NEW INC

NEW INC An initiative of the New Museum, NEW INC is the first museum-led incubator for art, technology, and design. http://www.newinc.org
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NEW INC is a shared workspace and professional development program designed to support creative practitioners working in the areas of art, technology, and design. Conceived by the New Museum in 2013, the incubator is a not-for-profit platform that furthers the Museum’s ongoing commitment to new art and new ideas. Launching in summer 2014, NEW INC will provide a collaborative space for a highly selective, interdisciplinary community of one hundred members to investigate new ideas and develop a sustainable practice.

Congratulations to our alums Scatter on their Knight Foundation grant selection! Working with Museum of the Moving Image...
12/03/2019
Shaping the future of technology in museums: Knight invests $750,000 in five experiments using immersive technology in the arts

Congratulations to our alums Scatter on their Knight Foundation grant selection!

Working with Museum of the Moving Image, Scatter will collect stories from local community members for a new virtual reality documentary experience: https://kng.ht/362zMn5

Five arts institutions will share nearly $750,000 in new support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation for experimental projects that explore new ways to engage audiences through immersive experiences.

We're excited to invite National Sawdust founder Paola Prestini to share wisdom gleaned from her presence as a practicin...
12/02/2019
Bonfire: Paola Prestini

We're excited to invite National Sawdust founder Paola Prestini to share wisdom gleaned from her presence as a practicing artist and creative director.

December 9, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the New Museum. To RSVP to the free event: https://bit.ly/33nDYf9

Paola Prestini shares her creative breakthroughs and wisdom gleaned from her dual presence as practicing artist and creative director.

NEW INC alums Artiphon have just unveiled their latest instrument with an exclusive Kickstarter campaign! Orba is a touc...
11/26/2019

NEW INC alums Artiphon have just unveiled their latest instrument with an exclusive Kickstarter campaign! Orba is a touch- and motion-sensitive synth, looper, and MIDI controller that allows users to create music in seconds by tapping, waving, and tilting the device.
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See Orba in action and learn more about the campaign: https://bit.ly/2qABYmL

Each day at sunrise and sunset, NEW INC member Kristin Lucas's "Speculative Habitat for Sponsored Seabirds" transforms W...
11/25/2019

Each day at sunrise and sunset, NEW INC member Kristin Lucas's "Speculative Habitat for Sponsored Seabirds" transforms Whitney.org into a environment for animated seabirds—stand-ins for real birds sponsored by the artist through Tour du Valat: https://bit.ly/2O7kqaw

Laura Splan’s "Embodied Objects" series uses biosensors to produce data-driven forms and patterns. Read more in the late...
11/21/2019

Laura Splan’s "Embodied Objects" series uses biosensors to produce data-driven forms and patterns. Read more in the latest issue of Antennae: The Journal of Nature in Visual Culture: https://bit.ly/2CVrlNM

Join NEW INC team A+A+A tomorrow from 2 to 5 p.m. for the opening of "Workers’ Studio: El Co-op" at the Queens Museum: h...
11/09/2019

Join NEW INC team A+A+A tomorrow from 2 to 5 p.m. for the opening of "Workers’ Studio: El Co-op" at the Queens Museum: https://bit.ly/2K3QzO6

🍳 NEW INC member Mattia Casalegno is teaming up with the James Beard Foundation for Aerobanquets RMX, a series of augmen...
11/08/2019

🍳 NEW INC member Mattia Casalegno is teaming up with the James Beard Foundation for Aerobanquets RMX, a series of augmented reality dining experiences inspired by the Futurist Cookbook.

To grab your tickets, head to: https://bit.ly/2NZZlhg

Join _openvault to celebrate the final night of their Advanced Persistent Threats Volume 1 pop-up on 325 Canal Street. T...
11/05/2019

Join _openvault to celebrate the final night of their Advanced Persistent Threats Volume 1 pop-up on 325 Canal Street.

Thursday, November 7 from 6 to 10 p.m. To RSVP to the free event, visit: https://bit.ly/2WzsZxr

Join NEW INC and Kickstarter cofounder Yancey Strickler to celebrate the launch of his book "The Could Be Our Future: A ...
10/29/2019

Join NEW INC and Kickstarter cofounder Yancey Strickler to celebrate the launch of his book "The Could Be Our Future: A Manifesto for a More Generous World."
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Featuring a book signing and a special exploration led by Strickler of how self-interest plays out in small and big ways. To RSVP for the free event, visit: https://bit.ly/2MSUjDA"

Celebrate the launch of "Making and Being: Embodiment, Collaboration, and Circulation in the Visual Arts" with NEW INC a...
10/19/2019

Celebrate the launch of "Making and Being: Embodiment, Collaboration, and Circulation in the Visual Arts" with NEW INC alums BFAMFAPhd.

