PlayfairRandomSpread

Ein Experiment auf der Basis von Claus Eggers Sørensens Typeface Playfair Display und der p5*js Library, einem Open Source Tool  für die grafische Programmierung in JavaScript. Das Programm analysiert den Schrift-Pfad eines beliebigen Buchstaben und speichert die Positionen in karthesischen Koordianten. Der Umfang – Bounding Box – des jeweiligen Wortes oder Buchstaben wird berechnet und […]

for(for(for(you)))

Site specific installation in Graz/Reininghaus (AT) in 2017. By Matthias Jäger and Bernhard Wolf. One frame of the javascript animation for(for(for(you))) was transformed into a mural. We were allowed to paint on the fascade of the Tennenmälzerei, a beautiful building in an abandoned development area in town. Many thanks to Asset One, ASVK and Bundesdenkmalamt […]

You will never walk alone

I helped Austrian artist Bernhard Wolf to win the first prize in the open/anonymous competition “Kunst am Bau“ Institute for Radiation Therapy, KABEG Klinikum Klagenfurt, Austria. I assited the artist in seeking a unique visual style for the installation, consisting of 6 glass panels with semitransparent prints of a walking person.

gravitizer

#Particles drop from the top of the screen and #bounce of invisible #flowfields. The traces create beautiful, almost „sketchlike“ abstract graphics. Just hit a button and save your file. This is an interactive HTML5 Browserapp, that allows you to draw amazing graphs. Particles are dropped from the top of the screen and keep falling down […]

Snowflakes – M.A.R.S.

Watch my Algorithm slowly graph audio data on the canvas, while listening to the calm music of the track Snowflakes, by M.A.R.S. This is not my first creative code project, but definitly the first including music. Since I am more a designer, not a programmer, this was a huge task. I gladly used Javascript and […]

Komponente

Komponente – is a self written software for type design. The base of this concept is a a pixelated font, stored in a flexible Matrix with a fixed height and a variable width. Every single „pixel“ represents and instance of a changable component. The software can produce a variety of different designs based on the […]

Active landscape souzhou

The thesis „active landscape souzhou“ is dealing an urban utopia in Shanghai. Prof. Klaus K. Loenhart, Institute of Architecture and Landscape. Graz 2013. Collaboration with C. Matthias Kügler. Documentation Photography by Simon Oberhofer, Alexander Krischner.

RLE – the run lenght encoding experiment

This is a piece on “Algorithmic Composition”. I deeply got in touch with the RLE – Run length encoding algorithm and could manage to do create a loose bunch of projects, all related to the algorithm. The work stands pretty much for itself, if you want to know more about it you could take a […]

Irrlichter

Irrlichter/Ghostlight is based on Will-o‘-the-wisp which are soft and illusive light with no determinable source – often over bogs. A series of lamp is used with dmx controled light-dimmers – causing the light to flicker – the flickering again is recorded directly from the lamp and producing a soundscape around them. Kollaboration: Georg Kettele, Martin […]

Grid

Unique Object, Graz (AT), 2009. Collaboration with Georg Kettele. We printed differently rastered grids with lines and dots on transparent acrylic and mounted the prints on an array of diapositive frames. This was our first „viral“ image in those days :-) and you can find it on many blogs or even on pinterest.

Verstrickungen / Prepletanje

Performance and site specific installation in Gornja Radgona (SLO) / Bad Radkersburg (AT), by Matthias Jäger and Christoph-Matthias Kügler. Entwerfen Spezialisierter Themen 2008, Institute for Contempory Art, TU Graz. Thanks to Hans Kuppelwieser, Ruby Sircar and Nicole Pruckermayer. The project was an artistic confrontation with the „twin city“ of Gornja Radgona / Bad Radkersburg and […]