[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

[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

[Oct 2 – Oct 31] Apparatus by George Moraitis

Apparatus is a site-specific installation consisting of a set of tuned metal plates and motors. Apparatus is a self-generating, participant-modulated sound installation which allows a space to generate some of its own musical potential, as well as allowing participants the opportunity to hear and modify the standing waveforms of a… 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