Artist Projects

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The Real Costs

Created April 2007

  1. Michael Mandiberg

Real Costs is a Firefox plug-in that inserts emissions data into travel related e-commerce websites. The first version adds CO2 emissions information to airfare websites such as Orbitz.com, Delta.com, etc, and to car direction websites such as Mapquest.com. Think of it like the nutritional information...

  • Sustainability

  • Open Lab

  • Data Visualization

  • Green

  • Software

  • Web

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BoozBot

Created April 2007

  1. David Jimison

  2. Jeff Crouse

With the creation of BoozBot, Eyebeam Fellows David Jimison and Jeff Crouse have now added the bartending robot to that list of creative roles for automatons. The birth of BoozBot opens a fresh chapter at the intersection of technology, human interaction, and the science of...
  • Open Lab

  • Production Lab

  • Hacking

  • Physical Computing

  • Robotics

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Shakelight

Created April 2007

  1. Mouna Andraos

DIY version of the flashlight powered by shaking it. (instruction set in progress)

  • Open Lab

  • Green

  • Physical Computing

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Address

Created April 2007

  1. Mouna Andraos

  2. Sonali Sridhar

A handmade jewelry piece designed and created by Mouna Andraos and Sonali Sridhar. When you first acquire the pendant, you select a place that you consider to be your anchor where you were born, your home, or perhaps the place you long to be. Once the jewelry is initialized, every...

  • Open Lab

  • Data Visualization

  • Physical Computing

  • Wearables

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Gearbox

Created April 2007

  1. Chris Sugrue

  2. Evan Harper

  3. Geraldine Juarez

  4. Jeff Crouse

  5. Media Shed

  6. Mongrel

Gearbox is the outcome of twelve-months development work between the MediaShed and Eyebeam, to create a resource for low-budget filmmaking. Comprised of “how to” step by step examples, Gearbox shows people innovative ways of recording footage using unusual combinations of found resources (such as CCTV Video...

  • Production Lab

  • Hacking

  • Web

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Freemedia & Youth Exc...

Created February 2007

  1. Geraldine Juarez

  2. Glen Moore

  3. Liz Slagus

  4. Media Shed

  5. Mongrel

  6. Tahj Banks

Eyebeam and the UK’s MediaShed a free-media community center in Southend by the Sea, have been working closely on the development of Gearbox, an open-source, online media-making toolkit. On February 2, Eyebeam's Student Residents, Senior Fellows and staff will travel to Southend by the Sea for six days to...

  • Education

  • Hacking

  • Hardware

  • Learning

  • Open Source

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Thing-a-day

Created February 2007

  1. Mouna Andraos

Join Eyebeam artists, residents, fellows and staff in a collective creative sprint!

Organized by Eyebeam R&D Fellow Mouna Andraos you're invited you to join in a daily creative endeavor where everyone involved produces one thing (project, sketch, exercise) per day and shares them online on a...

  • Open Lab

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Kiss

Created February 2007

  1. Yael Kanarek

Kiss, 2007
Rubber, 892 pins
67.5" x 67.5" / 180 x 180 cm

Kiss is made of two transposed grids. The word Kiss appears in English, Arabic (qobla) and Hebrew (neshika). One grid of words hangs against the wall in the reading direction. The second grid of word hangs at the tip of the pins...

  • Middle East

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High Seas

Created February 2007

  1. Jennifer and Kevin McCoy

In High Seas, Jennifer and Kevin McCoy simulate the sensation of being aboard a vessel in rough waters using camera, video projection, and a Titanic ship model. The installation was originally designed for a model for a model of the Dreadnought, a packet ship that transported goods and passengers long...

  • Exhibited Project

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Dirt Party

Created January 2007

  1. David Jimison

  2. Jeff Crouse

Installed for the Eyebeam 10th Anniversary. Dirt Party gathers salacious information on guests at the party, both via online research and undercover journalists. This informations is combined with photographs to create real time tabloids.

  • Production Lab

  • Software

  • Web

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LightCoder

Created January 2007

  1. Geraldine Juarez

The Lightcoder is a symbolic object that explores the possibilities of survival in an urban environment, bringing attention to the vulnerability of digital technology and embracing its entropy through alternative interaction that don't rely on dominant technologies. The Lightcoder is an analog communication...

  • Production Lab

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Freewear

Created January 2007

  1. Geraldine Juarez

Freewear is an ongoing project that explores the possibilites of create garment out of free materials provided by the city. The Postal Gown is the first 100% free product of Freeware which was made using Postal Tyvek envelopes than can be found in any postal office for free. All the notions needed to sew...

  • Production Lab

  • Documentary

  • Hacking

  • Wearables

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Openframeworks

Created January 2007

  1. Theodore Watson

  2. Zachary Lieberman

Openframeworks is a c++ library designed to assist the creative process by providing a simple and intuitive framework for experimentation.

  • Open Lab

  • Open Source

  • Software

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Invisible Threads

Created January 2007

  1. Jeff Crouse

  2. Stephanie Rothenberg

Invisible Threads is a mixed reality performance installation created by Eyebeam artists Jeff Crouse and Stephanie Rothenberg. The project explores the growing intersection between labor, emerging virtual economies and real life commodities through the creation of a designer jeans sweatshop in the metaverse...

  • Activism

  • Open Lab

  • Production Lab

  • Installation

  • Performance Art

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Co-op Bar

Created January 2007

  1. Steve Lambert

The Co-op Bar offers a low-level investment and community space in the form of a co-operatively owned bar. Investors contribute bottles of liquor and receive a return on their investment and a discount at the bar. As an artist or supporter of the arts, when you buy a drink at the...

  • Activism

  • Open Lab

  • Installation

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Buckys

Created January 2007

  1. Geraldine Juarez

Buckys are a series of snowglobes about the hopeless possibilities of sustainability based on consumption and green capitalism.

  • Sustainability

  • Production Lab

  • Data Visualization

  • Green

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Electroniccrafts.org

Created January 2007

  1. Mouna Andraos

Growing wiki space dedicated to all things hand-made and electronics. Included research on solar powering small devices and electronic jewelry making.

  • Open Lab

  • Hacking

  • Hardware

  • Learning

  • Open Source

  • Physical Computing

  • Solar

  • Web

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Power Cart

Created January 2007

  1. Mouna Andraos

The Power Cart is a mobile unit that delivers alternative power to people in the streets.

In most parts of the world, the street is a place where social interactions abound, commerce rules, and street vendors around the globe bring to local populations the things they need right at their door steps....

  • Middle East

  • Sustainability

  • Open Lab

  • Green

  • Solar