Artist Projects

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Boolean Architecture

Created February 2011

  1. Nick Hornby

What happens when you mix things together?   Do you make brown?  Or do you make explosions, or riots, or Chords and triads, Pop-art, or postmodernism?  

  • Visual Art

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Digital Material Sunflowe...

Created January 2011

  1. Fran Ilich

In 2010 the Diego de la Vega network made a certain amount of cash over Google Adsense. It was so little, yet in a way this represented the Gross Domestic Product of 2010 of the cooperative media conglomerate. In January 13 2011, ten thousand pixels (1/10,000) of...

  • Activism

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the Caloris Basin

Created January 2011

  1. Bjorn Quenemoen

  2. Ezer Lichtenstein

  3. Jamie O'Shea

The Caloris Basin is a new technique for concentrating sunlight to useful temperatures. Presently the energy is used for cooking, and many more uses are possible. It is based on an excavated hemisphere in the ground, and so is significantly less expensive to produce than standard troughs and dishes....

  • Sustainability

  • Green

  • Hardware

  • Learning

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M2A™: The Fantastic Voyag...

Created December 2010

  1. Dr. Braden Kuo

  2. Marko Tandefelt

  3. Roddy Schrock

  4. Stefani Bardin

Stefani Bardin's M2A™: The Fantastic Voyage is an immersive installation that repurposes wireless gastroenterology devices (including the M2Acapsule and SmartPill) that record images and information from the gastrointestinal tract in concert with synthetic food scents, sound and...

  • Sustainability

  • Data Visualization

  • Electronics

  • Immersive

  • Installation

  • Olfactory

  • Science

  • Video

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Superfund365: Photography...

Created December 2010

  1. Brooke Singer

In 2007 Brooke Singer produced an online data visualization site, Superfund365 (www.superfund365.org), exhibited at Eyebeam in 2008 as part of the Feedback exhibition.  The project...

  • Activism

  • Education

  • Architecture

  • Sustainability

  • Urban Research

  • Data Visualization

  • Photo

  • Science

  • Urban Intervention

  • Visual Art

  • Web

  • Writing and Publishing

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P2P Gift Credit Card - Gi...

Created December 2010

  1. Paolo Cirio

This project proposes an alternative financial model based on Peer-to-Peer architecture for a more equal sharing of wealth in society. It offers an innovative participative system using counterfeited virtual money. By issuing a visionary counterfeited type of VISA credit card, the project introduces the...

  • Activism

  • Open Culture

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3fram.es

Created November 2010

  1. Aaron Meyers

3fram.es is a simple website that allows visitors to create and share animated .gifs using their webcam.

  • Animation

  • Net-Art

  • Web

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Otherly Engagements

Created November 2010

  1. David Jimison

An iterative series of tipis built to evoke particular dreams and wishes in the participants.  Loosely based on the lecture of William Burroughs in his class on The Technology and Ethic of Wishing, the pieces employ a form of...

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The Counter Kitchen

Created November 2010

  1. Brooke Singer

  2. Stefani Bardin

In the Counter Kitchen (TCK) we will be turning things upside down from the inside-out. Science and marketing have made product labels nearly impossible to decode. Learn how to reverse engineer your favorite food, personal care and household products using TCK tools and measurement systems. We...

  • Activism

  • Open Culture

  • Sustainability

  • Urban Research

  • Data Visualization

  • Design

  • Engineering

  • Hacking

  • Installation

  • Learning

  • Open Source

  • Public Art

  • Science

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Object Breast Cancer - 3D...

Created November 2010

  1. caraballo-farman

For most of the 200,000 women in the United States diagnosed with breast cancer each year, medical imaging is the entry point into the...

  • Open Culture

  • Biotech

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"Music Is A Question...

Created October 2010

  1. Jacob Ciocci

In September 2010 artists and musicians Jacob Ciocci and David Wightman (aka Extreme Animals) embarked up0n their 8th tour of the United States, premiering 3 new videos and 2 new performances at venues ranging from Universities to Media Festivals to DIY...

  • Open Culture

  • Performance Art

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Ninja Shadow Warrior

Created October 2010

  1. Kaho Abe

What is it?

Ninja Shadow Warrior will be a stand alone arcade game built with a screen and webcam. The goal is to fill out the shadow of an object as accurately as possible. The scores based on accuracy are kept on a leader board. The game structure of Ninja Shadow...

  • Game

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The Spice Trade Expeditio...

Created October 2010

  1. Jon Cohrs

In search of the disconnect between ourselves, the natural world and the food we eat, we’re going to slip on some boots, strap on a backpack, grab a canoe, and head out into the industrial wilderness of the New Jersey wetlands.

Following in the footsteps of a Marco Polo-esque spice trade, our...

  • Activism

  • Open Culture

  • Sustainability

  • Urban Research

  • Documentary

  • Film

  • Green

  • Hacking

  • Olfactory

  • Performance Art

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Brooke Singer's Read...

Created October 2010

  1. Brooke Singer

"Read Me Files” is part of Brooke's ongoing investigation into the built environment. She is specifically considering products we use for personal and domestic hygiene. We recognize logos and packaging far more readily than the chemical ingredients that the products are comprised of and that we, quite...

  • Activism

  • Sustainability

  • Comedy

  • Data Visualization

  • Digital Cinema

  • Public Art

  • Video

  • Visual Art

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people.points

Created October 2010

  1. Aaron Meyers

  2. Kyle McDonald

A realtime 3D scanning installation, people.points uses a technique called structured light to transform a live webcam feed into an animated, morphing and transforming 3D point cloud.

  • Animation

  • Open Culture

  • Data Visualization

  • Immersive

  • Video

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Generative Laser Cuts

Created October 2010

  1. Aaron Meyers

A series of generative images created using custom software written with Processing and burned into plywood using the Eyebeam laser cutter.

Shown at The Root of the Root in October 2010 at Devotion Gallery.

  • Generative Art

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Dead Drops

Created October 2010

  1. Aram Bartholl

‘Dead Drops’ is an anonymous, offline, peer to peer file-sharing network in public space. I am ‘injecting’ USB flash drives into walls, buildings and curbs accessable to anybody in public space. You are invited to go to these places (so far 5 in NYC) to drop or find files on a dead drop. Plug your...

  • Open Culture

  • Urban Research

  • Urban Intervention

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Collaborative Futures 2nd...

Created September 2010

  1. Adam Hyde

  2. Alan Toner

  3. Astra Taylor

  4. kanarinka

  5. Marta Peirano

  6. Michael Mandiberg

  7. Mike Linksvayer

  8. Mushon Zer-Aviv

  9. Sissu Tarka

"As new technologies come into play, people become less and less convinced of the importance of self expression. Teamwork succeeds private effort."

—Marshall McLuhan

Despite these words, the true nature of...

  • Activism

  • Open Culture

  • Design

  • Open Source

  • Web

  • Writing and Publishing