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Happy new year !

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Recyclism plays with autocomplete function

I tried Autocomplete, Benjamin Gaulon's latest artwork. When I ran this application on my computer, it started renaming my hard drive and I felt a little frightened. But Benjamin is not a terrorist and I decide to trust him and to let the process going on. Then Autocomplete runs Safari, opens google.com and writes search queries randomly from a database which are then autocompleted by the Google Autocomplete function. ...

Memories of being online

Gene McHugh, a specialist on new media art, collects the thoughts of 48 contemporary artists engaged with technology on their first memories of being online. ...

The small portable Zimoun

With the swiss artist Zimoun, we are rather used to discover huge installations: architectural assemblies made of cardboards, multiplication of sound mechanisms, walls of plastic packagings flying according to ventilators… Most of the time, the spectator penetrate physically in his universe and is snatched by the sound. ...

GRID, a monumental kinetic installation

GRID is a massive LED installation. A grid made of 150 light bars in triangles is hung by motorized winches, each winch is controlled by a software, each software is connected to Ableton Live to be synchronized with the music. This system produces a real light choreography, transforming the spaces which welcome it. ...

Call for entries 2014

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[Innovation] inFORM, interact physically at a distance

Our world is connected and we are used to communicate by video conferences. What if you can interact physically at a distance with objects? That's the purpose of inFORM project by Tangible Media Group. Demonstration: ...

[News from NYC] First Class graduates from School For Poetic Computation

No less than 10 weeks after the inaugural session of the School For Poetic Computation opened its doors to 15 eager students in September 2013, SFPC’s First Class has emerged with myriad new ideas, a few changed attitudes and some surprising projects. ...

Ars Electronica’s media facade transformed into a giant Rubik’s cube

On october 2013, the Ars Electronica media facade became a giant Rubik’s cube. The player interacts with the specially designed interface-cube. A real easy and playful way to interact with the city. ...

[Agenda] Piksel Festival

The 11th edition of the Piksel Festival takes place in Bergen (NO) between November 21st to 24th, 2013. ...

Banksy adds digital artworks to his NYC residency

Everyone knows Banksy, the famous (but anonymous) street artist. For October, he decided to stay in New York City and use the whole town for a personal outdoor exhibition 'Better Out Than In".  ...

[News from NYC] Eyebeam residencies redux

Exactly one year after hurricane Sandy ravaged New York City two nights before Halloween, flooding much of Chelsea and destroying $250,000 worth of digital archives and technological equipment at Eyebeam Art+Technology Center, the results of its 2013 summer residencies are further proof of the 16-year-old new media center’s resilience. ...

Pigeons smuggle cigars, shoot video diaries

A few years ago, I met a man in China who said he raised pigeons as pets. Curious, I asked him if he used them to send messages. "We have e-mail," was his bristled reply....

[Call for entry] Artists, scientists & curators, let's participate!

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