May 2024 IRL on Governors Island

Upcoming events on Governors Island

Tansy Xiao Artist Talk

Saturday May 25, 2024 @ 2:45 pm. New Waves artist Tansy Xiao will talk about her work including Here’s the Information We Collect, an interactive artwork tailored to respond to privacy policies posted on major social media platforms and LUCA (Last Universal Common Ancestor – the hypothetical single-cell organism from which all life on Earth descended) a non-linear virtual environment where real-time biometric data is streamed into the virtual environment. FREE. Building 10a, Nolan Park, Governors Island.

May 25th at 10:00am PST // 1:00pm EST. ONLINE REGISTER HEREColor Light Motion Episode 25 presents In the Belly of the Beast – Southern California Art, Technology, Science and Society Nexus- A Historical Landscape by Marko Peljhan who is a distinguished artist, researcher, and professor whose work spans the fields of art, technology, and science. The CLM series is produced in collaboration with the UCLA Art/Sci Center + Harvestworks NY + David Bermant Foundation.

AI Workshop For Artists

Saturday June 1, 2024. 11 am to 4 pm. This workshop is directed by Resident Ellen Pearlman with assistance by Yuting Tao includes an overview of their work followed by a discussion of issues around AI, IP, legal, regulatory, image banks and pressing issues in AI artists need to know about.In the second part of the workshop, participants will gather in groups to create a 10 – 30 second music video around themes or concepts suggested by the directors or the group.

LOCATION: NYU Tandon School of Engineering @ The Brooklyn Navy Yard. – Building 22, 3rd floor. Limited to 15 participants.


New Exhibition, “New Waves” Open Weekends through Aug 18, 2024 on Governors Island!
May 17 to August 18, 2024. Fri, Sat and Sun from 11 am to 5 pm. New Waves in Art and Tech. A group exhibition of studies in human perception via artworks that explore privacy, brain-computer interfaces, climate and fungal networks, Artificial Intelligence and themes of air, flying and floating.Artists include Adelle Lin and Matt Pinner,Monica de la Torre and Hans TammenTansy XiaoGisela GamperAhmed El Shaer and Judy DunawayHarvestworks Art and Technology Program Building 10a, Nolan Park, Governors Island, FREE.

Artist News

May 25, 2024 2:00pm EDT Sarah Weaver Ensemble: Transmission Series: Solos and Chamber Works. Attend Online Post-Performance Discussion 3:30pm EDT. Admission by Donation.

Thanks Henry Threadgill and to all of you who contributed to our fundraising efforts this month. Your support allows our community to flourish!
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