[Sept 27] PLATFORM: OPTOSONIC TEA @ THE PARRISH Art Museum

Harvestworks partners with Optosonic Tea to present an evening of audio/visual performances at the Parrish Art Museum.

Curated specifically for the Museum’s Platform series by OptoSonic Tea founders Ursula Scherrer and Katherine Liberovskaya, the durational and site-specific group improvisation will feature visual artists performing live in different areas inside and outside of the Museum building, while live musicians and sound artists perform coordinated and spatialized works by composer and Diapason Gallery founder/director Michael J. Schumacher.

Location: Parrish Art Museum
279 Montauk Highway NY11976 United States
Phone:  631-283-2118

Time: 7 – 11 pm

Enjoy an evening-length performance featuring some of the world’s most innovative video and sound artists who will interact with the architecture and landscape of the Parrish. Curated specifically for the Museum’s Platform series by OptoSonic Tea founders Ursula Scherrer and Katherine Liberovskaya, the durational and site-specific group improvisation will feature visual artists performing live in different areas inside and outside of the Museum building, while live musicians and sound artists perform coordinated and spatialized works by composer and Diapason Gallery founder/director Michael J. Schumacher. Presented in collaboration with New York City-based Harvestworks.

VISUAL ARTISTS: Benton C Bainbridge, Bradley Eros, Andy Guhl, Kit Fitzgerald, Asi Föcker, CHiKA, Chris Jordan (cj), Katherine Liberovskaya, LoVid (Kyle Lapidus and Tali Hinkis), and Ursula Scherrer.SOUND ARTISTS: Marcia Bassett, Ranjit Bhatnagar, Shelley Hirsch, Laura Ortman, Emma Souharce, Michael J. Schumacher, Keiko Uenishi, and Shane Weeks.

•       BIOS

Optosonic Tea is a regular series of meetings dedicated to the convergence of live visuals with live sound which focuses on the visual component. The series takes place in New York City and is organized by Katherine Liberovskaya and Ursula Scherrer.

OptoSonic Tea was first presented by Diapason, one of the first galleries dedicated to sound art. Since Diapason closed OptoSonic Tea has been invited to various venues in New York and Brooklyn, Pioneer Works, Experimental Intermedia, Outpost among others.

For the10-year anniversary Pioneer Works invited OptoSonic Tea for a large scale celebration including 40 artists and musicians.

OptoSonic Tea has been invited to Austria, Italy, Slovakia, Spain and most recently to Switzerland.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=chZ7oNogALk
https://vimeo.com/43564352https://archive.org/details/XFR_2013-08-23_2A_04
 

COLLABORATORS
VISUAL ARTISTS: Benton C Bainbridge, Bradley Eros, Andy Guhl, Kit Fitzgerald, Asi Föcker, CHiKA, Chris Jordan (cj), Katherine Liberovskaya, LoVid (Kyle Lapidus and Tali Hinkis), and Ursula Scherrer.SOUND ARTISTS: Marcia Bassett, Ranjit Bhatnagar, Shelley Hirsch, Laura Ortman, Emma Souharce, Michael J. Schumacher, Keiko Uenishi, and Shane Weeks.

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