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Celebrating 5 years of Art and Technology. Curated by Lindsay Howard

Celebrating 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 November 5–17 at Eyebeam Art & Technology Center in Chelsea, curator Lindsay Howard will present the acclaimed work of F.A.T. Lab. The exhibition invites the public to experience and engage with groundbreaking projects.

F.A.T. GOLD brings together an international group of twenty-five collaborators comprised of graffiti artists, hackers, and coders for a week-long residency at Eyebeam.  The exhibition will feature significant works from 2007 to the present, including new projects launching on opening night. Showcasing a comprehensive and critical selection of the group’s diverse output, the exhibition includes film, 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.

Download Press Release.

F.A.T. upcoming events include lots of workshops, lots of free beer, free pizza, new code, PUBLIC ACCESS, Your ART!! – series on- & offline, Rights, Rogues and Refugees plus fresh new art and performances by F.A.T Fellows.

Check our GOLD microsite for schedule, live events, announcements and to get in style with our new super hot swag.

Get your bling ON and get ready to go GOLD with F.A.T!

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Posted on October 16, 2012


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Over the course of the last week, F.A.T.’s Occupy the Internet script has been installed on over 700 websites, serving up millions of animated gif protestors in support of the Occupy Wall Street movement. Opening this Tuesday at 9am EST is the Occupy the Internet Exhibition, where we’re temporarily replacing the current virtual protestors with new animated .gifs from a group of leading net artists, internet activists, street artists and comedians. To attend, go to any of these occupied websites.

November 1 to November 4

On and all of the 754 websites (and counting) currently running the Occupy the Internet script.

Participating artists:
Aram Bartholl
Brad Downey
Constant Dullaart
Olia Lialina & Dragan Espenschied
Mark Jenkins
La Quadrature Du Net
Jonah Peretti & Chelsea Peretti
Ryder Ripps
Rafael Rozendaal
Charlie Todd

Curated by Evan Roth

How to Participate:
Install the following code on your website (or any website for which you have access) before 9am EST this Tuesday.

Follow (or @fffffat on Twitter) for updates.

Code for Occupy the Internet by Greg, Theo, Jamie and Tobi.
Concept development for Occupy the Internet by Theo, Jerry, Jamie, Greg, Evan, Aram, Tobi and Randy.

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Posted on October 28, 2011


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Come to Berlin and join the F.A.T. lab at Transmediale 2010 Berlin next week!
Be part of the F.A.T. lab workshops, movie sets and parties! 15 international F.A.T. lab members and associates will meet up in Berlin for an endless week of new projects. (Topic  to be announced soon!)

F.A.T. lab is nominated for the Transmediale Award 2010 !!!

Transmediale 2010 “Futurity now!” February 2nd – 7th,  2010
Check also the enormous program of CTM – Club Transmediale 28th – 7th
Berlin, Germany 2010

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Posted on January 27, 2010


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Evan’s White Glove Tracking project and a selection of FAT projects are currently on display along with some heroes and friends at the Netherlands Media Art Institute’s Versions exhibition.

Opening Friday, 27 November, 5:00 p.m.
From 28-11-2009 until 06-02-2010
Harm van den Dorpel, Constant Dullaart, F.A.T.Lab, Martijn Hendriks, JODI, Oliver Laric, NastyNets, Evan Roth, Theodore Watson, a.o.

The install consists of five linux machines running three videos and two Fuckflickr powered slideshows.

Mad props to Jamie for the last minute addition of a slideshow module into Fuckflickr.

Check the two FF slideshows with a midi inspired soundtrack ( requires firefox – make take 10-20 seconds to load )

Projects shown:

White Glove Tracking – Evan Roth and Ben Engebreth

EyeWriter & GML – FAT, OF, GRL

Firefox Addons – FAT & Co.
Grab the video here:

RollTube – Theodore Watson
China Channel – Aram Bartholl, Evan Roth & Tobias Leingruber
Pirates of the Amazon – Timo Klok & Tobias Leingruber
Add-Art – Steve Lambert
Tourettes Machine – Theodore Watson
Ctrl F’d – Greg Leuch
Internot – Zachary Lieberman – Tobias Leingruber

KopyFamo’ – FAT ( Geraldine Juarez )
Watch slideshow – requires firefox

Kanye Webst Week – FAT & Co.
Watch slideshow – requires firefox

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Posted on December 2, 2009


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