Featured Works From The Gallery: Week 37
Our new online Gallery provides creative professionals a platform to showcase their portfolio of work, gain exposure, build their network, find collaborators, and become eligible for funding opportunities like The Studio. The Gallery also helps fans of cutting edge creative work to discover new artists and inspiring projects. Each week we’ll be selecting a few of our favorites and bringing you the best of what The Creators Project community has to offer. To have your work featured, submit your tech-powered projects to the Gallery.
Vlad Anghel: Triangulation II
The effect of this video is something similar to watching a Planet Earth time-lapse video of a colony of ants taking apart the body of a frog, in reverse. Vlad Anghel, a digital artist and fashion designer based out of Bucharest, Romania, uses Processing to turn a variety of famous paintings into modern digital masterpieces. Little butterfly wing-like triangles flutter around the screen in what looks like a meaningless pattern. As the video continues, the colors and pieces come together to create beautifully blurred replicas, as if a glass of water had been poured over their surfaces.
Yuya Takeda and Friends: The Door To Tomorrow
Yuya Takeda’s senior thesis video, The Door to Tomorrow, transgresses the line between 2D and 3D by combining hand-drawn 2D illustrations with amalgamated 3D backdrops. Yuya explains his process, showing how he created the 3D imagery using MentalRay before putting that imagery through Synthetik Studio Artist 4 to add the artistic, dream-like quality of the animation. Now the only question left is do you go through the “Door to Tomorrow” or not?
Visual Brain Storming: Sound Moves
Visual Brain Storming is a group of five Portuguese interaction designers. Their latest installation Sound Moves uses Kinect sensors combined with project mapping and real-time music production. Using Processing and Reason 5, the Kinect sensors track people’s movements, which then control music synthesizers in real time. This project is ideal because your own dance moves create the beats instead of vice versa, which could be dangerous, but perfect for a solo dance party at home.