🕕 Friday, October 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Hauser & Wirth: https://bit.ly/31tdLLo

Incorporating hand-spun fiber from the discarded wool of laboratory llamas, NEW INC member Laura Splan's solo exhibition...
10/16/2019

Incorporating hand-spun fiber from the discarded wool of laboratory llamas, NEW INC member Laura Splan's solo exhibition "Conformations" mines the materiality of science to reveal poetic subjectivities. Opening tomorrow, October 17, at Philadelphia's Esther Klein Gallery: https://bit.ly/2OQnadp

Catch NEW INC member Laura Splan’s computerized Jacquard weaving in the Amon Carter Museum of American Art's exhibition ...
10/08/2019
Set in Motion: Camille Utterback and Art That Moves

Catch NEW INC member Laura Splan’s computerized Jacquard weaving in the Amon Carter Museum of American Art's exhibition “Set in Motion,” which pairs works from their collection with an interactive installation by Camille Utterback: https://bit.ly/2oWDWwy

This exhibition pairs an interactive installation by new-media artist Camille Utterback with a century of art by women depicting motion from the Carter’s collection.

Friday, October 25: join us for an evening featuring new ideas from the artists, designers, and technologists of our Cre...
10/06/2019

Friday, October 25: join us for an evening featuring new ideas from the artists, designers, and technologists of our Creative Experiments track.

Attendance is free. To RSVP, visit: https://bit.ly/2Of88gK

NEW INC alums Project Inkblot offer their advice on designing for diversity for The Creative Independent: https://bit.ly...
09/20/2019
How to begin designing for diversity

NEW INC alums Project Inkblot offer their advice on designing for diversity for The Creative Independent: https://bit.ly/2LFq0ji

A guide to get you started in building equitable products, services, and content, written by Project Inkblot with illustrations by Fanny Luor.

🎉 We're so excited to welcome a new class of artists, designers, storytellers, collectives, studios, nonprofits, and sta...
09/17/2019

🎉 We're so excited to welcome a new class of artists, designers, storytellers, collectives, studios, nonprofits, and start-ups to NEW INC!

Get to know our Year 6 cohort and their work at newinc.org/members

Congrats to our very own Charlotte McCurdy on her Fast Company Innovation by Design Award for her project "After Ancient...
09/11/2019

Congrats to our very own Charlotte McCurdy on her Fast Company Innovation by Design Award for her project "After Ancient Sunlight."
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McCurdy's carbon-negative, algae-based plastic raincoat won in the Experimental category, and was also recognized in the Student and General Excellence categories: https://bit.ly/2ZKwrJV

Now on view: TheGreenEyl present "All At Once" at the Williams College Museum of Art.  ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀First begun at NEW IN...
09/10/2019

Now on view: TheGreenEyl present "All At Once" at the Williams College Museum of Art.
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First begun at NEW INC, "All At Once" is an interactive installation that uses machine learning to present objects from a museum's collection by visual similarity. This prototype installation transforms WCMA's digitized collection into an immersive spatial experience that juxtaposes items otherwise distant to each other: https://bit.ly/2Qb9c7U

Photo courtesy Studio The Green Eyl

Freshly inked, NEW INC. Photo Credit: Dean Kaufman
09/03/2019

Freshly inked, NEW INC.

Photo Credit: Dean Kaufman

The Honeypot Collection transforms visuals taken from malware samples into jacquard woven textiles. Support the Glitch T...
08/23/2019

The Honeypot Collection transforms visuals taken from malware samples into jacquard woven textiles.

Support the Glitch Textiles Kickstarter, led by NEW INC member Phillip David Stearns, as it heads into its final two weeks: https://bit.ly/2HiTIYK

Want to keep up with the NEW INC community?Get the latest news from our members, handpicked and delivered right to your ...
08/20/2019

Want to keep up with the NEW INC community?

