Press ClippingsAn Old Door Factory is Now a Giant Art Playground
The Creators Project, July 2015
Noémie Jennifer speaks with curator Joe Ahearn about Clocktower Productions group exhibition Anxious Spaces: Installation as Catalyst. Art that's Too Cool for a Museum
Drive the District, July 2015
A look at Anxious Space: Installation as Catalyst, what went on last year and what's to come in the 2015 group exhibition. Anxious Performance Spaces
HyperAllergic, June 2015
Anxious Spaces: Installation as Catalyst opening is recommended as a top event in New York City by HyperAllergic's Hrag Vartanian. Not For Sale: Clocktower Gallery Responds to New York Market Pressure
Berlin Art Link, January 2015
Alanna Heiss and Managing Director Beatrice Johnson discuss the changing values of the contemporary art world, the conclusion of Clocktower's three year long project with the late, non-commercial artist Dale Henry, and the future of nonprofit arts organizations. In Conversation: Alanna Heiss with David Carrier and Joachim Pissarro, with the assistance of Gaby Collins-Fernandez
The Brooklyn Rail, December 2014
An interview with Clocktower director Alanna Heiss about the founding of the Institute for Art and Urban Resources (now MoMA PS1), the art world of New York in the 1970s, and the exhibitions and events that helped shape her career. Newly Restored: Pablo Neruda Reading at the 92nd Street Y in 1966
Harriet, September 2014
A highlight of Clocktower Radio's restoration and rebroadcast of Pablo Neruda's poetry reading at the 92nd Street Y in 1966, in which Neruda reads some of the poems he is most celebrated for, as well as lesser-known works. The Untold Story of How PS1's Warm Up Became New York's Greatest Summer Party
Thump (Vice), September 2014
A history of MoMA PS1's weekly summer electronic music parties, a LIC summer tradition since 1998. Thump highlights some of Warm Up's greatest performances and touches on Clocktower's indispensable role in the genesis of the gatherings. The Legendary Kenny Scharf Paints Playland Motel
Société Perrier, August 2014
Street Artist Kenny Scharf, in partnership with Clocktower and funded by Topshop, goes on an excursion to Playland Motel and connects to the Rockaway community by painting a wall, garage doors, and a few cars. Pioneering Innovation
MutualArt, July 2014
MutualArt delves into the multi-faceted approach of Pioneer Works to the arts and innovation and also shows pictures of Clocktower's Dale Henry exhibition. Living Live, Live: Peter Coffin Launches Clocktower Radio Show
Art in America, July 2014
David Weinstein, Clocktower's program director, talks about the programming in the Living Live radio series happening at Red Bull Studio New York with Peter Coffin, which includes broadcast parties and discussions about radio in the internet age. The Drums 'begin the next chapter' with rooftop gig in New York
NME, July 2014
NME, the popular British music magazine, interviews The Drums about their album release party at Times Square and talk to them about their pre-concert nerves. The Drums têm nova música “Magic Mountain”
Scope, July 2014
The Portuguese music site Strobe writes about The Drums' new album Encyclopedia and the live stream from Clocktower Radio for the After Hours series. The Drums Preview New Album 'Encyclopedia' at Glimmering Rooftop Show
Billboard, July 2014
The Drums concert on the Novotel rooftop draws an approving eye from Billboard, who interviews The Drums about their path from the last album to their new debut. After Hiatus, The Drums Impress in Times Square
BLOUIN ARTINFO, July 2014
BLOUIN ARTINFO interviews Johnny Pierce and Jacob Graham of The Drums and Alanna Heiss, the director of Clocktower Productions, about the comeback album and the conception of the show. The Drums Played Novotel Hotel Times Square Roof, Announce New Album, 'Encyclopedia'
Brooklyn Vegan, July 2014
