Past Events


Playtest: Design, Play & Discuss

March 15, 2014

This is a monthly game testing event for independent game developers and enthusiasts run by former Eyebeam fellow Kaho Abe and Come Out & Play. The focus will be on play-testing, open dialogue and discussion around games in development.

This monthly...

  1. Erica Kermani

  2. Greg Trefry

  3. Kaho Abe

  4. Nick Fortugno


The Society for Speculative Rocketry

March 15, 2014 - March 16, 2014

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In this weekend-long space workshop, become a member of the Society for Speculative Rocketry.

The aim of the Society is to explore the relationship between past and future realities of space travel and how they live within...

  1. Chris Woebken

  2. Erica Kermani

  3. Sascha Pohflepp


The Politics of Interface and Obfuscation

March 12, 2014

The internet, once associated with openness and decentralization, is increasingly understood in terms of control exerted by government agencies (like the NSA) and advertising (targeted ads). What is less commonly discussed is how this subliminal control is embedded in interface design. In this special event ...

  1. Helen Nissenbaum

  2. Michael Connor

  3. Mushon Zer-Aviv


Open Source Digital Archiving: Omeka, Collective...

March 11, 2014

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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,...

  1. Erica Kermani

  2. Hadassah Damien


The Alices (Walking): A Sculptural Opera and Fashion...

March 8, 2014

The Alices (Walking): A Sculptural Opera and Fashion Show

Eyebeam in Collaboration with Moving Image Art Fair

A piece by Claudia Hart and composer Edmund Campion

8 March 2014, 6:00 - 7:00 PM

Produced by:

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago...

  1. Claudia Hart


Second Sight: An Exhibition of New Approaches to...

March 6, 2014 - March 15, 2014


Eyebeam In Collaboration with Moving Image Art Fair


A History of Video Art Book Launch & Panel

February 27, 2014

In anticipation of Eyebeam's upcoming exhibition in collaboration with Moving Image Fair, New York, March 7th - 9th, Eyebeam Storefront presents a book launch and panel with author and artist Chris Meigh-Andrews. The...

  1. Beryl Korot

  2. Chris Meigh-Andrews

  3. Lori Zippay

  4. Mary Lucier

  5. Peter Campus

  6. Terry Flaxton


Intellectual Property in Fashiontech

February 26, 2014

  1. Jonathan Askin

  2. Liz Bacelar

  3. Nigel Howard

  4. Sabine Seymour

  5. Sarah Scaturro


The Knitted Radio

February 25, 2014

Reception – 6:00PM

Panel discussion – 7:00PM

Eyebeam residents Ebru Kurbak and Irene Posch will present their work The Knitted Radio, made over the course of the 2013...

  1. Ebru Kurbak

  2. Irene Posch


CT-SWam - Audrey Chen and Maria Chavez, Richard...

February 17, 2014

CT-SWaM: Contemporary Temporary - Sound Works and Music presents two duos
Mon Feb 17 2014
8:35p doors

Early set, 9p...

  1. Daniel Neumann


Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

February 1, 2014

In conjunction with Eyebeam’s 2014 Annual Showcase.

Join us in New York City for an all day communal updating of Wikipedia entries on subjects related to contemporary art and feminism. We will provide tutorials for the beginner...

  1. Laurel Ptak


Eyebeam Artists in Conversation

January 25, 2014

As part of the 2014 Annual Showcase, join participating Eyebeam artists for a full day of invigorating inquiry into critical approaches to emerging technologies and their creative usage.  Topics will include: Art and Speculative Physics, Fair Use and...

  1. Chris Woebken

  2. Claudia Hart

  3. Daniel Neumann

  4. Elisa Kreisinger

  5. Janna Levin

  6. Kelani Nichole

  7. Kevin Slavin

  8. Michael J. Schumacher

  9. Michael Weinberg

  10. Morten Søndergaard

  11. Mostafa Heddaya

  12. Nick Hornby

  13. Patricia Aufderheide

  14. Sascha Pohflepp

  15. Tom Weinrich

  16. Wendy Olsoff

  17. Wyatt Niehaus


CT-SWaM: Andrea Williams, David First's The...

January 20, 2014

CT-SWaM (Contemporary Temporary Sound Works And Music) is Eyebeam’s late night concert series curated by Eyebeam Alumni Daniel Neumann, happening intermittently in Eyebeam’s Main Space. The series focuses on contemporary sound experiments, electro-acoustic multi-channel performance, social relations,...

  1. Andrea Williams

  2. Byron Westbrook

  3. Daniel Neumann

  4. David First


Playtest: Design, Play & Discuss

January 18, 2014

This is a monthly game testing event for independent game developers and enthusiasts run by former Eyebeam fellow Kaho Abe and Come Out & Play. The focus will be on play-testing, open dialogue and discussion around games in development.

This monthly...

  1. Erica Kermani

  2. Greg Trefry

  3. Kaho Abe

  4. Nick Fortugno


2014 Annual Showcase

January 16, 2014 - February 1, 2014

2014 Annual Showcase

Opening Reception Thursday, January 16th, 6–8PM

Eyebeam's 2014 Annual Showcase highlights innovative works produced at the organization over the last year. The Showcase celebrates Eyebeam artists’ preeminence in technology-based art and creative...

  1. Addie Wagenknecht

  2. Carrie Mae Rose

  3. CHiKA

  4. Chris Woebken

  5. Claudia Hart

  6. Ebru Kurbak

  7. Elisa Kreisinger

  8. Greg Leuch

  9. Irene Posch

  10. Joe McKay

  11. Jonathan Minard

  12. Justin Blinder

  13. Kaho Abe

  14. Katie Torn

  15. Keren Oxman

  16. Kristin Lucas

  17. Laurel Ptak

  18. Lauren McCarthy

  19. Sascha Pohflepp

  20. WU Juehui

  21. WU Juhei

  22. Wyatt Niehaus

  23. Zach Blas


Emoji Art & Design Show

December 12, 2013 - December 21, 2013

The Emoji Art & Design Show surveys the spread of emoji through popular culture with an ...

  1. Andrea Rosen

  2. Fred Benenson

  3. Jenna Wortham

  4. Julia Kaganskiy

  5. Kelly Reeves

  6. Lindsey Weber

  7. Mercedes Kraus

  8. Will Zweigart

  9. Zoe Salditch


Energy on the Body

December 11, 2013

Powering comfortable and easy to maintain smart devices and garments is one of the biggest challenges facing designers working in fashion and wearable tech. How might technology be seamlessly integrated into textiles so that they're wireless, rechargeable, and washable? Can hardware really be soft? Join us at the next...

  1. Dan Steingart

  2. John Kymissis


Alternatives in Art and Technology Education

November 23, 2013

Roundtable discussion with students and teachers from School for Poetic Computation and special guests Michael Mandiberg,  Lauren McCarthy and ...
  1. Amit Pitaru

  2. Kyle McDonald

  3. Lauren McCarthy

  4. Michael Mandiberg

  5. Taeyoon Choi

  6. Zach Lieberman