[DIGITALLY-INSPIRED] The ubiquitous networks of CCTV cameras covering vast parts of our cities are far from being private. Hacking them is (apparently) easy and some networks are even publicly available online. This footage offers a glimpse into the lives of complete strangers and is the raw material used by Andrew Hammerand in his series The New Town.
[GAME-INSPIRED] Take a trip down memory lane through this photographic series documenting the evolution of video games controllers from the 1976 Spanish video game system Teletenis to the PS Vita in 2013.
[CONCEPT] In his series "Space and Energy", Luca Zanier is documenting a hidden world which has nonetheless a huge impact on our lives: the nuclear plants and other facilities producing the energy we use every day.
Welcome to the Uncanny Valley! Luisa Whitton photographs the humanoids created by the Japanese robotics industry
[ROBOT UPRISING] "What About The Heart?" is an ongoing project documenting the development of humanoid robots currently led by the Japanese robotics industry. Through this research, Luisa Whitton is trying to understand "what does it mean to be human as technology progresses"
[GAME-INSPIRED] David Friedman just rediscovered the photographs he tool with his Game Boy Camera back in 2000. The black and white pictures are of course very pixelated but we can still recognize typical New York landmarks such as the Rockefeller Plaza, a Giacometti sculpture at the MoMA or yellow cabs.
[GAME-INSPIRED] In this photo series based on Grand Theft Auto V, Benoit Paillé overlays the real world with the virtual one. Scenes from the game appeared to be snapped by people holding a large variety of cameras.
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[DIGITALLY-INSPIRED] According to David Szauder, there is a parallel between the way human and digital memory work. His series "Failed Memories" illustrates this idea. The details we associate with a picture slowly vanish over time to be replaced by self-generated memories.
[CONCEPT] Instagram ventures IRL in this street art series created by Bruno Ribeiro. Carboard signs that look like an Instagram post, complete with the white frame, the user name, location and tags, were placed in several locations across London and Manchester.
[DIGITALLY-INSPIRED] Using digital photography, collage, 3D rendering and primitive 3D scanning technology, Mark Dorf made this series of photographs where natural landscapes and digital images coexist to create a striking contrast.
[WEIRD APP] This iPhone app lets you modify a picture of your choice by applying one of the 12 presets at your disposal. Modify the parameters, such as the mess or pixel density and you will get a unique piece of pixel art.