Brooklyn Vegan captures the beauty of the rooftop concert and album release party for The Drums, curated by Clocktower in partnership with Times Square Alliance. Dustin Yellin: From Hijacking Golf Carts To Building Brooklyn's Art Utopia
Vice, July 2014
For the upcoming Vice Photo show at Pioneer Works, Clocktower's partner space, Gideon Jacobs interviews the artist and founder Dustin Yellin and explores how the innovative space thrives despite all opposing conditions. Scenes from the Anxious Spaces Closing Party
Paper Magazine, July 2014
Paper Magazine covers the Anxious Spaces exhibition with photographs of performances and pieces by Desi Santiago, Christian Joy, Tyondai Braxton, Raul de Nieves, Ben Wolf, VNESSWOLFCHILD, and more throughout the day. In 2157 the World Will Be Covered in Trash, and It Will Look Like This
Motherboard, June 2014
James Mercer's installation titled "Landfill" for his Clocktower Residency raises a consciousness about the systematic cycle of garbage and its precarious nature, looming in the not so far-off future. Make Music Festival: DJ Shakey
Metro, June 2014
Pat Healy from Metro interviews DJ Shakey, former Artist in Residence at Clocktower, about her music practice and upcoming set for Make Music New York Festival. Clocktower's Anxious Spaces
Visionaire, June 2014
In anticipation for the Anxious Spaces exhibition closing party, Clocktower curator Joe Ahearn and curatorial advisor Tim Goossens interview Desi Santiago about his ceremonial art piece "Mummy" and his process. Stephen Schaefer, Beyond the Subtitles
New York Times, June 2014
New York Times ad on Violette, a film by Martin Provost, quotes Stephen Schaefer from Clocktower's Beyond the Subtitles program. Dale Henry, Pioneer Works
Art Forum, March 2014
Prudence Peiffer reviews the second installation of the Dale Henry: The Artist Who Left New York exhibition at Pioneer Works.
Alanna Heiss, On The Horizon
Interview Magazine, February 2014
Rachel Small interviews Alanna Heiss, discussing the institutional limits of curating, her vision and how she did it.
Clock strikes midnight on Downtown art gallery
Downtown Express, 4 December 2013
A Downtown arts era ended Nov. 23, when the Clocktower Gallery at 108 Leonard St. closed after more than 40 years of continuous installations.
Time's Up for Clocktower Gallery in TriBeCa After Four Decades
DNA Info, 22 November 2013
After more than 40 years as a hub for groundbreaking artists, the Clocktower Gallery is closing this weekend because its landmarked building is being turned into luxury condos.
Alanna Heiss's Farewell to the Clocktower Gallery
ArtSpace, 29 November 2013
The Clocktower Gallery, the pioneering space that New York art legend Alanna Heiss founded atop an old courthouse off lower Broadway in 1972, held a closing party to celebrate its decades of alternative art programming.
Goodbye Historic Clocktower Gallery, Hello Tribeca Luxury Condos
Gothamist, 21 November 2013
After more than 40 years hosting artists, exhibitions, performances, and installations, Tribeca's legendary 10,000 square-foot Clocktower Gallery is closing this weekend.
ArtForum presents its "Critics' Picks" of the Dale Henry exhibit.
ArtForum, 18 November 2013
Cocurated by Heiss and Richard Nonas, the Dale Henry exhibition presents works focused on the presentational limits of painting and its construction.
Jeannie Hopper’s Liquid Sound Lounge Turns 20
DJ Times, 13 November 2013
If you know anything about NYC’s underground dance culture, the name Jeannie Hopper travels in very good circles as an ambassador of the scene and ardent supporter on the airwaves.
Inside the Hidden NYC Clocktower Gallery's Grand Finale
Gizmodo, 8 November 2013
Even though the Clocktower Gallery has been around since 1972, you might never have known it was even there. It resides in the top two floors of a government-owned building in Tribeca.
The best internet radio stations
The Telegraph, 1 November 2013
Operating out of the beautiful Clocktower Building – the heart of the New York art scene of the 1970s and 80s – AIR is one of the most smartly curated arts stations on the planet.
