Past Events


Eyebeam Open Studios: May 2007

May 12, 2007

Come for the talks, stay for the party! Eyebeam holds a day of presentations and performance at its inaugural Open Studios. Outgoing resident artists and fellows will make presentations of their work made while at Eyebeam, and Education Lab Fellow Benton-C Bainbridg's VJ students will show off their skills. A performance by...

  1. Angie Eng

  2. Benton-C Bainbridge

  3. Carmen Trudell

  4. Daniel Perlin

  5. Fluxxlab

  6. Jamie O'Shea

  7. Jennifer Broutin

  8. Jill Magid

  9. Michael Mandiberg

  10. Mouna Andraos

  11. Paul Amitai

  12. Robert Ransick


Shifty Ground: Art, Technology and the Activist

May 11, 2007

Join Eyebeam Resident Jill Magid and Eyebeam Alum The Yes Men, along with Tom Keenan and Shuddha Sengupta (RAQS Media Collective) in a panel discussion entitled Shifty Ground: Art, Technology and the Activist. The second of Bidoun's Art & Politics Series marks the launch of their current Technology Issue. The panel...

  1. Jill Magid

  2. Shuddha Sengupta

  3. The Yes Men

  4. Tom Keenan


UPGRADE! NY: “Real Costs” with Michael Mandiberg

May 10, 2007

Upgrade! NY

May 10, 2007

Eyebeam Resident Michael Mandiberg presented a talk and workshop about his new project ...

  1. Michael Mandiberg


Mobilized: Exploring Mobile Media and the Public...

May 5, 2007

A kick-off event for Mobilized including three presentations and time for mingling with a live electronic soundscape.

Mobilized is an ‘un-conference’ (a conference where the content of the sessions is driven and created by the participants) about mobile and other locative communications media and technologies and their...


The Fourth Annual Bent Festival

April 26, 2007 - April 28, 2007

Eyebeam is pleased to present a three-day extravaganza of workshops, concerts and art installations as part of Bent 2007: The Fourth Annual Circuit Bending Festival, April 26-28.

The festival, which travels to Los Angeles and Minneapolis before closing at Eyebeam, will feature performers, educators and visual artists -...


OPEN CITY: Tools For Public Action

April 1, 2007 - April 14, 2007

Eyebeam announces its long-anticipated 2007 exhibition season and commences its 10th Anniversary year with Open City – a glimpse into the current media and tactics of artists who take their practices into the street. Be it through projection, writing on walls or robotic pamphleteering, Open City presents the work of artists...

  1. Aram Bartholl

  2. BORF

  3. Graffiti Research Lab

  4. Improv Everywhere

  5. Institute for Applied Autonomy

  6. KATSU

  7. KR

  8. Krzysztof Wodiczko

  9. Leon Reid

  10. Mark Jenkins

  11. Matthias Wermke

  12. Object Orange


UPGRADE! NY: “The Call to Duty in the 21st Century”...

March 29, 2007

Upgrade! NY

March 29, 2007

Presenting a discussion and critique with Open City artist Leon Reid IV.

Reid presented his talk “The Call to Duty in the 21st Century”. How has the practice of...

  1. Leon Reid


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....