Selected examples made with Processing

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Author: Zsófia Ruttkay Version: 1.0 Date: 25.2.2009

Images/YMYI_s04 (184K) YMYI by João Martinho Moura and Jorge Sousa
Master in Technology and Digital Arts - University of Minho, Protugal

Human motion-driven display and music.

The Emergence Project by Daniel Sauter, Mark Hereld

The Emergence Project is a software art installation exhibited at Hyde Park Art Center’s digital facade gallery from October 11 until December 31, 2008. The piece investigates how complex patterns arise out of a series of simple interactions, without apparent direction or plan.

Roots by Memo Akten, Owen Vallis, Jordan Hochenbaum,
California Institute of the Arts.
“Roots” is an interactive installation for the Brick Table tangible and multi-touch interface, where multiple people can collaborate in making music in a dynamic & visually responsive environment. A vine-like structure will branch out and generatively maneuver around the surface– actively triggering sounds and loops.

Magnetic Ink by Robert Hodgin

Founder of the Barbarian Group and
Graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in sculpture in 1998.
Organic forms, polyhedra, flocking, and audio-visual experimentation.

Name Flake Generator by David Hunter
Typed in text turns into flakes - no source code.

Europa by Glen Murphy (
Skating out dreams about the beloved.

Wiggle (54) by Manny Tan Local scr updated for processing B
An expanding, contracting, and twisting responsive organ.
Many more organic examples: bump (59), tentacle (63), non-organic: pringle(58)
in flash: kroll (39), flora1 (24), lizard (18) at Read the about!

Manifest by Michael Chang
Drawing program where different gestures create varying organisms animated through procedural animation and physics simulations.

Polyptic by George Legrady
A dynamically generated visualization consisting of a 2D matrix of cells that can flip between two states.

Jellyfish by Carolin Horn
Visualization of an encyclopedia of the arts.

Grass by The Barbarian Group
Interactive projection wall promoting Saturn for the 2006 Wired NextFest.

We Feel Fine by Jonathan Harris and Sepandar Kamvar
An exploration of human emotion on a global scale using data gathered from blogs.

Mobzombies by Will Carter & Aaron Meyers
Mobzombies is a game where you run away from pixel-art zombies by physically running. A player's motion data is read into Processing from a compass/accelerometer sensor, which controls an avatar in a virtual world full of zombies.

Yellowtail by by Golan Levin
An interactive software system for the gestural creation and performance of real-time abstract animation.

Birds! by by Robert Hodgin
Exploration of flocking behavior used to collaborate with Nando Costa in producing telvision spots for FOX Japan.

Pond by William Ngan Autonomous bezier fish swarm around their liquid environment. Press keys 0-3 to hide and reveal predator fish.

Moovl Prototype by Ed Burton
Drawing environment including simulated dynamics and programmable behaviors. A constructionist play environment based on the Sodaconstructor.

Maeve by Interface Design Team of FH Potsdam
Provides visual and tangible access to the conceptual networks behind architectural projects. The installation is part of the 11th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale.

Body Navigation by by Jonas Jongejan and Ole Kristensen for Recoil Performance Group
Infrared motion tracking and floor projection installation for a Danish Dance Theatre production with choreographer Tina Tarpgaard.

Relations by Alessandro Capozzo, Ghost Agency
Each flocking creature connects with others by an ephemeral net of relations.

NudemenGarden by Francis Lam, Henry Chu
When the nude men come, the flowers blossom. Software for real-time video tracking and animation.

ElectroPlastique 1 by Marius Watz 4-screen temporal composition for the Territoires Electroniques festival in Aix-en-Provence inspired by Victor Vasarely. Sound by James Welburn.

process by ART+COM
The application of Computational Design in ART+COM projects.
Happy 2009 by Michel Cleempoel
Interactive particles
Khronos projector by Alvaro Cassinelli
A video time-warping machine with a tangible deformable screen.
Brownian motion Ranbots
A wonderfully inspiring collection by Manny Tam - read the ABOUT too