Art Unmarked by the Color of Money
The Wall Street Journal, 25 October 2013
The painter Dale Henry returns to the New York art world he fled decades ago - this time on his own peculiar, posthumous terms.
Time's Up for the Clocktower Gallery
Tribeca Citizen, 28 October 2013
This is not a surprise, but it’s disappointing just the same: The Clocktower Gallery is leaving its perch.
Clocktower Gallery Will Leave Namesake Space Next Month
Gallerist, 16 October 2013
After more than four decades of innovative and experimental art programming, the Clocktower Gallery will leave the space at 108 Leonard Street that it has called home since 1972.
Art On the Clocktower’s Airwaves
Cultivating Culture, 10 October 2013
The Clocktower Gallery, founded in 1972 by Alanna Heiss, is unique not only because of its location, but because of the alternative, experimental works and artists it is dedicated to showcasing.
Cultivators of Culture: Alanna Heiss
Cultivating Culture, 10 October 2013
Here is a short presentation of Alanna Heiss, the creator of MoMA PS1 and The Clocktower Gallery by Cultivating Culture.
Weekend Performs New Album "Jinx" at Clocktower Gallery in NYC
Complex, 24 July 2013
Cedar Pasori covers Weekend's album release performance and Borden Capalino and MV Carbon's open studios at the Clocktower for Complex.
Nomi Ruiz: The View From Home
PMc Magazine, 10 July 2013
An interview with artist, singer, and former Clocktower resident Nomi Ruiz in PMc Magazine on works past and parties future.
Anderson Cooper hears the voice of his father for the first time in 30 years after recording of radio show was posted online
Daily Mail, 4 July 2013
The Daily Mail tells of news correspondent Anderson Cooper hearing his deceased father's voice for the first time in 30 years after listening to an AIR broadcast.
An Artist Makes Portraits from DNA
New Yorker, 1 July 2013
Alec Wilkinson of the New Yorker covers former Clocktower resident and information-artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg's artist talk "Stranger Visions".
Podcast and internet radio previews: Life in Scents, Green.tv, Cricket Writers on TV, Art International Radio
The Telegraph, 28 June 2013
Pete Naughton of The Telegraph previews the week's best podcasts, including one that delves into the world of scent and smell.
DOCUMENT NO. 38–NEVER SECOND VIOLIN: Alanna Heiss
Document Journal, 20 June 2013
Tim Goossens interviews the Clocktower's director Alanna Heiss for Document Journal about her vast curating experience and the future of the space.
Jene Highstein: Early Works
Time Out New York, 19 June 2013
The "Jene Highstein: Early Works" exhibition was chosen as a "critic's pick" by Time Out New York.
Times Square médite au son du Gamelatron
Poptronics, 16 June 2013
Cherise Fong of French Poptronics talks about visiting A. Taylor Kuffner's installation for the Clocktower and Times Square Alliance.
Artist Interview with Gamelatron Co-creator Aaron Taylor Kuffner
Ignite.me, 6 June 2013
Extensive interview with A. Taylor Kuffner about his installation for the Clocktower and Times Square Alliance as well as past work from Ignite Me.
Frieze Frame: Art Fair Takes Manhattan
The Wall Street Journal, 12 May 2013
Marshall Heyman of The Wall Street Journal does a run down of Frieze Fair's events, which culminated in a lavish rooftop party at The Clocktower Gallery.
David Horvitz's Multiversed, Mulitmedia and Oft-Absurdist Art
Blouin ArtInfo, 8 May 2013
Sara Roffino profiles the hard to categorize and irreverent 'satellite' projects of artist David Horvitz, who recently completed a residency at The Clocktower Gallery.
Antony Hegarty Has a Solo Show Coming up at Sikkema Jenkins
Blouin ArtInfo, 6 May 2013
ArtInfo on Antony Hegerty's Solo Show at Sikkema Jenkins that was developed during his residency at The Clocktower Gallery.
