Past Events


Book launch: New Media in the White Cube and Beyond...

July 21, 2009

Date: Tuesday, July 21, 2009 | 5:30PM
Location: Eyebeam, 540 W. 21st St., NYC
Cost: Free

Join us for a reception celebrating the release of New Media in the White Cube and...

  1. Christiane Paul

  2. Sarah Cook

  3. Steve Dietz


Window Farms How-To

July 18, 2009

  1. Rebecca Bray and Britta Riley


Digital Day Camp 2009

July 8, 2009 - July 28, 2009

Digital Day Camp 2009 students engage in lectures and hands-on workshops focusing on art and technology tools, careers in the field, and relevant social and artistic topics. Through their investigations, they will have the opportunity to research current themes in arts and technology, and develop their own...

  1. Adriana Young

  2. Ava Bromberg

  3. Christina Kral

  4. Daniel Perlin

  5. Di Mainstone

  6. Jeff Crouse

  7. Jon Cohrs

  8. Malwina Andrucczuk

  9. Rebecca Bray and Britta Riley

  10. Sarah Cook

  11. Stephanie Pereira


Summer School: Curatorial Masterclass

July 7, 2009 - July 21, 2009

Date: Five sessions | Tuesdays + Thursdays, 3–5PM | July 7 – July 21
Location: Eyebeam, 540 W. 21st St., NYC
Cost: Advance: $10/session | At door: $15/session

An initiative of Eyebeam’s Summer School program, the Curatorial Masterclass was led by Eyebeam research partner...

  1. Amanda McDonald Crowley

  2. Anne Barlow

  3. Dominic Smith

  4. Fred Benenson

  5. Hans Bernhard

  6. Lize Mogel

  7. Patrick Lichty

  8. Rebecca Cittadini

  9. Sarah Cook

  10. Scott Burnham

  11. Stephanie Pereira

  12. Stephen Duncombe

  13. Steve Dietz

  14. Steve Lambert

  15. Taeyoon Choi


Eyebeam Summer School @ Night

July 2, 2009 - July 23, 2009

Summer School @ Night
A series of free evening lectures open to the public led by hosts from Eyebeam’s Summer School program and friends of Eyebeam. No registration necessary.

All events were on Thursdays, from 6:30–8:30PM at Eyebeam, 540 W. 21st St., NYC.

Thurs., July 2,...

  1. Billy Gordon

  2. Britta Riley

  3. Fred Benenson

  4. Hans Bernhard

  5. Johnny Wilson

  6. Jon Cohrs

  7. Marisa Jahn

  8. Not an Alternative

  9. Patrick Lichty

  10. Paul Amitai

  11. Rebecca Brary

  12. Rebecca Bray and Britta Riley

  13. Sarah Cook

  14. Stephanie Pereira

  15. Stephen Duncombe

  16. Steve Lambert

  17. Winnie Fung


College of Tactical Culture

June 30, 2009 - July 16, 2009

College of Tactical Culture

A think tank on creative activism led by Stephen Duncombe and Steve Lambert, a program of Eyebeam's Summer School 2009

Summer School is an annual workshop and public...

  1. Aaron Hughes

  2. Andrew Boyd

  3. Anne Frederick

  4. Ava Bromberg

  5. Brooke Singer

  6. Ella Turenne

  7. Eve Mosher

  8. Kristin Horton

  9. Larry Bogad

  10. Laura MacCleery

  11. Packard Jennings

  12. Paul Amitai

  13. Rebecca Bray and Britta Riley

  14. Ricardo Miranda Zúñiga

  15. Stephanie Pereira

  16. Stephen Duncombe

  17. Steve Lambert


Spook™: The Negro Revolution 1776 – 1781: A...

June 25, 2009

On June 25, Eyebeam resident artist Kenseth Armstead will be screening scenes from his feature action/art film Spook 1781: the invisible life of double James using a process he has developed called “Open Source Casting”: allowing the general public to become the stars of his film. For the past five months, over 100...

