Join us for two days of speakers, panels and workshops designed to introduce the community to DIY networking. Learn how to create your own offline networks, portable web servers, mesh networks or internet gateways in hands on workshops. Attend panels where you can discuss your visions for how a localized network could support your school, your community, or your cause. Listen to speakers talk about the future of computer networks and why it’s important to understand how networks work in this age of hyper-connectivity.
The conference will be organized around the following questions and themes:
Eyebeam is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2014/2015 Eyebeam Fellowships. For the first time, Eyebeam is making the Fellowships a two year-commitment to enable recipients to develop in-depth projects in collaboration with Brooklyn community groups. Beginning this July, Eyebeam is awarding annual stipends totaling $60,000 (renewable in the second year), as well as 24/7 access to Eyebeam's design, digital research, and fabrication studios, to artists working in the areas of citizen infrastructure, collaborative installations and future modeling.
Eyebeam is thrilled to welcome incoming fellows Nancy Nowacek and Torkwase Dyson. Additionally, Not An Alternative (collective) will join as Honorary Fellows.
Now offering a Sliding Scale $5-$35*
Unsanctioned posters are the wallpaper of New York’s surfaces, announcing political messages, fashion lines, multi-colored mobile phones, and hip hop albums. Come envision the imagery that might adorn New York City’s future streets at the Wild Posting Futures BBQ. Work with custom futuring tools and thought diagrams to imagine diverse future messages of businesses, services, artists or propagandists.
Bring your laptop and some weenies; we’ll supply graphic design consultation, a large format printer, the BBQ, and the futuring method.
Install and exhibit your work at Eyebeam's Storefront. Exhibition will run from May 24 - June 1.
Take home a wheatpasting kit and your original print.