[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] 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

Mid July 2021 News

Upcoming Events This Week July 14, 2021 @ 8 pm Distant Pairs with Laetitia Sonami and Viola Yip. ISSUE Project Room & Harvestworks are pleased to stream PineApple on a Lonely Island, the debut collaboration between experimental composer, improviser, sound artist, and instrument builder Viola Yip and sound artist, performer and instrument builder Laetitia Sonami. The duo’s debut… Continue reading

[July 14] Distant Pairs with Laetitia Sonami and Viola Yip

Wednesday, July 14th, ISSUE Project Room & Harvestworks are pleased to stream PineApple on a Lonely Island, the debut collaboration between experimental composer, improviser, sound artist, and instrument builder Viola Yip and sound artist, performer and instrument builder Laetitia Sonami. The duo’s debut work will stream on ISSUE’s site. •      DATES AND… Continue reading

[July 15] Distant Pairs with Carmen Baliero and Cecilia Lopez

Thursday, July 15th, ISSUE Project Room & Harvestworks are pleased to stream AEROSILLA (el turismo posible), a new collaborative work by New York-based composer, musician and multimedia artist Cecilia Lopez and Buenos Aires-based composer and performer Carmen Baliero. Both born in Buenos Aires, the pair have an expansive collaborative history that spans decades. The… Continue reading

[July 3 – RAIN DATE July 4] MUGIC® Magic! Violin with motion sensor by Mari Kimura

Guggenheim award-winning composer/violinist, educator/entrepreneur Mari Kimura will give a thrilling demonstration of MUGIC®, a WIFI motion sensor designed for musicians, performers, dancers and beyond. Mari will demonstrate how MUGIC® works in many situations, as well as perform works she wrote using MUGIC®.  The commercial version of MUGIC® was released last… Continue reading