October 2021 Happenings

This Weekend! October 16, 2021 @ 3:30 pm. 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). Outdoors/Indoors at the Harvestworks Art and Technology Building 10a, Nolan… Continue reading

September and October Happenings

This Weekend! September 25, 2021 @ 1 and 3 pm. ‘Nolan Park’, 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. Outdoors from the Harvestworks Art and Technology Building 10a, Nolan Park Governors… 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

September 2021 News

Weekend Happening! Artist Day is Sat. September 11, 2021 from 3 – 5 pm. FREE. Talks by artists Michael Bullock and Lady K. Please note that the ferry will not be running between 10 am and noon.The exhibition is open to the public from 11 am – 5 pm Sat and Sun… Continue reading

Fall 2021 – Two for You

New Fall Show on Governors Island The Workings of Media [art and artists] Fall 2021 11 am – 5 pm Sat and Sun August 28 – October 31, 2021 in Building 10a, Nolan Park, Governors Island. Proof of vaccine is required. Artist Day is Saturday September 11, 2021Produced by Harvestworks, the exhibitions… Continue reading

Goodbye July 2021 News

Upcoming Events This Week Friday, July 30, 2021 @ 7 pm Harvestworks & The Listening Biennialwill present Body in Transit by Brooklyn based multimedia artist, composer and Harvestworks Resident Surabhi Saraf featuring poetry reading by Bay Area based Filipina American writer, artist, Dorothy Santos. The program will be streamed live on Harvestworks’s Youtube Channel. FREE. July 30, 2021… 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