Recent Persons

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Elliott Malkin is a new media artist whose work explores the use of everyday objects invested with the power to sanctify space. Elliott is also investigating the way religion and technology combine to inform the construction of memorial sites. Elliott is originally from Chicago and lives in New York City. He also works as an Information Architect.

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Vahida Ramujkic, born in Belgrade (Serbia and Montenegro), lives and works in Barcelona, Spain. With Rotorrr (www.rotorrr.org), a collective founded in 2001, Ramujkic has a initiated and participated in a series of experiments in "terrestrial water and air" environments that are favorable to the generation of tools and terrains for social interaction, bottom-up self-organization and community generation. Their explorations engage technologies and methodologies such as mappings, collaborative games, manuals, guides and tours. Ramujkic is also completing a long-term investigation concerning the bureaucracy of EU immigration policies, due to be published as a book in Spring 2006.

Ramujkic's residency is in conjunction with Hangar Centre de Producció d’Arts Visuals in Barcelona.

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Wandy was a participant in Eyebeam's Digital Day Camp 2007 program. Following DDC '09, she interned with Honorary Fellow, Yael Kanarek, and in 2008 she was one of the first round of Eyebeam student residents, for the spring term.

 

Wandy is a junior at Norman Thomas High School studying advance accounting. Although she likes working with numbers, computer works is what holds her interest. When not in school, Wandy is taking pictures and making videos. One of her main interests is editing and altering photographs digitally.

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Carmen Trudell and Jennifer Broutin, NYC-based architects, have designed a DIY device that can be attached to any swinging door as a closure assembly to locally capture and redistribute energy. At Eyebeam they will continue this research to harness human energy by creating a prototype that intervenes with people and architecture at an urban scale. The project’s goals are to increase the quantity of energy obtainable, engage in the larger discussion of sustainability and communicate the potential of human and technological participation in energy production and consumption.

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Robert Ransick, a NYC-based artist and cultural producer, will research and plan a sustainable and Internet-enabled shelter to be deployed in the Sonoran desert. This prototype is intended to explore the possibility of creating life-saving beacons in an otherwise hostile landscape, enabling private property owners to help foster a humane border and creating a platform for understanding the motivations and stories of the thousands of migrants who make this dangerous trek through the desert. For this project Robert will collaborate with architects Paola Sanguinetti and Blake Goble, as well as emerging artist Ryan Moran.

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Jill Magid is a performer and director interested in engaging the systems of discipline in society, such as police, CCTV and forensic artists, by exploiting the dormant possibilities of their services. During her residency, Jill developed a series of projects based on experiences working the night-shift with a police officer who she had been shadowing, off the record.

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Angie Eng is a media artist who works in video, installation and time-based performance. Influenced by theories of psychogeographics, Eng’s "Urban Attractors and Private Distractors" will explore custom and behavior in relation to culturally determined understandings and distinctions between concepts of public/private and inside/outside in physical space/cyberspace. Eng’s project will include local workshops and online collaborations with groups of young people in NYC and Hanoi.

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Preemptive Media
Preemptive Media is a group of artists, activist and technologists interested in utilizing emerging policies and technologies to create new opportunities for public discussion and alternative outcomes. Consisting of Beatriz da Costa, Jamie Schulte and Brooke Singer, Preemptive Media has an ongoing interest in developing discussion and awareness around the relationship of the individual to emerging technologies and data. In prior projects Preemptive Media has created devices and kits as well as hosted workshops and community events. Ongoing and prior projects include: Zapped! (with Heidi Kumao), Swipe and Moport. Zapped! investigates new technology used for product tracking and border control; Swipe exposes information encoded on drivers' licenses and shared without consent; and Moport is an online tool for generating and sharing mobile phone reports.

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Liisa Roberts was born in Paris in 1969 and earned her B.F.A. in sculpture at the Rhode Island School of Design. She employs a range of media including film, performance, written texts, publications, and photographs. Her recent work has expanded to include collaborative projects such as "Hit and Miss," a cartoon strip created for local newspapers in Katmandu, Nepal with the artist Simryn Gill and local cartoonists, and VYBORG a town library in Viipuri, a community-based project initiated in 2000.

Since the early 1990s, she has been included in such major group exhibitions as documenta X, Kassel, Germany (1997); and dAPERTutto, at the Venice Biennale (1999). Recent exhibitions include: the Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2004); Faster Than History, Kiasma, Helsinki (2004); and the Third Berlin Biennial (2004). Roberts lives and works in Helsinki, Finland; St. Petersburg, Russia; and NY, NY.

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Eric Socolofsky received a Master's degree from the Interactive Telecommunications Program at New York University in 2004. With education and work experience in the fields of architecture and digital media, his aim is to explore and develop new concepts of space. He divides his time between designing and programming user interfaces, devising generative graphic and audio systems, and building interactive spaces.