Past Events


2015 Annual Showcase

January 29, 2015 - February 21, 2015

2015 Annual Showcase

Opening Reception Thursday, January 29th, 6-8PM

Please note this exhibition will take place in DUMBO, Brooklyn at Gallery 216, 111 Front Street

Eyebeam's 2015 Annual Showcase will highlight innovative works produced at the...

  1. Allison Burtch

  2. Atul Varma

  3. Beka Economopoulos

  4. Chloe Varelidi

  5. Ingrid Burrington

  6. James Bridle

  7. Jason Jones

  8. Joanne McNeil

  9. MSHR

  10. Nancy Nowacek

  11. Not an Alternative

  12. Torkwase Dyson


M(y)Crobes: Create your own Wearable Biosensor -- a...

January 10, 2015


We share our regular world with billions of bacteria and fungi, but are for the most part unaware of how they shape...

  1. Erica Kermani

  2. Siddharth Ramakrishnan

  3. Stefani Bardin

  4. Toby Heys


New Topics in Social Computing: Consent and the...

January 7, 2015

This discussion will consider what it means to consent to share data online and to what extent digital literacy ascribes responsibility. In an essay for Model View Culture, Betsy Haibel considers online permissions through the lens of what anti-rape activists call  “enthusiastic consent.” The hidden “opt-out” boxes...

  1. Alice Marwick

  2. Joanne McNeil

  3. Karen Levy

  4. Sarah Jeong


New Topics in Social Computing: Free Expression and...

December 4, 2014

  1. Joanne McNeil


Open-Source Cataloging and Archiving: Omeka,...

December 3, 2014

Planning, creating and managing digital archives, catalogs, and collections is a growing concern as organizations seek to manage files and records, metadata-gather, and enable complex searches of their cultural production, ephemera, archives and/or born-digital assets.

  1. Hadassah Damien


New Topics in Social Computing: Online Abuser...

November 20, 2014

In this discussion we will review the dynamics and patterns of online abuse on social networks. How does a minor scuffle so quickly become an avalanche of online harassment? Why are women, people of color, and the queer and trans community disproportionately targeted? What are steps we can take to build safe spaces...

  1. Erin Kissane

  2. Joanne McNeil

  3. Melissa Gira Grant

  4. Sydette Harry


New Topics in Social Computing: Emotional labor and...

October 29, 2014

This discussion will consider topics related to what MIT professor Rosalind Picard calls “affective computing,” emotion recognition in artificial intelligence and the use of technology to simulate empathy or respond to mood. Sensors in automobiles might respond to a stressed out driver with softer light or upbeat...

  1. Joanne McNeil

  2. Lauren McCarthy

  3. Sabrina Majeed

  4. Sarah Jaffe


Wearing Technology: cultural and psychological...

October 27, 2014

Online ticket sales are now closed.
Limited space available at the door.

  1. Hannah Knafo

  2. Miriam Steele

  3. Paul Amitai

  4. Sabine Seymour

  5. Steven Freed

  6. Susan Ryan

  7. Wendy D'Andrea


PAINT figure drawing class! with Aram Bartholl

October 11, 2014

Join F.A.T. Lab for the PAINT figure drawing class during Open House New York (OHNY).  We will draw live models on computers with mouse in classic paint!  No...

  1. Aram Bartholl


Eyebeam with Open House New York

October 11, 2014 - October 12, 2014

On 11-12 October from 12:00PM-5:00PM, Eyebeam will open the doors of our new space in Industry City in Sunset Park to the public as part of the Open House New York festival. See what our current Fall 2014 residents and fellows are working on and learn first hand about their projects. Tours of the new space will run at 1:00 and...

  1. Peter Kaiser



October 5, 2014

  1. Erica Kermani

  2. Miki Foster

  3. S.O. O'Brien



October 2, 2014

  1. Erica Kermani

  2. Miki Foster

  3. S.O. O'Brien


Talk by Aaron Straup Cope: this is my brick / there...

September 27, 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...

  1. Aaron Straup Cope

Thumbnail workshop with Dan Phiffer

September 20, 2014 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...

  1. Dan Phiffer


Sound Happens in The Group! a performance with...

September 15, 2014


Join Theremidi Orchestra and the Sound Happens workshop participants in special performances of electronic noise produced from experimentation with hands-on electronic kits.

Industry City Distillery will host a donation bar featuring their...

  1. Daniel Neumann

  2. Erica Kermani

  3. Theremidi Orchestra


Matter that Moves: An Exhibition of 3D-Printed...

September 12, 2014

On September 12, 2014, Eyebeam and Shapeways presented a new collection of 3D-printed fashion garments. The work was produced during the Computational Fashion Master Class in July...

  1. Arthur Young-Spivey

  2. Bradley Rothenberg

  3. Casey Rehm

  4. Erica Kermani

  5. Gabi Asfour

  6. Keren Oxman

  7. LaJune McMillian

  8. Lauren Slowik

  9. Paul Amitai

  10. Sabine Seymour


Sound Happens in The Group! a workshop with...

September 10, 2014 - September 15, 2014


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,...

  1. Daniel Neumann

  2. Erica Kermani

  3. Theremidi Orchestra


Eyebeam Off-The-Grid Exhibition

September 6, 2014 - September 28, 2014

Opening Day: Saturday, September 6, 12pm - 5pm @ Governor's Island: House 15

Eyebeam artists are presenting work in an environment that feels as though it is from another era. Eyebeam Off-The-Grid, on Governors Island, is an...

  1. Ingrid Burrington

  2. Marisa Olson

  3. Roddy Schrock

  4. Torkwase Dyson