Artist Projects

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GPS-HOG

Created January 2007

  1. Jonah Brucker-Cohen

GPS-HOG is an open-source toolkit to allow its user to ensure they are the only one occupying any single location on Earth. The idea is presented as a critical approach to the multitude of consumer devices with integrated GPS hardware that allow for people to keep track of their locations through a global...

  • Open Lab

  • Open Source

  • Software

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PeopleProducts123

Created January 2007

  1. Steve Lambert

PeopleProducts123 reconnects labor and products through improved packaging which features images and stories about the workers who make them. This improved packaging is placed in stores using a technique called shopdropping, the opposite of shoplifting, in which items are clandestinely left in retail...

  • Activism

  • Open Lab

  • Web

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Hypnica

Created January 2007

  1. Paul DeMarinis

A series of talking metronomes that use the voices of hypnotists to lull the listener into a sonic trance.

  • Exhibited Project

  • Hardware

  • Installation

  • Sound

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Lycan Theorized

Created December 2006

  1. Christian Jankowski

  2. Geraldine Juarez

The work of Christian Jankowski is a performance, which engages often unsuspecting collaborators to innocently collude with him, making them 'co-authors' of the final result, who often (sometimes inadvertently) participate in the very conceptualisation of the work. The collaborative nature of Jankowski's...

  • Production Lab

  • Video

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Ingen Titel

Created October 2006

  1. Veronica Skogberg

Ingen Titel is an animated still life created by Veronica Skogberg during her year-long fellowship in Eyebeam's Production Studio.

The photorealistic computer graphic environments in Ingen Titel reference the composition and lighting of traditional painted still lifes. By incorporating...

  • Animation

  • Production Lab

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polymorphic [d(eoxyribo)n...

Created August 2006

  1. Marta Lwin

polymorphic [d(eoxyribo)n(ucleic) a(cid)]: a love story

  • Exhibited Project

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Under Fire

Created July 2006

  1. Jordan Crandall

UNDER FIRE is an ongoing art and research project that explores militarization and political violence. It delves into the structural, symbolic, and affective dimensions of armed conflicts: the organization, representation, and materialization of war.

  • Activism

  • Web

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Urban Attractors Private...

Created June 2006

  1. Angie Eng

"Urban Attractors and Private Distractors" will explore custom and behavior in relation to culturally determined understandings and distinctions between concepts of public/private and inside/outside in physical space/cyberspace. Eng’s project will include local workshops and online collaborations...

  • Education

  • Education Lab

  • Urban Research

  • Installation

  • Performance Art

  • Web

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ShiftSpace

Created May 2006

  1. Avital Oliver

  2. Clint Newsome

  3. Dan Phiffer

  4. David Nolen

  5. Doron Ben-Avraham

  6. Florica Vlad

  7. Joe Moore

  8. Justin Blinder

  9. Mushon Zer-Aviv

While the Internet's design is widely understood to be open and distributed, control over how users interact online has given us largely centralized and closed systems. The web is undergoing a transformation whose promise is user empowerment—but who controls the terms of this new read/write web? The web has...

  • Activism

  • Open Culture

  • Hacking

  • Open Source

  • Software

  • Web

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Albatross

Created May 2006

  1. Ilias Koen

Albatross is a prototype mechanism exploring the interplay of data collection and robotics combining a robotic machine with mapping visualization software. Named after Baudelaire's poem encapsulating the central streams of Romantic thought, Albatross is an autonomous structure that...

  • Robotics

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City in a Soundwalk

Created May 2006

  1. Michelle Nagai

City in a Soundwalk proposes an augmented experience of the urban soundscape. Begin with the physical practice of the soundwalk. Add personal narrative, a forum for sharing opinion and debate, visual imagery, historical context, socioeconomic background, cultural details, sound recordings,...

  • Learning

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Hacking Couture

Created May 2006

  1. Giana Gonzalez

Hacking Couture is a platform for launching new fashion creations through an open source approach of reverse engineering fashion brands and making the code available online. Hands on workshops encourage participants to create using the codes regardless of their level of fashion knowledge, and...

  • Exhibited Project

  • Wearables

  • Web

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Ghana Think Tank

Created May 2006

  1. Christopher Robbins

  2. John Ewing

  3. Maria Del Carmen Montoya

Ghana Think Tank is solving the problems of the Developed World. Local problems collected from communities in the U.S. and UK are sent to think tanks in Ghana, Cuba, Iran, Serbia, Mexico and El Salvador. The think tanks propose solutions, which are enacted back in the problem community,...

  • Activism

  • Exhibited Project

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Aperture

Created April 2006

  1. Eric Socolofsky

Aperture focuses on the ways sound and light affect spatial perception. Multi-channel sonic textures, generated from recordings of existing spaces, encircle the space of the installation. A low-hung rear-projected ceiling is used not as a display, but as a light source...

  • Production Lab

  • Generative Art

  • Immersive

  • Installation

  • Sound

  • Video

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Area's Immediate Rea...

Created April 2006

  1. Beatriz da Costa

  2. Brooke Singer

  3. Evan Harper

  4. Jamie Schulte

  5. Preemptive Media

  6. Theodore Watson

The Project

  • Activism

  • Sustainability

  • Production Lab

  • Data Visualization

  • Physical Computing

  • Software

  • Web

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The Recognition Amplifier...

Created April 2006

  1. Jamie O'Shea

The Recognition Amplifier (Famous Machine). A machine capable of increasing the fame of of a human being placed inside it. Research abandoned due to physical danger.

  • Augmented Reality

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Aphrodite Project: Platfo...

Created April 2006

  1. Andrew Milmoe

  2. Norene Leddy

Aphrodite Project: Platforms is an interactive artwork that combines the rich mythology of Aphrodite, the priestesses/prostitutes of ancient

  • Hacking

  • Hardware

  • Physical Computing

  • Video

  • Wearables

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Sound and the City

Created April 2006

  1. Daniel Perlin

Sound and The City

Students from the 2005-06 New Media Collaborative (NMC) Program explored their everyday environments and collected sounds that define the borders and cracks of our...

  • Education Lab

  • Documentary

  • Sound