Artist Projects

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Zajal

Created June 2012

  1. Ramsey Nasser

Zajal is a programming language designed to reduce the friction between creative vision and functioning software. Live coding allows artists to improvise code and experiment freely, turning programming into an act of sculpture rather than architecture. Zajal's...

  • Education

  • Open Culture

  • Design

  • Engineering

  • Generative Art

  • Hacking

  • Learning

  • Open Source

  • Physical Computing

  • Software

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Forty-eight to Sixteen...

Created June 2012

  1. Brian House

Forty-eight to Sixteen documents my daily commute from Brooklyn to midtown Manhattan with sensors for my heartrate, breathing, and the cadence of my pedaling, along with chest-mounted video. Cellist Topu Lyo interprets my experience via a composition I derived from the sources that is...

  • Sound

  • Bio-Feedback

  • Urban Research

  • Data Visualization

  • Documentary

  • Performance Art

  • Sound

  • Video

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KinectToPin

Created June 2012

  1. Nick Fox-Gieg

KinectToPin lets you record motion capture data with a Kinect camera and import it into After Effects. New 3D data import means your characters are no longer stuck facing the camera, audio playback during recording means multiple characters can stay in sync, and the the After Effects...

  • Animation

  • Choreography

  • Vision

  • Hacking

  • Moving Image

  • Software

  • Video

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Prior Art

Created May 2012

  1. Nick Fox-Gieg

"Prior Art" is an animated short that uses Kinect motion capture to depict a friendly music contest gone horribly wrong—a musical duel between three robots and a flock of singing birds.

  • Animation

  • Vision

  • Motion Graphics

  • Moving Image

  • Software

  • Video

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Stranger Visions

Created May 2012

  1. Heather Dewey-Hagborg

In Stranger Visions artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg creates portrait sculptures from analyses of genetic material collected in public places. Working with the traces strangers unwittingly leave behind, Dewey-Hagborg calls attention to the impulse toward genetic determinism and the potential for a culture...

  • R&D Lab

  • Biotech

  • Data Visualization

  • Design

  • Generative Art

  • Software

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Swordfight

Created April 2012

  1. Kurt Bieg

  2. Ramsey Nasser

Swordfight is a two player physical game played using strap on Atari 2600 controllers. The goal of the game is to press your opponent's button with your joystick before they press yours.

The game was a collaboration with Kurt Bieg, who...

  • Game Design

  • Comedy

  • Electronics

  • Game

  • Hacking

  • Hardware

  • Open Source

  • Physical Computing

  • Wearables

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The Rhythmanalysis Lab...

Created April 2012

  1. Brian House

The Rhythmanalysis Lab is concerned with the observation, representation, and interpretation of rhythms in everyday life. Inspired by the work of Henri Lefebvre, it is a framework for projects, workshops, and investigations at the intersection of urban research, sound, and data science.

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  • Sound

  • Urban Research

  • Data Visualization

  • Science

  • Sound

  • Urban Intervention

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CT-SWaM

Created April 2012

  1. Daniel Neumann

CT-SWaM (Contemporary Temporary Sound Works And Music) is Eyebeam’s late night concert series curated by Eyebeam Alumni Daniel Neumann, happening intermittently in Eyebeam’s Main Space.

The series focusses on contemporary sound experiments, electro-acoustic multi-channel performance, social relations...

  • Sound

  • Performance Art

  • Sound

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RGBDToolkit

Created March 2012

  1. James George

  2. Jonathan Minard

  3. Nick Fox-Gieg

The RGBDToolkit is an open source platform for volumetric filmmaking that utilizes a hacked Kinect depth sensor paired with a DSLR video camera to creates a unique hybrid form of three dimensional video. The toolkit allows experimentation with a new paradigm of filmmaking where 3D models derived from large...

  • Data Visualization

  • Hacking

  • Hardware

  • Motion Graphics

  • Moving Image

  • Open Source

  • Software

  • Video

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The Creatomatic

Created January 2012

  1. Jacob Tonski

  2. Leonard Tirulnikov

  3. Nova Jiang

The Creatomatic is a piece of software designed to accelerate the imagination and prompt new inventions. It works by randomly juxtaposing diagrams of two everyday objects from a selection of hundreds. Through free association, the two objects can prompt the invention of an entirely new object, which can be...

  • Education

  • Learning

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Ideogenetic Machine

Created January 2012

  1. Julia Lintern

  2. Nova Jiang

Ideogenetic Machine is an interactive installation that incorporates images of visitors to a gallery into an algorithmically generated comic book. The comic is created live through computer vision technology and custom software, using photos of the visitors and a database of drawings the artist has...

  • Public Art

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VTE

Created December 2011

  1. Andrew Demirjian

  2. Jackson Moore

This piece is the outcome of research and experimentation conducted by students of the 'Collaborative Media Workshop.' This workshop, led by ...

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Spacepod

Created December 2011

  1. Jackson Moore

The Spacepod is a chamber that projects auditory architecture around a listener.  Using an omnidirectional array of speakers, it produces a sensation of auditory surfaces using ambisonic localization, psychoacoustic cues, and parametric mapping. Effectively, one finds oneself navigating by ear...

  • Augmented Reality

  • Sound

  • Engineering

  • Immersive

  • Installation

  • Software

  • Sound

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Occu-Bot

Created December 2011

  1. Taeyoon Choi

Occu-bot is a D.I.Y robot for occupation and picket holding. Management-bot (also known as the Financier) is a walking bot that accompanies the Occubot. Barking-bot is a megaphone-dog that confronts the Occubot and protects the Management-bot.

December 25.  2011
All hardware by Taeyoon Choi...

  • Activism

  • Urban Research

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My friends, there is......

Created November 2011

  1. Taeyoon Choi

On November 17th 2pm~4pm I was at the Union Square and marched For or Against friends and enemies. That day, a large group of students and activists gathered in Union Square to Zuccotti Park as part of Occupy movement. I brought two pickets that, one side have ‘My friends’ and another side have ‘My enemies...

  • Activism

  • Urban Research

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Wearable Weapons

Created November 2011

  1. Carrie Mae Rose

  2. Kate Watkins

Wearable Weapons awaken the power of vulnerability. 

Wearable Weapons is currently building visual and interactive wearable costumes for an entertainer or singer to wear during a performance or music video.

Right now we are focusing on building a new series of collars with hacked...

  • Urban Research

  • Wearables

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Gifpumper

Created November 2011

  1. Slava Balasanov

Gifpumper is collaborative web creation platform. 

 

Gifpumper combines elements of a social media site, blogging platform and virtual world into a single tool for collaborative creation online. Users can create 3d pages...
  • Animation

  • Net-Art

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Creatomatic Exhibition...

Created November 2011

  1. Greg Witt

  2. Jacob Tonski

  3. Katie Koepfinger

  4. Nova Jiang

  5. Takeshi Miyakawa

The Creatomatic is a piece of software designed to help its users conceive new artworks. It operates by randomly juxtaposing drawings of two everyday objects from a large selection, which a user can combine to invent something new. The software is given to a group of artists, and the results are exihibted...

  • Design