Tag: video

Experimental Television Center

“To encourage the creation of work using new electronic media technologies…”



Audio/video synthesizer with hacked VGA cables.

By James H. Connolly



A better tutorial (with warnings)  on building the cables, at CrackedRayTube, also by James Connolly with Kyle Evans: http://crackedraytube.com/pdfs/hacking_a_vga_monitor.pdf

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Max patch for controlling the system: http://jameshconnolly.com/rgbvgavolt/RGB.VGA.VOLT.zip

ep-426 Interactive Video – Spring 2015 week 13

More analog video

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A scene from a sea otter video processed using ‘Premium Cable’ by BPMC

Not modular

Two weeks ago Christopher Konopka demonstrated modular analog video. This week we will explore analog video made from found objects and circuit bending. http://reactivemusic.net/?p=18982


Kinect is still your friend, especially if you use Windows.

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Kinect – revisited: http://reactivemusic.net/?p=18803

TV and CRT’s

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Jitter and OpenGL

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Claire Steeger wrote a new tutorial (with Max patch) called “Simple Intro to jit.gl.multiple” http://www.clairesteger.com/home/simple-intro-to-jitglmultiple. Its shows several ways to modulate complex 3d shapes using audio and data.


Euphony – A webGL Midi file player

by Xueqiao Xu



I’m thinking of something: http://imthinkingofsomething.com

Atari Music Video c-240

Analog audio visualization device.

circa. 1976




How analog video works

By Dana Lee


Analog modular video synthesis

By Christopher Konopka

retroShirt #LZX #videosynthesis #analogvideo #eurorack #videoramps #waveformsynthesis

A video posted by Christopher Konopka (@cskonopka) on

Becky and Joe’s art

Animators: Joseph Pelling & Becky Sloan.


One of my favorites:

By Tame Impala

“The film is made up from over 1000 separate plasticine collages all individually made by hand.”

Amoeba Dance

By Memo Atken at The Mega Super Awesome Visuals Company http://www.msavisuals.com/category/work/by-type/#Selectedworks

“It’s basically a vertex shader, so can’t be used as a pixelshader in vvvv, but could be used as a vertex shader in vvvv. You would have to convert the code from GLSL to HLSL though. The GLSL code is on my site (link above), but actually if you need HLSL you can find loads of similar radial distortion samples on the web (Alex has links to a few more superior radial deformations on his blog, again link above).

In this video the GLSL is simply deforming the sphere and rendering with a very basic flat shading, it’s VDMX which is doing the audio analysis and animating the parameters of the GLSL shader… and taking the flat rendered sphere and applying quite a bit of post effects to get this look.”

Optical feedback

The Biggest Optical Feedback Loop in the World

By Blair Neal




Various methods of separating foreground from background.

Making Connections, Camera data (Max)

By Andrew Benson


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By Jean-Marc Pelletier


Extract edge pixels from a binary image


Isolate a single connected component from a binary image

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(a sock-monkey)

Kinect (depth camera)

Synapse http://synapsekinect.tumblr.com

by Ryan Challinor

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(Using jit.synapse from: http://synapsekinect.tumblr.com/post/6307752257/maxmsp-jitter – Can you find the sock monkey?)