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04.06.15 Liam Mathews

Have you ever wanted to be a corporate-level patron of art, commissioning artists to make something that’s all about you, but you don’t have the money? Well, this new Kickstarter from Electric Objects will allow you to become a mini-Medici. At the completion of the drive, each backer will receive a short survey about who […]

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09.17.13 Marina Galperina

“We have something for you. You’re going to like it.” “What is it?… Oh? Oh!!! Uh oh.” When new media artist James George and tech-savvy photographer Alexander Porter popped the tiny appendage on my iPhone a few months ago for a test drive, I knew I was going to have too much fun with it. The #slyPhone is a single-mirror laser […]

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06.12.13 Marina Galperina

“We’ve had a lot of requests for rap videos,” photographer Alexander Porter says. “I just shot one yesterday.” In a basement Bushwick art studio, by the stacks of DSLRs and Kinect sensor bits, creative coder James George shows me how the RGBDToolkit works, again. Since 2011, George and Porter’s innovative toolkit has been ricocheting through the New York art-tech community. It’s just […]

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04.03.13 Marina Galperina

Did you just see that amazing new Liars video for “The Exact Color of Doubt” directed by Markus Wambsganss off their WIXIW album?  It’s so good. “It fits the album,” our resident music expert Andy Cush says. “It’s about extracting the humanity out of digital sounds.” Liars. That’s a big deal. It’s nice to see these […]

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01.04.13 Marina Galperina

Fractals are only still exciting if you’re a stoned teenager, says Bruce Sterling — cyberpunk hero, sci-fi novelist and active new media commentator. Watch his digital image spike with garish clashes of color as he explains that what you found “mind-blowing and psychedelic” back in the day — because it’s “spiky” with “garish clashes of color” — has […]

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11.30.12 Irina Dvalidze

Brooklyn-based artists and creative technologists James George and Jonathan Minard have conceived an entirely new filmmaking tool that harnesses enough potential to alter the cinematic landscape at its core. The project titled CLOUDS is a documentary that “explores creativity via code.” The documentary focuses on interviews with 30 new media artists, curators, designers, and critics, conducted over […]

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