Best known for his "irresponsible" art/game Lose/Lose -- which deletes files from your hard drive every time you take aim at its retro-pixel-invaders and was classified as malicious by Symantec late last year -- artist Zach Gage has since been quietly at work on a small handful of beautiful iPhone objects.
As seen in the video at top, the Sculptor's a generative sound app that lets users play in the space between image and music with an instantly approachable interface -- creating sound out of recognizable images, or creating images of beautiful sound, and all points on the spectrum in between.
It's quickly become one of my favorite iPad apps (even if it's not yet native) both for sculpting and browsing other user works, with Gage and Pitaru leveraging Twitter for cataloging and sharing functionality.
Coincidentally, Gage is also giving away his debut iPhone puzzle game Unify for free today, which you should grab alongside his just-released 8-bit asteroid dodger Bit Pilot and synthPond, his Toshio Iwai-inspired audio toy.
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