Artist Projects

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Flying Spy Potatoes: Land...

Created January 2003

  1. Jenny Marketou

Flying Spy Potatoes uses oversized silver helium "infoballoons" equipped with miniature wireless cameras to question perceptions of our urban environment.The urban space of New York City played a vital role in the works develpoment as Marketou spent considerable time during 2003 making public interventions...

  • Electronics

  • Hacking

  • Installation

  • Performance Art

  • Television

  • Video

  • Web

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Re-Surface: The Facade Of...

Created January 2003

  1. Carla Ross Allen

  2. Knowear

  3. Peter Allen

In Re-Surface: The Facade of the Synthetic, KnoWear posits the concept that Post-Modern identity has turned from identifying with the body as a natural organism to the idea of the body as a synthetic product. Hypercritical to advertising and the media's impact on this idea, The Facade of the Synthetic...

  • Activism

  • Hardware

  • Wearables

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Into the Air's Memor...

Created January 2003

  1. Albert Yu

"Into the Air's Memory" is a two channel computer animation. It explores the romanticism of transcendence through technological means. The story is set in a desert where every inhabitant searches for an unknown sound that is believed to exist. An elusive acquaintance begins...

  • Animation

  • Moving Image Studio

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Art Cache Machine, WiJack...

Created January 2003

  1. Julian Bleecker

Julian Bleecker explores practical and playful uses of WiFi through a series of projects created with the WiFi Toolkit, a set of software APIs Bleecker developed as Engineer in Residence at Eyebeam. Art Cache Machine, the WiJacker and Proximity are three WiFi-enabled applications developed to...

  • Electronics

  • Hacking

  • Hardware

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Devour

Created January 2003

  1. Carolee Schneemann

Devour is a multi-channel video projection in which looped fragments of political disasters and domestic intimacy are locked within the ambiguous menace of enlarged details both human and mechanical.

  • Digital Cinema

  • Video

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Trading Glances

Created January 2003

  1. Dan O'Sullivan

Trading Glances allows people to trade glances separated in time. The installation consists of a screen displaying faces streaming by as if the viewer were passing people in the street.

As the viewer watches the other person's face, the system records their face and precise eye movements. Later their...

  • Bio-Feedback

  • Installation

  • Software

  • Video

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Unprepared Piano

Created January 2003

  1. Thomson and Craighead

In Unprepared Piano, a Yamaha disklavier grand piano is connected to a database of music MIDI files appropriated and compiled from all over the web. This library of electronic scores is then “performed” automatically according to a...

  • Electronics

  • Exhibited Project

  • Hacking

  • Installation

  • Software

  • Sound

  • Web

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Deadly Sins (Snowglobes)...

Created December 2002

  1. Ligorano/Reese

Seven, multi-colored, exquisite pieces raise the art of snow globes to new heights, blending the latest digital techniques with the kind of conceptual twists we’re known for. Ligorano/Reese have integrated computerized laser cutting with an exacting commitment to craft.

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Messa di Voce

Created October 2002

  1. Golan Levin and Zachary Lieberman

Golan Levin and Zachary Lieberman have developed a new concert performance technology in which speech, shouts and songs are radically augmented in real-time by custom interactive visualization software. This work touches on themes of abstract communication, synaesthetic relationships, cartoon language, and...

  • Animation

  • Software

  • Sound

  • Video

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World of Awe

Created October 2002

  1. Yael Kanarek

  2. Yael Kanarek and Bnode

Yael Kanarek and Bnode (Judith Gieseler and Innes Yates) elaborate on Kanarek's ongoing multi-media project, World of Awe, an original narrative that uses the ancient genre of the traveler's tale to explore the connections between storytelling, travel, memory, and technology. Here, the artists investigate...

  • Architecture

  • R&D Lab

  • Electronics

  • Installation

  • Web

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Shooter

Created October 2002

  1. G.H. Hovagimyan

Shooter explores the theme of immersion in games. The visitor enters the chamber and is surrounded by the ambient sounds of a gaming arcade. In the center, a mirrored cube emits laser beams that weave a web throughout the space. Upon tripping a laser, visitors find themselves incorporated into the game,...

  • Augmented Reality

  • Game

  • Installation

  • Sound

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I shot Andy Warhol

Created October 2002

  1. Cory Arcangel

i shot andy warhol is an 8-bit game hack. Playable on any standard Nintendo Entertainment System [1984] and television set, the i shot andy warhol cartridge is a modified version of the interactive light gun game, Hogan's Alley. Arcangel created it by reverse-engineering the graphics format of Hogan'...

  • Education Lab

  • Game

  • Hacking

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Learning Stalls: Lesson P...

Created October 2002

  1. Torsten Zenas Burns and Darrin Martin

Learning Stalls: Lesson Plans (2002)
Mixed media sculptural kit with touch screen (DVD palettes, organics, resin, computer, software); two single channel DVDs on plasma screen

Burns and Martin prepared time-lined lesson modules as the first exhibition stage of their reimagined...

  • Moving Image Studio

  • Installation

  • Software

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Chain X Three

Created October 2002

  1. Jem Cohen

Chain X Three(2002) three channel, synchronized video installation (16mm film on dvd, 5:1 sound; 40 minutes)

In Chain X Three, malls, highways, franchises and corporate centers across the globe are joined into a "superlandscape." These indeterminate sites, shot over six years in...

  • Video

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PDPal

Created October 2002

  1. Julian Bleeker

  2. Marina Zurkow

  3. Scott Paterson

PDPal (2002)
mixed media (infrared beaming kiosk for Palm Pilots, interactive Palm application, bus stop shelter with two 67

  • Data Visualization

  • Web

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Over Under Across

Created October 2002

  1. Tony Martin

Over, Under, Across is a digital video projection work that incorporates drawing and transparent cinemagraphic techniques. The themes of this visual poem are: looking up (over us, "more" than we are), under (down, "less" than we are), and across ("what" we are, across from each other,...

  • R&D Lab

  • Video

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Ring Modulation

Created October 2002

  1. Gary Hill

Ring Modulation (1978) is a video monitor whose screen is divided into three sections showing a close-up of hands bending a metal rod into a circle, a full view of this circle, and an electronically generated circular image created by Hill’s vocalization of an “Ah” sound.

  • Exhibited Project

  • Video

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Emoji Dick

Created September 2002

  1. Fred Benenson

Emoji Dick is a crowd sourced and crowd funded translation of Herman Melville's Moby Dick into Japanese emoticons called emoji.

Each of the book's approximately 10,000 sentences has been translated three times by a Amazon Mechanical Turk worker. These...

  • Project Blackbird

  • Writing and Publishing