Artist Projects

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Sexatar Woundatar Deadata...

Created September 2011

  1. Alan Sondheim

Working with the philosophy and technology; hardware, wetware, and software, of avatar and human-organic distress and their interrelationships. As an example, the Buddhist four noble truths/processes appear in Second Life - where pain physically cannot occur, but neither can its cessation; where the Way may...

  • Virtual Reality

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Eye To Eyebeam

Created September 2011

  1. Aaron Meyers

  2. Alan Sondheim

  3. Alexander Chen

  4. Beatriz da Costa

  5. Carrie Mae Rose

  6. Fran Ilich

  7. Jordan Crandall

  8. Kaho Abe

  9. Katherine DiPierro

  10. Maria Michails

  11. Mark Shepard

  12. Mary Mattingly

  13. Matthew Parker

  14. Nova Jiang

  15. Slava Balasanov

  16. Stefani Bardin

  17. Taeyoon Choi

Eye To Eyebeam is a series on Eyebeam's residents and fellows. It includes interviews, photos, and other news and is authored by Eyebeam intern Katherine DiPierro. These interactive posts offer visitors the opportunity to learn more about Eyebeam's diverse community of creative practitioners.

Each...

  • Writing and Publishing

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Lumarca

Created September 2011

  1. Albert Hwang

  2. Matthew Parker

Lumarca is a truly volumetric display which allows viewers to see three dimensional images and motion. The system requires only a computer, a projector, and common materials found at most hardware stores. This provides an affordable platform for artists to design compelling content that conveys information...

  • Game Design

  • Data Visualization

  • Digital Cinema

  • Game

  • Generative Art

  • Hacking

  • Installation

  • Moving Image

  • Open Source

  • Physical Computing

  • Public Art

  • Software

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Roadshow: South Korea...

Created August 2011

  1. Aaron Meyers

  2. Fran Ilich

  3. Jon Cohrs

  4. Mary Mattingly

  5. Nova Jiang

  6. Taeyoon Choi

In the summer of 2011, Eyebeam Fellow Taeyoon Choi organized a tour to South Korean rivers in development with a group of five artists who are also fellows at Eyebeam Art and Technology Center in New York and about ten artists and activists from South Korea. The tour was designed in collaboration with an...

  • Urban Research

  • Urban Intervention

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Make Stuff Get Famous

Created July 2011

  1. Sharon Mizrahi

Sharon Mizrahi, Eyebeam Project Description of Short Film

  • Video

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Binaural Head

Created June 2011

  1. Papermen

Our two ears enable us to detect the direction of sound, helping create spatial awareness in the world around us. Using a binaural head placed remotely from the visitor, spatial sounds are transmitted back to headphones, allowing the listener to have remote spatial awareness.

  • Exhibited Project

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Sonic Bed

Created June 2011

  1. Kaffe Matthews

Sonic Bed is an instrument you play by lying and moving around in it. It is the central pin in “music for bodies” research and was awarded a Distinction in Digital Musics at Prix Ars Electronica. It is a sonic and social experiment exploring our perception of sound. Subtle, dynamic, at times beyond hearing...

  • Exhibited Project

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Klangkapsel

Created June 2011

  1. Satoshi Morita

Music isn’t always about hearing and listening; this installation is an experience that enables you to feel sound. Transducers pressed against your body deliver an 8-channel soundtrack throughout the capsule. The highly immersive nature of the piece takes you inside the artists body.

  • Exhibited Project

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Something for the Girl Wh...

Created June 2011

  1. David Handford

Any gallery needs a chair, but beware of this one. This original 1920s chair has been reconstructed full of sonic charges. Manipulate the voltage-controlled oscillators on the control panel and you will physically experience the power of sound to your personal liking. The intensity is up to you.

  • Exhibited Project

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Optofonica Capsule

Created June 2011

  1. TeZ

This shell-like shape encapsulates you within an immersive audiovisual structure. While resonating in surround and tactile sound and delivering specially composed visuals to your eyes, low frequencies are fed through the floor converting sound into vibrations through your body. This installation by the...

  • Exhibited Project

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The Theremin Inspectors...

Created June 2011

  1. Reality Inspectors

The Theremin Inspectors is a mixed-reality visualization experience that enables people to actually see the electromagnetic fields that they interact with every day. Using a theremin—an electronic instrument you play by moving your hands through open space rather than touching controls—the exhibit...

  • Exhibited Project

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Music, Emotion, Empathy...

Created June 2011

  1. Niall Coghlan

You are invited to measure your emotional reaction to music as a part of the an on-going experiment. Does your body like music that you thought you hated? Using heart-rate monitors and galvanic skin response, the experiment reads your physical response to a selection of music samples.

  • Exhibited Project

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Heart 'N' Beat...

Created June 2011

  1. Yoshi Akai

“Punk science” meets Japanese innovation in this unique musical instrument that uses your own heart beat as the basis for a tune. Using your body as an electric circuit, the instrument takes your pulse and sonifies it. You can then add sound samples and play along to your own heart.

  • Exhibited Project

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Reactable

Created June 2011

  1. Reactable Systems

This is a collaborative, multi-user audio-visual experience. Sensors in a table and objects combine to create a sonic experience that is different every time a piece is moved. Created by the Music Technology Group at the University Of Pompeu Fabra, Spain, it allows the instrument to be played by...

  • Exhibited Project

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Contacts

Created June 2011

  1. Scenocosme

By making contact with the sculpture and others, visitors build up a soundscape that turns them into a musical instrument. This immersive sound tool, made by the sound artists Scenocosme, creates electrical circuits generated by the interaction of people.

  • Exhibited Project

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Hear, Hear

Created June 2011

  1. Papermen

You are able to hear due to the way your brain collects and processes the sound waves in the air. Physical motion is turned into chemical signals inside the ear that are sent to the brain. Percussive bones, rippling hairs and moving liquid. Hear, Hear—a collaboration between an artist and a scientist—has...

  • Exhibited Project

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InstruMen

Created June 2011

  1. HertogNadler

This triptych is a work by the artist Chaja Hertog made in collaboration with Nir Nadler, and is recreated for the first time in New York City. The InstruMen perform a haunting musical experience created by their physical integration with the instruments they are playing. By slowly moving their bodies the...

  • Exhibited Project

Body Snatcher

Created June 2011

  1. Alex Dowling & Sinead Meaney

Have the sounds of your body chopped up, stretched and mangled while immersive visuals shift around the walls. BODY SNATCHER is an audiovisual installation by artists Alex Dowling and Sinéad Meaney that captures and manipulates sounds that visitors create using their bodies. Choose from two themes -...

  • Exhibited Project