[Jan 22] Foreign Correspondence 003

Foreign Correspondence is a series focused on international contemporary video art, including film, video synthesis and expanded cinema. Episodes premiere on Manhattan public access Channel 4 and via Harvestworks’ live You Tube Channel. Each episode will be archived and available for later viewing. 

Friday, January 22nd

Time: 9 pm

Location: Harvestworks YouTube Channel

Featuring work by:

video stills from Joe Wakeman

about the artists

Roxy Farman is an artist and musician from New York City. She is one half of the music duo Wetware.

Yiyang Cao is a Brooklyn-based multi-disciplinary artist born and raised in China. Through moving image, participatory sculptural environments, and live performances, her work investigates the rhetorics of time in new media.

Coagulative Necrosis is a Harsh Gore Noise band from New York.

Sanne Van Hek (1979-2020), a Dutch artist, principally a musician but a dabbler in radical thought of various forms, created the music in this video on a software instrument she designed herself, The Sannetron, recorded live Oct 2013 at Bimhuis, Amsterdam NL. The video was made in 2020 as a tribute to her, a beloved friend. Her music, writings and works of all kinds live at sannety.com.  

Joe Wakeman is a video artist, director of many music videos as well as the feature films The Shoplifters (2019) and They Read By Night (2015) He is currently a board member with the Millennium Film Workshop and is in pre-production on a new feature.  http://josefwakeman.com/

VX Bliss (Ginny Benson) is an intermedia artist who explores techniques of audiovisual collage. She utilizes synthesis, sampling, and thrift electronics to create immersive compositions and live performances. She has toured extensively under the moniker VX Bliss, and has presented work at New York institutions including Lincoln Center, Pioneer Works, Electronic Arts Intermix, Roulette Intermedium, and The Museum of Modern Art. She lives and works in Queens, NY.

This episode is curated by Mike Sidnam, an audio-visual artist and engineer from Staten Island, New York currently based in Brooklyn. His work has been showcased at Microscope Gallery, MOMA PS1 Print Shop, the Center for Performance Research, and most recently the Whitney Museum, where his collaborative piece “name“ was screened at the museum in 2018 and is now held in the permanent collection. 

The series is produced by Dylan A. Marcheschi, a New York based multidisciplinary artist working across a range of audio/visual arts, including film, sound art, expanded cinema and animation.

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