ITP Alums present at Eyebeam, NYC

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Featuring ITP Alumni Addie Wagenknecht (’08), Stefan Hechenberger (’08), JooYoun Paek (’07) and Hans-Christoph Steiner (’05).

EVENT/WHAT: (Exhibition and public programs) Untethered: A sculpture garden of readymades

Expanded description:

Eyebeam is pleased to announce Untethered, a sculpture garden of everyday objects deprogrammed of their original function, embedded with new intelligence, and transformed into surrealist and surprising readymades, including a photocopier that reads the night sky; a PDA turned guitar; and a piano that plays the Internet.

The exhibition features pieces by 15 artists working at the intersection of art and technology, including Jessia Banks, Ayah Bdeir, Michel de Broin, Max Dean, Paul DeMarinis, Kelly Dobson, Thomson & Craighead, Nor_/D (Addie Wagenknecht and Stefan Hechenberger), and Joe Winter. Curated by Sarah Cook. Press release, invitation and images available online.

DATE/TIME:  September 25  – October 25, 2008; Opening reception Thurs., Sept. 25, from 6- 8PM

ORGANIZATION: EYEBEAM Art and Technology Center

LOCATION: Eyebeam, 540 W. 21st St., between 10th and 11th Avenues

GENERAL CONTACT INFO: www.eyebeam.org/ info@eyebeam.org/ T. 212.937.6580

Free and open to the public Tues – Sat., Noon – 6PM

Related Public Programming

Thursday, September 25, 6PM: The Untethered opening reception, featuring artist talks with
Germaine Koh, Michel de Broin, Kelly Dobson and Sascha Pohflepp, as well as an introduction
by the exhibition’s curator, Sarah Cook.

Tuesday, October 14, 7PM: Workshop: Open source your mobile devices!
Eyebeam resident Hans-Christoph Steiner hosts a workshop on hacking devices such as iPods,
wifi routers and PDAs.

Tuesday, October 21, 7PM: Presentation: Performing Machines: Untethered artists present their
instrumental hacks. With JooYoun Paek and others.

Saturday, October 25, 5PM: Panel discussion: Untethered curator Sarah Cook leads a
discussion on art, design and obsolescence. The panel features Jessica Banks, Ayah Bdeir and
lawyer Elizabeth Stark, founder of Harvard’s Free Culture group and researcher for Jonathan
Zittrain’s book The Future of The Internet. The talk will be followed by the exhibition’s closing
reception.

Friday, September 19th, 2008
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