Artists In Conversation
Featuring Eyebeam Artists and Technologists
Saturday 21 February, 2015
12:00PM – 7:00PM
Please note this talk will take place in DUMBO, Brooklyn at Gallery 216, 111 Front Street
As part of the 2015 Annual Showcase, join participating Eyebeam artists for a full day of invigorating inquiry into critical approaches to emerging technologies and their creative usage. Topics will include: Wearable Tech Against Stop-and-Frisk, Discomfortability in Public Work, Online Presentations of Fictional Facts, and Architecture as Technology.
12:00PM – 12:45PM
Eyebeam Student Resident Iltimas Doha will join Joanne McNeil in conversation about his project “Hoodie”. Combined with stealth technology, this piece of clothing can be used as a protective tool against law enforcement harassment. As a victim of the NYPD stop-and-frisk tactic, Doha wants to empower other young potential targets of police harassment using technology.