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Hot Dog Robot at the Interactive Show Friday 6/10

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May 252022
 

Discover the NYC hot dog cart experience, in miniature, at this year’s Interactive Show on June 10 2022!

Becky Stern’s hot dog robot makes its IRL debut after taking the internet by storm last Christmas.

The 12th Annual Interactive Show: Cursed Technology Shop
NYC Resistor’s Interactive Show returns for its 12th iteration. Our annual party and fundraiser invites hackers from around the region to show off their cool interactive projects with free beats and beers provided. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door.

This year’s theme is Cursed Technology Shop. Our bots have been cooped up too long, it’s time to let their chaos reign. More projects to be announced soon. Keep checking the Resistor Blog and follow us on Instagram for previews!

Grab your tickets now!

Scrapeboard at the Interactive Show Friday 6/10

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May 242022
 

You’ll have a chance to play the game Scrapeboard and meet creators Frank DeMarco and Blake Andrews at this year’s Interactive show on June 10!

Scrapeboard is an original game with a custom skateboard deck controller. The game is similar to Dance Dance Revolution, but instead of using your feet, you use the skateboard deck to make your moves on a custom pad. The connection is made with metal on the bottom of the skatedeck connecting to metal on the pad.

The 12th Annual Interactive Show: Cursed Technology Shop
NYC Resistor’s Interactive Show returns for its 12th iteration. Our annual party and fundraiser invites hackers from around the region to show off their cool interactive projects with free beats and beers provided. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door.

This year’s theme is Cursed Technology Shop. Our bots have been cooped up too long, it’s time to let their chaos reign. More projects to be announced soon. Keep checking the Resistor Blog and follow us on Instagram for previews!

Grab your tickets now!

Runqi Zhou’s Holy Microwave at the Interactive Show Friday 6/10

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May 232022
 

Come see Runqi Zhou‘s Holy Microwave at this year’s Interactive Show June 10 2022!

An interactive audiovisual installation with the shape of a microwave that discusses the holiness of modern technologies for people with a morbid reliance on them. A fictional technology god is modeled, animated and projected within this shrine responding to external sounds and movements.

The 12th Annual Interactive Show: Cursed Technology Shop
NYC Resistor’s Interactive Show returns for its 12th iteration. Our annual party and fundraiser invites hackers from around the region to show off their cool interactive projects with free beats and beers provided. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door.

This year’s theme is Cursed Technology Shop. Our bots have been cooped up too long, it’s time to let their chaos reign. More projects to be announced soon. Keep checking the Resistor Blog and follow us on Instagram for previews!

Grab your tickets now!

Jorvon Moss’ Companion Bot at the Interactive Show Friday 6/10

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May 212022
 

Meet Odd Jayy himself at this year’s Interactive Show June 10 2022! He’ll be roving the show with his companion bot.

The 12th Annual Interactive Show: Cursed Technology Shop
NYC Resistor’s Interactive Show returns for its 12th iteration. Our annual party and fundraiser invites hackers from around the region to show off their cool interactive projects with free beats and beers provided. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door.

This year’s theme is Cursed Technology Shop. Our bots have been cooped up too long, it’s time to let their chaos reign. More projects to be announced soon. Keep checking the Resistor Blog and follow us on Instagram for previews!

Grab your tickets now!

Vanessa Rosa’s Little Martians at the Interactive Show Friday 6/10

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May 202022
 

Come see Vanessa Rosa’s Little Martians at the Interactive Show Friday June 10!

Little Martians are based on Vanessa Rosa’s ceramic sculptures. They are 3d scanned and then animated with Blender, using motion capture data.
Little Martians are futuristic humanoids who tell stories about humanity and life in the Solar System. There are many doubts about their universe, if they are purely simulated beings or if they carry memories from what used to be humans. Their ancient blockchains are so intertwined with alternative realities that no one can be certain of their past.

The 12th Annual Interactive Show: Cursed Technology Shop
NYC Resistor’s Interactive Show returns for its 12th iteration. Our annual party and fundraiser invites hackers from around the region to show off their cool interactive projects with free beats and beers provided. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door.

This year’s theme is Cursed Technology Shop. Our bots have been cooped up too long, it’s time to let their chaos reign. More projects to be announced soon. Keep checking the Resistor Blog and follow us on Instagram for previews!

Grab your tickets now!

Cari Ann Shim Sham’s Shimmer Anemone at the Interactive Show Friday 6/10

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May 192022
 

Experience Cari Ann Shim Sham’s “Shimmer | small anemone” at the Interactive Show coming up June 10!

