Past Events


Eyebeam Roadshow Iowa 2008

January 1, 2008

The Eyebeam Roadshow is back!  This year we will be visiting Cedar Rapids, Iowa, at University of Iowa. It is an event organized by the artists as a way to bring their work to places where it would not otherwise be seen. The Roadshow consists of talks and workshops that...

  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


echo::system - The Desert

December 13, 2007 - December 15, 2007

In a 40 minute journey through space and time, Grisha Coleman's performance installation, echo::system—The Desert, immerses audiences and performers in a completely synthetic environment comprised of audio and visual media, digital movement analysis, robotics and live performance.

This setting recreates a desert...

  1. Grisha Coleman


Holiday Hackshop 2007

December 1, 2007

Just in time for the holiday gift-giving season, Eyebeam will transform into a high-tech version of the North Pole, with a day of artist-led workshops and DIY activities for people of all ages. The fourth annual Holiday Hackshop will feature toy hacking, heirloom vegetable planting and seed preservation; workshops about...

  1. Geraldine Juarez

  2. Jeff Crouse

  3. Leah Gauthier

  4. Limor Fried

  5. Mouna Andraos

  6. Randy Sarafan

  7. Stephanie Rothenberg


Blip Festival 2007

November 29, 2007 - December 2, 2007

Eyebeam, in participation with The Tank, is excited to host this four-day music and multimedia event, featuring 40 musicians and visualists from around the world.

Workshops and concerts will focus on the artistic exploration of primitive video games, home computer technology, and will showcase a fascinating cross-...


MIXER: Brother Islands (Places to Lose People)

November 17, 2007

Eyebeam launches an exciting new quarterly series with a special one-night-only performance of Brother Islands (Places to Lose People), an “expanded documentary” about quarantine and its machinery, as seen through the sights and sounds of two East River islands.

The night’s performances...

  1. Benton-C Bainbridge

  2. Bill Etra

  3. Dan Winckler

  4. Jesse Stiles

  5. Matthew Schlanger

  6. Minou Maguna

  7. Paul Amitai

  8. Ross Goldstein

  9. Ryder Cooley

  10. Vade


Interference Closing Reception

November 10, 2007

Join us for the Interference Closing Reception!

4–5PM: Techno Dumpster Dive Techniques and Demonstration

A discussion and demonstration of dumpster diving techniques by a representative from, with an assignment for...

  1. Forays

  2. Graffiti Research Lab

  3. Yury Gitman


UPGRADE! NY: Eco-Vis Challenge Critique

November 8, 2007

Upgrade! NY
November 8, 2007

Eyebeam hosted a public critique for the Eco-Vis Challenge submissions as part of the Upgrade! series of public programming.

A distinguished panel of New York-based artists and designers discussed what role an art and technology center can play in raising public awareness...

  1. Michael Mandiberg

  2. Mushon Zer-Aviv

  3. Natalie Jeremijenko

  4. Zachary Lieberman


Urballoon Action: Taking It to the Streets

November 1, 2007

Meet Carlos J. Gómez de Llarena at 7PM sharp at Eyebeam, and project your ideas of the metropolis using the Urballoon as we take it to the streets of New York City. This is a chance to experience the Urballoon outside of the gallery and in its natural habitat. You‘ll also get a chance to discuss the...

  1. Carlos J. Gomez de Llarena


Cocoon Project

October 27, 2007

Forays (Eyebeam production fellow Geraldine Juárez and resident Adam Bobbette) will run a public workshop on Saturday, October 27 at 12PM, to build an Edible Waste Machine. Come and turn your waste into endless food!

This workshop is part of Eyebeam’s current...

  1. Adam Bobbette

  2. Forays

  3. Geraldine Juarez


The Subliminal History of New York State: Route of...

October 13, 2007

Summer songs workshop + performance

Workshop: 1–4PM Snack Break: 4–5PM Performance: 5–6PM

Learn to sing shape note music this Saturday with a free workshop by Jesse...

  1. Carrie Dashow

  2. Jesse Pearlman Karlsberg

UPGRADE! NY: “Blank Spots on a Map: State Secrecy...

October 4, 2007

Trevor Paglen...
  1. Chris Sugrue

  2. Evan Harper

  3. Geraldine Juarez

  4. Jeff Crouse

  5. Trevor Paglen



September 27, 2007 - November 10, 2007

Part of the Eyebeam 10 Year Retrospective Series of exhibitions

Opening: 6PM Thursday, September 27

Closing reception: November 10, 5PM

Artists include:

Forays |...

  1. Amanda McDonald Crowley

  2. Angie Eng

  3. Carlos J. Gomez de Llarena

  4. Carrie Dashow

  5. Caspar Stracke

  6. Eyebeam R&D Lab

  7. Forays

  8. Graffiti Research Lab

  9. Institute for Applied Autonomy

  10. Jesse Pearlman Karlsberg

  11. Jill Magid

  12. Jonah Peretti

  13. Michael Frumin

  14. neuroTransmitter

  15. Robert Ransick

  16. Trevor Paglen

  17. Yury Gitman


CONFLUX Festival

September 15, 2007

Applications open for the Eyebeam/Conflux Eco-Vis Challenge.

As part of the CONFLUX Festival, Eyebeam will announce a two-part juried competition. The competition will be kicked off with a panel discussion on information design and sustainability featuring Amanda McDonald Crowley, Tiffany Holmes, Michael...

  1. Amanda McDonald Crowley

  2. Brooke Singer

  3. Eve Mosher

  4. Michael Mandiberg

  5. Tiffany Holmes

  6. Timon McPhearson


UPGRADE! NY: Artist talk with eteam

August 30, 2007


Upgrade! NY
August 30, 2007

The eteam (Franziska Lamprecht and Hajoe Moderegger)...

  1. Franziska Lamprecht. Hajoe Moderegger


The Great Internet Sleepover

August 24, 2007 - August 25, 2007

Pro net surfers and net surfing clubs camp out at Eyebeam to talk shop, play games, pitch tents, and make a hypertext mess big enough for mom to clean up in the morning. Party favors include homepages, net battles, GIF animation, dirt-style HTML and other web ephemera.

The public can get a taste of what the night will...


The Great Internet Sleepover

August 24, 2007

You are invited to THE GREAT INTERNET SLEEPOVER!!!!!!!!

Camp out with pro net surfers and net surfing clubs as we talk shop, play games, pitch tents, and make a hypertext mess big enough for mom to clean up in the morning.

The Great Internet Sleepover is aimed at highlighting and...

  1. Bennett Williamson

  2. Double Happiness


Co-op Bar Comedy Night

August 9, 2007

6 Comedians!

  1. Steve Lambert



August 1, 2007

Eyebeam presents a panel discussion on gaming, featuring Dr. Ian Bogost, author of Persuasive Games: The Expressive Power of Videogames (MIT Press 2007), Eyebeam Honorary Fellow Alexander R. Galloway, author of Gaming: Essays on Algorithmic Culture (Minnesota, 2006) and Eyebeam Honorary Fellow Kenneth McKenzie...

  1. Alexander Galloway

  2. Clive Thompson

  3. Ian Bogost

  4. McKenzie Wark