- Founded as a not-for-profit organization by artists in 1977, Harvestworks has helped a generation of artists create new works using technology. Our mission is to support the creation and presentation of art works achieved through the use of new and evolving technologies.
Western Electric is a generative composition for fifteen modified and computer-controlled rotary telephones. The speed and position of the clappers are voltage-controlled, making possible a wide range of rhythms and tones. This expanded sound palette is used as the material for a structure based on the swarm behaviors of relatively … Continue reading
The Flower Matrix is an imaginary “Alice in Wonderland” world of inversion where the rational order of reason and technology turns in on itself. This magical liminal landscape pushes into … Continue reading
New York Electronic Art Festival 2017 – A Summer Celebration of 21st Century Art. A Harvestworks 40th Anniversary Event.
New York, May 1, 2017 – Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center announces the sixth New York Electronic Art Festival held biennially on Governor’s Island and venues in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Presented … Continue reading
WEB-MINDSCAPE joints the aspects of social networks (Twitter), surround sound, brainwaves and visual elements in an interactive/immersive audiovisual installation (light and sound), whereby visitors interact with the audiovisual environment by using an EEG interface, which reads their brain activity and triggers the interaction. The immersive audiovisual environment is site-specific, where … Continue reading
Mari Kimura presented two world premieres at National Sawdust in Brooklyn, as a part of the New York Philharmonic CONTACT! New Music Series. The program consists of Kimura’s audio/visual chamber ensemble entitled Tying the Wind, and a work by composer Michael Harrison entitled Harmonic Constellations. In addition, this concert would … Continue reading
“Methods Of Expansion And Contraction” is a 16-channel sound installation that spacializes sounds in a circular fashion to explore juxtapositions of timbre, rhythm, dynamics and pitch. You are encouraged … Continue reading
Dancing Windows is an interactive video installation that engages its audiences on several different levels. It was created in partnership with Harvestworks. Workshops, on July 2nd [register], and 9th 3 – 5 pm [register] **BRING YOUR CELLPHONE TO THE WORKSHOP!!**
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After premiering Bird Song Diamond in the 2015 New York Electronic Art Festival, Victoria Vesna spent a few months in Japan as artist in residence where she had an opportunity to further develop this work in the largest virtual reality space in the world. In parallel, she worked with top … Continue reading