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Flow Festival

Tue, 01/08/2013 - 21:42 -- rprice

Flow Festival is a music and arts festival in Helsinki, Finland. The next, 10th edition of the festival will be organized on 9–11 August, 2013. The music presented at Flow is a strong and varied selection of up and coming and established artists from indie-rock to soul and jazz and from folk to contemporary club sounds, both from the Finnish and the international scene.

Alongside interesting and topical music, Flow is about urban spaces, visual arts, cosy decoration, quality of services i.e. good food and drink.

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Meet Microsoft, the world's best kept R&D; secret | PCWorld

Tue, 01/08/2013 - 11:39 -- rprice

Several Microsoft Research projects have revolved into transforming everyday objects into fully interactive computing surfaces. If these initiatives bear fruit, you may one day conduct your morning Facebook check on the back of a cereal box rather than on your phone.

First up is LightSpace, which uses a plethora of cameras and projectors to create interactive displays on everyday objects.

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Meet Microsoft, the world's best kept R&D; secret | PCWorld

Tue, 01/08/2013 - 11:39 -- rprice

Several Microsoft Research projects have revolved into transforming everyday objects into fully interactive computing surfaces. If these initiatives bear fruit, you may one day conduct your morning Facebook check on the back of a cereal box rather than on your phone.

First up is LightSpace, which uses a plethora of cameras and projectors to create interactive displays on everyday objects.

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Force of Nature: Artist Puts Petal to the Metal for Electrifying Images

Fri, 08/10/2012 - 01:33 -- rprice

lays each specimen on color transparency film and, for a more detailed effect, covers it with a diffusion screen. This assemblage is placed on his "easel"—a piece of sheet metal sandwiched between Plexiglas, floating in liquid silicone. Buelteman hits everything with an electric pulse and the electrons do a dance as they leap from the sheet metal, through the silicone and the plant (and hopefully not through him), while heading back out the jumper cables. In that moment, the gas surrounding the subject is ionized, leaving behind ethereal coronas.

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Works | troika.uk.com

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 15:40 -- rprice

Troika is a London based studio founded by Eva Rucki, Conny Freyer and Sebastien Noel who are known for their experimental practise and projects that employ a cross-disciplinary approach and intersect between sculpture, architecture, and contemporary installation.

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