Voice-Activated Instruments at NYC's Clocktower Gallery
Makezine, 24. April 2013
Nick Normal checks out Ranjit Bhatnagar's interactive installation that's on view from May 2-9 at The Clocktower Gallery.
Kissing Twins, Balancing Beams: Guide to Hot Downtown Art
Bloomberg,12 March 2013
Katya Kazakina's list of hottest downtown Manhattan galleries and their current exhibitions.
Continuing Education Blog SVA, 6 March 2013
A brief summary by Michael Bilsborough on Delia Gonzalez's performance at the Clocktower Gallery on March 5th.
Better on a Screen
Cinespect, 11 February 2013
An article by Brette Weinkle on the Video Art and Experimental Film Festival curated by Videoart.net, which featured Clocktower Gallery founder and Director Alanna Heiss as a panelist.
I Magnifici 9. Scent of darkness
Artribune, 8 February 2013
Sarah Corona on the Clocktower's exhibition Dark Paradise, on view from February 5 until April 1, 2013.
LOOK AT THIS PERPETUAL GUITAR MACHINE AT THE CLOCKTOWER GALLERY
Animal NY, 6 February 2013
Marina Galperina on Indridi Arnar Ingolfsson's Perpetual Guitar Machine installation at the Clocktower
A Dark Paradise at NYC's Clocktower Gallery
The Art World Daily, 5 February 2013
Art World Daily on Dark Paradise, on view from February 5, 2013 until April 1, 2013 at The Clocktower Gallery.
FLASH LIGHT / DARK PARADISE / THE CLOCKTOWER GALLERY
CRUSH fanzine, 5 February 2013
Crush reviews Dark Paradise, on view at the Clocktower Gallery from February 5 to April 1, 2013.
'Dark Paradise' Exhibit Features Artwork By Patti Smith, Antony Hegarty And More
Huffington Post, 4 Febuary 2013
An article by Huffington Post on the Dark Paradise Exhibit, on view at The Clocktower Gallery from February 5 to April 1, 2013.
Storytelling Pizza Party
Time Out New York, 11 December 2012
A shout out by Time Out New York on BabyCastles and Slice Harvester and their Pizza-Party at The Clocktower Gallery.
Babycastles And Slice Harvester Bring A Dystopian Pizzeria To NYC's Criminal Court
The Creators Project, 3 December 2012
Article by Michelle Lhooq on the opening of the collaboratory installation by BabyCastles and Slice Harvester.
This is a transcript of an interview conducted for Creative Time Reports
Bombsite, November 2012
An Interview with monologist Mike Daisey by Tom Healy about Daisey's work.
HAIL THE HAND-DRAWN MADNESS OF THE UNSTOPPABLE DEATH MACHINES VIDEO
Animal NY, 30 November 2012
Article by Marina Galperina on Nicholas Chatfield-Taylor and the screening of his animated music video.
Watch Unstoppable Death Machines 'Do the Devo' in Incredible Animated Video
Spin, 29 November 2012
Article by Chris Martins on Nicholas Chatfield-Taylor and his work process and residency at The Clocktower Gallery.
MVT 2 AT CLOCKTOWER GALLERY...
Papermag, 28 November 2012
Article by Jonah Wolf on Nicholas Chatfield-Taylor's music video premiere and on edible installations by Thu Tran and Christopher Duffy.
EMERGING: Serra Victoria Bothwell Fels Erects Eerie Environments From Debris.
Blouin Artinfo, 9 November 2012
EMERGING is a regular column where ARTINFO spotlights an up-and-coming artist. This time it's Clocktower resident Serra Victoria Bothwell Fels.
THANKSGIVING DEUX, A FAKE PIZZERIA AND MORE TEMPT OUR APPETITES AT THE CLOCKTOWER
Papermag, November 2012
Article by Rebecca Smeyne on BabyCastles and Slice Harvester's collaboration.
