Download We are happy to announce the release of 2022 Official which marks the start of a new era for TouchDesigner. This year’s release orbits around a new core in TouchDesigner, a completely new graphics engine bringing us into the next chapter of TouchDesigner’s journey.
We recently caught up with Dublin-based creative developer and sound and media artist Pauric Freeman who first came to our attention via his very compelling series of live a/v Instagram posts made with TouchDesigner and an Eurorack.
INFRATONAL is the audiovisual project of Parisian multidisciplinary artist Louk Amidou who uses hand gesture to perform both music and visuals in the most mesmerizing compositions while exploring the links between the human and the algorithms.
Moscow-based Studio SETUP design and build stages, installations and multimedia works of massive architectural proportions that seem to exist in some futuristic time/space.
Produced in 2003 by Derivative with architectural visionaries Herzog and de Meuron for the then-brand new Prada Epicenter Store in Tokyo, this was the longest-running TouchDesigner installation as of 2019.
Bileam Tschepe aka elekktronaut is a Berlin-based artist and educator who creates audio-reactive, interactive and organic digital artworks, systems and installations in TouchDesigner, collaborating with and teaching people worldwide.
The year is 2021, a pandemic rages across the lands and things are weird and limited. It’s also 3021 and things are even weirder and more limited on the DandiDoesIt LPVG (Live Performance Video Game), a self-described "anti-capitalist satire" streaming on Twitch.
the.collapse is a live performance created by the prolific multi-disciplinary artist Julien Bayle in early 2021 based on his eponymous album released on ETER Lab in 2020 during the pandemic crisis.
Tom Sepe has a rich history of making kinetic art starting with building flaming art cars for Burning Man, then creating more permanent installations for Obscura Digital involving the design, fabrication, installation and maintenance of some complex projects like transforming a Tesla Model S into a
In the spring of 2020 Associate Professor of Practice Sven Ortel organized an introductory TouchDesigner workshop for the summer at The University of Texas at Austin. The pandemic and lockdown that ensued forced him to rethink what knowledge and skills would prove most relevant moving forward.
With the release of the TouchEngine API this week we are very pleased to concurrently feature the first large-scale integration of TouchEngine by Front Pictures with their powerful universal show production tool Screenberry, an advanced media hub with rich automation and media management capabiliti
Think and Sense produced a remarkable large-scale point cloud-based exhibit and media control system for an LED wall at the entrance of the new Tokorozawa campus of the media company Kadokawa Corporation near Tokyo.
Back in July of 2020 The Interactive & Immersive HQ put on the very first and only live esports event for interactive tech and media professionals and boy-oh-boy what a show-stopper of an event it was!
Control Room 42 (CR42) a project from RTBF, public broadcaster for the French speaking part of Belgium, gives broadcasting's traditionally hardware-based control room a radical makeover enabled by TouchDesigner in ways its designer Hugo Ortiz thought impossible a few years ago.
DOWNLOAD We are very pleased to announce TouchDesigner's 2021 Official Update and tell you about all the exciting features of this release. This year's update touches (pun intended) so many parts of TouchDesigner.
With the live music scene but a dim pre-pandemic memory, Bushwick nightclub and music venue Elsewhere known for its prescience in booking next-gen talent and shaping music scenes, launches “Elsewhere Sound Space” a monthly virtual live music/comedy/variety show streaming on Twitch that promises a q
Meet Collectif Scale, a Paris-based group of artists and creatives from various callings who joined forces in 2010 with a shared passion for creating state-of-the-art installations and performances that have been quite aptly described as the ‘ballets of robots’.
After 4 years of research and development and on the Full Moon of August, Rui Gato released his passion project GeoMusica, an incredible tool that enables one to make music with geometry.
A few months ago we started noticing and really enjoying posts from the Instagram account ed.creativecoder. Each post felt like a complete, well-articulated idea, cleanly executed and very often quite funny.
Recently created Les Fantômes based in France just released a new creative kit that allows participants to quickly craft their own animated character away from the computer screen.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, Volvox Labs [VVOX] collaborated with Ogilvy to create the IBM Moon Walk experience exhibited at the iconic “Oculus”, the World Trade Center Transportation hub, in NYC.
Greetings all and first a HUGE thanks from the Derivative team for all the amazing assets, tutorials and countless incentives to learn more TD you have been seeding into the community.
There's something enormously compelling about following an artist's Instagram dailies - watching the progression, anticipating what they'll come up with next, wondering how they can maintain such a rigorous creative schedule...
Experiential Design outfit Volvox Labs' magnificent Tessellated Tetra Sculpture is a meandering kinetic installation spanning nearly 100 ft with 300 individual computer-driven motors, and 150 programmed LED lights.
Finding himself in isolation with a couple of Mirobots, Matthew Wachter wasted no time setting up a rich tableau controlled via TouchDesigner and streaming on Twitch incorporating robots, big lips, googly eyes and a rainforest backdrop complete with Tiger King tiger ;) You can make them kiss with te
As most of the citizens of this planet find ourselves quarantined or self-isolated unsure of what the future will bring this recent poem by Philippe Dubost created with the Pixelstick and TouchDesigner resonates profoundly. "It's going to be ok. They say...
