[Jun 23] Pauline Oliveros, Susie Ibarra, Roberto Rodriguez, JG Thirlwell

Pauline Oliveros performs ALONG THE WAY, a solo improvisation using the V accordion, using the different voices of the V-Accordion with the composer’s own Expanded Instrument System (EIS). Susie Ibarra, Roberto Rodriguez and David Baron present DIGITAL SANCTUARIES, a performance for a sound walk that invites the public on a virtual pilgrimage, finding meditative spaces marked by ever-changing music. JG Thirlwell will present a chamber ensemble version of MANOREXIA, a project that started as an electronic and sample based project where the composer wanted to explore a spatial quality not existent in his other work. This event is part of 2013 New York Electronic Art Festival, in partnership with River To River Festival. Continue reading

[Video] Heayoung Kim’s Moori at New York Hall Of Science

Somewhere between a performance and workshop series — New York Hall of Science’s EXPOSED explores and unearths the science, innovation and/or nuances of a variety of different projects and products via an interactive experience, conversation and cocktails. Harvestworks Artist In Residence Heayoung Kim performs MOORI, an interactive performance using smart phones and tablets that allows users to build collaborative storytelling through exchanging messages. Continue reading

[June 21] MakeMusicNY: Hans Tammen’s Third Eye CircuitBent Orchestra

MakeMusicNewYork is a live, free musical celebration on June 21, the longest day of the year, with over 1,000 concerts on streets, sidewalks, and parks across the five boroughs. For this year’s MakeMusicNY MASS APPEAL, we’re looking for performers of circuit bent instruments, noise makers and smartphones. Conducted by Hans Tammen, this Third Eye Make Music NY Orchestra uses Earle Brown’s open form composition idea as a starting point to create a large multi-movement piece. Continue reading

[June 20] Nina Goedé & Stefan Tiedje: Searching For Peace In Troubled Times

Due to the bad weather last week we will run this show again! A collage of memories, images, sounds an impressions of collected material based on video footage from the fiction feature film in the making “my Mont d’or” directed by Nina Goedé / sponsored by NYFA. The interplay of the artists, their personal material as well as their personal history is leading to this live electronic manipulation of video and voice sounds. It will give a brief look onto their interwoven existence, their space in time and their way to work. Continue reading

[Video] Suzanne Thorpe / Paul Geluso: Phloq

At St. Cornelius Chapel on Governors Island, Phloq is a multichannel work composed to evoke the sensorial experience of a flock of birds taking off. Via its physical diffusion, Phloq creates a provocative space that allows the listener to suspend their ties to previously known aural reference points, releasing them to a new sensorial interaction. Phloq’s content addresses issues of communication and interference, referencing the swirling mass of information we encounter on a daily basis. Continue reading

[June 22/23] Javascript rules the world

Javascript is one of the only programming languages where relative novices can have their code running on billions of devices in a matter of moments. This workshop focuses on getting students creating applications with Javascript and uploading them to the internet right away. Once students have a familiarity with the mechanics of the language, we will start building javascript-based web pages and uploading them to the internet using using github as a web-server. We will move onto making these applications interact with the mouse using jQuery and have graphical output using HTML5 Canvas. Continue reading

[Jun. 15 – Sept. 2] Daniel Temkin: Internet Psychic Phone Repair

A Midtown vendor holds a sign advertising what might be a session with a psychic or perhaps a quick fix for iPhones. Only this vendor is himself a fortune teller: a mannequin with a card dispenser in his torso. The fortunes he delivers play meaning off nonsense, in a mix of NYC marketing vernacular, Markov-flavored spam phrasings, and a symbology of stale mysticism and Internet detritus. Continue reading