Eyebeam alumni has another great showing at this year's Prix Ars Electronia, taking home several awards. Former Eyebeam Fellows Zach Lieberman, James Powderly, Evan Roth, Chris Sugrue and Theo Watson as well as graffiti writer Tony Quan were awarded the Golden Nica in Interactive Art for the Eyewriter. Alum Paul Vanouse's Ocular Revision was given an Award of Distinction in the Hybrid Art Category, and Eyebeam alums The Living received an Honorary Mention for their project Living Light. Congratulations to all!
An Atlas of Radical Cartography will be included in this year's Greater New York exhibition at PS1. An Atlas, a collection of 10 maps and 10 essays, is edited by Lize Mogel and Alexis Bhagat and includes maps by Eyebeam alums Trevor Paglen and Brooke Singer as well as the collective Institute for Applied Autonomy. The Opening Day Celebration for Greater New York is Sunday, May 23 from 12-6PM. Greater New York, the third iteration of the quinquennial exhibition organized by MoMA PS1 and MOMA, showcasing some 68 artists, including former Eyebeam resident Rashaad Newsome, and collectives living and working in the metropolitan New York area, will open at MoMA PS1 on May 23 and run through October 18, 2010.
RESURRECTINE is a large-scale group show featuring work by over 50 artists including Eyebeam alum: Cory Arcangel, Kenseth Armstead, Sanford Biggers, eteam (Franziska Lamprecht and Hajoe Moderegger), Jennifer and Kevin McCoy, Marie Sester, Paul Shambroom,
Resurrectine is a state of mind, and multi views have been welcomed.
An opening reception will be on May 15, 6:00–8:00.
Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 – 6:00.
Evan Roth's Graffiti Taxonomy; Zach Lieberman, Theodore Watson, Arturo Castro and the OF community's OpenFrameworks; and Free Art and Technology (F.A.T), openFrameworks, Graffiti Research Lab,The Ebeling Group and Tony Quan's The EyeWriter all announced by The Design Museum in London as on the shortlist for the Brit Insurance Designs of the Year 2010 in the Interactive category.
Today Benton came out to help at the last minute with production for our performance, Postgravity Art :: Syntapiens which is happening this Tuesday evening - you should buy tickets if you haven't! Benton is a former fellow of the Education Lab, an awesome VJ and co-founder of Glowing Pictures where they create digital experiences in a world made of light.
Glowing Pictures draws upon 50 years of collective experience creating visions and visual designs. We work with a wide range of creative professionals and consultants in New York and around the world on projects that range from 1 to 100 people. We have wide ranging collaborations from scientists, engineers to performing artists to chefs and storytellers.
If you're in New York, come join us for Open Studios and stay for an Alumni beer and pizza party! Open Studios, featuring new work by current residents, fellows, honorary residents, and student residents, culminates in a beer and pizza party celebrating not only current Eyebeam artists but all of the amazing artists we've had the honor of working with!
The party starts at 6 on Saturday, October 24, right after Open Studios, and runs until 8'ish. You can RSVP by clicking here.
We're asking for a $5 donation from alumni and $10 from guests at the door, to help cover food and drink costs.