Night/Life: The Clocktower and Joe Ahearn
Impose Magazine, 15 October 2012
Interview by Legacy Russell with Joe Ahearn, the Clocktower's curator of installation and performance.
Steeped in Sound: The Gamelatron at the Clocktower Gallery
Daily Spots, 29 September 2012
Article by Jessica Caplan on A. Talylor Kuffner's Gamelatron Jalan Jiwo exhibition, on view at the Clocktower Gallery from September 19 to November 21, 2012.
Make Faire New York: DJ Shakey Interview
Make, 28 September 2012
An article on Julie Covello aka DJ Shakey, by Goli Mohammadi.
Matvei Yankelevich and Charles Bernstein, In Conversation
Poetry Foundation, 11 September 2012
A clip about an episode of 'Close Listening' featuring a conversation between Matvei Yankelevich and Charles Bernstein.
'The Age of Innocence': Fascinating Photos of Prisoners by Prisoners
Flavorwire, 30 August 2012
Marina Galperina reviews Dave Adler's Prisoner Fantasies: Photos from the Inside exhibition, on view at The Clocktower Gallery from May 22 to August 31, 2012.
7 Things to Do in New York's Art World Before August 19
Gallerist NY, 13 August 2012
Featuring Peter Edwards' Performance Nova Drone at The Clocktower Gallery. Article by Michael H. Miller, Rozalia Jovanovic, Dan Duray and Andrew Russeth.
8 Things to Do in New York's Art World Before August 12
Gallerist NY, 6 August 2012
Michael H. Miller recommends a visit to The Clocktower Gallery's Open House, Open Studio event, and mentions Matthew Ostrowski's installation of computer-controlled rotary phones on view from August 7 to September 7, 2012.
Financial Times, 27 July 2012
Dave Adler writes about his Prisoner Fantasies: Photos from the Inside exhibition, on view at The Clocktower Gallery from May 22 to August 31, 2012. Adler describes his encounters with inmates who create backdrops and portrait photography in prison.
Hyperallergic, 24 July 2012
A clipping Alissa Guzman reviews Prisoner Fantasies, a photograph installation by Dave Adler on view at The Clocktower Gallery May 22, 2012 - August 31, 2012.
Shoplifter's Hairiest Situation Yet
Art in America, 12 July 2012
A review on Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir aka Shoplifter's Nervescape installation, by Gregory Volk.
This Week in Art Podcasts
Art Fag City, 27 June 2012
Whitney Kimball writes about the ArtonAir.org radio station, mentioning Dialogues In Asian Contemporary Art: documenta13 Project as her top radio show choice.
Free-Floating on the 13th Floor: Caroline Cox at the Clocktower
Hyperallergic, 5 May 2012
A review on Caroline Cox's Spin, by Thomas Micchelli.
A Monster Frankenstein Controller, with Fur Keys and Borg-Like Eyepiece, Built by Julie Covello
Create Digital, 2 February 2012
An article on Julie Covello aka DJ Shakey and her VoltAxe controller, by Peter Kirn.
DJ Shakey's VoltAxe controls a computer with video glasses and a custom keytar
The Verge, 2 February 2012
Adi Robertson reviews the DJ Shakey's Audio Control Adventure.
This week in NYC
Time Out, January 2012
The Canyon Candy installation is a Critics’pick in Time Out NYC.
L Magazine, January 2012
The Babies’ performance is a pick of L Magazine.
Canyon Candy Debuts at ART on AIR
Epicure Me, 24 January 2012
A review of the Canyon Candy installation, on view at the Clocktower Gallery from December 20, 2011 to June 1, 2012. By Don Hielo.
Javelin and Mike Anderson dream westward
Interview Magazine, January 2012
An article about the Canyon Candy project with an interview of Mike Anderson, by Julia Yepes.
