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Animation Art Illustration

Transport Cats Across an Animated Countryside With Alexander Perrin’s Interactive Illustration ‘Short Trip’

Transport Cats Across an Animated Countryside With Alexander Perrin’s Interactive Illustration ‘Short Trip’

September 29, 2017

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Kate Sierzputowski

Short Trip is an interactive illustration by Australian artist Alexander Perrin. The meditative simulation places the player in the conductor’s seat of a cross-country train, allowing the user to use their arrow keys to go forwards or backwards through the game’s peaceful black and white countryside while delivering a series of animated cat passengers. More



Art History

Text SFMOMA Your Favorite Emoji and Receive an Artwork From Their Vast Collection

Text SFMOMA Your Favorite Emoji and Receive an Artwork From Their Vast Collection

Jul.11.17

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Kate

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art's newest tech tool allows any smartphone user to gain access to the artworks hidden behind their archive doors, a collection so large that it would stretch 121.3 miles if you placed each artwork end-to-end. With only 5% of this collection on view, the museum decided to create Send Me SFMOMA, a texting service that delivers an artwork to your phone based on a sent emoji or phrase. More



Design

An Airborne Village of Stacking Vertical Homes at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum

An Airborne Village of Stacking Vertical Homes at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum

Dec.21.16

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Kate

Sky Villages, designed by James Paulius, is an interactive installation at the SPARK Brooklyn Children’s Museum. The play center features several stackable modules that can be rearranged as expanding homes—wooden dwellings floating between clouds in an aquamarine sky. The imaginative play area aims to educate children about our planet’s constantly evolving population, offering a space for airborne ideas.
“As Earth’s population increases, we may look to the atmosphere for inhabitable space,” said Paulius. More



Art Design Illustration

An Immersive World of Visual Storytelling and Puzzle Solving in ‘Samorost 3’

An Immersive World of Visual Storytelling and Puzzle Solving in ‘Samorost 3’

Sep.13.16

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Christopher

Prague-based Amanita Design, creators of the award-winning Mechinarium, recently released what may be their best game yet: Samorost 3. This deeply immersive puzzle game spans the ecosystems of 9 unusual planets as you encounter strange inhabitants and unlock increasingly complex secrets to advance to the next level. Amanita Design’s approach to creating completely non-verbal/non-textual games relies heavily on intuition, sound design, and symbolism to create environments that are practically interactive artworks. More



Art History

The Art Institute of Chicago Recreates Van Gogh’s Famous Bedroom to be Rented on Airbnb

The Art Institute of Chicago Recreates Van Gogh’s Famous Bedroom to be Rented on Airbnb

Feb.9.16

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Kate

Moving the art viewing experience from a linear surface to a three-dimensional environment, the Art Institute of Chicago is launching an interactive experience alongside their latest exhibition—entry to a full-size replica of Van Gogh’s painting The Bedroom. The room, available on AirBnB starting today, includes all the details of the original painting, arranged in haphazard alignment to imitate the original room.
The installation was built to celebrate the exhibition “Van Gogh’s Bedrooms,” a show which centers around three paintings of his domestic space he created from 1888 to 1889. More



Art History

Extraordinary Interactive Hi-Res Exhibit of Bosch’s ‘Garden of Earthly Delights’

Extraordinary Interactive Hi-Res Exhibit of Bosch’s ‘Garden of Earthly Delights’

Feb.9.16

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Christopher


Teaching art history online can be tough, despite a wealth of tools and technologies it’s difficult to create an environment that compares to a great teacher who can make artworks engaging to a live audience. However, this new interactive exhibit of Hieronymus Bosch’s famous Garden of Earthly Delights completely nails it. This is the internet we were promised.
The site was created by filmmakers, photographers and art historians as part of an upcoming documentary by Pieter van Huijstee titled Hieronymus Bosch, Touched by the Devil. More



Art Design

Interactive Seesaws on the Streets of Montreal Emit Light and Musical Harmonies

Interactive Seesaws on the Streets of Montreal Emit Light and Musical Harmonies

Dec.17.15

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Christopher

Currently on view at the Place Des Festivals in Montreal, Impulse is a new public art installation comprised of 30 completely illuminated seesaws and a series of video-projections on nearby building facades. When the seesaws are used they “activated” and begin to emit tones resulting in various musical harmonies. The project is part of a collaboration between CS Design and Toronto-based Lateral Office.
“Once in motion, the built-in lights and speakers produce a harmonious sequence of sounds and lights, resulting in a constantly evolving ephemeral composition,” say organizers of the event. More



Design

Interactive Flowers Bloom to Provide Shade and Light to Pedestrians in Urban Jerusalem

Interactive Flowers Bloom to Provide Shade and Light to Pedestrians in Urban Jerusalem

Nov.3.15

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Kate

Installed to beautify the space of Vallero Square in Jerusalem, these four interactive flowers bloom and close in a fluid response to the pedestrians that pass underneath their red, over-sized petals. Designed by HQ Architects, the public sculptures are 30-feet tall and dwarf those who choose to walk beneath and around their gargantuan motion-activated blooms.
Depending on the season or time of day, the flowers provide light or shade—a welcomed resource to passengers exiting the nearby tram. More



Animation Art Design

Audiovisual Tricycles by ‘VJ Suave’ Project Animations on the Streets of Rio de Janeiro

Audiovisual Tricycles by ‘VJ Suave’ Project Animations on the Streets of Rio de Janeiro

Oct.12.15

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Christopher

Pay attention folks, interactive public art doesn’t get much better than this. Artist duo Ygor Marotta and Ceci Soloaga of VJ Suave designed these pheonomenal audiovisual tricycles lovingly called “Suaveciclos” that they use to project original animations on almost any nearby public surface. The São Paulo-based artists pack these hefty trikes to the gills with all manner of batteries, laptops, speakers, and high-powered projectors so they can roll through the night with crowds in tow as their animations spring to life against the urban backdrop. More



Design

Everbright: A Giant Interactive Light Toy That’s Like a Lite-Brite for Grown-Ups

Everbright: A Giant Interactive Light Toy That’s Like a Lite-Brite for Grown-Ups

Aug.17.15

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Christopher

At 42x the size of a traditional ‘Light-Brite’ toy, the Everbright by San Francisco-based Hero Design is a huge grid of adjustable LEDs for drawing with light. But instead of only a limited selection of individual colors, the Everbright relies on 464 dials that change in hue as you twist them, offering almost unlimited color possibilities when creating designs. When you’re done drawing, the entire board resets to a blank canvas with the press of a single button. More



Art

An Interactive Mirror Built from 450 Rotating Penguins by Daniel Rozin

An Interactive Mirror Built from 450 Rotating Penguins by Daniel Rozin

Jun.4.15

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Christopher

It’s only been a week since we featured Daniel Rozin's new fur mirror, and lucky for us there’s also a second mirror artwork currently on view at bitforms. The Penguins Mirror is an interactive mirror constructed with 450 stuffed penguins atop rotating motors. If you think the idea sounds ludicrous, it is. Ludicrously amazing. As with many of his other kinetic mirrors, Rozin makes use of the black and white color tones found on the stuffed animals to generate moving silhouettes in response to movements captured by video cameras. More