The Eyebeam Residency is a prestigious award for artists engaged with technology and technologists working in the arts. With the goal of invention and impact residents research and develop new projects for up to one year in Eyebeam studios located in Brooklyn. Residents receive a generous financial stipend, access to top-notch facilities as well as a dynamic and engaged community. Frequent critiques and mentorship by leaders in the arts, business, and technology sectors round out the experience.

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The Residency

Duration: up to 1 year
Start Date: October 2017
Commitment: Min. 8 hours a day, 3 days a week, during business hours
Openings: Max. 5 per year
Funding: Up to $30,000

The Residency is for those who want the time and space to completely reinvent their practice. They pursue creative research into the annual focus, and help Eyebeam redefine the meaning of technology.

Work generated by artists during their residency—whether art, research, code, or machines—are to be made open source and accessible to the public through teaching tools, open events, public repositories and documentation.

Acceptance into the program is contingent upon applicant’s ability to commit to 3 days a week of robust professional development and group feedback participation, ideally from Tuesday through Thursday. Success of the group program is dependent on everyone being present regularly.

Thanks to our Residency Partners

These organizations support the residency program by providing resources, space and expertise.

Scatter is a team of artists, designers, technologists and producers who share the belief that emerging technology has the power to shape culture. They are dedicated to guiding the path of technology towards positive cultural impact. Scatter’s mission is to elevate new media projects – across VR, AR, MR and site-specific installations – to foster critical dialogue and evoke emotive experiences.

The LaGuardia Studio, located at 545 LaGuardia Place, provides advanced digital media services to the NYU community. Services include museum-grade digital fine art printmaking, 3D printing, 3D scanning, and project design consultation.

A/D/O is a creative space in Greenpoint, Brooklyn dedicated to exploring new boundaries in design. At its heart is the Design Academy, which offers a range of programming to professional designers, intended to provoke and invigorate their creative practice.