The Spirit of Youth, Circa 1970 New York
The New York Times, 18 January 2012
Article and interview of Alanna Heiss, at her Clocktower Gallery, by Bob Morris.
Experience the Wild West in NYC
MFTA, January 2012
A review of the Canyon Candy installation, on view at the Clocktower Gallery from December 20, 2011 to June 1, 2012.
Javelin at Clocktower Gallery
The Wild Magazine, January 2012
An article on the Canyon Candy installation and the Clocktower Gallery space, by Nick Cope.
Week in Pop
Impose Magazine, December 2011
A brief review of Mike Anderson’s video for Javelin’s new album, by Sjimon Gompers.
"Canyon Candy"-@ the Clocktower Gallery
Studio Phoenix, December 2011
A review of the Canyon Candy installation with photographs, on view at the Clocktower Gallery from December 20, 2011 to June 1, 2012.
Installation – Canyon Candy
Flavor Pill, 2011
The Canyon Candy installation is an Editor Pick on Flavor Pill, by Mindy Bond.
Hugging for James Murphy - Girl-moshing, bird camp, space cowboys, and other adventures in merry NYC nightlife.
Impose Magazine, December 2011
A review of the opening of Canyon Candy, on view at the Clocktower Gallery from December 20, 2011 to June 1, 2012. By Alaina Stamatis.
Javelin's Canyon Candy Screening at the Clocktower -- Yee-haw!
Paper Mag, 20 December 2011
Rebecca Smeyne reviews the Canyon Candy installation with pictures from the opening.
Javelin – Canyon Candy Short Film
Stereo Gum, December 2011
A review of the whole Canyon Candy experience, on view at the Clocktower Gallery from December 20, 2011 to June 1, 2012.
FILM: Dec. 20th, Canyon Candy
The Edge of Cultivation, 20 December 2011
The Edge of Cultivation blog reviews the Canyon Candy installation.
Artifacts | Michael Stipe’s Collapse Into Now Film
New York Times Magazine, 2011
A review of Collapse Into Now Film Project presented at the Clocktower Gallery in March 2011, by Linda Yablonsky.
Franco Five Ways
A profile on James Franco, mentioning his Summer/Fall 2010 Clocktower exhibition The Dangerous Book Four Boys.
When An Actor Casts Himself As An Artist
The New York Times, 19 August, 2010
Roberta Smith reviews James Franco's The Dangerous Book Four Boys exhibition, on view at the Clocktower Gallery June 22nd to December 31, 2010.
James Franco's The Dangerous Book Four Boys
The Daily News, 2010
A review of James Franco's The Dangerous Book Four Boys exhibition, on view at the Clocktower Gallery June 22nd to December 31, 2010.
What Can't He Do?
Art in America, 24 June, 2010
A review of James Franco's The Dangerous Book Four Boys exhibition, on view at the Clocktower Gallery June 22nd to December 31, 2010. By Kimberly Chou.
Childhood, Violence, and Alien Mating Practices: James Franco's "The Dangerous Book Four Boys"
Huffington Post, 13 July, 2010
A review of James Franco's The Dangerous Book Four Boys, by Andrew Gorin.
The New Yorker, 12 July, 2010
A Talk of the Town piece on James Franco's work at MOCA and the Clocktower, by Dana Goodyear.
Breath of Fresh Air
Monocle, July/August 2010
An article on AIR, Art International Radio and the Clocktower by David Kaufman, with photographs by Mark Hartman.
James Franco Exhibit at the Clocktower Leaves Us Thinking, "What Can't This Guy Do?"
The Village Voice, 28 June, 2010
A review of James Franco's The Dangerous Book Four Boys, by Leslie Minora.
James Franco at the Clocktower
VMAN, 25 June, 2010
A review of James Franco's The Dangerous Book Four Boys, by Aimee Walleston.
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Movie Star
The Wall Street Journal, 17 June, 2010
An article by Erica Orden about the AIR exhibition The Dangerous Book Four Boys, featuring the films, video, photography, sculpture and drawing of James Franco, curated by Alanna Heiss and Associate Curator Beatrice Johnson.
