Harvestworks partners with the Soho Arts Network‘s Downtown Culture Talks to present Listening to TELLUS, the Audio Cassette Magazine. The 30 minute sound loop will feature selections of women artists published on TELLUS, the Audio Cassette Magazine in the 1980’s. Artists include: Louise Lawler, Joan Jonas, Gretchen Bender, Susan Hiller, Allison Knowles, Kiki Smith, Ann Magnuson and Martha Wilson (Disband) and more.
October 7th, 14th, 21st 2017 – Time: Noon – 6 pm
596 Broadway Suite 602 New York NY 10012
Phone: 212-431-1130 Subway: F/M/D/B Broadway/Lafayette, R to Prince, #6 to Bleecker
Listening to TELLUS, the Audio Cassette Magazine will feature selections of women artists published on TELLUS, the Audio Cassette Magazine in the 1980’s. Artists include: Louise Lawler Birdcalls (TELLUS 5/6 1984), Joan Jonas The Anchor Stone (TELLUS #21, 1988), Gretchen Bender Artificial Treatment (TELLUS #21, 1988), Susan Hiller Magic Lantern (TELLUS 21), Allison Knowles Nivea Cream Piece (TELLUS #24), Kiki Smith Life Wants to Live (TELLUS #2 1984), Disband The Sad Song (TELLUS #3 1984), Anne Turyn: Phone machine messages by Joe Gibbons, Ann Magnuson: Arachnae X. Pudenda (TELLUS #18 1987).
TELLUS is a program of Harvestworks, created in 1983 at the Rum Runner Bar on Canal Street in New York City. Joseph Nechvatal, a visual artist, Claudia Gould, a curator and Carol Parkinson, a composer and staff member of Harvestworks/Studio PASS met to discuss the idea of a magazine on cassette that would feature interesting and challenging sound works. With the advent of the Walkman and the Boom Box, the editors perceived a need for an alternative to radio programming and the commercially available recordings on the market at that time.