Artist Projects

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VOTEMOS.US: Voting Cart...

Created October 2008

  1. Ricardo Miranda Zúñiga

VOTEMOS.US is an initiative that questions how the 2008 United States Presidential Election would differ if all residents of the United States could vote. Currently only citizens registered to vote may participate in the election for the next President. However within...

  • Activism

  • Open Culture

  • Urban Research

  • Urban Intervention

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Eye

Created October 2008

  1. Yael Kanarek

Untitled (eye), 2008
Rubber, pins
115.5 x 109 in / 293.5 x 277 cm

A field of 1,155 rubber pieces of the word 'eye' in English, Hebrew, Arabic and Yiddish. The form is based on the shape created when separating Venetian blinds. The word in Hebrew and Arabic is exactly the same. Yiddish is...

  • Middle East

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Hello Weather

Created September 2008

  1. Andrea Polli

Hello, Weather! attempts to de-mystify the collection and use of weather and climate data by bringing artists, technologists, ecologists and environmentalists together around public weather stations.

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  • Sustainability

  • Data Visualization

  • Web

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Cloud Car

Created September 2008

  1. Andrea Polli

Any conversation about the environment inevitably comes to the automobile. Automobiles are essential to the lives of most New York City residents, but with these benefits come serious consequences: polluted air, dangerous roads, noise and congestion.

The connection...

  • Activism

  • Sustainability

  • Green

  • Performance Art

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chandelier in 4

Created September 2008

  1. Ayah Bdeir

  2. Jessica Banks

A reinterpretation of a traditional chandelier in which the crystals and lights form the underlying rigid structure for transient, flowing arms. The disappearing and reappearing body of the chandelier is defined by a fabric contour which weaves through a channel of suspended hoops. The system is...

  • Open Lab

  • Open Source

  • Robotics

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WPFolio

Created September 2008

  1. Jeff Crouse

  2. Patrick Carey

  3. Steve Lambert

WPFolio is a free and open source WordPress theme designed by artists specifically for visual artists. Visual artists who have a range of experience with the web (from none, to lots) and want a website that:

emphasizes your images

is easy to update...

  • Open Culture

  • Software

  • Web

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The Vertical Bed

Created September 2008

  1. Jamie O'Shea

The Vertical Bed is a device that allows its user to sleep in a standing position. The device supports the sleeper's weight by bolting into metal grating on the ground, and folds up to fit in a briefcase when not in use. It has been tested on the streets of New York, for 40 minutes naps at 4 hour intervals...

  • Urban Research

  • Performance Art

  • Public Art

  • Urban Intervention

  • Wearables

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The Marionettes

Created August 2008

  1. Friedrich Kirschner

"the marionettes" is a networked puppet installation created with the new standalone (and soon opensourced) version of moviesandbox and displayed for the eyebeam reception for the shanghai media art fair symposium in new york

Two networked puppets can be controlled by hardware marionette controllers...

  • Production Lab

  • Installation

  • Open Source

  • Video

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Dirt Style Design

Created August 2008

We are developing and researching design techniques inspired by the degraded aesthetic of the hobbyist, amateur and geek. This work re-imagines the original spirit of the Internet before the dotcom gold rush. The "Summer of...

  • R&D Lab

  • Web

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Xerox Astronomy and the N...

Created August 2008

  1. Joe Winter

Xerox Astronomy (2008): a generic photocopier and desk lamp are transformed into elements within the cosmic system used by an imagined observer.

  • Hacking

  • Installation

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Shadow Project

Created August 2008

  1. Nor_/d

A responsive architectural environment of motor-controlled wires and fabric.

  • Architecture

  • Installation

  • Open Source

  • Software

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Reware

Created August 2008

  1. Hans-Christoph Steiner

Reware (2008), hacked electronic devices for visitors to play with, including a Linux- and
PureData (PD)-programmed PDA turned three-string guitar.

  • Open Culture

  • Electronics

  • Game

  • Hacking

  • Hardware

  • Software

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Not Bicycle Cover

Created August 2008

  1. JooYoun Paek

Not Bicycle Cover (2008), a bicycle cover fashioned from inflated garbage bags.

  • Open Culture

  • Sustainability

  • Urban Research

  • Hacking

  • Installation

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Nothing In It

Created August 2008

  1. JooYoun Paek

Nothing In It (2008), a handbag that sounds its contents when opened.

  • Electronics

  • Hacking

  • Installation

  • Sound

  • Wearables

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Les Annees Lumiere

Created June 2008

  1. Ayah Bdeir

  2. Rouba Khalil

A bird’s eye view of a little over 3 years of violence, strife, and very bright lights rocking Lebanon, remembered and replayed in 45 minutes of proportionally timed light display.

22 x 30 inches
Electronics on Canvas
produced June 2008

in collaboration with Rouba Khalil...

  • Activism

  • Middle East

  • Open Lab

  • Data Visualization

  • Electronics

  • Hardware

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teta haniya's secret...

Created June 2008

  1. Ayah Bdeir

  2. luma shihab eldin

After decades of running her kinky Syrian lingerie store in the Hamidiya souk of Damascus, Teta Haniya comes to America bearing gifts. With over 60 years of Islamic teachings on seduction, and an arsenal of kitschy electronics, Teta Haniya hijacks the western panty, triggering the sexual liberation of the...

  • Middle East

  • Electronics

  • Hacking

  • Wearables

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Inside the Artists Studio...

Created May 2008

  1. Jeff Crouse

  2. Steve Lambert

Inside the Artist's Studio is a radio program hosted by a robotic Chimpanzee named James Chimpton. Chimpton's brain is powered by a markup language I created called ABSML, or A BullShit Markup Language. The result is rather absurd - a clothed robotic monkey, interviewing artists in the Biennial about...

  • Open Lab

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Kriegspiel

Created May 2008

  1. Adam Parrish

  2. Alexander Galloway

  3. Carolyn Kane

  4. Daniel Perlin

  5. DJ /rupture and Matt Shadetek

  6. Mushon Zer-Aviv

In 1978 the French Situationist Guy Debord designed and fabricated a board game called “The Game of War.” Thirty years later RSG resurrects this largely forgotten work, translating the game rules from French to Java and releasing it as a free online computer game.

Kriegspiel is produced by...

  • Activism

  • Game

  • Open Source

  • Software