Artist Projects

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Landscape One

Created July 2004

  1. Luc Courchesne

Four walls of a space are "painted", with video projectors, into a single photo realistic 360º landscape representing a public garden. The space, set in Montreal's Mont-Royal Park, is being visited by real and virtual characters.  If the virtual characters appear to come and go in the garden, real visitors...

  • Immersive

  • Installation

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The Legible City

Created May 2004

  1. Jeffrey Shaw

In The Legible City the visitor is able to ride a stationary bicycle through a simulated representation of a city that is constituted by computer-generated three-dimensional letters that form words and sentences along the sides of the streets. Using the ground plans of Manhattan; the existing...

  • Exhibited Project

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Corporate Commands

Created May 2004

  1. Institute for Infinitely Small Things

Corporate Commands is an ongoing series of public space performances based on corporate advertisements in the form of the imperative such as "Just Do It", "Turn on the Future", "Think different", etc. The Institute for Infinitely Small Things performs these corporate commands where they occur...

  • Activism

  • Exhibited Project

  • Performance Art

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Mandatory Minimum–We Have...

Created May 2004

  1. John Hawke

Mandatory Minimum—We Have Moved! is comprised of an urban intervention located adjacent to a Home Depot in Brooklyn and the chain link fence installation at Eyebeam that displays documentation of past Orange Work projects. The Home Depot intervention is comprised of a large printed sign that...

  • Exhibited Project

  • Installation

  • Urban Intervention

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ACCESS

Created April 2004

  1. Marie Sester

ACCESS lets you track anonymous individuals in public places, by pursuing them with a robotic spotlight and acoustic beam system. The work provokes questions about surveillance technology, contemporary advertising, and the entertainment industry. ACCESS was created by Eyebeam resident Marie Sester and is...

  • Activism

  • R&D Lab

  • Software

  • Sound

  • Video

  • Web

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Struck

Created March 2004

  1. Anna Munster

  2. Michele Barker

Struck is a video and sound installation that begs the question of how do we gain an “understanding” of disease through the visual interpretation of data. The piece addresses the development and implications of visualisation techniques as they are used in the detection and interpretation of neurological...

  • Data Visualization

  • Installation

  • Sound

  • Video

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n-cha(n)t

Created March 2004

  1. David Rokeby

n-cha(n)t is an audio visual installation that allows participants to eavesdrop on or infiltrate the conversational patterns of a networked community of computers.  Inspiration for the work came from a strong and somewhat inexplicable desire to hear a community of computers speaking together:...

  • Exhibited Project

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Interactive Plant Growing...

Created March 2004

  1. Christa Sommerer and Laurent Mignonneau

Designing interfaces between vegetal and device-related systems, between man and machine, is one of the greatest challenges of interactive technology. No differently than in the industrial context, here too, the use of intuitive and user-friendly control tendencies is supremely decisive. With ...

  • Exhibited Project

  • Installation

  • Physical Computing

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Inter-Discommunication Ma...

Created March 2004

  1. Kazuhiko Hachiya

Kazuhiko Hachiya’s Inter Dis-Communication Machine, composed of a video camera, transmitters, head mounted displays, batteries, and feathers is a communication system aimed at transmitting and receiving sensual experiences.

Used by two people wearing head-mounted displays, the ‘...

  • Exhibited Project

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America's Finest

Created March 2004

  1. Lynn Hershman Leeson

America’s Finest (1993-5) utilizes an M-16 rifle and manipulated optics to question the identity of agressor and victim and the role played by images of war in the psyche of the observer. The work enacted the idea of Étienne Jules Marey's camera-gun, already implicit in Room of One's Own, her...

  • Exhibited Project

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Think about the people no...

Created March 2004

  1. Paul Sermon

Think of the people now is a Commodore Amiga hyper-media computer programme, based on the theme of a media reported event from the 1990 Remembrance Ceremony in Whitehall, London. A young man ran out from the crowd and set fire to himself and shouted the words "think about the people now" in...

  • Exhibited Project

  • Video

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Videoplace

Created March 2004

  1. Katrin Hinrichsen

  2. Myron Krueger

The goal of Videoplace was not to create an art work that happened to be interactive, but to raise interactivity itself to the level of an art medium. This required redefining the human interface so that the system perceived the movements of participants' bodies rather than receiving...

  • Exhibited Project

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Jet Set Willy Variations...

Created March 2004

  1. JODI

Jet Set Willy Variations consists of modifications of the 1984 video game Jet Set Willy. The original game was made for the obsolete British computer Sinclair ZX Spectrum, which was popular in the early 1980s.

"These versions of Jet Set Willy...become increasingly more abstract, finding...

  • Exhibited Project

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Mahdohkt

Created January 2004

  1. Geraldine Juarez

  2. Melanie Crean

  3. Shirin Neshat

Mahdohkt

  • Moving Image Studio

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Tentacle

Created January 2004

  1. Beeoff

Tentacle, from Swedish arts collaborative Beeoff (Olle Huge, Tomas Linell and Mikael Scherdin), is a receptor-sculpture on a network that feeds streamed content (“streaming media”) over the Internet to several stations. During Works in Process ,Tentacle will gathers and transmits sound and images from nodes...

  • Digital Cinema

  • Hacking

  • Performance Art

  • Sound

  • Television

  • Video

  • Web

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Kabul: Constitutions (200...

Created January 2004

  1. Mariam Ghani

Kabul: Constitutions investigates the question of how our imaginaries of the architectures of democracy overlap with the real spaces where the structures of the state are materially and politically invested and contested. Viewers participating in an interactive video installation and accompanying web...

  • Activism

  • Middle East

  • Documentary

  • Immersive

  • Installation

  • Web

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Scissorfriends

Created January 2004

  1. Bec Stupak

Scissorfriends, is both DVD zine and installation. Expanding the metaphor of the paper zine into a 3-dimensional experience, Scissorfriends highlights a series of DVDs crafted with original and found video and audio content, exploring questions about the impact of format and technology on deeply personal...

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Fundrace

Created January 2004

  1. Cory Arcangel

  2. Jonah Peretti

  3. Michael Frumin

Fundrace applies novel technologies such as geocoding to federal election information adding dimension to abstract, disparate data while highlighting trends and relationships. Contributions can be tracked by name or address providing unprecedented access to political...

  • Activism

  • Contagious Media

  • R&D Lab

  • Data Visualization