Two events happening in tandem on October 18 and 19th at Eyebeam—What Do We Do Now? and Performing Change—each explore ways we might think about the art world we know today very differently.
What Do We Do Now? Alternatives Fair organized by Arts & Labor Alternative Economies Group
Friday October 18 from 6–9pm Opening party with informal presentations
Saturday October 19 from 12–4pm Workshops, skill-shares, discussions and information tables
Using NYC.gov wireless hotspot data, “WiFi Spotting” topographically visualizes Wi-Fi saturation in the metropolis. Areas with higher saturation of access points form the peaks of these mountainous terrains, thus lending physicality to the usually ephemeral in our constantly changing cityscape. “WiFi Spotting” highlights how our immediate environments are saturated by constant signals, and it aims to materialize the underlying social contracts hidden within our ubiquitous noise.
PRISM Break Up
October 3-6, 2013
New York, NY
Request for Proposals
DEADLINE: MIDNIGHT August 25
On October 3-6, 2013, Eyebeam Art and Technology Center will host the first event of its kind PRISM Break Up, a series of art and technology events dedicated to exploring and providing forms of protection from overreaching surveillance. The gathering will bring together a wide spectrum of artists, hackers, academics, activists, security analysts and journalists for a long weekend of meaningful conversation, hands-on workshops and art installations.
Why does it matter?