Artist Projects

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The Gordon Matta-Clark En...

Created September 2002

  1. MTAA

  2. RSG (Radical Software Group)

In fall of 2002, RSG gathered 500 printed pages (1 ream) of data from MTAA using the Carnivore client installed at the Eyebeam’s studios. Each 8.5 x 11 sheet of paper was then encrypted by tearing each sheet of paper in half and then sealing the two stacks within a plexi glass display. This lo-fi data...

  • Exhibited Project

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Tactical Gizmology

Created August 2002

  1. Beatriz da Costa

  2. Critical Art Ensemble

Tactical Gizmology is a subcategory of Tactical Media. Beatriz da Costa and Critical Art Ensemble have facilitated a series of workshops in which interested participants could obtain basic knowledge in low- tech consumer electronics and use a series of different "gizmos" in political micro...

  • Education Lab

  • Hacking

  • Learning

  • Physical Computing

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Diskotron

Created July 2002

  1. Nikita Pashenkov

Diskotron (2002)
Modified turntable, software, optical sensor and computer

Diskotron is an optical turntable that can play "records" which can be printed or drawn. The turntable is outfitted with a high-resolution optical sensor array and a speedy microprocessor, enabling it to...

  • Physical Computing

  • Sound

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Urballoon

Created June 2002

  1. Carlos J. Gomez de Llarena

The Urballoon is a giant balloon with a video projector that broadcasts content sent from this website into public spaces.

  • Activism

  • Urban Research

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Gingerbreed

Created April 2002

  1. Jonathan Dorfman

"Gingerbreed- The Live Action Motion Picture" is a feature-length independent animated movie directed by Jonathan Dorfman and Szymon Weglarski, and is being produced by the Production Artist Workshop in Eyebeam's Moving Image Division. A Sci-Fi...

  • Animation

  • Digital Cinema

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Experiments in Documentat...

Created March 2002

  1. Rebekah Rutkoff

Rebekah Rutkoff worked with her After School Atelier high school students on the project Experiments in Documentation. Working from the notion that raw materials for art making can always be found close-at-hand, students assembled a body of material that represented their personal and...

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Repatriation

Created January 2002

  1. Rob O'Neill

"Repatriation" is an animated short film that tells the story of a woolly mammoth reclaiming his bones from a museum display as an exploration of the subject of repatriation. Combining computer-generated animation and live shot backgrounds, this work in...

  • Animation

  • Moving Image Studio

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Baltimore

Created January 2002

  1. Geraldine Juarez

  2. Isaac Julien

  3. Melanie Crean

Baltimore is a three-channel, DVD video installation that presents blaxploitation cinema as the provocative, controversial, culturally complex, and often humorous phenomena that it was, while critically commenting on it as a genre that continues to...

  • Animation

  • Moving Image Studio

  • Digital Cinema

  • Video

Don't Let Me Down...

Created January 2002

  1. Michael Bell-Smith

Don't Let Me Down (2002)
digital video with sound (7 minutes)

Don't Let Me Down examines contemporary American culture's tenuous relationship with popular technology [such as cell phones, ATMs, and personal computers]. Through absurd juxtapositions and surreal collages, the piece...

  • Sound

  • Video

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ReBlog

Created January 2002

  1. Michael Frumin

  2. Michal Migurski

ReBlog is a web site republishing the best blog posts from around the web utilizing the ReBlog software hack created by Eyebeam R&D. This program allows users to filter and republish relevant content from many RSS feeds, in effect curating information online. The...

  • R&D Lab

  • Hacking

  • Open Source

  • Software

  • Web

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EARTH-Discrete Terrains...

Created January 2002

  1. John Klima

Based on the EARTH dataset, individual terrain sections are printed with the 3d Systems solid object printer. These rapid prototyping prints then become the molds for archival plaster casts. The casts then become a projection surface for digital data from the...

  • Animation

  • R&D Lab

  • Green

  • Installation

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Noderunner

Created January 2002

  1. Carlos J. Gomez de Llarena

  2. Yury Gitman

Noderunner is a game that transforms a city into a playing field. Two teams race against time to access as many wireless Internet nodes as possible. To prove that they have successfully connected to an open node, each team must submit photographic proof to the Noderunner weblog. During game play, the weblog...

  • R&D Lab

  • Web

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Project Rustbucket

Created January 2002

  1. James Fisher

"Project Rustbucket" is a short segment depicting a charater of unusual qualities unexpectedly discovering a fantastic subterranean cavern containing long forgotten structured passages. Unfortunately the stumbled-upon secret is as...

  • Animation

  • Moving Image Studio

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The Kiss

Created January 2002

  1. James Parks

"The Kiss" is a short animation that focuses on storytelling and communication solely through the use of body language and character interaction as opposed to using scripted dialogue. To accent this aspect of my film I have chosen to use...

  • Animation

  • Moving Image Studio

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Seams

Created January 2002

  1. Wendy Klein

"Seams" is an animated short depicting a character with everchanging designs on her skin. With the creation of this piece, my main goal was to focus on complex animated texturing of the CG model. I used the character's body as a canvas, with her flesh presenting endless...

  • Animation

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Video Diaries

Created January 2002

  1. Erika deVries

Shyness and the socialization of girls were some of the topics broached in Erika deVries' Girls Eye View middle school program. DeVries guided her students through production methods ranging from performance to photography, video and installation with a subtext of female adolescent to adult fantasy,...

  • Education Lab

  • Learning

  • Video

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1.1 Acre Flat Screen

Created January 2002

  1. eteam

eteam based 1.1 Acre Flat Screen on a piece of Utah desert they bought in September, 2002 on ebay. Their work investigates the difference between real and computer-generated mirages and dreams, possibilities of ownership and ways of improving the land. After a year of actual and virtual activities and...

  • Sustainability

  • Installation

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So This Is It?

Created January 2001

  1. Max Dean

A clock that wipes away an image of its viewerʼs face.

  • Animation

  • Electronics

  • Exhibited Project

  • Hacking

  • Hardware

  • Installation