1. An installation where candidates' heads get bigger and smaller in realtime depending on how they're doing in the Election race.

    Featuring the seven candidates who appeared in the first televised debate.

    Balloon head size is driven by the latest polls and twitter activity, before displaying live election results.

    Go and see the installation on the 4th and 5th of May at the Hoxton Gallery, 9 Kingsland Road, Shoreditch and 6th - 9th May in the window of Partizan, 40-42 Lexington Street, Soho.

    An is this good? project.

    Hardware and physical build by Dave Cranmer [nervoussquirrel.com] and software by Will Gallia [willgallia.com]. Additional physical build by Katy Hopkins, Maz Staruch, Jamie Durand and Justin Pentecost. Film shot by Dan Lowe and Jamie Durand, edited by Dan Lowe. Grade by Simone Grattarola at Time Based Arts. Sound recorded by Andy Hewitson, audio post by Nigel Manington at String and Tins.

    Based on an idea by Steve Hawthorne and Katy Hopkins.

    Thanks to George McLeod for helping the penny to drop.
    Thanks to Partizan for helping with the shoot.
    Thanks to TIme Based Arts and String and TIns for help with post.

    isthis.gd
    nervoussquirrel.com
    willgallia.com
    danlowe.tv
    time-based-arts.com
    stringandtins.com

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  2. Marek created a room at the Paul Smith exhibition at the Design Museum which is a fanciful interpretation of Paul's creative process. Our software makes the visuals transition from images Paul has captured to the garments they've inspired.

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  3. Scanner invited us to perform our Scanner Piano at the Scanner curated Spitalfields Music Festival. If you like scanners or the word scanner, or Scanner, you might like this.

    Annette Jezierska played an arrangement of John Dowland's Lachrimae. We think the scanner is a melancholy kind of peripheral.

    Many thanks to Scanner, Kate Kelly and all at spitalfieldsmusic.org.uk for having us!

    Many thanks to Jamie Durand for filming the video.

    isthis.gd

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  4. is this good? were invited to create an interactive installation at Nuits Sonores, an electronic music and art festival in Lyon, France, in May 2013.

    We worked alongside Lyon-based Architects lookingforarchitecture.com to create a huge interactive pyramid.

    A matrix of 6 Kinect cameras tracked people as they moved across the pyramid, triggering DMX lighting in the structure and generative graphics on the screens above.

    Special thanks to Pierre-Marie Oullion and Alexis Bergeron from Nuits Sonores, and to Robin Accard from Partizan for making it happen

    isthis.gd
    @isthisgd

    Music: Heatwave by SBTRKT

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