Scout & Trends

Norimichi Hirakawa

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Computing Art, Digital Culture, Scout & Trends

Words by Patricia Bondesson Kavanagh Looking at the artwork Datum from 2017 by Japanese media artist Norimichi Hirakawa, the viewer is presented with an audiovisual installation consisting of a dazzling array of pixels. Viewed in a darkened room, what appears on the projected screen teeters…

Beau Wanzer

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Digital Culture, Scout & Trends, Sound Art

  Words by Meritxell Rosell (Twitter @dancingmoog)   It is not easy to find artists, especially musicians, with a scientific background and even less frequent, that they are trained as molecular biologists. However, this is the case of Beau Wanzer, a producer based in Chicago and a…

Tarik Barri

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Computing Art, Scout & Trends

  Words by Ana Sancho   Since he was a kid, programmer and audiovisual artist Tarik Barri knew what he loved: telling computers what to do. Barely aware that programming was going to firmly shape his career, he started by creating basic code to generate…

Absolute Relative

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Computing Art, Scout & Trends

  Words by Sebastian Kamau (Twitter @ws_kamau)   How are our senses linked to reality? Can we trust our senses? How does our brain parse out contradictory sensory information? Exploring these questions lead Swedish physician Torsten Thunberg at the end of the 19th century to…

Neil Mendoza

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Robotics / Kinetics, Scout & Trends

  Words by Patricia Bondesson Kavanagh   In the video accompanying the artwork Fish Hammer, a small goldfish – dubbed Smashie by UK-born, New media artist Neil Mendoza – can be seen tentatively exploring an aquarium. In the foreground there is an array of dollhouse furniture,…