilings

April 12, 2010 | | 4 Comments

Thomas Schielke sent me his youtube presentation of Luminous ceilings a few months ago and usually I bin such emails since I like to find things for myself but I really enjoyed the way this research was put together (except … Read More

Ocean of Light – Squidsoup

April 9, 2010 | | 4 Comments

The Ocean of Light project explores the creative and immersive possibilities of light-based visualisation in physical space. It uses bespoke hardware to create dynamic, interactive and three-dimensional sculptures from light.

Surface is the first artwork to be exhibited using … Read More

Interactive Environments – TU Delft

April 6, 2010 |

There are few courses as extraordinarily ambitious as the Interactive Environments Minor a semester-long project at TU Delft organized by the Faculty of Architecture – hyperBODY and Industrial Design and Engineering – ID-StudioLab.

“Throughout the course, three interdisciplinary groups … Read More

Augmented Sculpture – Grosse8 & Lichtfront

March 18, 2010 |

In January 2010 the Cologne based design agencies Grosse8 and Lichtfront presented their cross-media installation titled Augmented Sculpture. The core of the installation is a 2.5m tall wooden form that builds the screen for a 360° projection.

In constant … Read More

Leo Nunez – Emergence Exhibition

December 22, 2009 |

Another piece of work from the Emergence Exhibition “Propagations” by Leo Nunez is a system of cellular automatons, made up by 50 robots. Different states emerge from this complex system. These states are defined not only by the interaction … Read More

Living Light

October 19, 2009 | | 4 Comments

Living Light by David Benjamin and Soo-in Yang (aka “The Living“) is a permanent outdoor pavilion in the heart of Seoul with a dynamic skin that glows and blinks in response to both data about air quality and public … Read More

f5x5x5 – Lab[au]

October 12, 2009 |

Made up of 700 meters of aluminium, 6750 LED’s and 5060 m of cables Lab[au]‘s Framework f5x5x5 is an interactive kinetic light sculpture, extending the bi-dimensional screen space, by transposition of its pixel resolution to the physical space. Conceived … Read More

Declan Shaw – Waiting and the Reconstruction of Imagination

July 3, 2009 | | 2 Comments

Declan Shaw’s of Interactive Installation, Bird Soundscapes incorporate a dynamic three dimensional acoustic environment of birdsong which perform accelerated diurnal cycles. Individual ‘birds’ occupy positions in space, which move about in birdlike patterns and also reacting to the movement … Read More

Shih Chieh Huang

April 13, 2009 | | One Comment

Installation artist Shih Chieh Huang transforms spaces with everyday objects. His most recent project “EX-I-09” currently on show at the Beall Center for Art + Technology focuses on exploring the unusual evolutionary adaptations undertaken by creatures that reside in … Read More

Richard Box

April 9, 2009 | | One Comment

Above is an image of 1301 fluorescent tubes powered only by the electric fields generated by overhead powerlines. It was created by Richard Box while artist-in-residence at Bristol University’s physics department.

He got the idea for the installation … Read More

E-Static Shadows

March 10, 2009 |

‘E-Static Shadows‘ is a practise-based experimental research project by designer Dr. Zane Berzina and architect Jackson Tan which creatively explores the speculative and poetic potential of static electricity found in our everyday environments, surrounding our everyday interactions. The aim … Read More

Beacon – Cinimod Studio & Chris O’Shea

March 2, 2009 |

‘Beacon’, by Chris O’Shea & Cinimod Studio is a kinetic light installation with a mind of its own. An array of emergency beacon lights interacts with visitors, tracking their movement through the space, creating an immersive and playful experience.

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Carnivorous Domestic Entertainment Robots Project

February 25, 2009 | | One Comment

One of the special mentions in the VIDA 11.0 exhibition went to Carnivorous Domestic Entertainment Robots project by James Auger, Jimmy Loizeau, Alex Zivanovic, and Trevor Harvey currently exists as a series of five semi-operational prototypes: Mousetrap coffee table robot, … Read More

VIDA 11.0 Art and Artifical Life

February 23, 2009 | | 6 Comments

I have recently come back from Madrid where I was exhibiting my piece Performative Ecologies at VIDA 11.0 alongside some great installations from Philip Beesley & Rob Gorbet, Chico MacMurtie, Jed Berk, Chris Sugrue and Damian Stewart. With the … Read More

Urban Screens 08

April 12, 2008 |

Urban Screens Melbourne 08 is the third, ground-breaking international conference and multimedia exhibition in a series of worldwide Urban Screens events. It will mark the official launch of the International Urban Screens Association and will take place 3.-8. October … Read More

Glow Positioning System – Ashok Sukumaran

April 10, 2008 |

A simple concept but i think quite engaging, “Glow Positioning System“, an installation by Ashok Sukumaran, installed in Bombay in 2005 enables the occupants of the central space of the site to use a hand-crank to “scroll” the surrounding … Read More

Quaser – Jean Michel Crettaz

February 11, 2008 | | One Comment

SCI-Arc presents, Quasar, a new site-specific installation by the LA/NY-based design/media firm slap!, founded by architect Jean-Michel Crettaz, and produced in collaboration with the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) and Stanford’s Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology. “Quasar … Read More

Life Spectulatrix – Augmented Architectures

December 18, 2007 | | One Comment

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Here’s one of Augmented Architecture‘s prototypes that I saw at the ACADIA07 earlier this year. “Life Spectulatrix” is an evolutionary physical skin based on digital environmental feedback retrieved through the webspace. Architect Nancy Diniz describes how it becomes … Read More