[Sep 25] Nolan Park, a sound and movement installation

‘Nolan Park’ is a sound and movement piece by choreographer Liz Gerring and composer Michael Schumacher that uses Governors Island’s outdoor spaces to create a dynamic and unpredictable experience for visitors. The dancers will rotate through a series of mapped positions, offering viewers a variety of perspectives on Ms. Gerring’s… Continue reading

[Aug 28 – Oct 31] …remnants by Matthew Goodheart

…remnants is an immersive sound installation combining live transducer-activated resonant instruments and found objects with binaural bone-conducting headphone listening for one person at a time. (Covid restrictions will apply). …remnants is part of an ongoing series of compositional installations and performance works using transducers that explore the nature of space,… Continue reading

[Aug 28 – Oct 31] Luciferins by LadyK

Influenced by the cultural shifts that technology creates, this series of fiber installations—The Masquerades of the Soft Machines— imagines a future dystopia warped by technology. The surreptitious collection of personal data has led to humanity controlled by the machine. Luciferins is one project in this series. Luciferins is inspired by… Continue reading

[Aug 28 – Oct 31] Women’s Labor: Embedded Iron by Jocelyn Ho with Margaret Schedel, Robert Cosgrove and Omkar Bhatt

A feminist activist project, Women’s Labor repurposes domestic tools to become new musical instruments. Using embedded technologies, these domestic-tools-turned instruments are explored in interactive installations, commissioned compositions, and performances. Traditionally relegated to the private sphere, we interrogate domesticity through public engagement and performative spectacle. The new instruments are based on… Continue reading

[Aug 28 – Oct 31] Ephemerospheres by Mike Bullock

Ephemerospheres is an installation of electroacoustic audio works for wave field synthesis speaker array. The system’s creator, Mike Bullock, is a composer and intermedia artist whose work centers on listening to the unique qualities of particular spaces, both while recording natural environments and while creating virtual ones with loudspeakers. Bullock designed… Continue reading

[Oct 2 – Oct 31] Periodicity Piece #10 (Island Time) by Dan Joseph

Periodicity Piece #10 (Island Time) is a new mixed-media, multi-channel sound installation. Informed by early minimalism, acoustic ecology, deep listening and ambient music, Periodicity Piece #10 combines a diverse collection of sounds into a slowly changing sonic ecosystem. Drawing on the unique Governor’s Island setting, the work offers a unique, site-specific listening experience… Continue reading

[Oct 2] Harvestworks at the Met Fest

Celebrate art and community with Harvestworks at The Met! Join us (and them) Saturday, October 2, for #MetFest—the museum’s first-ever block party. Stop by for everything from performances to stilt walkers to a citywide Double Dutch showcase as we both honor the vital role of art in our lives and… Continue reading

[Oct 9] Voice, Body, Language and Someone 

The program draws attention to artists’ videos that reflect on the human body’s entanglements with the environment, history, technologies, pharmacologies, as well as its corporeality and mortality. The seven contemporary artists included in the program explore how we think, create or act within the immersion of these entanglements. Each video… Continue reading

[Oct 16] Synthesis Series: Contemporary Chamber Works by Sarah Weaver

Performers: Yoon Sun Choi (voice), Robert Dick (flute), Jane Ira Bloom (soprano saxophone), Marty Ehrlich (saxophone), Jen Baker (trombone), David Taylor (bass trombone), Sarah Weaver (electronics). “Synthesis Series” is a collection of solo, chamber, and large ensemble pieces on contemplative concepts of networked synchrony across realities, transformation of distance, and… Continue reading

[Oct 23] Live A/V performance by Ginny Benson

Ginny Benson presents an improvisational work for audio and video. This live performance will pair audio synthesis with real-time video collage and image manipulation, resulting in an immersive audiovisual experience.  DATE and TIME: October 23, 2021 @ 3 pm. Duration: 30 minutesLOCATION: The Workings of Media [art and artists] at the Harvestworks Art and Technology House. Building 10a,… Continue reading

[Sept 18] Women’s Labor: Performance

A feminist activist project, Women’s Labor repurposes domestic tools to become new musical instruments using embedded technologies, explored in interactive installations, commissioned compositions, and performances. Traditionally relegated to the private sphere, we interrogate domesticity through public engagement. The first instrument featured in installation/performance is Embedded Iron, based on an early-20th… Continue reading