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Posted on April 1, 2013

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FAT GOLD OPENING NIGHT - APR 1st, 7 PM @ EYEBEAM

F.A.T. GOLD: Five Years of Free Art & Technology
At Eyebeam – Curated by Lindsay Howard

Opening: Monday April 1, 2013 from 7:00pm–9:00pm
Panel discussion with artists from 6:00pm–7:00pm

Organized by Eyebeam Curatorial Fellow Lindsay Howard, F.A.T. GOLD brings together an international group of twenty-five collaborators comprised of artists, hackers, engineers, musicians, and graffiti writers, many of whom have been involved with the organization as residents, fellows, or collaborators, for a week-long residency and retrospective, which will run through April 20.

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540 W 21st St
New York, NY 10011

See you punks there!

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Posted on March 28, 2013

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So Google freaked out because the public in Sweden integrate to their language the term “ogooglebar”, which means ungoogable. Språkrådet (The Language Council) included “ogooglebar” in the yearly list of new words …and Google™ pressured legally and demanded the word to be defined as the state of not being able to find search results in Google™, rather than any search engine.   They also asked for include a note specifying that Google™ is a trademark in the Council’s website.

Språkradet deleted from the list the new word and published a great post bashing the company Google™ for their “attempt to control language”.

Just a mere casualty, but i finished today one of my swedish language courses at SFI…. it went great. Long story short, one of the first things i learned is that anka means duck, as in DuckDuckGo <3quack


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F.A.T. GOLD:
Five Years of Free Art & Technology
Curated by Lindsay Howard

March 15, 2013—New York, NY—Celebrating more than five years of thug life, pop culture, and R&D, the renegade art organization known as the Free Art & Technology Lab, or F.A.T. Lab, is going GOLD. F.A.T. GOLD, that is. From April 1–20 Eyebeam Art & Technology Center will present the acclaimed work of F.A.T. Lab. Organized by Lindsay Howard, Eyebeam Curatorial Fellow, the exhibition invites the public to experience and engage with the collective’s groundbreaking projects.

F.A.T. GOLD: brings together an international group of twenty-five collaborators comprised of artists, hackers, engineers, musicians, and graffiti writers, many of whom have been involved with the organization as residents, fellows, or collaborators, for a week-long residency at Eyebeam. The influential group—who’ve collectively and independently received prestigious honors such as the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award, Japan Media Arts Award, Transmediale Award, Prix Ars Electronica, Emmy Award, and TIME Magazine’s “World’s Most Influential Person”—will be onsite daily during the week of April 1, participating in panels, hackathons, and collaborative pieces.

The exhibition will feature significant works from 2007 to the present, including new projects to be launched on opening night. Showcasing a comprehensive and critical selection of the group’s diverse output, the exhibition includes video, software, net art, installation, and performance. F.A.T. Lab members will also be working and hacking on new cutting-edge projects to be added to the exhibition on the fly.

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Posted on March 18, 2013

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