NEW YORK— The New York City art elite may be unaware of a cultural phenomenon boiling right under their noses: "Silicon Alley" (as opposed to the West Coast's Silicon Valley) is the going name for New York's burgeoning technology community, a combination of home-office programmers, start-up businesses, venture capitalists, and cheerleading groupies who have given rise to such Internet giants as Foursquare and Tumblr. But a little bit of Silicon Alley made its way to Chelsea last weekend with an Art Hack Weekend hosted jointly by new media space Eyebeam and The Creators Project.


The Creators Project 2011 Launch Wrap-Up
by Kathleen Flood February 24, 2011
Yesterday, we released a huge announcement outlining all the exciting endeavors we’re planning for 2011, including the launch of The Studio ...

Later in the evening we held an event at the 3LD Art & Technology Center in Lower Manhattan, where we utilized their transformative Eyeliner 3D projection technology to liven up the traditional press conference format by projecting visuals in front of and around the speakers.

VICE’s Shane Smith, Intel’s Marketing Director John Galvin, and Paul Banks and Daniel Kessler from Interpol discussed the implications of the project’s first year and their hopes for the coming year, and before hitting the dance floor, we got a chance to meet our newest Creator from South Korea, Taeyoon Choi, who’s currently a fellow at EYEBEAM Art and Technology Center in NYC.


Video bio of Artist and engineer James Powderly is the latest in our pick of The Creators Project artist bios.

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