YZO Blog

  • 01.14.2011

    pixelgrain: over 2000 submissions!

    The beginning of the new year marked the 2000th submission to the web project, pixelgrain. Currently there are 145 contributors who have submitted over 2000 images and videos, and the number is growing each day! pixelgrain is a collaborative online repository of documents connected to the iconic Canadian prairie grain elevator. By systematically documenting and […]

  • 01.07.2011

    Written Images: programmed digital art book

    Created in collaboration with more than 70 media artists and developers from across the world, Written Images is the first of its kind. A ‘programmed book’, continuously regenerated for the digital printing process, offering each reader a unique experience. Support Written Images on Kickstarter and get a book from the first limited edition Written Images […]

  • 01.06.2011

    ‘Toylets’ game consoles in Japanese urinals

    Sega has announced that it’s testing consoles called “Toylets” in urinals around Tokyo, which asks the user to strategically vary the strength and location of his urine stream to play a series of games. Each urinal is installed with a pressure sensor and an LCD screen is mounted on the wall above, which lets you […]

  • 12.28.2010

    VISCERAL: THE LIVING ART EXPERIMENT

    A SymbioticA Exhibition at the Science Gallery, Dublin 28 JANUARY – 25 FEBRUARY 2011 The exhibition will explore and provoke questions about scientific truths, what constitutes living and the ethical and artistic implications of life manipulation. It will include 15 artworks from ten years of SymbioticA’s residency programme, featuring the following artists: Abhishek Hazra Alicia […]

  • 12.23.2010

    Season’s Greetings!

    كل عام وأنتم بخير – Arabic Chinese (Cantonese) – 祝聖誕節快樂 Chinese (Mandarin) – 祝圣诞节快乐 Danish – Glædelig Jul og Godt Nytår Dutch – Prettige feestdagen Fijian – Bula Vinaka Finnish – Hyvää Joulua ja Onnellista Uutta Vuotta French – Joyeuses fêtes German – Frohe Feiertage! Hindi – uoo”kZ dh ‘kqÒdkeuk;sa Icelandic – Gleðilega hátíð Italian […]

  • 12.17.2010

    Data visualisation, 17th-century style

    We tend to think of information design as an exclusively modern animal, born in the 20th century and growing up during the digital revolution. But when we consider the principles of information design – clarity and economy in the visual representation of data – it’s no stretch to suggest that its origins coincide with the […]

  • 12.10.2010

    Études phénoménales

    Mathieu Beauséjour + Jean-Pierre Aubé Curator: Éric Mattson From December 15th until January 30th Opening Wednesday December 15th, 6:30 PM Performances by the artists from 7 PM AXENÉO7 presents Études phénoménales, curated by Éric Mattson with Mathieu Beauséjour and Jean-Pierre Aubé. At the heart of the exhibition is an exploration of the Sun as the […]

  • 12.09.2010

    Funware _playing with software art

    Making and using software can be experimental, humorous and aesthetically rich. The international exhibition Funware deals with this Fun-factor in softwaredevelopment, and the many ways in which artists have run off with it in past and present. For these seventeen very diverse and mostly interactive projects, in which playing with software is the starting point, […]

  • 12.08.2010

    Satellite view of 24hr Air Traffic

    A 24 hour observation of all of the large aircraft flights in the world, condensed down to less than 2 minutes. From space we look like a beehive of activity.

  • 12.01.2010

    Playing Duchamp by Scott Kildall

    “I have come to the personal conclusion that while all artists are not chess players, all chess players are artists.” — Marcel Duchamp Playing Duchamp is a 2010 commission of New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc. for its Turbulence website. Marcel Duchamp is widely recognized for his contribution to conceptual art, but his lifelong obsession […]