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Support the Next Chapter of Risk-taking Art & Technology at Eyebeam

Since 1997, Eyebeam has fostered and promoted risk-taking work at the intersection of art and technology. Earlier this year, we announced exciting plans to move Eyebeam from its current Chelsea location, our home for the last 12 years, to a brand new facility in Brooklyn's Cultural District. This is a tremendous opportunity to revamp, rethink and revitalize our programs. During this time of transition we're asking for your support to carry us to the next level. Make a donation today!

This year we are thrilled to offer special gifts as a thank you to our donors:

$5 - $25: A digital copy of alumnus DJ/rupture’s remix of Lamin Fofana’s ‘Africans are Real’ made with his Sufi Plug In software

$50: A limited-edition set Eyebeam trading cards featuring our current Fellows and Residents

 
Start Date: 
12 Dec 2012
Hours: 
6:00PM-8:00PM
Cost: 
Free
Venue: 
Eyebeam
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An Introduction to Computational Fashion:
Transforming design, textiles and the social experience around wearable technology

 
Projects: Computational Fashion
People: Gabi Asfour, Kaho Abe, Katherine Isbister, Sabine Seymour
Research: Open Culture
Tags: Art and Design, Fashion, hacking, wearable technology
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Eye To Eyebeam is a series on Eyebeam's residents and fellows. It includes interviews, photos, and other news and is authored by Eyebeam intern Katherine DiPierro. These interactive posts offer visitors the opportunity to learn more about Eyebeam's diverse community of creative practitioners.

Each week, you'll see interviews profiling individual Eyebeamers. Artists who have already engaged in conversation about their projects include:

Project Created: 
September 2011
 

Eyebeam's Fall 2011 season is underway! On September 19, a few of Eyebeam's many residents and fellows gathered for an informal "pause work" to discuss their planned projects, exchanged ideas and suggestions, and enjoy one of the first cool days of fall. Fellows present were Mark Shepard, Mary Mattingly, and Taeyoon Choi. Carrie Mae Rose and Alex Chen, both new residents for the fall, were also in attendance, as were Roddy Schrock, Associate Director: Creative Residencies, and Kyle Kessler, Eyebeam Production Assistant.

 

Fellow Taeyoon Choi's Project Space exhibition Invisible _____ is an open platform for experimental workshops and performance, and is also an archive of his recent research and performance work. It uses Eyebeam's Project space as a laboratory for generating ideas, objects and actions for his new media performance Specters of the Riot, inspired by various riots, revolts, insurrections and social movements in urban spaces in the U.S. between 1965-1992.

 
Projects: Invisible ____
People: Taeyoon Choi
Tags: Project Space

July 13, 6-9PM

Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky launches his new graphic design project, "The Book of Ice" at Eyebeam. The "Book of Ice" (Mark Batty Publisher) consists of multiple engagements with the theme of ice as presented by posters, stickers, music compositions, and an introduction by best selling author Brian Greene, whose ground-breaking book "The Elegant Universe" sets the tone for some of the issues in the Miller's new book.

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People: Paul D. Miller

The Counter Kitchen (TCK) is hosting back-to-back demos on June 15 and 16 led by two of NY's most creative entrepreneurs. They will make you want to breathe in deeply and smile, because we're talking fragrance and chocolate. Don't miss out, sign up early and join us in The Counter Kitchen to re-school your senses! Each demo costs $10 per person, which includes admission, tastes, take-aways, and recipes.


 

Why does a minor chord sound sad? Is there a formula for the perfect hit? Whistling, dancing, finger-snapping, and toe-tapping—what makes us do it? Find out when music and science join forces in an interactive bazaar of beats, sounds, and rhythm in the exhibition BIORHYTHM, created by the Science Gallery and presented at Eyebeam as part of the World Science Festival. Learn what drives sound manipulation and discover how different types of music evoke different emotions. Trace the power of an impactful pop hook in a song, measuring the way our brains and bodies react, down to the responses in our fingertips.

Gallery hours: 12noon-6pm, Tuesday - Saturday until August 6.
Tours: 2PM and 4PM, Fridays and Saturdays.

 
Video still from "Synesthesia" by Terri Timely

Join Eyebeam for Surround Sounds, an evening of art + technology + food + conversation with fellow Jacob Ciocci, and residents Dave Jimison and Tahir Hemphill. Over the course of the evening, guests will be invited to share in a series of edible and aural experiences. Ciocci, Jimison and Hemphill will present their sound-based work in an informal discussion environment with food and drink.

Surround Sounds is the first event in Eyebeam’s new X-Lab Salon series, a program of thematic critical discussions taking place around an informal dining table.

 
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