Adriean Koleric (Thinkitem) creates digital artwork of beautiful worlds that are familiar and extremely foreign at once. In many of these works, an absurd, large scale conflict is underway between familiar toys, TV characters and even household appliances.
While writing 22 Beautiful & Creative iPhone Apps I found many wonderful apps exploring different aspects of user interaction with art, imagery and sound. Experimental Art applications like these are not new, but user access to them and how they interact with them is.
Erik Natzke is an interactive designer pushing to blur the lines between technology and creativity. Armed with his keen design and programming skills, Natzke renders amazing works of digital art.
I am getting pretty excited about the tools being developed for the iPhone / iPod and have been looking into which of these tools are the best for artists. As I am looking are, I found the apps that I listed here. These are apps that I have seen people using and praising the most.
Besides being a crazy cool, sexy piece of hardware, this work incorporates some interesting sound technology as well.
Herwig Weiser built a machine which confronts us with its technical elements in a particularly clear and alienating way. ‘Death Before Disko’ uses an online data stream from space observation and translates it into simple yet spectacular sound and light events. With the proliferation of digital technologies, users have become more and more distant from the physical hardware of their laptop or hi-fi units. ‘Death Before Disko’ aims to return to the foundations of the hardware, and shows how our relationship towards technology is more often emotional than rational.
artist & website: Herwig Weiser – http://www.zgodlocator.org/