Paul Granjon finalised the first of his experiments with carved wood and electronics with this wall-mounted piece. Boxwood, Oak, electronics, artificial hair When the hand dynamo is activated, the carved skull displays a scrolling text in French that says:ON EST FOUTUSON EST TOUFFUSTranslates asWE ARE FUCKEDWE ARE BUSHYRed ominous eyes then glow In the Soyouz 4-21…Read more "Wood and electronics"
Artists in Residence Carolin Liebl and Nikolas Pfähler Schmid have successfully completed the artwork they started during their EASTN-DC residency in Cardiff School of Art and Design in October 2019. Derived from the prototype Spitting Bot, here is how Carolin and Nikolas introduce their new robot Re-Places RE:PLACES, installation, 2021, extruder, motors, sensors, metal, plastics,…Read more "Re-Places robot"
In March -just before lockdown in the UK- Antti Saario began his residency at Cardiff School of Art and Design. Saario has been capturing the soundscape of the Art School building using his collection of frighteningly good quality microphones, as well as continuing his collaborative work with Jon Pigott’s custom speaker designs. Ym mis Mawrth…Read more "Second CSAD Residency Begins…"
Paul Granjon is developing two artworks during the EASTN-DC residency, the Insect Buzz electronic placards made for environmental protest and The Future, a table and talking device for hosting conversations about the future. The works in progress were exhibited in the Superfreight exhibition in Campfa Gallery Cardiff in February 2020.Read more "Insect Buzz and The Future"
The Royal College of Music KMH hosted its EASNT-dC festival Between 2019 in November 2019. It was a very rich event, with an impressively large amount of concerts, interesting discussions and inspiring presentations and a very engaging keynote by Professor Georgina Born from Oxford University. Alexandros Kontogeorgakopoulos from Cardiff School of Art and Design gave…Read more "KMH Festival in Stockholm"
Scroll down for Welsh version Carolin Liebl and Nikolas Schmid-Pfähler have returned to their hometown Offenbach, Germany, after 3 weeks spent in the FabLab and CSAD. They have been busy, started experimenting with the Formlabs 3D printers and 3D scanners. They made charging pods for their Sibling robots and printed nature-inspired shapes. They gradually realised…Read more "First residency completed"
Scroll down for Welsh version EASTN-DC Cardiff’s first Artists in Residence will arrive in October from Germany. Carolin Liebl and Nikolas Schmid-Pfähler are a team of two artists working with robotics and kinetic sculptures since 2012. Their work is playful yet technologically ambitious and well crafted. I met them in 2018 as fellow artists in…Read more "First Artists in Residence coming soon"
Scroll down for Welsh version Paul Granjon has started working in the FabLab Cardiff on prototype objects to be used in forthcoming protests against climate change and ecological collapse. The Insect Buzz hand-held or backpack-mounted objects are imaginary insect faces painted on wood, that emit a persistent BUZZING. They act as a reminder of endangered…Read more "Insect Buzz"
The EASTN-DC festival at Aalborg University in Copenhagen (Queens Festival) took place from the 12th to 16th of May 2019. The festival celebrated everything that EASTN-DC is about: art, science, technology, and digital creativity with workshops, art installations, concerts, and theatrical performances. During the festival, I gave a presentation and exhibited my last work 01101110. This…Read more "Aalborg University Festival Copenhagen"
Our partner CCRMA (Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics) at Standford University organised a brief meeting-event for the EASTN-DC. The event was run in parallel with the Linux Audio Conference. On Wednesday 27th March three presentations took place, one from the EASNT-DC coordinator ACROE with Annie Luciani, one from CSAD with Alexandros Kontogeorgakopoulos,…Read more "Stanford Festival"