[Oct 20 – Oct 29] Karkinos By Marta Grasso and Kevin Ramsay

Karkinos, is a sound installation that encompasses eleven terracotta sculptures, six exciters, and six solenoids. In this immersive project, the sculptures are brought to life by the exciters and solenoids are employed to produce rhythmic tapping sounds reminiscent of an MRI machine. Karkinos aims to confront our fears head-on and… Continue reading

[Oct 28] Aligned Illusion(AI) by Ti Wen Hsu, Yuting Tao, and Malu Laet

A 20-minute performance where Yuting Tao’s AI and AR visuals, Malu’s portrayal of a cyber-alchemist, and Ti Wen Hsu’s augmented viola set intersect. Three artists unite their expertise in AI training, non-human character embodiment, and experimental viola music to explore the fusion of nature, technology, and the spaces between them.… Continue reading

[June 30 – Oct 29] THE PROCESS – an art and tech exhibition

Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center announces The Process – an art and tech exhibition for the 2023 Art and Technology Program on Governors Island.  Opening on June 30th with artworks exploring sonic holography, psychoacoustics, Virtual and Augmented Reality, neural networks and robotics by an intergenerational group of artists using technology… Continue reading

[Oct 29] Karkinos Closing Performance

Closing performance by Kevin Ramsay, Daxophone, Sam Yulsman, electronics and Lucie Vitkova’, voice and Hichiriki. Time: 5:30 pm Location: Harvestworks Art and Technology Program Building 10a, Nolan Park, Governors Island FREE Excerpt from the performance About the performers: Sam Yulsman: collaborators: Jessie Cox, Roman Filiu, Anaïs Maviel, Brandon Lopez, Ashkan… Continue reading

[Sept 9] UnStumm – conversation of moving image and sound featuring Seth Cluett

UnStumm (https://unstumm.com/) is a project for real-time film and music (Echtzeitfilm) for cross-disciplinary and cross cultural collaboration between visual artists and musicians from Germany and other countries. It aims to create an environment of cultural and creative exchange, where a common complex artistic language is invented and used to communicate… Continue reading

[Sept 1 – Oct 17] East Meets West by Amelia Marzec

A virtual reality piece that is a walking simulator filled with impotent paper-doll tanks. It was inspired by the game, “World of Tanks,” a shooter which depicts historically accurate battles in Eastern Europe. However, East Meets West simply lets you explore the landscape, which is nonetheless littered with ghosts of… Continue reading

[June 30 – Aug 20] Spindrifter by Bob Bielecki and David Behrman

A collaborative installation by Bob Bielecki and David Behrman created for Harvestworks’ summer venue on Governors Island. This site-specific work brings together the composer and pioneer of new music David Behrman and the creative sound technologist and inventor Bob Bielecki. June 30 – Aug 20, 2023 Open to the Public… Continue reading

[Sept 2] Sunset Meditative Performance by C. Lavender

Merging her practices as an electronic musician working with spatial audio and as a sound healing practitioner, C. Lavender will present a meditative sunset performance outside the Harvestworks building on Governors Island to provide listeners with a moment of tranquility during sunset. This electro-acoustic performance will feature brainwave modulating digital… Continue reading

[Aug 5] Off-The-Grid Music Hackathon

Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center in collaboration with Music Community Lab and Institute for Public Architecture proudly presents Off-the-Grid Music Hackathon. An innovative event that invites music enthusiasts to create music outdoors, far from the confines of electrical outlets and internet access. Located on Governors Island, this hackathon challenges participants… Continue reading

[June 30 – Aug 20] Birds don’t have Borders by Elico Suzuki

Elico Suzuki’s (suzueri) installation project Birds don’t have Borders  aims to question the framework of transmission and migration between living beings such as humans and birds, and invisible media such as sound and light. Opening time: Friday June 30th Closing August 20, 2023 Open to the public: Friday, Saturday and Sunday 11… Continue reading