Past Events


Still We Ride Screening, GRL Bike Demo

March 15, 2007

Please join us for a screening of Still We Ride, followed by a to-the-streets demonstration of the GRL's laser tag.

Still We Ride (37 min.), a documentary on events surrounding the 2004 Republican National Convention in NYC and the Critical Mass bicycling movement, will be introduced by the filmakers,...

  1. Andrew Lynn

  2. Elizabeth Press

  3. Graffiti Research Lab



March 3, 2007

The WoW project is a workshop and intervention in public space that uses computer play-worlds as a means of calling attention to the changing ways people deal with privacy and identity in the public sphere. Every day, millions of people spend a great deal of time in online virtual worlds like World of...

  1. Aram Bartholl


First Person Shooter

March 2, 2007

The term first-person shooter refers to an independent computer game genre whose main characteristic is that it is played in the first-person perspective, with shooting as the main action of the game. The player moves his or her character in a three-dimensional world and perceives the digital environment through the eyes of...

  1. Aram Bartholl


UPGRADE! NY: Jillian McDonald and Jamie O’Shea

February 22, 2007

Upgrade! NY

February 22, 2007

A celebrity-centric Upgrade! with artists Jillian Mcdonald and Eyebeam Resident Jamie O’Shea.

Jillian McDonald, famous for “Me and Billy Bob,” presented old and new work which focuses on the subcultures that drive the celebrity and horror film industries. She...

  1. Jamie O'Shea

  2. Jilian McDonald


Shopdropping Workshop with the Anti-Advertising...

February 10, 2007

Eyebeam is pleased to present a daylong Shopdropping Workshop led by the Anti-Advertising Agency. Shopdropping (the opposite of shoplifting) is a tactic used by artists and activists to clandestinely place objects in retail stores. "Dropped" objects are usually versions of consumer products altered or recreated to detour the...

  1. Amandra Eicher

  2. Marisa Jahn

  3. Steve Lambert

  4. The Anti-Advertising Agency


Bartlett Interactive Architecture

January 26, 2007

Eyebeam is pleased to co-host, with the Bartlett School of Architecture, an evening of presentations on Interactive Architecture. Presenters will include Phil Ayres of Sixteen Makers, Eyebeam residents Carmen Trudell and Jennifer Broutin, Marek Walczak of MW2MW and David Benjamin and Soo-in Yang of the NYC architecture firm,...

  1. Carmen Trudell

  2. David Benjamin

  3. Fluxxlab

  4. Jennifer Broutin

  5. Marek Walczak

  6. Phil Ayres

  7. Soo-in Yang

  8. The Living


Hit the Air Running: 2007 Open Office Hours Launch...

January 23, 2007

Eyebeam's Education Lab, Production Lab and R&D OpenLab kick off 2007 Winter/Spring Office Hours next Tuesday. The public is welcome to drop in on the fellows, residents and staff working in the labs during this time to see what new work is under way, ask questions and try out new projects. Throughout Winter/Spring 2007...

  1. Benton-C Bainbridge


Creative Commons Birthday Party

December 15, 2006

Creative Commons turns four! Please join us to celebrate Creative Commons' birthday, raise a glass and toast the four years that CC has worked to promote and enable a participatory culture.

Eyebeam is honored to host the New York party joining events going on in San Francisco, Warsaw, Lisbon, Copenhagen, Turin,...


LAB MAG Launch

December 12, 2006

Eyebeam is please to host the launch of LAB MAG, a fluid Portable Document Format publication, which collects the work of artists, designers and writers.

The launch format will include a series of presentations (beginning at 6:30PM) by architect Vito Acconci of Acconci Studio, experimental-poet Jena Osman, artist...

  1. Adam Pendleton

  2. Jena Osmon

  3. Vito Acconci


Holiday Hackshop 2006

December 9, 2006

Just in time for holiday gift-giving season, Saturday, December 9, Eyebeam will be transformed into Santa's tech-workshop with a day full of artist-led workshops and DIY activities for people of all ages.  It's all part of the third annual Holiday Hackshop. Eyebeam's elves go "enviro-friendly" this year with projects focused...