It is with great pleasure that we bring you our interview with the very talented Austrian artist MONOCOLOR (Marian Essl) whose sublime audio-visual performance Latent Space impressed us to no end in Montreal, reframing and invigorating our ideas of what could be realized in the fulldome environment
Shiny robots and samurais of lore come together whimsically in LIMB an audiovisual installation that uses a robotic arm, lights and sounds to pay homage to the art of swordsmanship.
DOWNLOAD We are delighted to kick off this new year (and a new decade!) with an Official update that is the culmination of our development over the past 6 months. There are dozens of new features and hundreds of improvements, we are sure there is something for everyone to get excited about!
Today February 18 2020 marks the 20th anniversary of Derivative. I joined the company in 2002, almost 18 years ago, and there are many great tales to tell.
Earlier this year Woodbury’s Applied Computer Science - Media Arts program was invited by the Getty Museum to design an installation and exhibition for their College Night event.
The TouchDesigner Summit 2019 took place this August with 350+ TouchDesigneurs from far and wide gathered (having travelled a distance equivalent of a #triptothemoon and back it was calculated) for 3 intensive, highly interactive and forever memorable days and nights on the Coeur des Sciences campu
While working on the soon to be published article BauHaus 100 Opening Celebration, an event that took place this April in Weimar that included 2 massive TouchDesigner-driven installations by Daniel Dalfovo, Stefan Kraus, Stephan von Tresckow and Gregor Sauer as well as the live visual work of Stanis
Salvador Dalí once wrote, "If someday I may die, though it is unlikely, I hope the people in the cafes will say, ‘Dalí has died, but not entirely." Now 30 years after his alleged death, in a precedent-setting exhibition where a museum has used artificial intelligence-based techniques and TouchDesig
Download This year's developments in TouchDesigner have given us one new thing after the other to get excited about. Incredible community inspiration and relentless work by our dev team has resulted in an astonishing list of new features and workflows for TouchDesigner.
Less than 5 months before the premiere of his new Cube V3 show Canadian electronic music producer and DJ deadmau5 aka Joel Zimmerman paid a visit at the Derivative office in Toronto with the plan to build the entire show from scratch in a real time environment, specifically with TouchDesigner.
Foxconn Frequency (no.3) - For Three Visibly Chinese Performers is a work of "algorithmic theatre" that incorporates real-time game mechanics, piano pedagogy, 3D-printing, and the poetry of former Foxconn worker Xu Lizhi.
We caught up with artist and tool-makers Kristina Karpysheva and Alexander Letcius of 404.zero who are also consummate voyagers and appreciably prefer to be absorbed doing these things rather than discussing them.
In January this year General Motors unveiled a remarkable permanent experiential installation in the Atrium of its global headquarters in Detroit.
by Romano Corradi, Astrophysicist & GRANTECAN Director We are not video artists, nor graphic designers. We work at night, on the peak of a remote Atlantic island, looking upwards.
"Membrane is a digital artwork that merges audio-visual performance with installation art. Three-dimensional, volumetric creations hover between the performers, caught in a haze of rising smoke and data-reactive lighting.
Créatures is the first collaboration between NYC-based artist Vincent Houzé and Brooklyn-based studio Dave & Gabe (Dave Rife and Gabe Liberti) who have respectively been driving forces in the development of fantastical GLSL particle shader systems and complex interactive and visual projects invo
Kazoe Nobuaki is a member of the Tokyo-based VJ REZ team and the maker of the powerful visual show performance tool DEVISION. He is already a 'veteran' VJ on the Tokyo club-circuit with his adrenalin-pumping, high-octane visual style.
It is our great pleasure to feature the project "dyebirth" from the playfully explorative and technically far-ranging creative label nor. Made up of Japanese artists of diverse backgrounds - architects, designers, musicians, engineers, and so on, nor create's installations and products using hardwa
An interactive motion-tracking-based dance installation made with TouchDesigner during a 3-day intensive VR jam organized by Cinedans and Beamlab in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
On September 15th 2017, NASA terminated Cassini's 20-year lucrative mission exploring the Saturn system in a high-profile "Grand Finale" where the beloved space 'probe" was programmed to harakari-crash into Saturn so as not to corrupt the potential of life thought to exist on moons Enceladus and Tit
Image credits Sherry Kennedy | Greg Hermanovic, Markus Heckmann and Isabelle Rousset with banana and Club Mate. On February 3rd and 4th, 230 people from the TouchDesigner community met at the Forum Factory in Berlin to take part in our largest and most ambitious gathering to date.
Conceived of as a "storymaking" experience that invites interaction and collaboration, wunderkind studio VolvoxLabs' realization of the Microsoft Theatre Lounge in downtown Los Angeles seamlessly weaves technologies throughout the space to build out four engagement pieces.
All the 120+ screens you see in Alien Covenant were simultaneously driven on-set by Soma CG's application MOTHER, made entirely in TouchDesigner.