Re:Group: Beyond Models of Consensus
June 10, 2010 - August 7, 2010

Eyebeam Art + Technology Center, in collaboration with Upgrade! NY and Not An Alternative, is pleased to present Re:Group: Beyond Models of Consensus, an exhibition which examines models of participation and participation as a model in art and activism.

Re:Group proposes that with participation now a dominant paradigm, structuring social interaction, art, activism, the architecture of the city, and the economy, we are all integrated into participatory structures whether we want to be or not. The exhibition showcases work that subverts existing systems or envisions new alternatives to the ways in which individuals can take part, or choose not to take part, in social and cultural life. Read the two curatorial statements here.

Giana González - Hacking Couture
John Hawke – Orange Work - Mandatory Minimum–We Have Moved!
The Institute for Infinitely Small Things - Corporate Commands
Aaron Koblin and Takashi Kawashima - Ten Thousand Cents
Steve Lambert and Packard Jennings - Wish You Were Here! Postcards from our awesome future
MakerBot Industries - MakerBot
Christopher Robbins - Work Projects Administration 2010
Christopher Robbins, John Ewing, and Carmen Montoya - Ghana Think Tank
Evan Roth and Ben Engebreth - White Glove Tracking
Ushahidi - Crisis Map of Haiti
Ubermorgen - [V]ote-Auction
The Yes Men - GOOD COP 15
YoHa (Harwood, Yokokoji) - Social Telephony Files

Curated and organized by Eyebeam, Not An Alternative, and Upgrade! NY
Produced and sponsored by Eyebeam
Curatorial team: Paul Amitai, Marco Deseriis, Not An Alternative, Mushon Zer-Aviv
Curatorial assistant: Joanne Cheung
Exhibition design: Not An Alternative and Paul Amitai
Brochure and environmental graphic design: Not An Alternative
Technical management and installation: Marko Tandefelt
Exhibition installation and construction: Nicholas Fraser, Kory Hellebust, Titania Inglis, Takayuki Ito, Not An Alternative, Jamie O'Shea

Photos: Christine A. Butler, courtesy of Eyebeam.

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