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electronic life forms is a media art and research project of Pascal Glissmann and Martina Höfflin. It investigates the fascination for artificial life and the principles of interaction theoretically and artistically.


projects


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epp

Wall#4 of the new IFI2 (Department of Computing) building at the University of Oslo is is captured by an electronic pattern parasite. This parasite is an organism that crawls up the wall by milling its way into the surface structure leaving a pattern-like structure behind. (more…)



colmena_feature

colmena

In summer 2010 a swarm (span.: colmena) of electronic life forms invades the park of the Pilar i Joan Miro Foundation in Palma de Mallorca. (more…)



Detail parasite sculptures

parasites

9 sculptures of knitted wire occupy the entrance hall of the Supercomputingcentre of the university in Stuttgart. Parasite circuits sit on them, using the energy given by solar cells to create sounds and movements. (more…)



elf in Helsinki

elf

Installation with analog electronics, photographs and preserving glasses, 2004-2009 (more…)



news


featured_elf

May-July 2012

“Here comes the sun” at Children’s Museum Münster

f_elf_potsdam

Jun-Sep 2011

Here comes the sun at the Biosphäre Potsdam

Colmena katalog

Jan 2011

colmena: catalog presentation

feature_epp_news

Sep 2010

Oslo, Norway: Mounting of “epp”

colmena in the entrance of the foundation

June 2010

Palma de Mallorca, Spain: Installation and opening of ‘colmena’

elf2010

Jul-Sep 2010

Here comes the sun in Berlin and Dortmund

shifttime

Jul 2009

Darwin Festival, Shrewsbury, Great Britain

Bouillants

May-Jun 2009

Bouillants#1, Rennes & Saint-Brieuc, France

Wood Street Galleries Logo

Jan-Apr 2008

Urban Living exhibition at Wood Street Galleries, Pittsburgh, USA

f_pan_logo

Nov-Dez 2007

FASTFORWARD ON NEW MEDIA ART, Palazzo Arti Napoli, Italy

Oct-Nov 2007

International Digital Art Festival, Seoul, Korea

Heartbreaker Logo

Dez 2006

Heartwork in the K21, Düsseldorf, Germany

Trondheim

Oct 2006

Matchmaking Festival, Trondheim, Norway

STRP 2006

Mar 2006

STRP Festival in Eindhoven, Netherlands

Skuc Gallery

Dec 2005

Skuc Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia

f_korea

Oct-Nov 2005

Digital Playground o5, Uijeongbu, Korea

f_ars

Sep 2005

Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria

Siggraph 2005

Jul-Aug 2005

Siggraph 2005, Los Angeles, USA

Pixelache

Apr 2005

Pixelache Festival in the Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland

Japan Media Arts Festival

Feb-Mar 2005

Japan Media Art Festival in Tokyo

Controlled

Jan 2005

Controlled – a microcontroller workshop

Filmwinter Logo

Jan 2005

Filmwinter Stuttgart: FESTIVAL FOR EXPANDED MEDIA

Glas Moog, Cologne

Nov 2004

Electronic life forms exhibition at Glas Moog (Museum’s night, Cologne)

f_newforms_logo

Oct 2004

New Forms Festival, Vancouver

artbots - the robot talent show

Sep 2004

Artbots, New York City, USA

Treets Workshop

Aug 2004

treets – workshop, presentation and installation

Analog robots 2

Jan 2004

Workshop Analog Robots II

Analog Robots 1

Jun 2003

Workshop Analog Robots I

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