Ben Cooper

Group Innovation Director M&C Saatchi Sydney. Co-Creator O Six Hundred Kayak. Proud father. Loving husband. British.

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Code Flinging Warriors

Published March 24, 2006

1. Two web artists (net.legends) will face-off in a ring to alter a web page – the cyber-ring — live. The resulting changes will be seen by the public on a screen and by

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I/O Brush: Photographic paintbrush that paints with movement and colour

Published March 14, 2006

I/O Brush is a new drawing tool to explore colors, textures, and movements found in everyday materials by “picking up” and drawing with them. I/O Brush looks like a regular physical paintbrush but has

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Flickeur – create a unique film with a click

Published February 28, 2006

Flickeur (pronounced like Voyeur) randomly retrieves images from and creates an infinite film with a style that can vary between stream-of-consciousness, documentary or video clip. I’m intrigued by this, think about it for a

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Lynx Alphabet Girls

Published December 21, 2005

Received a slightly different Christmas card to day. Two rather sexy girls proceeded to spell out my name and a Christmas message in lots of interesting positions. No doubt this is flying around the

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Game On!

Published December 21, 2005

I like this photo from the Game On Exhibition pages of the Barbican website.

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Social software – Tokyo style

Published December 13, 2005

Yugo Nakamura latest project has been created for Tokyo FM, its called Honda Sweet Mission – Global Research Show. The site enables blogging, podcasting, tagging and other social software tools – to connect Tokyo

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Do you see music?

Published December 8, 2005

Vigin Digital, the music download service, have put together a rather nifty campaign that requires your full attention. Do your best to find 72 bands in this picture (larger version here). There’s also a

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Art Games

Published December 2, 2005

Interesting piece on Games becoming Art, or I suppose the merging of the two. Take for example the manipulation of the Quake engine to make a musical instrument… or the Sims acting out a

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PSP™ (Playstation®Portable) Design Club

Published November 28, 2005

“The PSP™ Design Club brought together fourteen of Europe’s most esteemed creatives – artist Chris Ofili (who also acted as team leader); architects David Adjaye, Julie Linke Bank; multimedia designer Ben Hooker; designers Shona

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