[Oct 28] Confetti Machine: Expanded Composition

Confetti Machine presents a concert of realtime media works, featuring generative notation for string ensemble, live video feedback and spatatialized procedural sampling performed by Eric Barry Drasin, Matthew D. Gantt and Joseph Branciforte. 7 pm FREE Harvestworks 596 Broadway Suite 602 New York NY 10012. Phone: 212-431-1130 Subway: F/M/D/B Broadway/Lafayette, R… Continue reading

[Nov 8-12] Judy Dunaway- Chamber Ensemble

“Chamber Ensemble” is a participatory sculptural sonic environment utilizing round ready-made latex balloons of various sizes. A giant balloon guides visitors to make sounds with typical toy balloons, to which it responds and reacts. Occasional interlopers send a helium balloon up a deadly tunnel that transforms into an immersive experience.… Continue reading

[Oct 7,14, 21] Downtown Culture Talks: Listening to TELLUS, the Audio Cassette Magazine

Harvestworks partners with the Soho Arts Network‘s Downtown Culture Talks to present Listening to TELLUS, the Audio Cassette Magazine.  The 30 minute sound loop will feature selections of women artists published on TELLUS, the Audio Cassette Magazine in the 1980’s. Artists include: Louise Lawler, Joan Jonas, Gretchen Bender, Susan Hiller, Allison… Continue reading

[May 26 – July 23] NYEAF: Catastrophic Acts Digital Prints and Video (2014-17) by Ligorano/Reese

A century’s carelessness is now melting away the world’s storehouses of ice, a melting whose momentum may be nearing the irreversible. It’s as if we were stripping the spectrum of a color or eradicating one note from every octave.  – Bill McKibben, January 2006 Catastrophic Acts brings together major elements from… Continue reading

[May 26-July 23] NYEAF Matthew Ostrowski – Western Electric Nº 1

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 simple… Continue reading