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09.18.14 Sophie Weiner

Two students from the Oslo School of Architecture and Design set out to create a visual representation of social media streams that would change the ephemeral medium into something more solid. Syver Lauritzsen and Eirik Haugen Murvold’s “Monolitt,” is an obelisk that dispenses colored paint in accordance with mood data from social media.  The installation relies […]

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11.25.13 Kyle Petreycik

A new Tumblr by Plummer Fernandez studies the appearance of algorithms in popular culture by archiving just how much we’ve begun integrating these automated processes into our everyday life. From Jonas Lund’s algorithmic art generator to instructions for adding heaps of NSA trigger-words to your email signatures, this single-serving account posts various notable appearances of these processes as they […]

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07.19.13 Julia Dawidowicz

Movies consist of countless frames of countless faces in countless situations. How can a movie’s “identity” be summed up into one image? This is what Seoul-based artist duo Shinseungback Kimyonghun sought to find out with their project Portrait, a series of algorithmically-generated composites of faces from films like Kill Bill: Vol. 1, The Matrix, Oldboy and Taxi Driver. The artists used facial recognition […]

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11.21.12 Irina Dvalidze

“Creating artistic expression by using algorithms is like finding a new world in digital technology,” says Jae Ho Jang of the Tacit Group in a new video interview from The Creator’s Project. Tacit Group is a team of Korean artists and performers who create phenomenal, large-scale audiovisual projects by incorporating common gaming elements. Named for […]

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