Past Events


New York Times Feminist Reading Group

November 9, 2013

Join us Saturday, November 9 for the third and final meeting of the New York Times Feminist Reading Group at Eyebeam from 1–2:30pm.

  1. Laurel Ptak


Software Takes Command: conversation with Lev...

November 6, 2013

Join Eyebeam for a discussion on software’s influence on design, art, data and culture. How do software tools shape the visual aesthetics of contemporary media and design? What motivated developers in the 1960s and ‘70s to create the concepts and techniques that now underlie contemporary applications like Photoshop...

  1. Christiane Paul

  2. Katie Torn

  3. Lev Manovich

  4. Paul D. Miller (DJ Spooky)


CT-SWaM: Anthology of Text Scores by Pauline...

November 1, 2013

Pauline Oliveros and Ghost Ensemble celebrate the release of Oliveros's Anthology of Text Scores with a book signing and interactive, multimedia concert performance. Ghost Ensemble will present several works from this groundbreaking collection of masterful scores including those less often performed.

  1. Daniel Neumann

  2. Pauline Oliveros


Dream House

October 24, 2013 - November 9, 2013

2013 Eyebeam Fellow Katie Torn’s Dream House on view in the Eyebeam Storefront October 24th through November 9th. Opening Reception on October 24th 6-8pm

The American imagination demands the real thing and, to attain it, must fabricate the absolute fake....

  1. Katie Torn



October 24, 2013 - November 16, 2013

SHiKAKU 07, a digital Zen garden by Eyebeam Resident CHiKA on view October 24th through November 16th

Known for her minimalist interactive and site-specific projection mapping installations, 2013 Spring/Summer Eyebeam Resident CHiKA will present her...

  1. CHiKA

  2. Phan Visutyothapibal


Costumes as Game Controllers: The Lightning Bug Game...

October 22, 2013 - November 2, 2013

GAME TEST THIS SATURDAY: November 2, 3-5pm

  1. Kaho Abe

  2. Katherine Isbister


Computational Fashion exhibit reception and play...

October 21, 2013

The first year of Eyebeam's Computational Fashion initiative culminates with an exhibition by Fellows Carrie Mae Rose and Kaho Abe. Join the artists and their collaborators, Dan Steingart and Katherine Isbister, as they present the research and final outcomes on Monday, October 21, 6:30-8:30pm. Kaho's immersive project,...

  1. Carrie Mae Rose

  2. Dan Steingart

  3. Kaho Abe

  4. Katherine Isbister


Performing Change

October 19, 2013

Held in tandem with What Do We Do Now?

  1. Carlo Zanni

  2. Carne Ross

  3. Denisse A. Arévalo

  4. George Emilio Sánchez

  5. Jose Serrano-McClain

  6. Laurel Ptak

  7. Lina Srivastava

  8. Marisa Jahn

  9. Mark Amerika

  10. Paolo Cirio

  11. Peter Macapia

  12. Stephen Duncombe

  13. Vito Acconci

  14. Wafaa Bilal


Playtest: Design, Play & Discuss

October 19, 2013

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 meeting is a great...

  1. Greg Trefry

  2. Kaho Abe

  3. Nick Fortugno


What Do We Do Now? + Performing Change

October 18, 2013 - October 19, 2013


Two events happening in tandem on October 18 and 19th at Eyebeam—What Do We Do Now? and Performing Change—each explore ways we might think about the art world we know today...

  1. Laurel Ptak

  2. Paolo Cirio


Douglas Kahn Earth Sound Earth Signal Book Launch

October 17, 2013

Join Eyebeam Storefront and ((audience)) for a unique book launch, performance and discussion celebrating the publication of Earth Sound Earth Signal (UC Press 2013) by Douglas Kahn, Professor at the National Institute for Experimental Arts, College of Fine Arts...

  1. Alexis Bhagat

  2. Daniel Neumann


Light As A Feather

October 8, 2013 - November 2, 2013


BODYCROWNS: Poetic Models of Future Garments for Space Emigration

Eyebeam’s Computational Fashion Fellow Carrie Mae Rose, in collaboration with battery expert Dr. Dan Steingart, presents a series of...

  1. Carrie Mae Rose

  2. Rui Hu

  3. Yuan Liu


CT-SWaM: Phill Niblock – Intermedia Variations

October 5, 2013

On the occasion of renowned experimental composer and filmmaker, Phill Niblock's 80th birthday, CT-SWaM (Contemporary Temporary Sound Works and Music), Eyebeam’s late night concert series, presents the artist's intermedia works in three constellations. Including the world premier of a new piece for two violins performed by...

  1. Daniel Neumann


PRISM Break Up

October 4, 2013 - October 6, 2013

On October 4–6, 2013, Eyebeam will host the first event of its kind, PRISM Breakup, a series of art and technology events dedicated to exploring and providing forms of protection from surveillance. This event came about in part from Eyebeam’s mission to support the work of artists...

  1. Heather Dewey-Hagborg

  2. Ingrid Burrington

  3. Ramsey Nasser


Score and Seek: Closing Reception

September 30, 2013

Artist, composer, technologist and Eyebeam Honorary Resident, André Vida's interactive installation Score and Seek, projects animated musical notations that respond to the performers as they move and perform in the space. Over the course of the previous two weeks, the artist invited musicians...

  1. André Vida

  2. Brett Sroka

  3. Jackson Moore

  4. Yuko Shimizu


Creating your own Subnode: Networking with the...

September 21, 2013


Created during the Fall 2012 Residency season at Eyebeam, Subnodes ( is an open source initiative designed to streamline the process of setting up a Raspberry Pi as a wireless access point for distributing...

  1. Erica Kermani

  2. Sarah Grant


Score and Seek

September 19, 2013 - September 30, 2013

As part of Eyebeam's mission to support risk-taking new works, composer, artist, technologist and Honorary Fellow André Vida will be testing his latest interactive musical installation from September 19th- September 30th in the...

  1. André Vida


Score and Seek (working title)

September 19, 2013 - September 30, 2013

As part of Eyebeam's mission to support risk-taking new works, composer, artists, technologists and Honorary Fellow André Vida will be testing his latest interactive musical installation from September 19th- September 30th in the Project Space....

  1. André Vida