Introducing BK BioReactor: Artists in Residence

Please join us this Wednesday, March 23rd at 7:00 for a presentation from BK BioReactor, the Visible Futures Lab’s newest artists in residence. The BKBioReactor is a collective including Elizabeth Hénaff, Ian Quate and Matthew Seibert, with the goal to investigate the unseen microbiology of the Gowanus Canal, Brooklyn’s hippest Superfund. Utilizing the tools of […]

Vice Magazine’s Interview at the VFL

Our former artist in residence, Madison Maxey, was recently featured on Vice Magazine’s “The Creators Project”.The full episode was shot here at the VFL and is coming soon. For now, here is their recent blogpost. http://thecreatorsproject.vice.com/blog/entrepreneur-innovates-fashion-and-tech-adidas-trailblazers

Adam Peacock: Exhibition and Report

Machines for Automating Taste : A New Meritocracy Please join us this Thursday, March 3rd for an exhibiton and trend report preview from our current Artist In Residence, Adam Peacock. Visit Adam’s website for more about his work. 132 W 21st street, 5th floor 7-9pm Thursday 3rd March, Artist talk at 7:30pm

Artist in Residence Consultations

With thesis projects already underway, we are pleased to announce that our artist in residence Adam Peacock will be hosting his Mapping Aesthetic Design Intuition workshop in the next few days (this Friday February 19th and next Monday February 22nd). For anyone who is currently working on a big project, or just wants to get […]

Introducing Artist in Residence: Adam Peacock

                Please join us this Wednesday, January 27th at 7:00pm at the Visible Futures Lab for an opening talk with Adam Peacock, our newest Artist in Residence. Adam will discuss his work and plans for his upcoming collaboration with the VFL. Click here for more information about the […]

Spring semester orientations at the Visible Futures Lab

  Are you interested in learning more about the fabrication tools available to you at the Visible Futures Lab? Join us January 19th-22nd to learn how to use 3D printers, laser cutters, shop tools, and more so that you can start working on your own fabrication projects. Sessions are open to Graduate students, faculty and […]

Holiday Hours

The Lab is closed from 1pm Wednesday December 23rd until Sunday January 3rd.  January 4th to 8th, the Lab will be open in a limited capacity from10am to 7pm as we restock, clean and maintain equipment in the Lab – expect that some equipment will be offline and unavailable during that time. January 9th, the Lab […]

Let your plant talk to you – through “Bloom”

What looks a little bit like a stereo is called Bloom. It is an interactive pot which provides a real time measurement of soil moisture and the amount of humidity in the air. David Mahmarian and Saba Singh, SVA Interaction Design students, made this project for their Physical Computing class at the VFL. For their […]

T-Shirt Workshop with Mary Huang

It turns out making a t-shirt is a lot of work! But it’s also a lot of fun. Mary Huang introduced the students attending her workshop to the art of crafting clothes. Everything starts with a pattern traced around a pre-existing (perfectly) fitting t-shirt. Fabric is cut to size and sewed with a coverstitch sewing machine […]