[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

[Aug 28 – Oct 31] Luciferins by Katherine Bennett

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] …but in things by Matthew Goodheart

…but in thingsis an immersive, interactive sound installation combining live transducer-activated resonant instruments and found objects with binaural bone-conducting headphone listening. (Covid restrictions will apply). …but in things is part of an ongoing series of compositional installations and performance works using transducers that explore the nature of space, materiality, and… Continue reading

[May 8 – Aug 8] Audio Chandelier: Polyélaios

AUDIO CHANDELIER: POLYÉLAIOS, is a new multi-channel audio speaker sculpture by Dafna Naphtali [sound artist] in collaboration with metalsmith/designer Ayala Naphtali.   Individual “grains” of sound are dispersed via the speaker sculpture in an immersive sonic experience– undulating audio “pixels” illuminate and refract moments in time, eliciting reminiscent soundscapes, environmental / electronic… Continue reading