Get the latest news from our members, handpicked and delivered right to your inbox: https://bit.ly/2z9Hygo

We're seeking leaders from the fields of art, technology and design to serve as NEW INC Mentors! Help support a communit...
08/18/2019

We're seeking leaders from the fields of art, technology and design to serve as NEW INC Mentors! Help support a community of new ideas by applying at newinc.org/mentorship

Experience NEW INC alum Jakob Kudsk Steensen's "The Deep Listener," an augmented reality exploration of London's ecosyst...
08/16/2019

Experience NEW INC alum Jakob Kudsk Steensen's "The Deep Listener," an augmented reality exploration of London's ecosystem. On view at Serpentine Galleries: https://bit.ly/2H4jyQg

Read wisdom and insights from NEW INC’s member and mentor communities in a new series from The Creative Independent: htt...
08/15/2019
NEW INC

Read wisdom and insights from NEW INC’s member and mentor communities in a new series from The Creative Independent: https://bit.ly/2KD12PG

Try typing something like "creative blocks", "spiral", "world", "green" or "blue" and our snail will find what you're looking for.

Presented with Hyphen Hub, "Digital Humanism" brings together works by eight NEW INC members that explore evolving forms...
08/14/2019

Presented with Hyphen Hub, "Digital Humanism" brings together works by eight NEW INC members that explore evolving forms of social consciousness. On view August 15 through 25 at 323 Canal Street: https://bit.ly/2H73HjI

08/10/2019
[AR]T Lab: AR Experiences Co-created with Sarah Rothberg

Starting today! Get hands-on with NEW INC member Sarah Rothberg's whimsical augmented reality objects.
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Together with Today at Apple, Rothberg co-created [AR]T Lab: AR Experiences, a free session where creatives of all skill levels can learn to code their own AR experiences. To reserve your spot at an Apple Store near you, head to apple.com/today

NEW INC's cover photo
08/05/2019

NEW INC's cover photo

We're holding an Open Call for NEW INC Mentors!  ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Experts, professionals, and leaders, now’s your chance to j...
08/05/2019

We're holding an Open Call for NEW INC Mentors!
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Experts, professionals, and leaders, now’s your chance to join the NEW INC Mentorship program this year. Information for interested candidates, including benefits and a current list of mentors, is available at newinc.org/mentorship

"Self-reinvention isn’t about becoming someone else—it’s about realigning your life with what you want." Read more from ...
08/03/2019
How to reinvent yourself

"Self-reinvention isn’t about becoming someone else—it’s about realigning your life with what you want."

Read more from Tina Essmaker, the first in a new series collecting wisdom and guidance from the NEW INC community for The Creative Independent: https://bit.ly/2SY7Aw8

A guide to making positive and lasting changes in your life, written by Tina Essmaker with illustrations by Qiong Li.

Now on view in the Atrium at A/D/O by MINI, "Out of Office" explores how the office is evolving from an analog, hierarch...
07/27/2019

Now on view in the Atrium at A/D/O by MINI, "Out of Office" explores how the office is evolving from an analog, hierarchical, factory-inspired center of pooled physical resources to a network of virtual and data-driven interactions.
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Featuring design work by NEW INC members TheGreenEyl, Channel Studio, and Wearable Media. On view through September 6: https://bit.ly/2SIxEeB

Congrats to NEW INC alum Alice Sheppard on her 2019 Juried Bessie Award, recognizing her accomplishments as a choreograp...
07/18/2019
Daina Ashbee and Alice Sheppard Receive 2019 Bessie Awards

Congrats to NEW INC alum Alice Sheppard on her 2019 Juried Bessie Award, recognizing her accomplishments as a choreographer in creating "work of power and empowerment": https://bit.ly/2kfctE3

The New York Dance and Performance Awards, known as the Bessies, have announced the recipients of the 2019 Juried Bessie Award and Outstanding Breakout Choreographer Award, as well as the nominees for the rest of this year’s awards for categories such as Outstanding Performer and Outstanding Produ...

Developed by NEW INC member Thulare Monareng, Oketša is a fashion and lifestyle brand inspired by the rich culture and u...
07/17/2019

Developed by NEW INC member Thulare Monareng, Oketša is a fashion and lifestyle brand inspired by the rich culture and unique iconography of the African diaspora.

