Past Events


Playtest: Design, Play & Discuss

April 19, 2014

This is a monthly game testing event for independent game developers and enthusiasts run by former Eyebeam fellow Kaho Abe and Come Out & Play. The focus will be on play-testing, open dialogue and discussion around games in development.

This monthly...

  1. Erica Kermani

  2. Greg Trefry

  3. Kaho Abe

  4. Nick Fortugno


The New Romantics

April 17, 2014 - May 10, 2014

The New Romantics is an exhibition exploring the ways in which contemporary artists using digital media engage the body, representations of nature, poetic irony, and expressions of individuality as originally expressed...

  1. Alex M. Lee

  2. Alexandra Gorczynski

  3. Brenna Murphy

  4. Brookhart Jonquil

  5. Claudia Hart

  6. Jaakko Pallasvuo

  7. Jasper Spicero

  8. Jeremiah Johnson

  9. Jon Rafman

  10. Jonathan Monaghan

  11. Kate Steciw

  12. Katie Torn

  13. Krist Wood

  14. Mark Beasley

  15. Michael Mallis

  16. Mikey McParlane

  17. Nicholas O'Brien

  18. Nicolas Sassoon

  19. Ryan Whittier Hale

  20. Sara Ludy

  21. Shane Mecklenburger

  22. Sophie Kahn

  23. Tim Berresheim


Moving Scores (Solo Interpretations)

April 10, 2014 - April 13, 2014

André Vida’s Moving Scores is an installation of films and animated musical notations that focuses on the delicate relationship between performer and score. Unlike typical musical scores, these interactive pieces listen to their performers and respond with motion, amplifying the musical gesture and giving...

  1. André Vida

  2. Brett Sroka

  3. Jay Rozen

  4. Sara Schoenbeck


Eyebeam Square: An Internet Blackout Simulation...

April 5, 2014

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In this workshop, Eyebeam will turn into an "Internet Blackout" or "Practocalypse" (Practice Apocalypse), where there is no Internet, just mobile phones and mesh routers.  The Guardian Project and Commotion will show participants how to use...

  1. Commotion

  2. Erica Kermani

  3. Hans Christoph-Steiner

  4. Ryan Gerety

  5. The Guardian Project


Human Plus Stories: Technology Plus

April 2, 2014

Designers and users of assistive technology have been invited to share their experiences with technology as prosthetic.  What do we, able bodied, disabled, and everyone along that spectrum, use to get through the day?  From robotic legs to bits of wire, designers and end users are hacking their worlds to make them...


Bookstore Sale

April 1, 2014 - June 30, 2014

All titles in the Bookstore will be on sale until Eyebeam’s move at the end of June. We have a wide selection of books, magazines, and catalogues centered on art, culture, technology, new media, and more.

New titles up to 25% off. Older titles 75% - 90% off. 

*Free book and trading card set with every...


Triple Point (Pauline Oliveros, Doug van Nort, and...

March 29, 2014

4PM, Free: Lecture/Demo of research project CAIRA

7PM, Tickets $10: Performance of Triple Point as a trio as well as in a quartet with FILTER.

Purchase tickets here

  1. Doug van Nort

  2. Jonas Braasch

  3. Pauline Oliveros


Mappathon© Eyebeam

March 28, 2014 - April 7, 2014

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Mappathon is a 3-day projection mapping marathon workshop, followed by a week-long art installation exhibited at Eyebeam and open to the public.  Learn the latest projection mapping techniques and technologies, and then collaborate...

  1. CHiKA

  2. Erica Kermani


CT-SWaM: RAFT (Pat Noecker), P. Spadine and Pedro...

March 24, 2014

CT-SWaM (Contemporary Temporary Sound Works And Music) is Eyebeam’s late night concert series curated by Eyebeam Alumni Daniel Neumann, happening intermittently in Eyebeam’s Main Space. The series focuses on contemporary sound experiments, electro-acoustic multi-channel performance, social relations, improvisation,...

  1. Daniel Neumann

  2. P. Spadine

  3. Pedro Sousa

  4. RAFT (Pat Noecker)


Hacking Pop Culture + Copyright

March 22, 2014

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Do you love to hate pop culture? See an ad, music video or viral video and think it would be so much better with one simple subversive tweak? This day-long workshop will cover the basics of mash up-video making and pop...

  1. Elisa Kreisinger

  2. Erica Kermani


CT-SWaM & Eyebeam Present: Spatial Sound...

March 16, 2014 - March 24, 2014

Register here  This event has been CANCELLED

In this week-long multi-session workshop, sound artists and composers will develop individual (or collaborative) spatial sound compositions. Participants will perform their works...

  1. Daniel Neumann

  2. Erica Kermani


Playtest: Design, Play & Discuss

March 15, 2014

This is a monthly game testing event for independent game developers and enthusiasts run by former Eyebeam fellow Kaho Abe and Come Out & Play. The focus will be on play-testing, open dialogue and discussion around games in development.

This monthly...

  1. Erica Kermani

  2. Greg Trefry

  3. Kaho Abe

  4. Nick Fortugno


The Society for Speculative Rocketry

March 15, 2014 - March 16, 2014

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In this weekend-long space workshop, become a member of the Society for Speculative Rocketry.

The aim of the Society is to explore the relationship between past and future realities of space travel and how they live within...

  1. Chris Woebken

  2. Erica Kermani

  3. Sascha Pohflepp


The Politics of Interface and Obfuscation

March 12, 2014

The internet, once associated with openness and decentralization, is increasingly understood in terms of control exerted by government agencies (like the NSA) and advertising (targeted ads). What is less commonly discussed is how this subliminal control is embedded in interface design. In this special event ...

  1. Helen Nissenbaum

  2. Michael Connor

  3. Mushon Zer-Aviv


Open Source Digital Archiving: Omeka, Collective...

March 11, 2014

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Creating and managing digital archives, catalogs, and collections is a growing concern as organizations seek to manage files and records, metadata-gather, and enable complex searches of their cultural production, ephemera,...

  1. Erica Kermani

  2. Hadassah Damien


The Alices (Walking): A Sculptural Opera and Fashion...

March 8, 2014

The Alices (Walking): A Sculptural Opera and Fashion Show

Eyebeam in Collaboration with Moving Image Art Fair

A piece by Claudia Hart and composer Edmund Campion

8 March 2014, 6:00 - 7:00 PM

Produced by:

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago...

  1. Claudia Hart


Second Sight: An Exhibition of New Approaches to...

March 6, 2014 - March 15, 2014


Eyebeam In Collaboration with Moving Image Art Fair


A History of Video Art Book Launch & Panel

February 27, 2014

In anticipation of Eyebeam's upcoming exhibition in collaboration with Moving Image Fair, New York, March 7th - 9th, Eyebeam Storefront presents a book launch and panel with author and artist Chris Meigh-Andrews. The...

  1. Beryl Korot

  2. Chris Meigh-Andrews

  3. Lori Zippay

  4. Mary Lucier

  5. Peter Campus

  6. Terry Flaxton