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August 11, 2020 feature
Tuesday August 11, 2 pm PST, 5 pm EDT, Europe: 11:00 pm CET. Performed by Sound Artist Bill FontanaSonic Dreamscapes 2020 is an artistic research project exploring the quality of timelessness – a meditation at the San Francisco Bay during the COVID-19 crisis. A Harvestworks/ArtSci Collaboration.***

Summer on Governors Island:
Artists StudiosOur first trip to the Island in Summer 2020.
Harvestworks is pleased to partner with The Trust for Governors Island (The Trust), Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) and 17 other cultural organizations to provide studio space for use by artists and cultural practitioners affected by COVID-19.Harvestworks artists include Katherine Bennett, Charlotte Mundy, Joseph Morris and Alexandra GoldbergJakob DwightMuyassar KurdiValerie Hallier and Dafna Naphtali and Ayala Naphtali.The 2020 Harvestworks Artist Studios are part of our Art and Technology Program on Governors Island.***

New Videos!

Alien Star Dust by Victoria Vesna and Ensemble***

A GUIDED MEDITATION JOURNEY BY VICTORIA VESNA. [Alien] Star Dust rains on us every day and this piece brings these particles to our attention and reminds us of our interconnected heritage in the larger cosmos. Premiering with the support of Harvestworks, this work was presented at the Beyond Festival: Artists For the Future.***

Master Class Instructor Danielle McPhatter
Excerpts from the Master Classes in the Online Technology Immersion Program. Danielle McPhatter conducted the Interactive Art classes and Hans Tammen was the Sound Art instructor. Additional master classes were given by Lauren PettyMatthew OstrowskiKirstin Lucas and John Bromley.

From our Archive
The From our Archives series pulls relevant selections from our media archive that speak to the contemporary cultural events.Congrats to David First for the article in the New York Times by Seth Coller Walls. David received a Harvestworks residency in 1992 and in 2017, we presented Drone Procedures and Auditory Driving: Unlocking the Deep Mind, an experiential meditation with Kate Henderson. Take a listen to his Ritual Opera The Manhattan Book of the Dead performed live at LaMama Theater Annex May 1995.***A Big congrats to La Monte Young and Marian Zazeela for the article in the New York Times. We were very lucky to publish 09 89 VI 8 c. 142-152 AM Paris Encore, an early Fluxus piece on Tellus #24- FluxTellus edited by Barbara Moore.***Harvestworks congrats George Lewis on his New York Times Article, “Lifting the Cone of Silence from Black Composers.” July 3, 2020. George Lewis was a resident of Harvestworks in collaboration with Marina Rosenfeld. In our studios, they recorded “Sour Mash” a vinyl/CD released by Tellus/Innova Records.***Anthony Davis wins the Pulitzer Prize 2020. Harvestworks congratulates Anthony Davis whose opera The Central Park Five, with a libretto by Richard Wesley, has won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in Music. In 1989, Harvestworks sponsored Anthony Davis’ music composition Songs for Dora Orenstein released on the CRI/New World Records Urban Diva CD .***PeterNagyExhibitionScreen-Shot-2020-07-24-at-7.46.55-PM-1024x1015
Great to see the Peter Nagy Exhibition at Jeffery Deitch Gallery and a review in Art News. Peter contributed the cover for TELLUS #7 – The Word.***Donate to Harvestworks 
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Yes – I would like to support Harvestworks’ adventurous projects in art and technology! Pick your color level and DONATE NOW!***Amazon Smile Donates to HarvestworksAmazon SmileDo your regular Amazon shopping at AmazonSmile. They donate a % of every sale to Harvestworks Inc. They have donated $758.58 to Harvestworks Inc. Thank You!This is a great program and we encourage you to participate. Amazon Smile sends us a check every month!***Harvestworks’ mission is to present experimental sound and visual artworks created in collaboration with our Technology, Engineering, Art and Music (TEAM) Lab. The Harvestworks T.E.A.M Lab supports the creation of art works achieved through the use of new and evolving technologies and provides an environment for experimentation with project consultants, technicians, instructors and innovative practitioners in all branches of the electronic arts. Our programs are made possible with funds from New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, the National Endowment for the Arts, the NYC Dept. of Cultural Affairs, Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Marta Heflin Foundation, mediaThe foundation, The David and Sylvia Teitelbaum Fund, Inc., The James R. Robison Foundation, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, New Music USA’s NYC New Music Impact Fund made possible by the Scherman Foundation’s Katharine S and Axel G Rosin Fund, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Materials for the Arts, Jerome Foundation, Pro Helvetia, Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Friends of Harvestworks. Harvestworks      ©2020 Harvestworks | Harvestworks, 596 Broadway, #602, New York, NY 10012 
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