Artist Projects

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Ghana Think Tank

Created May 2006

  1. Christopher Robbins

  2. John Ewing

  3. Maria Del Carmen Montoya

Ghana Think Tank is solving the problems of the Developed World. Local problems collected from communities in the U.S. and UK are sent to think tanks in Ghana, Cuba, Iran, Serbia, Mexico and El Salvador. The think tanks propose solutions, which are enacted back in the problem community,...

  • Activism

  • Exhibited Project

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Aperture

Created April 2006

  1. Eric Socolofsky

Aperture focuses on the ways sound and light affect spatial perception. Multi-channel sonic textures, generated from recordings of existing spaces, encircle the space of the installation. A low-hung rear-projected ceiling is used not as a display, but as a light source...

  • Production Lab

  • Generative Art

  • Immersive

  • Installation

  • Sound

  • Video

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Area's Immediate Rea...

Created April 2006

  1. Beatriz da Costa

  2. Brooke Singer

  3. Evan Harper

  4. Jamie Schulte

  5. Preemptive Media

  6. Theodore Watson

The Project

  • Activism

  • Sustainability

  • Production Lab

  • Data Visualization

  • Physical Computing

  • Software

  • Web

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The Recognition Amplifier...

Created April 2006

  1. Jamie O'Shea

The Recognition Amplifier (Famous Machine). A machine capable of increasing the fame of of a human being placed inside it. Research abandoned due to physical danger.

  • Augmented Reality

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Aphrodite Project: Platfo...

Created April 2006

  1. Andrew Milmoe

  2. Norene Leddy

Aphrodite Project: Platforms is an interactive artwork that combines the rich mythology of Aphrodite, the priestesses/prostitutes of ancient

  • Hacking

  • Hardware

  • Physical Computing

  • Video

  • Wearables

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Sound and the City

Created April 2006

  1. Daniel Perlin

Sound and The City

Students from the 2005-06 New Media Collaborative (NMC) Program explored their everyday environments and collected sounds that define the borders and cracks of our...

  • Education Lab

  • Documentary

  • Sound

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Maya2GoogleEarth

Created February 2006

  1. Theodore Watson

Maya2GoogleEarth is an open-source, cross-platform tool developed at Eyebeam for exporting 3D models from Maya into Google Earth. Once installed, it allows you to export 3D models from within your scene as a single Google Earth Placemark (KML) file.

The project was inspired by the Open GL extraction...

  • Production Lab

  • Software

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Hanging Space

Created January 2006

  1. Geraldine Juarez

A model to repurpose private infrastructure - such as scaffolding-, to create free space.

  • Urban Research

  • Production Lab

  • Installation

  • Learning

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Single Storey America

Created January 2006

  1. Liisa Roberts

  2. Veronica Skogberg

¨There was much climbing over and under various obstructions, but the line felt amazingly serene. It was like a secret world above all the traffic and the noise… The next time you are walking down in Chelsea, think about the secret world above your head. It's worth...

  • Animation

  • Production Lab

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Lincoln Ocean Victor Eddy...

Created January 2006

  1. Jill Magid

During her residency, Jill developed a series of projects based on experiences working the night-shift with a police officer who she has been shadowing, off the record.
Multimedia Installation: Printed book; MTA CCTV dvd's, sound works,...
  • Urban Research

  • Installation

  • Photo

  • Video

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Schengen with Ease

Created January 2006

  1. Vahida Ramujkic

Schengen with ease 'Extra-comunitarios', or citizens of non-European countries, have the 'extra' bureaucratic task of changing their status, to one that will allow them to move and work 'freely' within the European Union. The length and complexity of this process can vary depending on the type of 'extra-...

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Modern Orthodox

Created January 2006

  1. Elliot Malkin

Modern Orthodox is a working demonstration of my next-generation laser eruv system. An eruv (pronounced ey-roov) is a symbolic boundary erected around religious Jewish communities throughout the world. While an eruv is typically constructed with poles and wires, Modern Orthodox employs...

  • Urban Research

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EarthSpeaker

Created January 2006

  1. Jeff Feddersen

EarthSpeaker was the result of Jeff Feddersen's residency during which time he researched and prototyped solar-powered, distributed, autonomous, sculptural acoustic and radio wave transmitters, as well as developed content for them. The transmitters will be used in a permanent outdoor...

  • Sustainability

  • Solar

  • Sound

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Reentry Series

Created January 2006

  1. Ben Engebreth

  2. Bill Dolson

  3. Evan Harper

Bill Dolson's Reentry Series uses multiple synthetic meteors to produce luminous, ephemeral drawings in the upper atmosphere. These drawings will persist for only seconds, at most minutes. The behavior of individual synthetic meteors will be similar to naturally...

  • Animation

  • Augmented Reality

  • Data Visualization

  • Digital Cinema

  • Immersive

  • Installation

  • Video

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Pizza Party

Created January 2006

  1. Cory Arcangel

  2. Michael Frumin

Pizza Party was commissioned by Eyebeam R&D for media artist Cory Arcangel as part of his work in the work in the 2004 Whitney Biennial, and implemented by R&D Fellow Mike Frumin. It is a free text based software package for ordering pizza, or for throwing pizza parties. It has many features to make...

  • R&D Lab

  • Software

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Mr. T1

Created January 2006

  1. Jonah Brucker-Cohen

"Mr. T1" is a bandwidth meter detector that runs as a standalone, cross-platform (OSX, Linux, Windows) application. The project constantly checks the current speed of the connected network and if it reaches that of a standard T1 line (1.5mbit/sec) or higher then a Mr.T sound sample is triggered in the form...

  • Open Lab

  • Open Source

  • Software

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L.A.S.E.R. Tag

Created January 2006

  1. Evan Roth

  2. Graffiti Research Lab

  3. James Powderly

  4. Theodore Watson

The Mobile Broadcast Unit with L.A.S.E.R Tag System (LTS) is the latest Open Source, Weapon of Mass Defacement developed by the Graffiti Research Lab in the Eyebeam R&D OpenLab. NYC! This tactical tool allows any citizen, graff writer, artist or protester to use a projector, camera and laser to write,...

  • Activism

  • Urban Research

  • Open Lab

  • Hacking

  • Hardware

  • Open Source

  • Software

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Light Criticism

Created January 2006

  1. Evan Roth

  2. James Powderly

  3. Steve Lambert

Public action and video documentation of project covering HDTV display ads in the New York City subway. The project was inspired by Ji Lee's Abstractor.TV and released to the public domain. It has since helped inspire a later project called Pixelator...

  • Activism

  • Open Lab

  • Video