Announcing Jess Rowland, VFL Artist in Residence

  The VFL is excited to announce that Jess Rowland,: sound artist, musician, and composer, will joining the VFL as Artist in Residence this fall. Over the course of her residency, Jess will be using the tools in the VFL to explore ways to create interactive inductive embedded sound-containing objects. Jess has earned composition grants […]

Lab Closing: 8/15-9/2

This is a head’s up to all of our users that the VFL will be closed for maintenance and upgrades from 8/15 – 9/2. We will not be granting any access requests during these weeks, so please schedule any projects accordingly. We hope you’re all having a restful and productive summer, and we are really […]

Boris Klompus: Lab Manager, Superstar, Musical Robot

As many of you know, our beloved BORIS KLOMPUS is leaving the VFL. You may remember him as the person who spent hours helping you to make your  physical computing and fabrication dreams into reality, and we’ll always think of him as a snappy dresser, suave dancer, and brilliant, generous colleague with a crazy hairdo […]

Change in Evening Hours: 6/29 and 6/30

via GIPHY Calendar Alert! This week the VFL will be open for evening appointments on Thursday 6/30, instead of Wednesday. Wednesday’s evening hours are cancelled. The daytime schedule remains unchanged. As usual, please schedule your lab access requests in advance using the Lab Access Request Form. See you all on Thurdsay!

Final Countdown (For 2016 Graduates)

As many of you know, today (May 31st) is the last day that 2016 graduates will have access to the VFL. We’ll miss you guys, and hope that you keep in touch to let us know what you’re making out there in the world (and come back for workshops, events, and visits!). If you’re planning […]

Summer 2016 Hours at the VFL

Hi All- We’re beginning our summer schedule this week. Between now and September our hours will be as follows: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 10am-6pm Wednesday: 10am-9pm Friday: 10am-4pm The lab will close at 1:00pm on 5/27 and 7/1 The lab will be closed on 5/30 and 7/4 As always, please double check with our online calendar […]

Thanks for a great semester!

Our spring semester is wrapping up and we’re getting ready for summer classes in the VFL. Congratulations to our new graduates, and many thanks to all of the students and faculty who made this a great year in the lab! [View the story “Visible Futures Lab @ SVA” on Storify]

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