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Once Upon a Time the Presidents - Olivier Ratsi, visual artist (antivj label).

Once Upon a Time the Presidents - Olivier Ratsi, visual artist (antivj label). | Digital #MediaArt(s) Numérique(s) | Scoop.it

In the run up to the presidential election a couple of week’s back, coverage of the race and the two nominees went to saturation point and beyond. Every conceivable, possible way of analyzing the two candidates, previous elections, and anything that had the word “president” in it had been ruminated over, pondered, chewed up, and spat out by the media—or at least it seemed that way. But they missed something, and they’re probably going to kick themselves when they hear the idea: creating digital glitch collage portraits of presidents from down the ages.


read more : http://thecreatorsproject.vice.com/blog/presidential-portraits-as-digital-glitch-collages

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Lytro changed photography. Now can it get anyone to care?

Lytro changed photography. Now can it get anyone to care? | Digital #MediaArt(s) Numérique(s) | Scoop.it

Lytro product director Colvin Pitts wants to show me the camera he’s been working on since 2007. He cautions that it’s just an early model, then gently lifts the stark, black device out of an unmarked box. It looks like a cross between a DSLR and a futuristic weapon. It’s big, with a wide round lens and a large grip, but it weighs less than 2 pounds and is perfectly comfortable in my hands. Its back face is slanted, like someone chopped off part of a larger camera to form this one. Its big, 4-inch touchscreen is glowing. I hold the camera up, point it at the black Sharpie on the table in front of me, and press the shutter. Nothing happens. I press it again. Still nothing. ...

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#Call : The Motion Photography Prize in Association with Google+

#Call : The Motion Photography Prize in Association with Google+ | Digital #MediaArt(s) Numérique(s) | Scoop.it

With the ubiquity of smart phones and rise in photo-sharing services, the world has recently exploded with photographers from all backgrounds who are embracing new technology to tell their stories in innovative ways. 

Motion photography has emerged as a new trend, but until now required special tools and know-how. Google+ allows users to effortlessly and automatically animate a series of still photographs and turn them into motion photography. 

In recognition of the exciting potential of this new technology, the Saatchi Gallery and Google+ announce the Motion Photography Prize, inviting photographers all over the world to celebrate this new creative art form.

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Phracktography by Melissa Castro: Hacker Portraits For The Surveillance Age

Phracktography by Melissa Castro: Hacker Portraits For The Surveillance Age | Digital #MediaArt(s) Numérique(s) | Scoop.it

Photographer Melissa Castro uses VJ software to create experimental photographs of hackers.

 

For the uninitiated, Phrack is a widely circulated ezine written by and for the hacker community. It’s been around for the better part of three decades and when it doesn’t have its finger on the pulse of hacker culture and all that comes with it, it has it on the shutter button.

 

The finger in this instance belongs to photographer Melissa Castro. As someone who is concerned with issues of surveillance, she decided to create imagery influenced by its themes. “Surveillance and [the] invasion of privacy have been issues that concern me (I don't care that I've been called paranoid because I taped shut the front camera on my phone and also haven't yet signed up for Facebook)." she says, "And given the current NSA leaks, I felt that I needed to create imagery that conveyed that idea somehow.” ...

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Rubikon Pinhole Rebel - by Jaroslav Juřica

Rubikon Pinhole Rebel - by Jaroslav Juřica | Digital #MediaArt(s) Numérique(s) | Scoop.it

Czech designer Jaroslav JuĊ™ica has designed a paper pinhole camera that can be printed and assembled at home.

 

Called Rubikon Pinhole Rebel, the design is published in PDF format under a Creative Commons license, meaning anyone can adapt and use the design.

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PHrame - Splash #1 Slideshow Event by PHrame &/@ RECYCLART - BXL 20:00 > 22:30 - free event

PHrame - Splash #1 Slideshow Event by PHrame &/@ RECYCLART - BXL 20:00 > 22:30 - free event | Digital #MediaArt(s) Numérique(s) | Scoop.it

FB event : http://www.facebook.com/events/241760145922540

 

On the occasion of the first event in partnership with Recyclart, the photograpic platform, PHrame has selected for you work by international photographers and visual artists who make good use of the richness of such resources as Internet.

Be it in terms of production, diffusion, financing or collaboration, the real appeal by these artists for the recycling of a digital heritage creates as many vocations as interconnections.

