Same Time Next Year – Jamian Juliano-Villani

Brooklyn Research worked with artist Jamian Juliano-Villani to modify a 1955 J-L Seeburg jukebox to play custom audio prepared for her piece Same Time Next Year (Part One). The custom audio would only play when a user selected one of five selections on the selector panel. If a user made a selection but it wasn't [...]

Pierre Chareau Exhibit – The Jewish Museum

Brooklyn Research consulted and worked with Diller Scofidio + Renfro and the Jewish Museum to subtly integrate new technologies into an exhibit on the works and life of noted French architect and designer Pierre Chareau. One of the parts Brooklyn Research worked on was the creation of a moving clipping plane that provided a moving [...]

Meridian (Gold) – Mika Tajima

Brooklyn Research designed and programmed the lights for Mika Tajima's temporary outdoor sculpture for Sculpture Center. The color of the lights change throughout the day to reflect the rate of change of gold valuation via a real time data feed. The lights are set against the backdrop of Midtown Manhattan and are accompanied by a [...]

Sound Tree – Floating Hospital for Children Brooklyn Research collaborated with Urban Matter in developing an interactive sound and light tree for the Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. The Sound Tree has nine branches/fins installed that are lined with diffused LED lighting and animated through an color sequence when not activated. Once a user enters the [...]

Tangibles – The Tech Museum of Innovation

In conjunction with Local Projects, Brooklyn Research worked on an exhibit for the Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose. For this project, Brooklyn Research engineered and fabricated the physical and electronic component of the Creature Creation station that is a part of the Tech Museum's BioDesign studio exhibit. At this station, new creatures can [...]

Interactive Soccer Goal – Nike

An interactive soccer goal installation for Nike's flagship Midtown Manhattan store. Brooklyn Research devised and programmed sensors for tracking people within the interactive space as well as for sensing when a goal has been made sending out triggers for interactive light columns. This project was done under AV&C and Tangram.

LED Locker Wall – US Open

A LED locker wall system for the US Open allowing people to check in their portable devices to charge in a lockers. Each locker was a pixel for an 8-bit like display with various visual modes. These panels were designed, fabricated and programmed by Brooklyn Research for the Chase US Open 2016 kiosk done by [...]

Social Data Kinetic Sculpture – Intel / Milk Studios

As a part of a collaboration between Milk and Intel,  "Adorned", a MUZSE exhibit that dissected our cultural history of wearable technology from the past, surrounding us in the present, and taking a look at where we’re headed in the future. For a central element of the exhibit Brooklyn Research designed and built a 20 [...]

Yama – Scottish Dance Theater

Photo: Brian Hartley/Stillmotion. We assisted New York based artist Jim Hodges in translating his set design concept for the Scottish Dance Theater's production "Yama". We translated the artist's physical model into a 3D model and produced CAD drawings for fabricators in Edinburgh, Scotland. Client: Jim Hodges, Scottish Dance Theater

With Liberty and Justice for All – Aspen Art Museum

When New York based artist Jim Hodges was commissioned by the Aspen Art Museum to complete a public work for the opening of their new Shigeru Ban designed building, he turned to Brooklyn Research. We helped Hodges' studio from early stage planning to finalization and handoff to fabricators. We iterated through multiple stages of renderings [...]