Artist Projects

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echo::system - The Desert...

Created December 2007

  1. Grisha Coleman

echo::system is a five part performance series of imagined environments conceived and created by Grisha Coleman.

echo::system is a performance of 'constructed' environments with live music, dance, live video and electro-acoustic design. Performers and viewers co-exist within a sensory rich,...

  • Sustainability

  • Dance

  • Performance Art

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Brother Islands

Created November 2007

  1. Benton-C Bainbridge

  2. Minou Maguna

Brother Islands is a live multimedia performance about involuntary isolation and its machinery, as seen...
  • Urban Research

  • Digital Cinema

  • Installation

  • Performance Art

  • Video

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Weights + Measures

Created November 2007

  1. Marina Zurkow

Airplanes, elephants, and plankton—three beautiful “machines.” Weights + Measures compares proverbial apples and oranges, in order to probe a system of relative values. Take any two of the three creatures in the system: in water, airplanes sink while elephants swim. Elephants and airplanes both...

  • Animation

  • Sustainability

  • Exhibited Project

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Wish You Were Here: Postc...

Created October 2007

  1. Packard Jennings

  2. Steve Lambert

Steve Lambert and Packard Jennings asked Bay Area architects, city planners, and transportation engineers, “What would you do if you didn’t have to worry about budgets, bureaucracy, politics, or physics?” Ideas from these conversations were then merged, developed,...

  • Open Lab

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Superfund365

Created September 2007

  1. Brooke Singer

Each day for a year, starting on September 1, 2007, Superfund365 visited one toxic site in the Superfund program run by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). We began the journey in the New York City area and worked our way across the country, ending the year in...

  • Activism

  • Sustainability

  • Exhibited Project

  • Green

  • Web

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Eco-Vis Challenge

Created September 2007

  1. Amanda McDonald Crowley

  2. Annina Rüst

  3. Brooke Singer

  4. Carmen Trudell

  5. Douglas Repetto

  6. Eve Mosher

  7. Forays

  8. Green Map

  9. Jennifer Broutin

  10. Leah Gauthier

  11. LoVid

  12. Michael Mandiberg

  13. Mushon Zer-Aviv

  14. Natalie Jeremijemko

  15. Natalie Jeremijenko

  16. Oz Etzioni

  17. Paul Amitai

  18. The Studio for Urban Projects

  19. Tiffany Holmes

  20. Timm Kekeritz

  21. Zach Lieberman

What is the Eco-Vis Challenge? Not only is there an environmental crisis, but an environmental data crisis. Viewing statistics on environmental change is usually overwhelming, unintelligible, hidden and dense. Eyebeam invited artists to collaborate with technologists to redefine what the future of tracking...

  • Sustainability

  • Data Visualization

  • Exhibited Project

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The Duellists

Created September 2007

  1. Media Shed

In March 2007 MediaShed were invited to the Manchester Arndale Shopping Centre as part of the Futuresonic Festival to make a film combining free-media with free-running. Parkour or free-running involves fluid uninterrupted movement adapting motion to obstacles in the environment. Like free-media, free-...

  • Exhibited Project

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Black and White

Created September 2007

  1. Mark Napier

Whereas mysticism and religion describe the world in terms of the interaction of opposites, Black and White interprets information, the text and numbers flowing through a computer network, as a primal dance of zeroes and ones - opposing forces.  Black and White is an "un-visualization" that...

  • Exhibited Project

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The 13th Screen (The Subl...

Created September 2007

  1. Carrie Dashow

The 13th Screen is an installation of community-shot video, orginal shape note songs and ephemera from the Route of Progress tour, part of the community art, video, and music project The Subliminal History of New York State.  This past June and July, The Route of Progress Tour...

  • Exhibited Project

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Terminal Air

Created September 2007

  1. Institute for Applied Autonomy

  2. Trevor Paglen

Terminal Air is a project that explores complex interconnections between government agencies and private contractors involved with the United States Central Intelligence Agency's extraordinary rendition program. Since the mid-90’s, the CIA has operated the extraordinary rendition program, in which suspected...

  • Exhibited Project

Field Notes on the Life o...

Created September 2007

  1. Forays

Field Notes on the Life of a Cocoon is the genealogy of a cocoon and its use as a tool to occupy trees and protect community gardens, study canopies and create portable public accomodations. Driving Field Notes is an interest in exploring the potential of open source architecture and...

  • Exhibited Project

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The FM Ferry Experiment...

Created September 2007

  1. neuroTransmitter

The FM Ferry Experiment, a project conceived and programmed by neuroTransmitter, will be an eight-day mobile radio project held on the Staten Island Ferry during the fall of 2007. With the collaboration of the New York City Department of Transportation and the FM signal of WSIA-FM, this project will...

  • Exhibited Project

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Sow-In

Created August 2007

  1. Leah Gauthier

Due in good part to industrial agricultural practices, which rely on monocultures, chemical fertilizers and genetic modification to reap a predictable product, over 70% of our crop biodiversity was lostin the 20th century. Genetic erosion puts our food supply at risk from epidemics and infestations, which a...

  • Activism

  • Sustainability

  • Green

  • Learning

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Casa Segura

Created August 2007

  1. Robert Ransick

Casa Segura is a sustainable and Internet-enabled shelter to be deployed in the Sonoran desert. This prototype is intended to explore the possibility of creating life-saving beacons in an otherwise hostile landscape, enabling private property owners to help foster a humane...

  • Sustainability

  • Web

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Toy emissions (My friends...

Created August 2007

  1. HeHe

  • Urban Research

  • Hacking

  • Performance Art

  • Video

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DeleteCity

Created August 2007

  1. Jeff Crouse

Delete City is a WordPress plug-in that operates in the background of your personal blog. Every day, the plug-in conducts searches on sites like YouTube, Flickr, Facebook, etc. and automatically downloads large amounts of content. With companies like Dreamhost and Bluehost offering ridiculuous amounts of...

  • Activism

  • Open Culture

  • Open Lab

  • Hacking

  • Open Source

  • Software

  • Video

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Add-Art

Created June 2007

  1. hana newman

  2. Steve Lambert

AddArt is a Firefox extension which replaces advertising images on web pages with art images from a curated database. As of June 2007, there are prototype versions of the plugin, collaborative relationships with the developer of AdBlockPlus, and plans for further development.

  • Open Lab

  • Hacking

  • Software

  • Web

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White Glove Tracking

Created May 2007

  1. Ben Engebreth

  2. Evan Roth

On May 4, 2007, Evan Roth and Ben Engebreth asked internet users to help isolate Michael Jackson's white glove in all 10,060 frames of his landmark televised performance of "Billy Jean". 72 hours later, 125,000 gloves had been located. The collected data was released for all to download and...

  • Open Lab

  • Open Source

  • Performance Art

  • Video

  • Web