Past Events


School for Poetic Computation The First Class

November 20, 2013 - November 23, 2013

School for Poetic Computation, or SFPC, is an experimental education and research initiative in the form of a ten week learning environment. It is led by former Eyebeam fellows Zachary Lieberman and ...

  1. Amit Pitaru

  2. Jen Lowe

  3. Taeyoon Choi

  4. Zach Lieberman


"Fashion and the Body" Panel + Wearable...

November 19, 2013

Join us for a Computational Fashion double event!

Fashion and Wearable Tech Demo Night (5 - 9pm)
Fashion and the Body panel (6:30 - 8pm)

  1. Ariele Elia

  2. Keren Oxman

  3. Sabine Seymour

  4. Titania Inglis


Playtest: Design, Play & Discuss

November 16, 2013

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


Frankfurt Mars

November 14, 2013 - November 30, 2013

Dual Exhibition, Book Launch and Performative Reading at Eyebeam Storefront

Opening: Thursday, November 14, 6pm – 9pm
Performative Reading: Paul Amitai & eteam, 7pm

  1. eteam

  2. Franziska Lamprecht

  3. Hajoe Moderegger

  4. Paul Amitai


Facial Weaponization Suite: A Mask-Making Workshop...

November 13, 2013 - December 14, 2013

Explore mask-making as a queer and feminist resistance practice against emerging forms of biometric facial recognition.  In this 3-session workshop, we will discuss how biometrics, specifically facial recognition software, subjects women and various non-normative, minoritarian persons to precarity and violence. We will...

  1. Erica Kermani

  2. Zach Blas


Who Cares About Collaboration?

November 12, 2013

Utopic visions of communications have suggested  that technology would alter the way we worked together - bringing us closer, allowing for new forms of intimacy to burgeon. While this is many respects true, the over-saturated sphere, which involves one being 'connected' has shifted the nature in which we are able to...

  1. Joe McKay

  2. Kristin Lucas

  3. Omar Kholeif

  4. Ramsey Nasser

  5. Roddy Schrock

  6. Sarah Persk


Man With A Projector

November 9, 2013

At the intersection of visual art, performance, and cinema, Man with a Projector presents a rare chance to see important historic works and new film and video performances by Malcolm Le Grice and Guy Sherwin, two artists associated with The London Film Makers’ Co-operative. The Co-op - a group of British...

  1. Guy Sherwin

  2. Keith Rowe

  3. Lynn Loo

  4. Malcom Le Grice


New York Times Feminist Reading Group

November 9, 2013

Join us Saturday, November 9 for the third and final meeting of the New York Times Feminist Reading Group at Eyebeam from 1–2:30pm.

  1. Laurel Ptak


Software Takes Command: conversation with Lev...

November 6, 2013

Join Eyebeam for a discussion on software’s influence on design, art, data and culture. How do software tools shape the visual aesthetics of contemporary media and design? What motivated developers in the 1960s and ‘70s to create the concepts and techniques that now underlie contemporary applications like Photoshop...

  1. Christiane Paul

  2. Katie Torn

  3. Lev Manovich

  4. Paul D. Miller (DJ Spooky)


CT-SWaM: Anthology of Text Scores by Pauline...

November 1, 2013

Pauline Oliveros and Ghost Ensemble celebrate the release of Oliveros's Anthology of Text Scores with a book signing and interactive, multimedia concert performance. Ghost Ensemble will present several works from this groundbreaking collection of masterful scores including those less often performed.

  1. Daniel Neumann

  2. Pauline Oliveros


Dream House

October 24, 2013 - November 9, 2013

2013 Eyebeam Fellow Katie Torn’s Dream House on view in the Eyebeam Storefront October 24th through November 9th. Opening Reception on October 24th 6-8pm

The American imagination demands the real thing and, to attain it, must fabricate the absolute fake....

  1. Katie Torn



October 24, 2013 - November 16, 2013

SHiKAKU 07, a digital Zen garden by Eyebeam Resident CHiKA on view October 24th through November 16th

Known for her minimalist interactive and site-specific projection mapping installations, 2013 Spring/Summer Eyebeam Resident CHiKA will present her...

  1. CHiKA

  2. Phan Visutyothapibal


Costumes as Game Controllers: The Lightning Bug Game...

October 22, 2013 - November 2, 2013

GAME TEST THIS SATURDAY: November 2, 3-5pm

  1. Kaho Abe

  2. Katherine Isbister


Computational Fashion exhibit reception and play...

October 21, 2013

The first year of Eyebeam's Computational Fashion initiative culminates with an exhibition by Fellows Carrie Mae Rose and Kaho Abe. Join the artists and their collaborators, Dan Steingart and Katherine Isbister, as they present the research and final outcomes on Monday, October 21, 6:30-8:30pm. Kaho's immersive project,...

  1. Carrie Mae Rose

  2. Dan Steingart

  3. Kaho Abe

  4. Katherine Isbister


Performing Change

October 19, 2013

Held in tandem with What Do We Do Now?

  1. Carlo Zanni

  2. Carne Ross

  3. Denisse A. Arévalo

  4. George Emilio Sánchez

  5. Jose Serrano-McClain

  6. Laurel Ptak

  7. Lina Srivastava

  8. Marisa Jahn

  9. Mark Amerika

  10. Paolo Cirio

  11. Peter Macapia

  12. Stephen Duncombe

  13. Vito Acconci

  14. Wafaa Bilal


Playtest: Design, Play & Discuss

October 19, 2013

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 meeting is a great...

  1. Greg Trefry

  2. Kaho Abe

  3. Nick Fortugno


What Do We Do Now? + Performing Change

October 18, 2013 - October 19, 2013


Two events happening in tandem on October 18 and 19th at Eyebeam—What Do We Do Now? and Performing Change—each explore ways we might think about the art world we know today...

  1. Laurel Ptak

  2. Paolo Cirio


Douglas Kahn Earth Sound Earth Signal Book Launch

October 17, 2013

Join Eyebeam Storefront and ((audience)) for a unique book launch, performance and discussion celebrating the publication of Earth Sound Earth Signal (UC Press 2013) by Douglas Kahn, Professor at the National Institute for Experimental Arts, College of Fine Arts...

  1. Alexis Bhagat

  2. Daniel Neumann