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Past Events


Second Eyebeam Awards Benefit

May 10, 2016

Donate here to reserve your space!

We set the standard at last year’s inaugural Eyebeam Awards Benefit by awarding the Eyebeam Awards to Ayah Bdeir, founder...

  1. MSHR

  2. Trevor Paglen


Black Spatial Matters

April 9, 2016

Tony Bogues, Torkwase Dyson, Mario Gooden in Conversation

 This conversation will center on the relationships between architecture, ecology and humanism. Given that space in the Americas has historically been shaped...

  1. Torkwase Dyson


Black Spatial Matters

April 9, 2016

Tony Bogues, Torkwase Dyson, Mario Gooden in Conversation. 

This conversation will center on the relationships between architecture, ecology and humanism. Given that space in the Americas has historically been shaped by racial and...

  1. Torkwase Dyson


Torkwase Dyson: Unkeeping

March 9, 2016 - April 12, 2016

See the exhibition the New York Times calls "a timely, evocative gambit." Unkeeping...

  1. Torkwase Dyson


MVR 1: In collaboration with PioneerWorks

February 2, 2016

MVR is an event series focused on new forms of exchange between body and technology. With the decreasing size and cost of computer vision, digital components and advances in virtual reality, we are faced with a new awarenesses of the impact of current digital practices on the physical body. MVR provides a platform for learning...

  1. Nancy Nowacek


Residents Okunseinde and Asega present the Iyapo...

January 30, 2016

This event takes place in Rhizome DC, in Washington, DC, not in Eyebeam. 

The Iyapo Repository Project is concerned with addressing the relative lack of representation of Africa and people of African descent in contemporary projections of the future. This 90...

  1. Ayodamola Okunseinde

  2. Salome Asega


Rap Research Lab: Free Workshop for Teens

January 23, 2016


Ever wonder who the best rapper ever is? Who used the phrase 'On Fleek' first? Who 
rap's favorite basketball player is? Which sneaker is more hip-hop: Adidas or Nike?

The Rap...

  1. Erica Kermani

  2. Tahir Hemphill

  3. Zephyr Doles


You showed up. Thank you!

December 16, 2015

That was better than we could have imagined. Thank you. 

Our annual holiday party takes place at Postmasters Gallery this year to celebrate generations of Eyebeam alums and friends working within the expanded narrative of technology. This year is also our first­-ever auction of incredible works...

  1. Addie Wagenknecht

  2. Aram Bartholl

  3. Brenna Murphy

  4. Caroline Woolard

  5. Chris Woebken

  6. Claudia Hart

  7. eteam

  8. Jacob Ciocci

  9. James Bridle

  10. Jennifer & Kevin McCoy

  11. Katie Torn

  12. Kristin Lucas

  13. Lilian Kreutzberger

  14. LoVid

  15. Mary Mattingly

  16. Michael Mandiberg

  17. MSHR

  18. Nick Hornby

  19. Rashaad Newsome

  20. Sascha Pohflepp

  21. Trevor Paglen


Eccentric Engineering

December 13, 2015

rsvp to rsvp@eyebeam.org 

Panelists Tega Brain, Karolina Soebecka, Danja Vasiliev and Ramsey Nasser will discuss recent artistic experiments, exploring...

  1. Ramsey Nasser

  2. Tega Brain


Variant: an audiovisual performance

December 3, 2015

Composer Kenneth Kirschner and visualist Joshue Ott will premiere an audiovisual performance created with material from their Variant series of iOS apps, while surrounded by their installation for Inside/Out.



Marina Zurkow's Event Horizon opens in San...

December 3, 2015

Marina Zurkow's research-based work probes the psychological space of impending environmental hardship with equal parts alarm and wonder. The digital, sculptural, and print works on view represent nuanced attempts to understand the thing we call nature in the context of climate change. Our very survival within this complex,...


Opera Toolkit Improvisation Workshop

November 24, 2015

This workshop is presented as part of the 'Inside/Out' exhibit showing at 117 Beekman Street.

Email rsvp@eyebeam.org with "Opera Toolkit" in the subject to guarantee a spot...

  1. Colin Self

  2. Erica Kermani

  3. Gene Kogan

  4. Lisa Kori Chung


Opera Toolkit Improvisation Workshop

November 24, 2015

This workshop, led by Lisa Kori Chung, Gene Kogan and Sarah McSherry, is aimed at performers, singers, dancers, poets, technophiles, technophobes, and the simply curious.

Opera Toolkit is a collection of open source audiovisual software for performing artists and an approach to developing new forms...

  1. Colin Self

  2. Gene Kogan

  3. Lisa Kori Chung


Further Inversions: 'Inside/Out'

November 19, 2015 - December 20, 2015

Lines don’t just separate; they also tie together the surfaces they split. This exhibition highlights five Eyebeam projects which probe at the porous boundary between the external and the internal, by examining how technologies make visible, audible or thinkable that which is normally hidden away inside.

  1. Colin Self

  2. Gene Kogan

  3. Joanna Cheung

  4. Joshue Ott

  5. Kenneth Kirschner

  6. Lilian Kretuzberger

  7. Lisa Kori Chung

  8. Tega Brain


Data Emotionalization and Racial Technology

November 8, 2015

Torkwase Dyson and Joon Oluchi Lee in conversation, as part of Outside/In
Audio recording

Eyebeam at the Seaport...

  1. Torkwase Dyson


Spilling Over: New York 2050

October 28, 2015

Nancy Nowacek, Mary Mattingly, Eve Mosher, Marina Zurkow
and Maria Aiolova in conversation as part of Outside/In
Audio recording


  1. Eve Mosher

  2. Marina Zurkow

  3. Mary Mattingly

  4. Nancy Nowacek


And If We Ran Our Own Networks?

October 24, 2015 - October 25, 2015

Join us at Radical Networks for two days of speakers, panels and workshops designed to introduce the community to DIY networking. Learn how to create your own offline networks, portable web servers, mesh networks or internet gateways in hands on workshops. Attend panels where you can discuss your visions for how a...

  1. Amelia Marzec

  2. Erica Kermani

  3. Sarah Grant


At One's Fingertips: 'variant' Debuts...

October 23, 2015

Kenneth Kirschner and Joshue Ott in conversation with Yuri Suzuki

 Museum of Modern Art
October 23 6:00-8:00PM

MoMA and Eyebeam are hosting a conversation about the intersection of design and technology in creative practice....

  1. Joshue Ott

  2. Kenneth Kirschner