Events + Exhibitions

What's happening at Eyebeam? Art exhibits, live performances, tech workshops, project demos, hackathons, art + tech lectures, panel discussions, and more . . .

Thumbnail Computational Fashion Master Class

18 Jul 2014 - 12 Sep 2014

Eyebeam and Shapeways partnered to produce the first Computational Fashion Master Class hosted at NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering in July 2014.  In this ten-day intensive workshop ten professionals in the fields of fashion, engineering, media arts, and interactive design learned, experimented, and collaboratively created work that interrogates the emerging modes of digital textiles...

Thumbnail Matter that Moves: An Exhibition of 3D-Printed Fashion

12 Sep 2014

On Friday, September 12, Eyebeam and Shapeways proudly present an exciting new collection of 3D-printed fashion garments.  These pieces were produced by ten fashion designers, engineers, and media artists from across North America and Asia that came together in July 2014 to learn tech skills and collaboratively design work at the intersection of fashion and emerging...

Thumbnail Eyebeam Off-The-Grid

2 Aug 2014 - 28 Sep 2014

Starting Saturday, August 2nd at noon, seven Eyebeam artists whose creative practices are intimately intertwined with emerging technologies, will spend two months working in an environment that feels as though it is from another era. Eyebeam Off-The-Grid, on Governors Island, is a project to critically investigate cultural change and emergent technologies within a...

Thumbnail Ubu-Roulette at Eyebeam

30 Aug 2014

As part of Eyebeam-Off-The-Grid, an interactive Screening of Ubu-Roulette at Eyebeam will be held at House 15 on Governors Island. It is a 2-3 hour event in which visitors watch random films from Ubuweb using Ubu-Roulette, a tool conceived by artists Marie von Heyl and Joachim Stein. The tool randomizes in real-time the vast...

Thumbnail LittleNets

6 Sep 2014 - 28 Sep 2014

LittleNets, part of Eyebeam-Off-The-Grid, is a show of alternative networks, offering different ways of being and making online, curated by Ingrid Burrington. Rather than wire Eyebeam’s temporary Governor’s Island space with internet access, we decided to set up...

Thumbnail Subnodes workshop with Sarah Grant

6 Sep 2014

The Subnodes project is an open source initiative focused on streamlining the process of setting up a Raspberry Pi as a wireless access point. Join Sarah to learn how to distribute content, media, and shared digital experiences via Raspberry Pi. The device behaves as a web server, creating its own local area network, and does not connect with the internet allowing for creative invention not...

Thumbnail Sound Happens in The Group! a workshop with Theremidi Orchestra

10 Sep 2014 - 15 Sep 2014

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Create your own instruments and sounds with basic electronics.  Then perform live! The ten members of Theremidi Orchestra (TO)  will guide and assist participants during a five-day, hands-on and theoretical workshop.  Participants will assemble...

Thumbnail occupy.here workshop with Dan Phiffer

20 Sep 2014

Occupy.here is a tiny wifi darknet designed to be replicated. Using commodity hardware, open source software, and a bit of networking trickery, you can build your own backpack-friendly OCCUPY.HERE instance to communicate, sans-Internet, with your friends and neighbors. This workshop, for beginners and the technically savvy alike, explores the possibilities of wifi-enabled virtual...

Thumbnail Talk by Aaron Straup Cope: this is my brick / there are many like it but this one is mine.

27 Sep 2014

Aaron Straup Cope is Canadian by birth, American by descent, North American by experience et Montréalais au fond. He usually just tells people he is from the Internet. Aaron is currently Senior Engineer (Internets and the Computers) at the Smithsonian Institution's Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum. Before that, Aaron was Senior Engineer at Flickr focusing on all...