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Ars Electronica 2006: Simplicity: The Art of Complexity

Gerfried Stocker
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Hatje Cantz Publishers
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Table of Contents

Simplicity-the art of complexity     10
Simplicity-the art of complexity     14
Law 1: Reduce     18
The Goal of Safety is about as Simple as it Gets     28
The Acceleration of Having More with Less     32
One Laptop per Child     38
When New Media are No Longer New and Everyone Creates on the Internet     44
Aggregating the Whole World     56
Simplexity     60
Simplicity in Space in the Age of Complexity     68
Longing for Simplicity     76
What is Public Value and What Do Community Media Have to Do with it?     86
Vegetable Weapons     92
Going to the Country
Going to the Country     98
Featured Artists
John Maeda's Fundamental Idea     111
Some Thoughts Regarding John Maeda     112
Nature     116
Beyond Media, Connecting Senses     124
Morphovision - Distorted House     132
Mobile City
Art Becomes Technology     136
Innovation is No Coincidence     138
Song for C     140
As if we were alone! New Spaces in the Public Sphere     144
Mobile Assassins     148
The Cell Atlantic CellBooth     150
Silver Cell     152
Regrets Linz     154
Sledgehammer Keyboard     158
Maschine - mensch     160
Wish Visuals You Pick It, We Play It     163
Moon Ride     164
Nomadix - interaction on the move!     168
Random Screen     172
Papierpixel     174
The PingPongPixel     176
CabBoots     178
SemaSpace     180
From dust till dawn     182
Curious implantation     184
Make It Simple in the space between the KISS principle and DIY philosophy     188
Electrolobby - Make It Simple     195
Interventions from the Fringes of Media Art     204
The Beta Lounge     208
Tangible, Audible, Playable, Wearable Interface Culture Student Works at Ars Electronica 2006     234
When Cybernetics meets Aesthetics     244
Placing and Re-placing Media Art     248
The Upgrade! International     249
Music for the Eyes
Music for the Eyes     250
When Music and Computer Programs Grow Together     258
Some Sounds and Some Fury     260
Music for a Landscape      269
Ars Electronica Futurelab
Music Visualization - The Interplay of Color and Sound     273
The Further Adventures of Surfaces, Sounds, Pixels and Colors 3-D Music Visualizations from the Ars Electronica Futurelab     290
Vision Mahler     296
The Visualization of Music     300
The Visualization of Le Sacre du Printemps     302
Music - Dance - Space The Visualization of Le Sacre du Printemps     303
Pixelspaces 2006: Goblin City Media, Art and Public Spaces     308
WikiMap     324
Theater and New Technologies The Electric Grandmother     326
Ars Electronica Animation Festival
Ars Electronica Animation Festival     329
Prix Ars Electronica 2006     336
Ars Electronica Center
Space Conquests: Do It Yourself!     339
Move     346
Digital Marionette     348
The Sancho Plan     350
Kobito - Virtual Brownies     352
Thermoesthesia     354
The Scalable City     357
The Manual Input Station     360
Smoke Tree - A virtual sculpture     362
Airacuda - Bionic Object with fin drive     364
Biographies     368