Ouroboros

Animated geometric shapes and colors in a video installation on the history of the universe

The video exhibit “Ouroboros” at ISE Cultural Foundation explores the creation and history of the universe, using the iconic image of a snake eating itself as center to the work. The piece consists of six projections in 3-D, using geometric shapes and imagery to transform the space. This compellingly unique mix of science and art fits the talents of Ourobos’ creators exactly. Renaissance man Ali …

CG Tattoo Preview

Ever want to see what a tattoo would look like on your body before permanently inking yourself? Computer graphics artist Loïc Zimmerman developed a program that does just that. By scanning your body you can capture exact body proportions to accurately depict a complex 2-D design on a body's 3-D canvas. What it looks like after years of aging and wrinkling is another story. Continue …

Reebok Timetanium

John Maeda, graphic designer, computer scientist, MIT professor and author of Laws of Simplicity, teamed up with Reebok to create the Timetanium Ventilator, a sneaker that's been getting attention lately for how it merges math, technology and nature into a wearable product. The sneaker is a representation of time, one of the most important mantras defined in Maeda’s book. His handwritten code limns the insole …