[Jun 15 – Sep 2] The Augmented Reality War of 1812

On Governors Island visitors with their smart phone, iPad and Android tablets take a self guided augmented reality tour of scenes of the War of 1812. Flaneurs will discover the USRC cutter ACTIVE chase down the smuggler FAIR AMERICAN on the Hudson River, highly inflated bank notes floating over the parade ground, and an American sailor, a tar, shouldering his duffle bag at the ferry landing. Continue reading

[May 19] Ice Cream Time – Didkovsky, Dimuzio, PRISM Quartet

The PRISM Quartet, composer/guitarist Nick Didkovsky, and sonic alchemist Thomas Dimuzio perform Ice Cream Time, an evening-length work by Harvestworks Sponsored Artist Didkovsky that uses electric guitar, an onslaught of saxophones, and real-time computer processing to explore the boundaries between human- and software-generated music. Didkovsky is best known for his work with Doctor Nerve, Fred Frith Guitar Quartet, and Bang On A Can, and for developing the computer music language JMSL. Continue reading

2013 Sponsored Projects

Commissioned Works/Special Projects is our program offering financial and administrative assistance to individual artists. We act as a fiscal agent for those artists applying for grants from federal and state programs and private foundations. Through this program we help develop collaborative projects between artists and assist with the presentation of their work. Continue reading

2012 Sponsored Projects

Commissioned Works/Special Projects is our program offering financial and administrative assistance to individual artists. We act as a fiscal agent for those artists applying for grants from federal and state programs and private foundations. Through this program we help develop collaborative projects between artists and assist with the presentation of their work. Continue reading

Sound Off Concert Series

SOUND OFF is a salon and concert series of sound art and experimental music at 16 beaver group in Lower Manhattan, curated by ((audience)). Taking place on the last Tuesday of the month, it is an intimate performance series that connects audiences with composers, musicians, artists, and one another. Each… Continue reading

2011 Sponsored Projects

BLUE MORPH – Victoria Vesna BLUE MORPH is a site-specific interactive installation that uses nanoscale images and sounds derived from the metamorphosis of a chrysalis into a butterfly. Nanotechnology explorations are changing our perceptions of life in the world around us and this is symbolized by the newfound reality of… Continue reading

2009 Sponsored Projects

Zachary Lieberman – In the Air (2009) In the Air is a performance in which drawings on the pages of a book being flipped through come to life. The performance is designed to start small and ends with a dense universe of drawn forms, all coming off the page and… Continue reading

2008 Sponsored Projects

Ginger Miles – Radio Landscape (2008) Radio Landscapes is a series of radio documentaries that explore how landscape can make community, how communities are formed by history, circumstance and opportunity; how they are propelled to form creative collaborations and alliances; and what issues they now face. Radio Lanscapes Two (in New… Continue reading