As part of X-Lab, Eyebeam Resident Tahir Hemphill has organized a Rap Research Group. The group - made up of enthusiasts, historians, creative technologists, cultural critics, linguists, teachers, MC's and academics - will meet to discuss various topics: quantifying art & metaphor, data visualization, internal / external cultural analysis, gaming, curriculum design and more.
The Research Group will meet on Wednesdays at 7PM beginning December 1.
An exhibition curated and organized by Eyebeam, Not An Alternative, and Upgrade! NY
Eyebeam Art & Technology Center, in collaboration with Upgrade! NY and Not An Alternative, is pleased to present Re:Group: Beyond Models of Consensus, an exhibition which examines models of participation and participation as a model in art and activism.
Join us 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 localized network could support your school, your community, or your cause. Listen to speakers talk about the future of computer networks and why it’s important to understand how networks work in this age of hyper-connectivity.
The conference will be organized around the following questions and themes:
Eyebeam is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2014/2015 Eyebeam Fellowships. For the first time, Eyebeam is making the Fellowships a two year-commitment to enable recipients to develop in-depth projects in collaboration with Brooklyn community groups. Beginning this July, Eyebeam is awarding annual stipends totaling $60,000 (renewable in the second year), as well as 24/7 access to Eyebeam's design, digital research, and fabrication studios, to artists working in the areas of citizen infrastructure, collaborative installations and future modeling.
Eyebeam is thrilled to welcome incoming fellows Nancy Nowacek and Torkwase Dyson. Additionally, Not An Alternative (collective) will join as Honorary Fellows.