Random links about Art & Technology

Kiss Controller

Kiss Controller...

Recently, with the improvement of camera capabilities and related tracking systems, game input systems such as Nintendo Wii controllers or Microsoft Kinect…

Project GuitARS

Project GuitARS...

Project GuitARS brings the rock out of your living-room! It is a game played with a guitar-shaped usb controller on a 5100m² LED facade…

Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Body Dysmorphic Diso...

Body Dysmorphic Disorder is a Kinect hack by Robert Hodgin. Made with Cinder and the Kinect sensor. Runs in realtime…

Life Across Words

Life Across Words...

Life Across Words, by Rachelle Viader Knowles, is a 24-channel synchronized video installation. A creative response to Georges Perec’s novel…

Micro Pac-Man

Micro Pac-Man...

Developed by Japanese design expert Kotoro Tanaka, the microscopic Pac-Man uses a tiny video projector, combined with the original…

Tardigotchi

Tardigotchi...

Tardigotchi is an artwork featuring two pets: a living organism and an alife avatar. These two disparate beings find themselves the unlikely…

Inside a Dead Skyscraper

Inside a Dead Skyscr...

Inside a Dead Skyscraper is the newest project by Molleindustria, a music video game for the song “The building” by Jesse Stiles. The game and the song…

Epic Win

Epic Win...

Our lives are full of quests. Remember that birthday card, send that email, or drag ourselves to the gym on a regular basis. Trouble is, sometimes…

Avatar days

Avatar days...

Originally created for the Darklight Festival’s ‘4 Day Movie’ project, Avatar Days is a portrait of four online gamers in Dublin whose daily lives contrast with…

8-Bit City

8-Bit City...

The 8-Bit Cities project, which started with 8-Bit NYC, is an attempt to make the city feel foreign yet familiar, smashing together two culturally…

Digital: A Love Story

Digital: A Love Stor...

Digital: A Love Story is a game by Christina Love set entirely within an Amiga Workbench desktop. “A computer mystery/romance set five minutes…

Every Day The Same Dream

Every Day The Same D...

Every day the same dream, by Molleindustria, is a slightly existential riff on the theme of alienation and refusal of labor. The idea was to charge…

Browser Pong

Browser Pong...

The typical browsing experience is conducted through a single application window. This is indeed a useful, practical thing. Browser Pong instead exists…

Avatar Machine

Avatar Machine...

The virtual communities created by online games have provided us with a new medium for social interaction and communication. Avatar Machine, by…

Xbox 360 Self Portraits

Xbox 360 Self Portra...

Xbox 360 Self Portraits, by Marque Cornblatt, are executed within various games available on the Xbox 360 game console. The artist’s avatar and all other…

They Watch

They Watch...

They Watch, by Workspace Unlimited, is an immersive art installation with virtual characters literally watching visitors. Several duplicates of the virtual…

Roomba Pac-Man

Roomba Pac-Man...

“The vacuum, long an instrument for chasing cats, has now been turned against its own. What better use for automatic home appliances than to have…

Freeborders Tetris

Freeborders Tetris...

A crew of Freeborders took over a San Francisco street to create a real life video game. Which game? Tetris of course. The tetraminoes are giant neon…

Electronic Snowball Fight

Electronic Snowball ...

Electronic Snowball Fight is a life-sized, electronic game for your yard, based on an Arduino microprocessor. The necessary code and schematics…

Headbang Hero

Headbang Hero...

Headbang Hero, by Tiago Martins, Ricardo Nascimento and Andreas Zingerle is a music/dance video game for testing your headbanging…

Sportpong

Sportpong...

Sportpong is an interactive physical computer game. The field is projected on the floor, two or more players can fight in teams against each other…

Dear Esther

Dear Esther...

Dear Esther, an Half-Life 2 mod, is part of a research project based at the University of Portsmouth, UK. The aim was to use Source to create…

The Path

The Path...

The Path is a short horror game – developed by Auriea Harvey & Michaël Samyn’s Tale of Tales – inspired by older versions of Little Red Ridinghood…

Mark Essen

Mark Essen...

Mark Essen is a game artist living in Los Angeles and he recently received his B.A. from Bard College. His games have been shown at music venues…

Hi-res Tetris

Hi-res Tetris...

Last week Cory Doctrow posted this link on Boing Boing. It is a brilliant, absurd and unplayable version of the famous videogame Tetris…

ComputerMusic4Kidz

ComputerMusic4Kidz...

ComputerMusic4Kidz, by Marieke Verbiesen, is an interactive electronic music installation for kids, inviting them to explore the history…

WoW Pod

WoW Pod...

Cati Vaucelle, Steve Shada, Marisa Jahn’s WoW Pod is an architectural space that provides and anticipates all life needs of the World of Warcraft…

The Joydick

The Joydick...

