Past Events


littleBits launch party and exhibition opening

April 30, 2009 - May 16, 2009

littleBits launch party and exhibition opening

littleBits is a growing library of preassembled circuit boards, made easy by tiny magnets

Opening: Thursday, April 30, 2009; 6PM – 9PM
Eyebeam: 540 W. 21st St. (btw 10th and 11th Aves.)


  1. Ayah Bdeir


Eyebeam Roadshow New Mexico 2009

April 30, 2009 - May 1, 2009

The Eyebeam Road Show is back! This year we're visiting venues in Chicago and California to present talks about projects and events underway at Eyebeam. We'll also lead day-long, hands-on workshops on a variety of topics, from "shop-dropping" (reverse shoplifting as activism), to building your own multi-touch...

  1. Dan Torop

  2. Jeff Crouse

  3. Zachary Lieberman


UPGRADE! NY: Subversive Tech and Burma’s Struggle...

April 24, 2009

Upgrade! NY
April 27, 2009

We are pleased to announce that Upgrade! New York is now co-produced in collaboration with Brooklyn-based activist organization Not An Alternative, and will focus on topics related to open source activist and creative practices for the upcoming year.

This gathering took place...


Climate for Change - Is the world ready for change...

April 21, 2009

Continuing our collaboration with the Foundation for Art & Creative Technology (FACT) on their Climate for Change project a transatlantic debate will take place. The theme, "Is the world ready for change".

Divided by the Atlantic, Liverpool and New York each share a unique cultural heritage but in our global...

  1. Emma Lloyd


WiFi Teach-In (Part 1)

April 18, 2009

If everyone took the passwords off their wifi, we'd have a free, citywide wireless network. Sound like a good idea? Then help us make it happen!

Eyebeam's Open Cultures Research Group will be running a two-part workshop in which participants will be trained on how to open up a wifi network so that it is free, accessible...

  1. Hans-Christoph Steiner

  2. Jeff Crouse

  3. Steve Lambert


How To Apply: Eyebeam Residencies

April 16, 2009

Eyebeam is holding a “How To Apply” Forum on April 16 at 7 PM featuring past Eyebeam Resident and recent Residency Curatorial Panelist Robert Ransick (Bennington College, Vermont) and current Eyebeam Senior Fellow Steve Lambert (Parsons/The...

  1. Robert Ransick

  2. Roddy Schrock

  3. Steve Lambert


Permanent State of Emergency

April 7, 2009 - April 28, 2009

Opening Reception: April 17, 6 – 8PM
Location: Eyebeam: 540 W. 21st, NYC
Cost: Free


  1. Michael Mandiberg


Climate for Change - workshops

April 4, 2009 - April 20, 2009

Location: FACT, Liverpool, UK
Cost: Free

Continuing our collaboration with the Foundation for Art & Creative Technology (FACT) on their...

  1. Emma Lloyd

  2. Jeff Crouse


Eyebeam Roadshow Chicago 2009

March 31, 2009 - April 4, 2009

Location: Chicago and Urbana/Champaign
Cost: Free


The Eyebeam Road Show continues! This time in Chicago and Urbana/Champaign at Columbia...

  1. Ayah Bdeir

  2. Jeff Crouse

  3. Jon Cohrs

  4. Michael Mandiberg

  5. Yael Kanarek


March 26: Eyebeam welcomes new Residents, reception...

March 26, 2009

Location: Eyebeam: 540 W. 21st, NYC
Cost: Free/RSVP

Join Eyebeam in welcoming our 2009 Residents + Fellows.

The formal announcement will take...

  1. Alexander Galloway

  2. Amanda McDonald Crowley

  3. Di Mainstone

  4. Jon Cohrs

  5. Kenseth Armstead

  6. Rebecca Bray and Britta Riley

  7. Reid Farrington


Climate for Change

March 13, 2009 - May 31, 2009

Climate for Change
Date: March 13 - May 31, 2009. Opening reception: Thursday, March 12, 6 - 9PM
Location: FACT, Liverpool, UK
Cost: Free

In collaboration with the Foundation for Art & Creative Technology (FACT) in Liverpool, Eyebeam will be participating in Climate for Change, an exhibition that engages...

  1. Amanda McDonald Crowley

  2. Hans-Christoph Steiner

  3. Jamie O'Shea

  4. Jeff Crouse

  5. Paul Amitai

  6. Steve Lambert



March 6, 2009 - March 7, 2009


 Named “The New Saturday Night” by New York Magazine (Jan., 16 – 23, 2009), Eyebeam's MIXER series is dedicated to showcasing leading artists in the fields of live video and audio performance, interactivity and participatory practice.

