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This is a family of eight paper virus sculptures for the Gift Horse project, which has 12 more days to go as a Kickstarter project. You can donate here.

Top row (left to right): Andromeda Strain, Tobacco Mosaic Virus, T-Virus (from Resident Evil), Rabies, Smallpox
Bottom row: Foot-in-mouth disease, Snow Crash, Dengue Fever

Virus All_screen

 
Book Details
Format: 
Paperback, 139 pages
Publication Date: 
June 2002
ISBN: 
9781584350156
Category: 
Monograph
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yes
Order: 
bookstore@eyebeam.org

In this book Julia Kristeva extends the definition of revolt beyond politicsper se . Kristeva sees revolt as a state of permanent questioning and transformation, of change that characterizes psychic life and, in the best cases, art. For her, revolt is not simply about rejection and destruction - it is a necessary process of renewal and regeneration.

 

OK I just updated the page and files.
This is the latest, almost done.

The brilliant Veronique Brossier is working with me to create all the new code for this new piece I began in 09/09 at Eyebeam, and it’s in great shape.

Check out the work in progress here.  It’ll probably take a while to load.

 

These are the first 4 viruses that are part of the Gift Horse project for the upcoming 01SJ Biennial, built originally as 3D models and then translated into paper sculptures. We are making 12 in total and stuffing hundreds of them inside the 13-foot high Trojan Horse.

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After the first month, we are 31% funded on the 13-foot-high Gift Horse for the 01SJ Biennial. A good initial run, but its starting to feel a little tight, so please consider a Kickstarter donation to the Gift Horse project.

gift_horse_3d

We have been busy working on the internal structure and final models in Sketchup. The skeleton proved to be an advanced wood project since the exterior printed digital panels (see model above) will be exactly fitted to make it look like giant-sized 3D model of a horse.

 
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DIGITAL DAY CAMP 2013 (DDC13)  
A SUMMER arts/tech INTENSIVE FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS  
JULY 8 - AUGUST 2, 2013 

DDC13 has now wrapped up after a great season. Check out the blogs for Mobile Music in the Cloud, Scrapyard Challenge and Game Craft to see what campers created, hacked, and explored at Eyebeam this summer.

 

We just launched the Kickstarter campaign for Gift Horse – a project for the 01SJ Biennial co-commissioned by the San Jose Museum of Art and ZERO1. We are seeking extra funding specifically to construct the sculpture from sustainable materials and also to teach several “build your own virus” workshops. Gift Horse is celebration of the viral nature of art and ideas.

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The brouchure cover by Ange Tang

 

I just finished writing the software which tracks your emotions using brainwave analysis. From a flashcard-style test, it creates a custom video for each participant from a melange of silent clips such as balloons floating in the sky, a tapping foot and an angry dog. This weekend Flux Factory along with The Metric System will be presenting The Science Fair, (New York), where I will showing After Thought, which I developed as a resident artist at Eyebeam Art + Technology Center.

 
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