All Along the Clocktower
The New York Observer, 24 August, 2009
A brief review of the AIR Clocktower space by Marjorie Welish.
Art:21 Blog, 17 August, 2009
A clipping about AIR's 2009 Clocktower exhibition from Art:21 Blog's Weekly Roundup, by Nicole Caruth.
Image Not Available: Can Alanna Heiss Bring Art to the Airwaves?
BOMBlog, 23 June, 2009
An article by Jed Lipinski for BOMBLog on AIR founder Alanna Heiss' approach to radio. The piece also includes photographs of the Clocktower space.
Ain't It Cool News
Time.com, 30 April, 2009
A clipping about AIR, shortly after its founding, on Time.com. To view a PDF (261.75 KB) of the page, click here.
Press ReleasesClocktower Gives Away Entire Body of Work by Dale Henry
Nov. 17th, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: After Three Years of Research and Exhibitions, Clocktower’s Alanna Heiss Gives Away Over 200 Works by Dale Henry to Artists, Collectors, Researchers, and Institutions
Clocktower Productions and Pioneer Works, Center for Art and Innovation present John Supko and Bill Seaman: s_traits, with Wet Ink Ensemble
29 October, 2014
Clocktower and Pioneer Works present a multimedia performance and release event for John Supko's album, s_traits, created in collaboration with media artist Bill Seaman, utilizing an intelligent computer program and members of the Wet Ink Ensemble. This event is free and open to the public.
Clocktower Productions presents Living Live Radio Series
25 June, 2014
Clocktower presents Living Live, a radio series broadcast from Red Bull Studios New York, as part of Peter Coffin's Living exhibition. These programs include music, DJs, interviews, and discussions around the themes of the exhibition.
Clocktower Productions and Times Square Arts present After Hours
1 July, 2014
Clocktower curates and presents the summer After Hours music series, with concerts from Bouquet, The Drums, and Ebe Oke running through the month of July. These concerts and installations in partnership with Times Square Arts are set on Times Square rooftops in unique settings.
Clocktower Productions and Knockdown Center present Anxious Spaces: Installation as Catalyst
15 June, 2014
Clocktower Productions and Knockdown Center open Anxious Spaces, a group show including works by Ben Wolf, Christian Joy, Desi Santiago, Raul de Nieves, and Hisham Bharoocha and Ranjit Bhatnagar at Knockdown Center, a space perfectly attuned to site-specific installation art.
Clocktower Productions and Knockdown Center present Cross-Cuts: Sculpture by Joel Shapiro and Richard Nonas
11 May, 2014
Clocktower Productions and Knockdown Center open an exhibition of sculpture from Joel Shapiro and Richard Nonas, artists both renown for their dynamic conceptual pieces, at the Knockdown Center.
The Clocktower Gallery and Pioneer Works, Center for Art and Innovation present Dale Henry: The Artist Who Left New York
16 December, 2013
The Clocktower Gallery and Pioneer Works open a second incarnation of the Dale Henry show, previously shown in Clocktower's historic space in Manhattan, in the brick and timber halls of the Pioneer Works space in Red Hook. This opening also marks Clocktower's new beginning as an institutional resident at Pioneer Works.
The Clocktower Gallery opens Crystal Stokowski
1 November, 2013
The Clocktower Gallery presents Crystal Stokowski, she will create an installation using repurposed and found materials, as well as video footage and soundscapes.
The Clocktower Gallery opens Dale Henry: The Artist Who Left New York
2 October, 2013
The Clocktower Gallery presents Dale Henry: The Artist Who Left New York, a survey of Henry's painting, sculpture, and writings, exhibited together for the first time since the 1970s in Clocktower's historic galleries.
