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INORI – PRAYER- from WOW inc on Vimeo.

About the Work
The latest work to utilize real time tracking and face projection mapping using a state of the art 1000 fps projector and ultra high speed sensing, “INORI-PRAYER-,“ has been released. This project was born when Nobumichi Asai (WOW) approached collaborators TOKYO?lab.tokyo.jp/?, the dancing duo AyaBambi, and the Ishikawa Watanabe Laboratory at the University of Tokyo.
This project began when songs were created about ‘life,’ a theme proposed by Tanigawa (TOKYO), who acted as this project’s director. Creative and technical director Asai (WOW) and CG director Shingo Abe (WOW) completed visual production and programming based on inspiration they obtained from the songs. Aya Sato added the choreography, and TOKYO completed the project by making it into a video.
‘Radioactive’ is the inspiration that Asai felt from music. ‘Radioactive’ wields destructive power, and from that brings ‘death’, ‘suffering’, and ‘sadness’. And then, the ‘opportunity’ to overcome those things. Accompanied by the overwhelming performance of AyaBambi, a visual synchronization of black tears, skulls, faces being severed, Noh Masks of agony and the Heart Sutra have sublimated into a single piece of work.
The face mapping system made it possible to follow intense performances, which was impossible until now, thanks to the use of the state of the art 1000 fps projector DynaFlash?1 and ultra high speed sensing. The initial dilemma of speeding up the tracking to the detriment of performance latitude was resolved by the WOW team, Professor Watanabe, and Tomoaki Teshima (EXVISION), who trimmed several milliseconds during a trial and error period that lasted approximately three months, enabling the completion of this system?2. The projected image looks like it is integrated into part of the skin, and the expressions on a subject’s face, when it is distorted or transformed, are exponentially enhanced.
*1: Jointly developed by the Ishikawa Watanabe Laboratory at the University of Tokyo and Tokyo Electron Device, and commercialized by Tokyo Electron Device.
*2: Dynamic projection mapping technology, developed by the Ishikawa Watanabe Laboratory at the University of Tokyo, was used for hand tracking and projection mapping. Face mapping technology, developed by WOW Inc., was used for facial tracking.

INORI – PRAYER-

Posted on 04.07.17

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Deeply Artificial Trees from artBoffin on Vimeo.

This artwork represents what it would be like for an AI to watch Bob Ross on LSD (once someone invents digital drugs). It shows some of the unreasonable effectiveness and strange inner workings of deep learning systems. The unique characteristics of the human voice is learned and generated as well as hallucinations of a system trying to find images which are not there.

Deeply Artificial Trees

Posted on 04.07.17

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Baya – Gate 212 / Gimme That Dive from John Christian Ferner Apalnes on Vimeo.

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Artist / Baya
(soundcloud.com/officialbaya – facebook.com/officialbaya)
Direction / Animation: John Christian Ferner Apalnes
(AKA I Saw John First) – isawjohnfirst.com/


Made these visuals a while back for the artist Baya.
Did the visuals using various techniques such as strata cut, paint on transparent paper and 2d animation in Photoshop.

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VJLoops.com Presents Sugar Doll by Dubassy from VJLoops.com on Vimeo.

Exclusive visual pack release from Dubassy on VJLoops.com featuring a beautiful woman with custom designed candy skull Mexican Day of the Dead face make up.

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Max Cooper & Tom Hodge – Symmetry from Kevin McGloughlin on Vimeo.

Max Cooper

Symmetry is one of the most fundamental principles of nature, and also forms the basis of music. So this music video is an important early chapter in the Emergence audio-visual project, which starts with visualisations of the basic building blocks of nature, setting the stage for the physical universe to come into being, and later planets, life, civilisation, and technology (the whole story and project is explained at: emergence.maxcooper.net).

Symmetry is the idea that one aspect of a system can change while another remains constant. The idea of natural laws themselves, rely on the forms of symmetry that mean the same forces will apply to you as they do to me, independently of our position in space or time. And scientists searches for natures symmetries lie at the heart of much of our best models of reality (see Noether’s Theorem or more recent uses of symmetries in things like the ‘amplituhedron’!).

The principle is also responsible for music, in that our enjoyment of tonality, melody, harmony and rhythm comes from our subconscious appreciation of different types of patterns (i.e. symmetries) in sound waves.

The idea of Symmetry was explored in the video by Kevin McGloughlin, using simple symmetrical forms (primarily the circle), and symmetrical operations applied to them – rotations, translations and reflections. The animation demonstrates the beauty of this simple concept when applied in an iterative journey towards ever increasing complexity, both visually and musically.

