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Technology and the Brightest Young Minds in Music, Art, Film, and Design. INSIDE THE BLACK BOX. RYOICHI KUROKAWA. It´s fire, you can touch it. Welcome to this inst-int. Why CG Sucks. A Bioluminescent Forest Created with Digital Projection Mapping. While we’ve seen many examples of projection mapping on the sides of buildings or other relatively flat surfaces in an attempt to add depth or dimension, it seems photographers and digital artists are getting progressively more innovative as the technology continues to evolve.

A Bioluminescent Forest Created with Digital Projection Mapping

Last week we saw a commendable dance performance making use of projection mapping, and now photographer Tarek Mawad and animator Friedrich van Schoor just spent six weeks embedded in nature to create Bioluminescent Forest. The 4-minute short film imagines what various plants, insects, spiderwebs, and mushrooms might look like if they possessed the ability to emit bioluminescent light, creating a strange wonderland of blinking and twinkling organisms. 3D Laser Graphics Without a Screen? AnonHQ. The Future Is Bright, The Future Is … Quantum Dot Televisions. The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has arrived again, the world’s largest consumer electronics and technology exhibition in Las Vegas, where manufacturers will show off the new technologies available in 2015.

The Future Is Bright, The Future Is … Quantum Dot Televisions

Wearables, 3D printers, curved displays and other technology that has graduated from the cutting edge into products available to the consumer – all of them have had their moment in the spotlight at CES. Korean electronics and display manufacturer LG has set the ball rolling by announcing its 4K ultra high-definition television displays (UHDTVs) that use quantum dot technology, an improved method for producing colour displays.

What exactly is a quantum dot? Full Dome Immersive Projection. VJ Footage & Loops - Resolume VJ Software & Media Server. Art Meets Technology with Digital Sculpture Creation. Five ways film-making is evolving thanks to new technology. 3D printing 3D printing is set to revolutionise film-making from a production design perspective.

Five ways film-making is evolving thanks to new technology

Concept artists often design with computer-generated imagery (CGI) and computer-aided design (CAD) software, which lends itself perfectly to printing in 3D. Because the technology can also achieve such sophisticated levels of detail, print size and finish, props departments on big productions are embracing the flexibility and efficiency the process affords. Propshop, for example, is a production company at Pinewood Studios that has been instrumental in producing set pieces for many films that our studio has worked on, for example the night vision goggles in Zero Dark Thirty and a full-scale tank exterior for an action set-piece in Fast & Furious 6.

10 Interactive Theater Productions That Rethink The Stage (PHOTOS) Live performance is a medium unlike any other.

10 Interactive Theater Productions That Rethink The Stage (PHOTOS)

It may not be able to compete with the heavily funded computerized special effects of films, or the ever-continuing storylines of television shows — theater is live. No play will ever be performed the same way twice. To us here at HuffPost Culture, there’s something magical about the aliveness of each performance. It is exhilarating to watch a story unfold before your eyes at a moment in time that both audience member and character exist in together. Interactive theatre: five rules of play from an audience perspective. Interactive theatre is not a new genre, but its popularity has exploded.

Interactive theatre: five rules of play from an audience perspective

Tricky to define but characterised by an active, physical relationship between audience and production, it often incorporates a site-specific venue around which the audience is free to roam. Shunt, arguably the daddy of this genre, has inspired countless other companies, all wrestling for space on the fringe. Done well, interactive theatre is extraordinary: engaging, exhilarating and transcendent. Interactive Plant Growing. Amazing Art Installation Turns You Into A Bird. THE ARK. Body Movies by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer (2001) Synthetic Nature Part 1. Metamorphy 1. How FIELD Made A Non-Linear Film About Our World In Turmoil. Orbits - Generative Music (Android app) 'Momentum' Transforms the Body into an Interactive Sea of Particles.

A version of this article originally appeared on The Creators Project Germany.

'Momentum' Transforms the Body into an Interactive Sea of Particles

Berlin-based interaction design studio Schnellebuntebilder are masters when it comes to transforming physical movements into stunning visuals. With MOMENTUM, they've teamed up with sound designers Kling Klang Klong to create "a synaesthetic experiences of sounds and visuals generated real-time from body movement," according to Schnellebuntebilder's Magdalena Eder. MOMENTUM, which transforms the user into a sea of digital particles, consists of "several blocks with different functions called nodes," explained Schnellebuntebilder's John Timpernagel. Synthetic Nature: Digital Lifeforms that Respond to Manipulated Audio Recordings.