Artist Projects

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The Friend Feeders (Frien...

Created October 2009

  1. Marina Zurkow

The Friend Feeders is an animated diptych, and part of a suite of projects for the UK entitled Friends + Enemies. Larger-than-life, each panel depicts a person who appears to be supporting a host of animals: the man on the left supports native species in Northern England; the woman on the...

  • Animation

  • Exhibited Project

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Security Patterns

Created October 2009

  1. Clara Jo

  2. Michael Mandiberg

Security Patterns is a studio visit installation of recent laser cut work. These sculptures and drawings are made from old books laser cut with poignant words, and drawings made from industrial patterns, all of which explore transformations in technology and their relationships to evolutions (or devolutions...

  • Exhibited Project

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Fiber Optic Tapestry

Created October 2009

  1. Ligorano/Reese

Traditional tapestries communicated stories of battles, creation myths, and religion. Today, we are creating fields of threaded information streaming data through the fibers of a woven tapestry as light. It’s a way to visualize a virtual world to narrate the real-time story of global information culture....

  • Data Visualization

  • Electronics

  • Hacking

  • Hardware

  • Installation

  • Software

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Uncommon Ground

Created October 2009

  1. Steve Lambert

  2. Victoria Estok

Uncommon Ground is a sound installation created in collaboration by Steve Lambert and ...
  • Project Blackbird

  • Electronics

  • Green

  • Installation

  • Learning

  • Performance Art

  • Sound

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Too Smart City

Created September 2009

  1. David Jimison

  2. JooYoun Paek

Too Smart City is a set of three street furniture pieces that come to life with embedded intelligence and robotic systems. The Smart Bench is a gorgeous two-person seater that recognizes vagrancy and is capable of lifting people up and dumping them off. The Smart Sign displays the latest legal codes on its...

  • Bio-Feedback

  • Urban Research

  • Hardware

  • Robotics

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I ♥ Bushwick

Created September 2009

  1. Caroline Spivack

  2. Jade Highleyman

  3. Luther Cherry

  4. No Standing Anytime

  5. Spencer Brown

  6. Stephanie Pereira

  7. Zoe Penina Baker

I ♥ Bushwick juxtaposed creativity with community to form an interactive neighborhood get together. I ♥ Bushwick was an community party with activities of all sorts, activities with no age restrictions allowing the community to bond and become further connected to one another.

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  • Education

  • Performance Art

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Bottomline Healthcare

Created September 2009

  1. Ligorano/Reese

As the debate over healthcare during the summer heated up, we were commissioned to
create an artwork to promote the public health insurance option. We proposed an internet image campaign with downloadable images and a website to draw attention to the public health option.

It seemed to us that...

  • Activism

  • Web

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Open Video Sync

Created August 2009

  1. Scott Kildall

Open Video Sync is an open source project for the iPhone, which allows for multiple streams of video to be synchronized over BlueTooth or open wireless systems. Two or more iPhone devices will be able to synchronize their timecode so that their video aligns with one another. This will enable projects...

  • Open Culture

  • Hacking

  • Hardware

  • Open Source

  • Video

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The Conductor

Created August 2009

  1. Rashaad Newsome

The Conductor
Date: 2005-2009
Dimensions: vary
Brief: Single channel video with custom surround sound system.

  • Video

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The way we were

Created August 2009

  1. Ayah Bdeir

The way we were is a 4 minute clip looking at Lebanon in the days it used to be called the Paris of the Middle East. The movie highlights sites and landmarks  that used to be the staple of the country dubbed as the gem between East and West, mostly locations that have been destroyed by the war, or...

  • Middle East

  • Video

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Project Roebling

Created August 2009

  1. Ben Leduc-Mills

  2. Emma Lloyd

When the Brooklyn Bridge was built in 1893, it was the longest suspension bridge in the world. Built by John, Washington and Emily Warren Roebling, it was a feet of engineering that has connected millions of people.

We’re working...

  • Activism

  • Education

  • Open Culture

  • Learning

  • Open Source

  • Software

  • Web

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How To Win

Created July 2009

  1. Stephen Duncombe

  2. Steve Lambert

“How to Win” is a work in progress by Stephen Duncombe, an academic, and Steve Lambert, an artist. We are both long-time political activists and both of us believe that using art and culture to transform the world is a good idea. But we are both haunted by the same question: How do we gauge the success of...

  • Activism

  • Open Culture

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hands-on GET-UP

Created July 2009

  1. Aline Fader

  2. Brian

  3. Di Mainstone

  4. Jason Lim

  5. Jen Park

  6. Kendal

  7. Rachel Lamb

HANDS-ON GET-UP are a collection of wearable structures designed specifically to inspire
pro-active creativity, expressive movement and unexpected consequences.  Whilst in
residence at Eyebeam, I have been creating two parallel projects that express this working
model.  Both schemes...

  • Wearables

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The Church of the Martyr...

Created July 2009

  1. Jamie O'Shea

  2. Jeff Crouse

  3. Sarah Cook

The Church of the Marytr Rovers is a project by Jamie O'Shea. This toaster has been entombing in ice inside a freezer since July. It is a homage to the frozen Mars Phoenix lander on the north Pole of Mars, and will melt itself free if Phoenix does. Webcam image updates every 12.5 minutes, the time it takes...

  • Web

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Godblock

Created July 2009

  1. Jeff Crouse

When installed properly, GodBlock will test each page that your child visits before it is loaded, looking for passages from holy texts, names of religious...

  • Project Blackbird

  • Web

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Freefarmfeed

Created June 2009

  1. Andrea Polli

Freefarmfeed ...

  • Sustainability

  • Green

  • Hacking

  • Learning

  • Software

  • Ubiquitous Computing

  • Web

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Sharecropper

Created June 2009

  1. Leah Gauthier

Sharecropper invites you to participate in this public art project and micro farming installation by artist Leah Gauthier for one growing season in New York City, Summer 2009.

Leah will be using organic growing methods to plant rare and endangered heirloom vegetables and...

  • Activism

  • Sustainability

  • Urban Research

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World Series of 'Tub...

Created June 2009

  1. Aaron Meyers

  2. Jeff Crouse

Art Fag City critic and series participant Paddy Johnson calls it, "The most challenging IRL Internet competition of the decade."

  • Project Blackbird

  • Open Culture

  • Game

  • Open Source

  • Software

  • Virtual Reality

  • Web