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Past Events


Bit by Bit, Cell by Cell

October 5, 2006

Join us to celebrate the release of Bit by Bit, Cell by Cell (Innova), the latest World of Awe project. The music CD is a collaboration between media artist Yael Kanarek, composer Yoav Gal and dancefilmmaker Evann Siebens.

In World of Awe a traveler searches for a lost treasure in a parallel world called Sunset/Sunrise...

  1. Evann Siebens

  2. Yael Kanarek

  3. Yoav Gal


Reentry: New York City

September 21, 2006 - October 21, 2006

Studies for Synthetic Meteors

Reentry: New York City merges iconic night cityscapes with HD computer simulations in a series of studies for a daring new public art project: synthetic meteor showers in the Manhattan sky. Evoking the spectacle of the Apocalyptic Sublime painting movement...

  1. Ben Engebreth

  2. Bill Dolson

  3. Evan Harper

  4. Margaret Heinlen


UPGRADE! NY: kanarinka

September 14, 2006

Upgrade! NY
September 2006

Mapping impulses, locative media projects and psychogeographic investigations of place and community have proliferated over the past decade.

  1. Catherine D’Ignazio


UPGRADE! NY: We Passion Power and Control – the dark...

August 29, 2006

Upgrade! NY
August 2006

This time the Upgrade event attempted to take on the dark desires beyond the basic art/privacy/surveillance discourse.

Through three projects exercising different modes of surveillance we discussed artists jealousy of authoritative powers and the desire to posses these...

  1. Andrew Schneider

  2. Christian Croft

  3. David Nolen

  4. Mirit Tal

  5. Mushon Zer-Aviv

  6. Ryan Holsopple

  7. Toshiaki Ozawa


Metaverse Roadmap Pre-Release Party

August 10, 2006

On Thursday, August 10th from 6-9 PM Eyebeam hosts a Metaverse Roadmap Pre-Release Party with a series of short presentations and open conversations about the emerging metaverse space and what the Metaverse Roadmap has uncovered so far.

  1. Jerry Paffendorf

  2. Mark Wallace

  3. Michael Frumin

  4. Paul Hemp

  5. Prokofy Neva

  6. Sibley Verbeck

  7. Tony Parisi


Living Culture

July 27, 2006

Living Culture is a screening program of short moving image works addressing the impact of genetics and biotechnology on art. The screening complements work produced in the 2006 Summer School and Digital Day Camp programs presented in an exhibition devoted to similar themes.

  1. Adam Zaretsky

  2. Bradley Eros

  3. Casey Reas

  4. Gair Dunlop

  5. Gina Czarnecki

  6. Justine Cooper

  7. Lorenzo Oggiano

  8. Melanie Crean

  9. Oron Catts

  10. Oron Catts and Ionat Zurr

  11. Paul Vanouse

  12. Sophie Springer


Vahida Ramujkic Book Launch

July 20, 2006

Join Artist in Residence Vahida Ramujkic at a reception for the launch of her book "Schengen with ease" outlining the Assimil method,* a systematic study of all the bureaucratic steps a "non-EU" citizen might face while trying to obtain EU status, that would permit him to enjoy freedom of movement and the possibility of legal...

  1. Vahida Ramujkic


Laboratory Methods

July 10, 2006 - July 31, 2006

Workshop participants learned the fundamentals of animal anatomy, dissection and culturing that are used to investigate specimens. The workshop was held in an open forum setting with orientation to the history of artistic practice in the scientific field. It was part of the Eyebeam Digital Day Camp Series for 2006.  At the...

  1. Julia Reodica


Digital Day Camp 2006

July 10, 2006 - August 1, 2006

Digital Day Camp 06 (DDC06) focused on the relevance of and issues surrounding biotechnology projects by artists and activists. Students studied the fundamentals and ethics behind biological research (ie animal testing, germ warfare, bacteria and vaccines, dna, food growth and nano-technology) and green...

  1. Adam Zaretsky

  2. Julia Reodica

  3. Liz Slagus

  4. Paul Vanouse

  5. Sophie Barrett-Kahn



July 9, 2006 - August 12, 2006

Projects, politics and proposals inspired by artists and activists

  1. Adam Zaretsky

  2. Julia Reodica

  3. Justine Cooper

  4. Paul Vanouse

Printed Matter

July 7, 2006 - July 29, 2006

Meagher's class Printed Matter is presented as part of Eyebeam's After-School Atelier (ASA) a semester-long program that provides NYC public high school and middle school students the opportunity to work in a studio environment and develop new media art projects under the guidance of Eyebeam's Teaching Artists....

  1. Patrick Meagher


Amateur Enthusiast Biotech Workshop

July 1, 2006

Amateur Enthusiast Biotech Workshop
This workshop explores DNA imaging techniques within a ceative practice. The workshop is an introduction to DNA identification processes, contextualized by discussion of typical uses in the biotech sphere, ultimately aimed at expanding discourse and opening doors for...

  1. Paul Vanouse

UPGRADE! NY: Sounding Community—Three Artists on...

June 29, 2006

Upgrade! NY
June 2006

This month’s meeting examined participatory performance and interactivity in the context of contemporary sound art and new music.

The evening brought together three artists working with sound and music:...

  1. Jesse Pearlman Karlsberg

  2. Judy Dunaway

  3. Micah Silver


New Media Collaborative

June 29, 2006 - July 15, 2006

New Media Collaborative was an artist group composed of students from the Bayard Rustin Educational Complex led by teaching artist Daniel Perlin in 2005.  The work focused on an autobiographical recount using the everyday environment as context.  The students collected sounds defining the boundaries and...

  1. Daniel Perlin


New Work from Eyebeam Studios

June 29, 2006 - July 16, 2006

Eyebeam is pleased to present three new installations developed in our studios exploring innovative uses of sound and light, both visible and undetectable, to fix and define spatial environments.

There will be an opening reception for this exhibition Thursday June 29 from 6-8pm.

In addition to physical...

  1. Daniel Perlin

  2. Elliot Malkin

  3. Jeff Feddersen

  4. Margaret Heinlen

  5. New Media Collaborative

  6. Theodore Watson


Preemptive Media Workshop

June 24, 2006

Preemptive Media (Beatriz da Costa, Jamie Schulte and Brooke Singer) is holding a public workshop on June 24th from 1pm-5pm at Eyebeam, 540 W. 21st Street between 10th & 11th Avenues. During this workshop Preemptive Media will present and field-test AIR (Area’s Immediate Reading), a work in progress being developed as the...

  1. Beatriz da Costa

  2. Brooke Singer

  3. Jamie Schulte


Open Frameworks Workshop

June 5, 2006 - June 7, 2006

OpenFrameworks workshop was a three day workshop led by Zachary Lieberman on a C++ framework developed to help artists write creative code. Topics included animation, particle systems and computer vision.

Eyebeam fellow...

  1. Evan Roth

  2. Zachary Lieberman


UPGRADE! NY: Boo Chapple

May 26, 2006


Upgrade! NY

May 2006

Boo is an artist and researcher whose current...

  1. Boo Chapple