Artist Projects

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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

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Ecosystem Engine

Created June 2009

  1. Jeff Crouse

  2. Marina Zurkow

The Ecosystem Engine is a JavaScript and XML driven viewer and editor for animated, sprite driven simulations.  It is akin to a web browser, except instead of web pages, it runs animations in which the "actors" interact and react to each other and the...

  • Animation

  • Open Culture

  • Data Visualization

  • Generative Art

  • Open Source

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OMG I'm on .TV

Created June 2009

  1. Emma Lloyd

  2. Jon Cohrs

OMG I'm on .TV is post-analog TV station broadcasting in NYC on channel 14. We're broadcasting internet content to your TV, through a low-power TV transmitter. The website acts as an aggregator of online video content. You get to create the shows, vote on the shows, and participate in the whole process....

  • Activism

  • Electronics

  • Generative Art

  • Hacking

  • Television

  • Video

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MakerBot

Created June 2009

  1. MakerBot Industries

MakerBot is an affordable, open source 3D printer rapid prototyping machine developed by Bre Pettis, Zach Hoeken, and Adam Mayer. Build your own MakerBot and it makes things for you, functioning like a personal factory. Digital designs for the MakerBot can be shared on...

  • Exhibited Project

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Camerautomata

Created June 2009

Camerautomata is a ‘Magical Image Digesting Duck’, made by hacking a digital camera, printer, vacuum cleaner, mp3 player and connecting them by a single microcontroller. The duck, Charlie travels to many...

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Urban Prospecting

Created May 2009

  1. Jon Cohrs

Resident artist Jon Cohrs has created a device for striking it rich by prospecting for oil in the city center. Using old metal detectors, hydrocarbon sensors, locative media, and hype, this project combines a DIY aesthetic, basic accessible electronics, and pop culture to re-invigorate urban exploration and...

  • Activism

  • Sustainability

  • Urban Research

  • Electronics

  • Green

  • Hacking

  • Hardware

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Spook 1781

Created May 2009

  1. Kenseth Armstead

In the summer of 1781, James Armistead Lafayette was the sneakiest man in America.  He earned this dubious distinction providing intelligence.  Against impossible odds, James succeeded, liberating our insurgent forefathers from the British Empire.  Spook™ is a multimedia installation project, in-progress,...

  • Digital Cinema

  • Installation

  • Video

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White/Binary

Created May 2009

  1. Yael Kanarek

White/Binary, 2009
Rubber and loctite on wood
22 x 22 in / 55 x 55 cm

White/Binary is inspired by two spiritual sources. First, Malevich’s Suprematist Composition: White on White from 1918. Malevich described his aesthetic theory, Suprematism, as "the supremacy of pure feeling or...

  • Middle East

  • Writing and Publishing

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My Mondrian: Composition...

Created May 2009

  1. Yael Kanarek

My Mondrian: Composition C (No.III) with Red, Yellow and Blue, 2009
Rubber and loctite on wood
22 x 22 in / 55 x 55 cm

The original Mondrian composition is recreated by the pigments titles Mondrian used in his painting (according to the restoration department at MoMA). The pigments...

  • Middle East

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Good Cop 15

Created May 2009

  1. The Yes Men

During the UN Climate Change Conference (COP15) in Copenhagen in December 2008, a collaboration venue for artists and climate activist groups was constructed to invite individuals to play “GOOD COP”. With access to the conference site growing increasingly restricted, GOOD COP aimed to make...

  • Activism

  • Exhibited Project

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Windowfarms

Created April 2009

  1. Britta Riley

  2. Rebecca Bray and Britta Riley

We are creating several different designs for suspended, hydroponic, modular, low-energy, high-yield light-augmented window farms using low-impact or recycled local materials. These prototype window farms, to be located in high-profile windows throughout the city, are intended to inspire other New Yorkers...

  • Architecture

  • Sustainability

  • Urban Research

  • Green

  • Hacking

  • Installation

  • Learning

  • Open Source

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littleBits

Created April 2009

  1. axel aesquite

  2. Ayah Bdeir

  3. Jie Qi

  4. luma eldin

  5. youngjin Chung

littleBits is an opensource library of discrete electronic components pre-assembled in tiny circuit boards. Just as Legos allow you to create complex structures with very little engineering knowledge, littleBits are simple, intuitive, space-sensitive blocks that make prototyping with sophisticated...

  • Open Culture

  • Open Lab

  • Electronics

  • Hardware

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School of Perpetual Train...

Created April 2009

  1. Stephanie Rothenberg

School of Perpetual Training, an ironic edutainment website, exposes the underbelly and not so glamorous side of the computer video game industry. An animated personal trainer leads eager job seekers through a series of webcam game training exercises for outsourced jobs in digital game manufacturing and...

  • Game