Shop Oketša's newly launched online store at www.oketsaapparel.com

Using AI tools, Bye Bye Camera automatically removes humans from the photos you take. Developed by NEW INC member Damjan...
06/28/2019
At last, a camera app that automatically removes all people from your photos – TechCrunch

Using AI tools, Bye Bye Camera automatically removes humans from the photos you take. Developed by NEW INC member Damjanski and Do Something Good: https://tcrn.ch/2RA1S33

As a misanthrope living in a vibrant city, I'm never short of things to complain about. And in particular the problem of people crowding into my photos, whatever I happen to shoot, is a persistent one. That won't be an issue any more with Bye Bye Camera, an app that simply removes any humans from p....

The MIT Co-Creation studio at the MIT Open Documentary Lab has recently published COLLECTIVE WISDOM, a first-of-its-kind...
06/18/2019
Co Creation Studio

The MIT Co-Creation studio at the MIT Open Documentary Lab has recently published COLLECTIVE WISDOM, a first-of-its-kind field study of the media industry that highlights trends, opportunities, and challenges to help advance the understanding and recognition of co-created works and practices. For this field study, the authors spoke to 166 people on why collective creation’s relevance today may matter now more than ever, but is as old as humanity. https://bit.ly/2RmXggv

COLLECTIVE WISDOM: Co-Creating Media within Communities, across Disciplines and with Algorithms. This first-of-its-kind field study of the media industry highlights trends, opportunities, and challenges to help advance the understanding and recognition of co-created works and practices—efforts tha...

Shelley Worrell, founder of NEW INC member CaribBeing, joins the "How to Be American" podcast for a tour of the rich Car...
05/24/2019
How To Be American: Episode 5: Why Can't I Be Both?

Shelley Worrell, founder of NEW INC member CaribBeing, joins the "How to Be American" podcast for a tour of the rich Caribbean culture of Brooklyn's Flatbush neighborhood: https://bit.ly/2EqgmwR

Take a look inside the complicated diversity within the heart of two immigrant communities. We’ll begin with Kleindeutschland in the mid-19th century, and then head  into Brooklyn, where we’ll get an inside look at Flatbush and an organization called Carib...

Take an up-close look at the carbon-negative, algae-based raincoat developed by NEW INC member Charlotte McCurdy and cur...
05/23/2019
This Ethereal Raincoat is Made Out of Algae-Based Plastic - Core77

Take an up-close look at the carbon-negative, algae-based raincoat developed by NEW INC member Charlotte McCurdy and currently on view at the Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial: https://bit.ly/2waecwV

While there's a lot of public discourse about where plastics go, not much attention is typically paid to where they come from. For interdisciplinary designer Charlotte McCurdy, who began researching the chemical processes of material production during her graduate studies at RISD, our focus on waste...

Congratulations to NEW INC members Geneva White and Eda Levenson of Scope of Work for their selection as Adweek Champion...
05/22/2019
Saluting 18 Execs and Creatives Making Meaningful Contributions Toward Diversity and Inclusivity

Congratulations to NEW INC members Geneva White and Eda Levenson of Scope of Work for their selection as Adweek Champions!

Scope of Work is a talent development agency for underrepresented young people that aims to establish equity in the creative industry. Read about their work toward diversity and inclusion in in the creative landscape, and get to know this year's other honorees: https://bit.ly/2EnsgI3

Adweek partnered with Adcolor for the inaugural Adweek Champions.

NEW INC alum Hyphen-Labs is an international design studio comprising women of color working at the intersection of tech...
05/17/2019
On bringing the future into the present through radical collaboration

NEW INC alum Hyphen-Labs is an international design studio comprising women of color working at the intersection of technology, art, science, and the future.

Read as Hyphen-Labs' Carmen Aguilar, Ece Tankal, and Ashley Baccus-Clark discuss their practice of radical collaboration: https://bit.ly/2WcGfKL

Hyphen-Labs on getting their interaction studio off the ground, how they define success, and advice to their younger selves.

NEW INC member Charlotte McCurdy is one of sixty-two designers selected for the Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial. On view:...
05/15/2019

NEW INC member Charlotte McCurdy is one of sixty-two designers selected for the Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.

On view: McCurdy's "After Ancient Sunlight," a raincoat made from a petroleum-free, algae-based plastic. McCurdy's project demonstrates that–rather than relying on petroleum-based plastics–materials in our clothing can actively metabolize atmospheric carbon: https://bit.ly/2Wc6iSw

Photo: Courtesy of Charlotte McCurdy

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