Subway system turned into interactive string instrument

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in Video on Thursday 3 February 2011

Navigating the New York subway is a perpetually frustrating beast. Well, for 99% of us suckers, anyway. Not so for Alexander Chen, who has turned the New York subway system into an ‘interactive string instrument. Using the MTA’s actual subway schedule, the piece begins in realtime by spawning trains which departed in the last minute, […]

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Man in the Dark

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in Cool Websites on Wednesday 12 November 2008

This odd, atmospheric animation by web artists Aaron Russ Clinger and Miltos Manetas is simple but effective, a finely rendered piece of interactive art. There are some pretty crazy things you can make the floating man do if you play around with this long enough.

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