The Joydick is a wearable haptic device for controlling video gameplay based on realtime male masturbation. Through the use of…

Game Art

Game Art...

The exhibition Game Art (Mejan Labs, Stockholm) will take a closer look on how artists have used computer games, modified, copied and deconstructed…

Jodi.org. Composite club

Jodi.org. Composite ...

VertexList space presents Composite club, a solo exhibition by the legendary new media collaborative JODI. JODI, or jodi.org, are unanimously…

Aestetica videoludica

Aestetica videoludic...

Dai disegni di fine anni ’90, passando attraverso i paesaggi virtuali dei videogame sino alle araldiche contemporanee e ai ritratti dipinti dei…

Gamescenes / Gamescapes

Gamescenes / Gamesca...

GameScenes. Art in the Age of Videogames is the first volume entirely dedicated to Game Art. Edited by Matteo Bittanti and Domenico Quaranta…

8 bit at MOMA

8 bit at MOMA...

The Museum of Modern Art (New York) presents the world premiere of 8 BIT (2006), a feature-length documentary exploring…

Shoot me if you can

Shoot me if you can...

Shoot me if you can is an urban game inspired by first person shooting online video game. Replace gun with fun, and shoot the opponent team…

GAM3R 7H30RY

GAM3R 7H30RY...

GAM3R 7H30RY 1.1 is a networked book. The Institute for the Future of the Book, together with McKenzie Wark, created this project to investigate…

Contemporary Emblems

Contemporary Emblems...

Mauro Ceolin’s latest project, Contemporary Emblems, is a series of insigna that playfully mix videogame icons with other popular culture references…

Jodi in New York

Jodi in New York...

EAI (Electronic Arts Intermix) and Rhizome present renowned digital artists JODI in a rare public demonstration of their latest video game…

L’arte videoludica di Mauro Ceolin

L’arte videolu...

Humanities Lab presenta una retrospettiva sulle opere multimediali di Mauro Ceolin, l’artista italiano più significativo nel panorama internazionale…

McDonald’s videogame

McDonald’s vid...

Dirigere una multinazionale come McDonald’s è tutt’altro che facile! Controlla ogni fase del processo: dal pascolo alla macellazione, dalla gestione…

TileToy

TileToy...

TileToy is a modular, electronic game prototype for tangible LED game tiles. TileToy brings the flexibility inherent in digital software to a physical…

Samorost

Samorost...

Amanita design was founded in Brno (Czech Republic) in 2003 by Jakub Dvorsky. Their most fascinating work is called Samorost, a flash game which…

Reportage di guerra

Reportage di guerra...

Arenae è il nuovo progetto di Marco Cadioli, artista d’ispirazione Neen e primo fotografo del Web. Si tratta di un autentico reportage fotografico…

Spam Art

Spam Art...

Spam has become an unavoidable element of the networks. Annoying, intrusive, invasive, but always present. Its language, images and viral…

Games are art

Games are art...

Games are Art is a new resource about videogame culture. Founded by Santiago Siri, young but already experienced game developer, the website…

Cosplay

Cosplay...

E’ on line una nuova serie di disegni vettoriali firmati Mauro Ceolin. L’artista, che conduce da tempo una ricerca sul mondo dei videogames e sulle icone…

Playstation preparate

Playstation preparat...

Prepared Playstation, in linea con una ormai consolidata tradizione di game hacking, utilizza la nota console come materiale di partenza, insieme a…

Alieni a Bangkok

Alieni a Bangkok...

Newsletter a tappeto da The Invader. Il famoso artista francese che contamina le strade del mondo con i suoi alieni ispirati al videogioco Space Invaders…

First Person

First Person...

First Person raccoglie riflessioni e discussioni tra creatori e teorici dei new media. Per indagare le relazioni tra storia e gioco…

Tra moglie e marito…

Tra moglie e marito&...

Façade è un esperimento di narrativa elettronica basato su un sistema di intelligenza artificiale. Si tratta di un racconto-gioco completamente…

Aural Squash

Aural Squash...

Aural Squash riprende la tipica meccanica dei paddle games: una pallina si muove per lo schermo, con il giocatore chiamato a colpirla con la…

Rom Color

Rom Color...

L’hacking delle console e dei giochi Nintendo è diventata ormai una pratica piuttosto diffusa. Basti pensare a Mario Soup di Ben Fry (2003) o al più noto…

Un cucciolo transgenico virtuale

Un cucciolo transgen...

E’ stato lanciato ieri Metapet, il primo manager virtual game, progettato da Natalie Bookchin con Jin Lee, Cathy Davies and Mark Allen degli Action Tank…