The audio track originally came from preparations for a live piano and electronics show with Tom Hodge. I had some chords and glitches we were playing with in combination with a simple piano motif. We decided to try some live Fender Rhodes with it during practice and it all came to life.

Luckily we recorded the whole session so I had a load of stock content to play with when it came to turning the project into the album intro. My reasoning was that the intro should be about symmetry because of it’s basic role in nature, and the development and form of the track, going so glitchy from a simple melodic motif starting point, should work with applications of ever more complex symmetrical manipulation – emergence from symmetry, just as Kevin delivered.

Amazingly, Kevin didn’t use automated sync points from the stems of the audio project – or to put it another way, Kevin painstakingly set up all of those edits by hand, hats off to him for his perseverance on that!

Thanks for having a read, watch and a listen! – max
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When I first heard Symmetry I was blown away by its impact and it really struck a chord with me… On hearing the concept for the track, this feeling was empowered tenfold. After much discussion with Max, we arrived at a conclusive concept for the visual.

I represented conservation laws by the use of a simple circle repetition. This circle form took on many new characteristics and evolved in complexity throughout the course of it’s journey, though every new form is an evolution / adaptation of the initial circle. I used a variety of techniques in an attempt to convey the idea of this ever evolving complexity within symmetry.

Starting with minimal moire patterns, moving into 3d depth and finally ending up with massive distortions and adaptations using a technique I developed ‘Digi-Cut’, displaying various moments in time offset by tiny fractions. This was an effort to demonstrate pre-universe ideas and the introduction of organic matter in relation to symmetry.

It was an absolute honour to work on this project with Max, in particular on ‘Symmetry’, which is my personal favourite piece on Emergence.

Kevin McGloughlin

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REACTION from dfmn on Vimeo.

VISUALS: DFMN
AUDIO: CYPHERAUDIO

dfmn.work
cypher.audio

soundcloud.com/cypheraudio/breathe
behance.net/gallery/48608047/REACTION

REACTION

Posted on 02.22.17

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Artificially Awake is the brand name for VJ content produced by Kaine Van Riel. A Visual Effects artist and event production designer based in London, England.

Over the years Artificially Awake’s visuals have gained great weight and notoriety within the music scene for being some of the most impactful and synchronous visuals on the market.

Originally educated in computer generated imagery for film, Kaine swiftly made his mark on the industry by transitioning into the world of musical visualization. Developing a new and yet unseen way of manipulating an audience’s perception of video.

He accomplished this by producing mind bending illusionary 3D animations into a format which could be perceived as being the correct perspective from any given angle. Thereby fulfilling the illusion of being within a digital environment imagined by the artist himself.

This notion propelled artificially awake to become a leader in illusionary content creation for festivals, stage performances, commercial applications, alongside the notorious Ibiza music scene where it all began!

Since founding Artificially Awake, Kaine has worked independently as well as among teams of talented production companies on what can only be described as one of the most impressive resume’s seen to date.

Follow his journey at www.artificiallyawake.co.uk

Check out his portfolio with 300+ high quality clips.

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Doing a video overview of a template that I have created and will be releasing as a free download once my Unique Sequence Facebook page hits 300 likes. Enjoy !!

Free Download for Unique Sequence supporters. Thank you !!!

Directions for download:

Step 1: Head over to https://www.facebook.com/Unique.Seque… and click that like button. Thanks for the support !!!!

Step 2: Send Unique Sequence a message with your email address.

Step 3: Click on email with download link, select what you want to download and where you want it downloaded to and that’s it. Pretty easy and cost effective eh ? Just my way of saying thank you to those that matter.

Just so it’s 100% clear, all that we ask is for a like click and a message with your email address for the free download. You will not be spammed, asked to complete surveys for the download, nothing like that at all. I don’t want anyone to get the impression that we are being misleading. Our apologies if anyone felt that way as it was not our intention. If you have any question or concerns please reach out to us and let us know. Thanks again for all the support !!

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Nobody Beats the Drum – Grindin' from Rogier van der Zwaag on Vimeo.

This stop-motion film is based around an intensely choreographed sequence of 4085 photographs of wooden blocks reacting, or dancing perhaps, in sync with the music.
Made for my own collective, Nobody Beats the Drum

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Published on Nov 17, 2016

seeing so much egocentric thinking these days i wanted to create a visual spark to promote the power of a more inclusive position
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my Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MatthiasMVideos
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song: Doves by We Are All Astronauts

The Inclusive Being

Posted on 02.03.17