  1. Angie Eng

  2. Ben Engebreth

  3. Benton-C Bainbridge

  4. Diane Ludin

  5. Ed Bringus

  6. Huong Ngo

  7. Jake Borndal

  8. Jeff Feddersen

  9. Kate Scherer

  10. Kyle Lapidus

  11. Limor Fried

  12. Liz Slagus


Upgrade! International DIY in Oklahoma City 2006

November 30, 2006 - December 3, 2006


Traveling across the globe from cities such as Berlin, Jerusalem, Istanbul, Seoul and Salvador, artists came together in Oklahoma City to present art and ideas to each other and the community in the second annual meeting of Upgrade! International....


UPGRADE! NY: tobias c. van Veen, Trace Reddell, and...

November 10, 2006

Upgrade! NY

November 2006

tobias c. van Veen (curates Upgrade! Montréal), Trace Reddell and Jamie Allen performed and discussed their new audio works.

  1. Jamie Allen

  2. tobias c. van Veen

  3. Trace Reddell


Ingen Titel

October 19, 2006 - November 4, 2006

Eyebeam presents an exhibition of animated still lifes created by Veronica Skogberg during her year-long fellowship in Eyebeam's Production Studio. Ingen Titel (or roughly translated to Untitled in Skogberg's native Swedish) will be on view through Nov. 4 with a special opening reception Oct. 19, 6-8pm. The...

  1. Veronica Skogberg


Architecture and Situated Technologies

October 19, 2006 - October 21, 2006

Eyebeam is pleased to host a portion of the Architecture and Situated Technologies Symposium organized by the Architecture League in co-production with the Center for Virtual Architecture at the University at Buffalo and the Institute for Distributed Creativity.

  1. Anne Galloway

  2. Charlie Gere

  3. Eric Paulos

  4. Jonah Brucker-Cohen

  5. Karmen Franinovic

  6. Kazys Varnellis

  7. Mark Shepard

  8. Mette Ramsgard Thomsen

  9. Michael Fox

  10. Natalie Jeremijenko

  11. Omar Khan

  12. Peter Hadell

  13. Richard Coyne

  14. Sheila Kennedyt

  15. Trebor Scholz

  16. Usman Haque


Bit by Bit, Cell by Cell

October 5, 2006

Join us to celebrate the release of Bit by Bit, Cell by Cell (Innova), the latest World of Awe project. The music CD is a collaboration between media artist Yael Kanarek, composer Yoav Gal and dancefilmmaker Evann Siebens.

In World of Awe a traveler searches for a lost treasure in a parallel world called Sunset/Sunrise...

  1. Evann Siebens

  2. Yael Kanarek

  3. Yoav Gal


Reentry: New York City

September 21, 2006 - October 21, 2006

Studies for Synthetic Meteors

Reentry: New York City merges iconic night cityscapes with HD computer simulations in a series of studies for a daring new public art project: synthetic meteor showers in the Manhattan sky. Evoking the spectacle of the Apocalyptic Sublime painting movement...

  1. Ben Engebreth

  2. Bill Dolson

  3. Evan Harper

  4. Margaret Heinlen


UPGRADE! NY: kanarinka

September 14, 2006

Upgrade! NY
September 2006

Mapping impulses, locative media projects and psychogeographic investigations of place and community have proliferated over the past decade.

  1. Catherine D’Ignazio


UPGRADE! NY: We Passion Power and Control – the dark...

August 29, 2006

Upgrade! NY
August 2006

This time the Upgrade event attempted to take on the dark desires beyond the basic art/privacy/surveillance discourse.

Through three projects exercising different modes of surveillance we discussed artists jealousy of authoritative powers and the desire to posses these...

  1. Andrew Schneider

  2. Christian Croft

  3. David Nolen

  4. Mirit Tal

  5. Mushon Zer-Aviv

  6. Ryan Holsopple

  7. Toshiaki Ozawa