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NYC LOCAL: starting Friday 9 October 2009 Harvestworks: New York Electro


From: secretary
Subject: NYC LOCAL: starting Friday 9 October 2009 Harvestworks: New York Electronic Art Festival
Date: 9 Oct 2009 01:56:52 -0400

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 Date: Wed, 7 Oct 2009 13:56:46 -0400 (EDT)
 From: Harvestworks Announcements <address@hidden>
 Reply-To: address@hidden
 Subject: This Weekend at the NYEAF

 This weekend at the NYEAF:

 New Project Demos II

 CINDY POREMBA / STEPHANIE ROTHENBERG & MEGAN MICHALAK / NORAH ZUNIGA SHAW

 FRIDAY OCTOBER 9, 2009, 7PM FREE

 HARVESTWORKS DIGITAL MEDIA ARTS CENTER
 596 Broadway #602
 New York City (at Houston St)
 Subway: F/V Broadway/Lafayette, 6 Bleecker, W/R Prince

 As part of the New York Electronic Art Festival 2009, a
 month-long series of concerts, workshops, and exhibitions
 centered on the cutting-edge work be ing done at the intersection
 of art and technology, Harvestworks will prese nt the second in a
 series of New Project Demos on Friday October 9th with
 presentations by new media artists Cindy Poremba, Stephanie
 Rothenberg & Meg an Michalak, and Norah Zuniga Shaw.

 Montreal-based digital media researcher, creator and curator
 Cindy Poremb a will discuss her work with Kokoromi, a game art
 collective based in Montreal that creates new experimental
 computer games and programs numerous ga me-based events,
 exhibitions and performances.

 Collaborators Stephanie Rothenberg and Megan Michalak will
 discuss their re cent multi-media work World X Diagnostics. Using
 custom designed software a nd sound sculptures, public data
 measuring gross national well-being is col lected from
 participating users and translated into real-time sound frequen
 cies through programmed algorithms.

 Choreographer and arts researcher Norah Zuninga Shaw will discuss
 her recen t work Synchronous Objects. Created in collaboration
 with William Forsythe and Maria Palazzi, Synchronous Objects
 (Sync/O) is a screen-based media wor k visualizing choreographic
 information for the purposes of investigating d eep structure and
 enriching cross-disciplinary engagement with physical int
 elligence.

 --

 Artist Talk

 PAUL KAISER & SHELLEY ESHKAR / CCRT

 SATURDAY OCTOBER 10, 2009 2PM FREE

 World Financial Center Courtyard Gallery
 220 Vesey Street, NYC
 Subway: R/W City Hall, E World Trade Center, 1,2 or 3 Chambers St.

 In conjuction with the New York Electronic Art Festival
 Exhibition, Rate of Change - time and space in electronic art,
 Harvestworks in partnership with arts-World Financial Center
 present a talk with exhibition artists Paul Kaiser & Shelley
 Eshkar and the artists of CCRT Collaboration. Kaiser and Es hkar
 will discuss the newly restored digital media work Hand-drawn
 Space's (1998), a virtual dance installation created with Merce
 Cunningham that presents 3D hand-drawn figures performing
 intricate choreography in a vir tual space. CCRT will discuss
 their work Orbital Drop (Lander), a hypothetical space probe,
 flung to the furthest reaches of space to observe and transmit
 information and images from alien worlds while performing
 scientific research.

 Rate of Change - time and space in electronic art

 Featuring Merce Cunningham with Paul Kaiser, and Shelley Eshkar,
 Celeste Boursier-Mougenot, Hisao Ihara, Julia Heyward, Eunjung
 Hwang, Jessica Ann Peavy, Christine Sugrue and the CCRT
 Collaboration.

 September 29 96 October 24
 Open Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, Noon - 4PM, FREE
 World Financial Center Courtyard Gallery, 220 Vesey Street, NYC

 Produced by Harvestworks and presented by arts>World Financial
 Center which is sponsored by American Express, Battery Park City
 Authority, Brookfield Properties, and Merrill
 Lynch. www.artsWorldFinancialCenter.com

 --

 Around New York City

 PERFORMANCE/ARTIST TALK: Jarryd Lowder and Julie Fotheringham.

 SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10 7-9 PM

 SVA MFA Computer Art 133 W. 21 St., 1st floor, Room 101.

 Jarryd Lowder is an artist working with electronic audiovisual
 media primarily for live performance. Julie Fotheringham
 performed as a dancer/acrobat in Cirque du Soleil before coming
 to New York to make her own work.

 --

 New Project Demos III

 ALEX CHECHILE / DAVID HINDMAN / JOSEPH REINSEL

 SUNDAY OCTOBER 11, 2009, 3PM FREE

 HARVESTWORKS DIGITAL MEDIA ARTS CENTER
 596 Broadway #602
 New York City (at Houston St)
 Subway: F/V Broadway/Lafayette, 6 Bleecker, W/R Prince

 The New Project Demos series continues with Sunday October 11th
 with presentations by Alex Chechile, David Hindman, and Joseph
 Reinsel.

 Alex Chechile will discuss his recent project Data Decay/Rebirth,
 a series of performances and recordings that use various forms of
 computer data, inc luding visualizations of biofeedback
 (brainwaves/heartbeat), still images, and video as a source
 materials for generating sound.

 David Hindman will discuss his Harvestworks Residency project,
 the Public G uitar-Controlled Video Game Competition. He will
 focus on the guitar as an H.I. device and the implementation of
 the video game PONG using Max/Msp/Jit ter. A brief performance of
 guitar-controlled PONG will include collaborato r Evan Drummond
 as the ensemble Modal Kombat.

 Baltimore-based media artist Joe Reinsel will show and discuss
 three recent 5.1 surround-sound single-channel video works:
 Resonations, Threshold circuit 1, Threshold circuit 2.

 Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center
 596 Broadway, Suite 602
 New York, NY 10012
  
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