Due to popular demand,...

  1. Aaron Meyers

  2. Aeolab

  3. Al Laufeld

  4. Anakin Koenig

  5. Angelo Co

  6. Caspar Stracke

  7. Cati Vaucelle

  8. Cheon pyo Lee

  9. Chris Jordan

  10. Craig Shepard

  11. Daniel Perlin

  12. Di Mainstone

  13. Elise Co

  14. G. Douglas Barrett

  15. Jeff Crouse

  16. Juan Maclean

  17. Leslie Flanigan

  18. Marisa Jahn

  19. Mark Shepard

  20. Nikita Pashinkov

  21. Not an Alternative

  22. Paul Amitai

  23. Sean Meehan

  24. Steve Shada

  25. Taeyoon Choi

  26. The Institute for Faith-Based Technology

  27. The Loud Objects

  28. Tim Sweeney

  29. Tristan Perich


Holiday Hackshop 2008

December 13, 2008

If you haven’t yet experienced everyone’s favorite holiday gift-making event, here’s the scoop: For one day and one day only, Eyebeam becomes an all-ages, multi-workshop electronic craft-making fair, with entertainment, decorations and plenty of holiday spirit.

The majority of the workshops are artist-led, free (save...

  1. Adrianne Wortzel

  2. Andrea Polli

  3. Christina Kral

  4. Hans-Christoph Steiner

  5. Jamie O'Shea

  6. Michael Mandiberg


Eyebeam Roadshow California 2008

November 16, 2008

This year the Eyebeam Roadshow is visiting venues in Chicago and California to present talks about projects and events underway at Eyebeam. We'll also lead day-long, hands-on workshops on a variety of topics, from "shop-dropping" (reverse shoplifting as activism), to building your own multi-touch display, and lots in...

  1. Andrea Polli

  2. Ayah Bdeir

  3. Christina Kral

  4. Dan Torop

  5. David Jimison

  6. Friedrich Kirschner

  7. Jamie O'Shea

  8. Jeff Crouse

  9. Michael Mandiberg

  10. Stephanie Rothenberg

  11. Steve Lambert

  12. Yael Kanarek

  13. Zachary Lieberman


MIXER: Underground

November 8, 2008


November 8, 2008
Nov. 8, 9PM - 2AM
540 W. 21st St.

This last MIXER for 2008 was unlike any other … No evening art stroll with a glass of sponsored wine, Production Lab fellow...

  1. Benton-C Bainbridge

  2. Brian Whiton

  3. Chris Kaczmarek

  4. Christina Kral

  5. Dan Ribaudo

  6. Daniel Perlin

  7. David Jimison

  8. DJ N-Ron

  9. Drayton Hiers

  10. Grey Barreda

  11. Jeff Crouse

  12. Jeff Feddersen

  13. Jon Cohrs

  14. Jonathan Rauberts

  15. JooYoun Paek

  16. Judi Chicago

  17. Paul Amitai

  18. Rob O'Neill

  19. Roxy Cottontail

  20. Stephan Maze Georges

  21. Tetsu Kondo


Machinima Filmfest 08 + Awards Ceremony

November 1, 2008

November 1, 2008
Nov. 1, 11AM, awards ceremony: 8PM
540 W. 21st St.

Join Production Lab fellow Friedrich Kirschner for the Machinema Filmfest 08, followed by the awards ceremony at 8PM.


  1. Friedrich Kirschner


UNTETHERED Panel discussion + closing reception

October 25, 2008

October 25, 2008
Sat., Oct. 25 | Panel discussion: 5PM, closing reception: 6PM
540 W. 21st St.

Curator Sarah Cook leads a discussion on art, design and obsolescence, as a closing event for the exhibition UNTETHERED.

Questioning the idea of the readymade in...

  1. Ayah Bdeir

  2. Elizabeth Stark

  3. Jessica Banks

  4. Sarah Cook


Performing Machines

October 21, 2008

A public critique and discussion of instrumental hacks (i.e., customized technologies made into musical instruments), in conjunction with Eyebeam‘s Untethered exhibition. Live demonstrations will be supplemented by a discucssion of historical and theoretical precursors for this type of work.

Schedule for...

  1. Adrianne Wortzel

  2. Hans Christoph-Steiner

  3. Jonah Brucker-Cohen

  4. JooYoun Paek