PHrame offers you a taste of:

Tanja Alexia HOLLANDER (usa)
Sara ANGELUCCI (ca)
Jeff HARRIS (ca)
Mishka HENNER (uk)
David HOROVITZ (usa)
Jamie HOUSE (uk)
Timo KLOSS (de)
Simone MASSERA (it-uk)
Andrew NEWSON (uk)
Jenny ODELL (usa)
Lucy PHILLIPS (uk)
Jon RAFMAN (ca)
Simon ROBERTS (uk)
Clement VALLA (usa)
Pierre WAYSER (fr)
Han XU (ch)

+ In the presence of (tbc): David HOROVITZ, Jamie HOUSE & Lucy PHILLIPS

++ Musique live Cristof CARRION // www.carrion.ch

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We Drift - Wim Tellier is working on a 1 million m² exhibition. (toujours plus grand

We Drift - Wim Tellier is working on a 1 million m² exhibition. (toujours plus grand | Digital #MediaArt(s) Numérique(s) | Scoop.it

The world's first art installation to be driven
by nature confronts us with our own
vulnerability and that of the world we inhabit.

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Regila Boschler - Apple Maps Is Painting Our World Strange

Regila Boschler - Apple Maps Is Painting Our World Strange | Digital #MediaArt(s) Numérique(s) | Scoop.it

Swiss artist Regila Boschler brings together the strange painterly world of Apple Maps' military technology in "The Rendering Eye: Urban America Revisited."

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What Does Sound Look Like? A clever photography trick...

What Does Sound Look Like? A clever photography trick... | Digital #MediaArt(s) Numérique(s) | Scoop.it

When light passes between areas of different air density, it bends. You've probably noticed the way distant pavement seems to shimmer on a hot day, or the way stars appear to twinkle. You're seeing light that has been distorted as it passes through varying air densities, which are in turn created by varying temperatures and pressures.

In the mid-19th century, German physicist invented a photography technique called Schlieren Flow Visualization to visually capture these changes in density.

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Panono: Panoramic Ball Camera

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... you are at the beach with a group of friends. Some of you are surfing, some are building a bonfire, some are tossing around a frisbee, some of you are just lying around, and you want to capture this moment, your unique memory. With a traditional camera, you’d have to gather everyone together away from their fun, line everybody up, and take a picture that doesn’t even include you.
... you are playing in the park with your kids, the sun is shining, everyone is having fun. Wouldn't it be cool to share this moment with the grandparents?


Now the Panono Camera makes it possible ...

... to capture everything in every direction in a very high resolution image. Through your Panono Camera, you can freeze the surprise birthday party, the wedding dance floor, the football game, the best concert ever, or that amazing sunset in a whole new fascinating way.
... to share these incredible full-spherical images with others in a way that lets them easily explore and experience the memory as though they were present with you when you took the picture.

 

Pre-order on Indiegogo: http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/panono-panoramic-ball-camera Learn more about PANONO on our website: http://www.panono.com Download...

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WiFi SD Cards: Eye-Fi Memory Cards: Wireless Photo and Video Uploads from your Camera to your Computer & the Web | Eye-Fi

WiFi SD Cards: Eye-Fi Memory Cards: Wireless Photo and Video Uploads from your Camera to your Computer & the Web | Eye-Fi | Digital #MediaArt(s) Numérique(s) | Scoop.it
Eye-Fi Wireless SD Cards with built-in WiFi - make your camera wireless. Upload photos and videos wirelessly to your computer and to the web. Works in over 1,000 camera models.
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GigaPan - Brilliant Gigapixel Panoramas

GigaPan - Brilliant Gigapixel Panoramas | Digital #MediaArt(s) Numérique(s) | Scoop.it

Gigapans are gigapixel panoramas, digital images with billions of pixels. They are huge panoramas with fascinating detail, all captured in the context of a single brilliant photo. Phenomenally large, yet remarkably crisp and vivid, gigapans are available to be explored at GigaPan.com. Zoom in and discover the detail of over 50,000 panoramas from around the world.

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Community - 38 autoportraits by Nienke Klunder - photography

Community - 38 autoportraits by Nienke Klunder - photography | Digital #MediaArt(s) Numérique(s) | Scoop.it

The Community, 2003-2005, an exploration into the female quest for identity and self expression. Every aspect of our choices in hair, make up, clothing adds a layer of recognition from society of the character we are or believe ourselves to be.

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