We want you to know that the Eyebeam team is hard at work finding new ways to uplift artists and engage with the public. We know how difficult maintaining normalcy is at this moment, but we also want to create a communal space for connections and innovation.
We are deeply committed to supporting the groundbreaking work of artists during this crisis. As such, we want to know what you need. We want to know: How can we support you in this time?
These residents are all working on projects guided by the central prompt “what are the terms of refusal?”
Michael Mandiberg for The Atlantic
In Mapping Wikipedia, Michael discovered a data set that offered an entry point into the geography of Wikipedia’s contributors. By parsing 884 million edits to English Wikipedia, they were able to collect and geolocate 43 million IP addresses, determining some troubling patterns: high edits in swing states; low edits in religious counties in the Plains; low edits in Black rural South and Native American reservations.
#AskTheExpert invites the Eyebeam community to ask an expert questions pertaining to their field. This week we opened up questions to Surya Mattu, an artist, engineer, journalist, and Eyebeam alum.
Eyebeam announces the recipients of their 2020 Residency, alongside the inaugural Storyteller in Residence Award, a new multi-year initiative launched in partnership with RLab to celebrate masters of visual storytelling and examine the role of emerging technologies through the lens of equity and access.