Shimmer the singing sea anemone is an immersive inflatable dance, sound & fiber optic light interactive installation that tells the story of climate change and rising sea temperature’s impact upon the ocean. The small anemone exhibited at NYC Resistor is puppeted from the inside, people can enter into it and move the anemone, and also interact with people outside. Fiber optic lights creep out from underneath, and motion based sensors trigger the voices of the anemones, which giggle, squeel, and sing to their audience.

inflatable | design & creation: mary hale
director/producer, lighting & sound: cari ann shim sham*

The 12th Annual Interactive Show: Cursed Technology Shop
NYC Resistor’s Interactive Show returns for its 12th iteration. Our annual party and fundraiser invites hackers from around the region to show off their cool interactive projects with free beats and beers provided. Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door.

This year’s theme is Cursed Technology Shop. Our bots have been cooped up too long, it’s time to let their chaos reign. More projects to be announced soon. Keep checking the Resistor Blog and follow us on Instagram for previews!

Grab your tickets now!

Announcing the Annual NYCR Interactive Show 2022!

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May 022022
 

The NYC Resistor Interactive Show is BACK, y’all! This year’s theme is Cursed Technology Shop. Our bots have been cooped up too long, it’s time to let their chaos reign. The show is scheduled for June 10th 2022, and we have an open call for projects here. Your submission doesn’t necessarily have to be on theme, just something you want to exhibit at a party.

DJ Smokey returns again to get the party dancing.

Get your tickets now!

Native Seed Bomb Workshop on Sun, May 12

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May 012019
 

Native Seed Bomb Workshop is taking place at NYC Resistor on Sun, May 12. Tickets are available on Eventbrite.

Let’s make seed bombs using native plants appropriate to NYC’s urban landscape!

There’s a lot of pavement in our city. To support a healthy ecosystem, we need to make the most of anywhere that things can grow. Sometimes those places are out of reach, and seed bombs are are an efficient way to get helpful plants growing in ‘unused’ spaces like vacant lots, street dividers, and subway cuts.

We’ll consider New York’s unused growing areas, plants that can grow in them, and what the plants can do, such as supporting pollinators and remediating the soil.

Then we’ll each select seeds appropriate for our particular nefarious plans and make our own seedbombs!

It is Mother’s Day, so this workshop has multiple ways it coincide with the holiday: Celebrate Mother Earth! Honor your own Mom-ness! Bring your mom along! Memorialize a mom no longer with us! Avoid a mom from whom you’re estranged! Give seed bombs to a mom as a present!

Get your tickets on Eventbrite.

Sounds provided by oddjob at the 10th annual Interactive Show TONIGHT

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Apr 192019
 

At tonight’s Interactive show, sounds will be provided by oddjob.

The 10th Annual Interactive Show: SOLAR PUNK

NYC Resistor’s Interactive Show returns for its 10th iteration. Our annual party and fundraiser invites hackers from around the region to show off their cool interactive projects with free beats and beers provided. Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door.

This year’s theme is SOLAR PUNK. Just what is Solarpunk? It’s a genre, it’s a movement, it’s an imagining of a brighter, greener, future where both technology and society are more humane. Check out TVtropes and solarpunks.net for a more detailed dive into what Solarpunk could mean. More projects to be announced soon. Keep checking the Resistor Blog and follow us on Instagram for previews!

Grab your tickets now!

Unnatural Biospheres at Tonight’s Interactive Show

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Apr 192019
 

Olivia Barr and Kari Love will debut their Unnatural Biosphere’s at tonight’s Interactive Show:

Unnatural Biospheres are visual contrasts held in double chamber glass vessels.  Each environment is expanding and paired based on reactive elements or growth patterns of crystals, plants and microorganisms. Bioluminescence, thermal stimulation, and conductivity are explored in these environments.

 
Glow vessel contains ZnS copper chloride-doped monoammonium phosphate crystals on the interior chamber while sheathed with bioluminescent protista on the exterior. And they both glow.
 
CuSO4 vessel activates copper sulfate in both chambers.  The interior deploys an electrochemical process to grow copper crystal and the exterior floats a plastic seed to cultivate blue vitriol.
 
Additional biospheres include Thermal Vessel, Popcorn Magic Vessel, Sweet Bait Vessel, and more.
 
The collection of vessels is inspired by enclosed ecosystems, artificial biospheres, and symbiosis.  Their reactions and relationships between “organisms” are contrived and never exist in the natural world.
 
We introduce the relationships, but the ongoing growth is uncontrolled.

The 10th Annual Interactive Show: SOLAR PUNK

NYC Resistor’s Interactive Show returns for its 10th iteration. Our annual party and fundraiser invites hackers from around the region to show off their cool interactive projects with free beats and beers provided. Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door.

This year’s theme is SOLAR PUNK. Just what is Solarpunk? It’s a genre, it’s a movement, it’s an imagining of a brighter, greener, future where both technology and society are more humane. Check out TVtropes and solarpunks.net for a more detailed dive into what Solarpunk could mean. More projects to be announced soon. Keep checking the Resistor Blog and follow us on Instagram for previews!

Grab your tickets now!