  1. Kenseth Armstead



June 20, 2009 - June 21, 2009

NYC’s #1 art party is back! Eyebeam’s warehouse space comes alive with the audience becoming an integral part of the performance

MIXER: VERSION: Eyebeam presents a remix-inspired spectacular with an iPod rock stage, mobile soundsystem, and a cutting-edge karaoke room...

  1. Aaron Meyers

  2. Art Jones

  3. Benton-C Bainbridge

  4. brian osborn

  5. Daniel Perlin

  6. David Jimison

  7. Fever Creative

  8. Fluxxlab

  9. Geko Jones

  10. Hans-Christoph Steiner

  11. Intake Manifold

  12. Jeff Crouse

  13. Jon Cohrs

  14. Kid Kameleon

  15. LoVid

  16. Rashaad Newsome

  17. Rebecca Bray and Britta Riley

  18. Uproot Andy


UPGRADE! NY: Talk by Clay Shirky: Forking, Failing,...

June 18, 2009

Upgrade! NY
June 18, 2009

As an introduction to this season’s theme for Upgrade! New York, Clay Shirky discussed the concepts of forking and failure in the open source process, and its value to the context of activism and the creative process.

  1. Clay Shirky


Eyebeam Benefit Version 3.0

June 16, 2009 - June 17, 2009


JUNE 16, 2009
8PM – Midnight

PARTICIPATION REQUIRED: On June 16, 8 – 12AM join the creative process with glam cocktails,...

  1. Aaron Meyers

  2. Art Jones

  3. Benton-C Bainbridge

  4. Daniel Perlin

  5. David Jimison

  6. Fever Creative

  7. Fluxxlab

  8. Hans Christoph-Steiner

  9. Intake Manifold

  10. Jeff Crouse

  11. Jon Cohrs

  12. LoVid

  13. Rashaad Newsome

  14. Rebecca Bray and Britta Riley


Upgrade! New York 10th Anniversary

May 21, 2009

Upgrade! 10th Anniversary Celebration: Thursday, May 21, 2009; 8 – 9:30PM

  1. Alex Galloway

  2. Alexander Galloway

  3. Mushon Zer-Aviv

  4. Savic Rasovic


Drawing Contemporaries

May 21, 2009 - June 9, 2009

Opening reception: Thurs., May 21, 2009, 6PM – 8PM

Drawing Contemporaries, curated by Eyebeam senior fellow Michael Mandiberg, was an exhibition of work on paper made by a peer group of new media artists who all create drawings, both as a primary object and as an experimental process. For many of the artists,...

  1. Darren Kraft

  2. Julia Schwadron

  3. Lee Walton

  4. Marisa Olson

  5. Michael Mandiberg

  6. Steve Lambert


Open Studios May 2009

May 15, 2009 - May 16, 2009

Eyebeam will hold Open Studios for Artists In Residence and Senior Fellows
Friday, May 15 and Saturday, May 16, from 3-6pm on both dates.
A two-day presentation allowing a rare inside look at the current state of research at Eyebeam

Eyebeam will hold Open Studios for Artists In...

  1. Ayah Bdeir

  2. Di Mainstone

  3. Jeff Crouse

  4. Jon Cohrs

  5. Kenseth Armstead

  6. Michael Mandiberg

  7. Rebecca Bray and Britta Riley

  8. Reid Farrington

  9. Steve Lambert


Climate for Change Youth Exchange

May 7, 2009

On Thursday, May 7th 2009, 15 Loughlin students in Brooklyn had a video-conference call via Skype with students from St. Francis Assisi Academy in Liverpool, England. The purpose of the call was to share thoughts about global warming. St. Francis is also a Lasallian school and the conversation was part of a community project...

  1. Emma Lloyd


WiFi Teach-In (Part 2)

May 2, 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 continues its two-part workshop in which participants are trained —and then train others—to open up a wifi network so that it is free,...

  1. Hans-Christoph Steiner

  2. Jeff Crouse

  3. Michael Mandiberg

  4. Steve Lambert


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...