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Cooper Hewitt Lab: ReelAbilities Film Screening: Getting Up

February 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

| Free

Join us for a free film screening of Getting Up followed by a conversation on future technologies and how they will help us to reimagine user-centered accessible design.

Getting Up tells the story of graffiti artist TemptOne, who was diagnosed with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease), which left him almost completely physically paralyzed. In 2009, members of Free Art & Technology Lab, OpenFrameworks, the Graffiti Research Lab, and The Ebeling Group communities teamed up to develop an open-source device called The EyeWriter that allowed TemptOne to once again create his art.

6:00pm: Check-In

6:30pm – 7:30pm:  Film screening

7:30pm – 8:15pm: Conversation

Getting Up, 2012. USA .75 minutes. Directed by Caskey Ebeling and produced by Mick Ebeling.


February 6
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Adults (Ages 18 and up)
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Program Image Caption
Photograph courtesy of the Eyewriter
Program Image Description
Photograph of white eyeglasses connected to wires. The glasses face a screen and a wall that says "TEMPT"
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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