Artist Projects

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Crowded

Created April 2009

  1. Jeff Crouse

The Amazon Mechanical Turk (MTurk) is ... a crowdsourcing marketplace that enables computer programs to co-ordinate the use of human intelligence to perform tasks which computers are unable to do. Requesters...

  • Open Culture

  • Documentary

  • Web

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Share Your Wifi

Created April 2009

  1. Emma Lloyd

  2. Hans-Christoph Steiner

  3. Paul Amitai

  4. Steve Lambert

If everyone took the passwords off their wifi, we'd have a free, citywide wireless network. Sound like a good idea? Then help us make it happen!

Eyebeam's Open Cultures Research Group ran workshops in which participants were trained—in order for them to be able to train others—to open up a wifi...

  • Activism

  • Open Culture

  • Hacking

  • Open Source

  • Software

  • Web

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Praying@Home

Created February 2009

  1. Aaron Meyers

  2. Jeff Crouse

 

  • Open Culture

  • Data Visualization

  • Hardware

  • Installation

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SelfControl

Created February 2009

  1. Steve Lambert

Is email a distraction? SelfControl is an OS X application which blocks access to incoming and/or outgoing mail servers and websites for a predetermined period of time. For example, you could block access to your email, facebook, and twitter for 90 minutes, but still have access to the rest of the web. Once...

  • Open Culture

  • Software

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HOWTO Negotiate a Creativ...

Created January 2009

  1. Michael Mandiberg

 

xtine burrough and I just published Digital Foundations: an Intro to Media Design with the Adobe Creative Suite with AIGA Design Press/New Riders under a CC license (a first for the publisher.) The...

  • Activism

  • Open Culture

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Interactive Digital Cinem...

Created January 2009

  1. Marko Tandefelt

Interactive Digital Cinema Project

Immersive Interactive Multisensory Cinema Capture and Playback system studies novel aesthetic, expressive and narrative possibilities enabled by creative misuses of hardware and software technologies and computer vision methods. The project...

  • Augmented Reality

  • Digital Cinema

  • Electronics

  • Hacking

  • Hardware

  • Immersive

  • Olfactory

  • Physical Computing

  • Sound

  • Television

  • Video

  • Virtual Reality

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OurGoods.org

Created January 2009

  1. Caroline Woolard

OurGoods.org is a barter network that connects artists, designers, and activists to trade skills, spaces, and objects. OurGoods exists so that creative people can help each other produce independent projects. Co-founded by Carl Tashian, Louise Ma, Rich Watts, Jen Abrams,...

  • Open Culture

  • Web

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ABSML

Created December 2008

  1. andrew mahon

  2. Jeff Crouse

  3. Steve Lambert

ABSML is a new markup language that enables the creation of complex sentence formulas for 21st century automatic writing. ABSML tags replace parts of speech and sentence components using sophisticated semantic analysis, regular expressions, and web-based resources....

  • Open Lab

  • Generative Art

  • Open Source

  • Software

  • Web

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BrightBike

Created November 2008

  1. Michael Mandiberg

Bright Bike is a Retroreflective Vinyl coated bike. It is like coating your bike with a big sticker that turns ultra-brite in headlights.

  • Sustainability

  • Urban Research

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Lemon

Created November 2008

  1. Yael Kanarek

Lemon, 2008
Rubber and pins
Approx. 50 x 50 in / 127 x 127 cm

Lemon is a meticulous construction made from the word lemon in forty languages. Hundreds of words cut from rubber are glued together to form a surface that at once references topographic aerial view and domestic craft,...

  • Middle East

  • Writing and Publishing

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A RE-ENACTMENT OF THE BAT...

Created November 2008

  1. Adrianne Wortzel

A RE-ENACTMENT OF THE BATTLE OF THE PYRAMIDS is a performance installation of reconfigured robotic toys performing seemingly military maneuvers in rigid choreographed formations. This art project explores and uses sensor and wireless communication to create clusters of entities moving in exact...

  • Hacking

  • Hardware

  • Performance Art

  • Physical Computing

  • Robotics

  • Video

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Digital Foundations

Created November 2008

  1. Michael Mandiberg

  2. Patrick Davison

  3. Xtine Burrough

Digital Foundations: Intro to Media Design with the Adobe Creative Suite

By xtine burrough & Michael Mandiberg

 

Digital Foundations uses formal exercises of the Bauhaus to teach the Adobe Creative Suite...

  • Education

  • Open Culture

  • Learning

  • Writing and Publishing

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VOTEMOS.US: Voting Cart...

Created October 2008

  1. Ricardo Miranda Zúñiga

VOTEMOS.US is an initiative that questions how the 2008 United States Presidential Election would differ if all residents of the United States could vote. Currently only citizens registered to vote may participate in the election for the next President. However within...

  • Activism

  • Open Culture

  • Urban Research

  • Urban Intervention

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Eye

Created October 2008

  1. Yael Kanarek

Untitled (eye), 2008
Rubber, pins
115.5 x 109 in / 293.5 x 277 cm

A field of 1,155 rubber pieces of the word 'eye' in English, Hebrew, Arabic and Yiddish. The form is based on the shape created when separating Venetian blinds. The word in Hebrew and Arabic is exactly the same. Yiddish is...

  • Middle East

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Hello Weather

Created September 2008

  1. Andrea Polli

Hello, Weather! attempts to de-mystify the collection and use of weather and climate data by bringing artists, technologists, ecologists and environmentalists together around public weather stations.

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  • Sustainability

  • Data Visualization

  • Web

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Cloud Car

Created September 2008

  1. Andrea Polli

Any conversation about the environment inevitably comes to the automobile. Automobiles are essential to the lives of most New York City residents, but with these benefits come serious consequences: polluted air, dangerous roads, noise and congestion.

The connection...

  • Activism

  • Sustainability

  • Green

  • Performance Art

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chandelier in 4

Created September 2008

  1. Ayah Bdeir

  2. Jessica Banks

A reinterpretation of a traditional chandelier in which the crystals and lights form the underlying rigid structure for transient, flowing arms. The disappearing and reappearing body of the chandelier is defined by a fabric contour which weaves through a channel of suspended hoops. The system is...

  • Open Lab

  • Open Source

  • Robotics

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WPFolio

Created September 2008

  1. Jeff Crouse

  2. Patrick Carey

  3. Steve Lambert

WPFolio is a free and open source WordPress theme designed by artists specifically for visual artists. Visual artists who have a range of experience with the web (from none, to lots) and want a website that:

emphasizes your images

is easy to update...

  • Open Culture

  • Software

  • Web