Beautiful Chaos

Interactive Software Art, 2013. Keywords: aesthetic explorations, interactive, math, software

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Beautiful Chaos is an experimental art app designed for the Leap Motion Controller, a 3D motion control device that enables gestural interaction with a computer.

The user interacts with the software and the underlying mathematical formulas to produce an infinite variety of futuristic, abstract shapes. As the user’s hands move, the coefficients of a math equation change, and the chaotic cloud of particles ripples and shifts in unpredictable, beautiful and mysterious ways.

Edition

Purchase Beautiful Chaos from the Airspace App Store ($1.99)

Exhibitions

2014 – Kinetica Art Fair, Old Truman Brewery, London, UK
2014 – Arts & Algorithms on the Space Coast, Titusville, FL
2014 – Beautiful Chaos, Coral Springs Museum of Art, Coral Springs, FL
2014 – Taking Flight, Snap! Space, Orlando, FL
2014 – Bridges Art Exhibition, Seoul, South Korea
2014 – Beautiful Chaos, Artlando, Orlando, FL
2014 – Beautiful Chaos, Orlando Maker Faire, Orlando, FL
2014 – Beautiful Chaos, TIFF Kids digiPlaySpace, Toronto, CA
2014 – Beautiful Chaos, Orange County Library System Melrose Center Opening, Orlando, FL
2013 – Beautiful Chaos, The Creative City Project, Orlando, FL
2013 – One night solo exhibition, Timucua, Orlando, FL

Awards

2014 – Most Innovative Award Recipient. Bridges Art Exhibition, Seoul, South Korea.

Credits

Beautiful Chaos was created using Cinder, the Leap-SDK Cinder block, and Cinder-Particles, with support from Leap Motion during the developer pre-release and beta periods of the Leap Motion Controller. Some photos courtesy Tina Craig, Snap! Space, and Emily Jordan.

Links

Beautiful Chaos App Website

Press

10 Best Leap Motion Apps
Beautiful Chaos
Performance with Doris Chrysler at Pioneer Works
Leap Motion Technology: The Future is Hands Free