Silicon Valley, the center of the tech industry, is still the land of opportunity, but now it’s confronting the human cost of its success. The new buzzwords: responsibility and empathy.
In The Enigma Room, the art of coding transforms Ed Kashi’s extensive archive, playing with perception versus reality, the truth of the photograph versus the mystery of digital alchemy.
For the last eight years, through our collaborative project, Geolocation, we have used publicly available GPS information embedded in Twitter updates to track the locations of user posts and follow them to make photographs that mark the location in the real world. In the photographs, the text of a rapid-fire tweet is married with the image of the solitary location.Learn More
“#selfie” examines how image sharing and the Internet have changed the role of photography in the digital age. The process of creating and disseminating imagery has fundamentally changed in the new context provided by digital photography, smartphones and more recently the ‘selfie’.Learn More
Our most important images are on our refrigerators and smartphones. “Exquisite Refrigerator” updates the idea of the Exquisite Corpse, a collaborative poetry game that traces its roots to the Surrealist Movement. Playing off of the steel shipping container, viewers will interact with, rearrange and curate groups of printed contemporary images to create new stories, juxtapositions and relationships.Learn More
Texting Syria is an installation exploring the experience of Syrian refugees in the context of connectivity in the digital age. In these portraits, Syrians in Lebanon fleeing the civil war back home use mobile phones to stay in touch with their families who remain under siege in the city of Homs. A mundane and ubiquitous act — checking or sending a text message — is transformed by war into communiqués that can be a matter of life and death.Learn More
Mark Curran – The Economy of Appearances & Mari Bastashevski – It’s Nothing Personal (2015)Learn More
The Yellow Trailer Art Gallery is Ed Kimball’s transportable cinema trailer and serves as a mobile art installation platform that has recently featured super 8 motion pictures and digital video projections.
For fifteen years I documented the efforts of a secretive tribe of engineers, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists in Silicon Valley during the digital revolution as they created technology that would change our culture, our behavior and challenge what it means to be human.Learn More
As we speak the ongoing development of technology, the freedom of religion and the need for energy, changes our world at a rapid rate . Lots of countries, communities and people don’t keep pace with this development and struggle with good intentions and choosing between two bad options. They are lost in transition.
As Europe and America are engulfed in the greatest crisis of mutual trust since WWII, as a result of the recent inter-spying revelations, secrets and lies seem to be assuming an ever more crucial character in public life.Learn More
An interactive workshop demo of Adobe’s CAI tool—addressing misinformation through digital content provenance. Hosted by veteran photojournalist Santiago Lyon.Learn More
Inspired by memories of a middle school science fair, several incubator companies at the Made in NY Media Center will set up shop and show off what they can do in a classic, lo-fi environment. Join us for new technology demonstrations and activities!Learn More
Doug Menuez will discuss his latest book – “Fearless Genius: The Digital Revolution in Silicon Valley 1985-2000. Shooting behind the scenes at the leading technological innovators of the digital era for over a decade, Doug’s account provides a visual history of the Silicon Valley technology boom.Learn More