As part of X-Lab, Eyebeam Resident Tahir Hemphill has organized a Rap Research Group. The group - made up of enthusiasts, historians, creative technologists, cultural critics, linguists, teachers, MC's and academics - will meet to discuss various topics: quantifying art & metaphor, data visualization, internal / external cultural analysis, gaming, curriculum design and more.
The Research Group will meet on Wednesdays at 7PM beginning December 1.
An exhibition curated and organized by Eyebeam, Not An Alternative, and Upgrade! NY
Eyebeam Art & Technology Center, in collaboration with Upgrade! NY and Not An Alternative, is pleased to present Re:Group: Beyond Models of Consensus, an exhibition which examines models of participation and participation as a model in art and activism.
Everyone says SF isn’t what it was. Everyone says the past five years have changed the city tremendously. Saito sees the city floating above the earth— above the attacks in Paris, above the refugee crisis in Europe, yet also somehow acutely responsive (evasive?). Nonetheless, the city cannot escape its own internal crisis: housing crisis (identity crisis?). Middle income families can’t afford it. Long-term residents are leaving. The homeless are being pushed onto Market St., onto the doorstep of some of the world’s largest tech companies, who are content to surveil and monitor, but not intervene.
WORKSHOP POSTPONED DUE TO STORM. PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR NEW DATE
Ever wonder who the best rapper ever is? Who used the phrase 'On Fleek' first? Who rap's favorite basketball player is? Which sneaker is more hip-hop: Adidas or Nike?
The Rap Research Lab is a studio for teens to explore art, data visualization graphic design and the stats behind beats, rhymes and life in a creative environment.
No previous art or technology experience needed!
LOCATION McCarren Playhouse Computer Resource Center776 Lorimer StWilliamsburg , Brooklyn, NY Between Bayard & DriggsTransportation: L - Metropolitan / G - Nassau