The Clocktower opens Never Forever: Prince Rama and Astral Projects
1 October, 2013
The Clocktower Gallery presents Never Forever: Prince Rama and Astral Projects, the New York premiere of Prince Rama and Astral Projects' film Never Forever, accompanied by a lecture, "Pop Music and the Apocalypse," from Taraka Larson.
The Clocktower opens Zeljko McMullen
1 September, 2013
The Clocktower Gallery presents Zeljko McMullen, a Brooklyn based artist who works primarily in Electronic music composition, video, installation and performance art.
The Clocktower opens Dream Driver: Video Paradise, Julian Bozeman & Javier Morales
1 September, 2013
The Clocktower Gallery presents Dream Driver: Video Paradise, Julian Bozeman & Javier Morales, for a visual listening party and album release.
The Clocktower opens Maximillian Lawrence
1 September, 2013
The Clocktower Gallery presents Maximillian Lawrence, whose work is a reflection on materialism and celebrity culture through a re-creation of American pop-icons.
The Clocktower opens Lary 7, A Tip of the Hat
1 September, 2013
The Clocktower Gallery presents Lary 7, A Tip of the Hat, a multimedia alchemist who coaxes profane, inscrutable sounds and images from various mysterious devices.
The Clocktower opens Judith Supine
1 September, 2013
The Clocktower Gallery presents Judith Supine, who creates vibrant, dynamic and poignant collages using inexpensive paint and old printed matter.
The Clocktower opens MV Carbon, Beyond the Dimensional Slope
1 July, 2013
The Clocktower Gallery presents MV Carbon, Beyond the Dimensional Slope, she will create a reactive sound, video, and object environment in her residency space.
The Clocktower opens Borden Capalino
5 July, 2013
The Clocktower Gallery presents Borden Capalino, whose work has been described as akin to forensic surrealism. It deals with materiality, repurposing, retrofitting, and ultimately the life of objects.
The Clocktower opens People Get Ready
1 June, 2013
The Clocktower Gallery presents People Get Ready, the band that will be in residence together at the Clocktower Gallery.
The Clocktower opens Dale Henry: The Artist Who Left New York
2 October, 2013
The Clocktower Gallery presents Dale Henry: The Artist Who Left New York, an exhibition of painting, sculptural works and writing by Dale Henry, exhibited in the historic galleries of the Clocktower.
The Clocktower opens Jene Highstein: Early Works
18 June, 2013
The Clocktower Gallery presents Jene Highstein: Early Works, an exhibition of sculpture and drawing by Jene Highstein (1942 – 2013), on view June 18th to August 30th 2013.
The Clocktower opens Assorted Times in Singular Spaces, by Papo Colo
28 January, 2013
The Clocktower Gallery presents Assorted Times in Singular Spaces, an exhibition of works on paper and poetry by Papo Colo, on view February 5th to April 5th 2013.
The Clocktower opens Richard Garet
14 January, 2013
The Clocktower Gallery presents 3 new works by Artist-in-Residence Richard Garet, on view January 14th to February 5th 2013.
The Clocktower opens Stranger Visions, by Heather Dewey-Hagborg
14 January, 2013
The Clocktower Gallery presents Stranger Visions, portrait sculptures from analyses of genetic material by Artist-In-Residence Heather Dewey-Hagborg, on view January 15th to February 5th 2013.
The Clocktower opens Andrew Haik Demirjian
14 January, 2013
The Clocktower Gallery presents Andrew Haik Demirjian, a media artist who explores relationships between consciousness and environment through non-fiction audiovisual production.
The Clocktower opens Muck
19 December, 2012
The Clocktower Gallery presents Icelandic hardcore bandMuck, who initiate our new recording studio residency and perform in the Gallery on January 15th 2013.
The Clocktower opens Babyharvester, by Slice Harvester and Babycastles
27 November, 2012
The Clocktower Gallery presents Baby Harvester, an installation in the format of a pizzeria & arcade with wall murals by Yusuke Okada, on view December 4th to December 21st 2012.
The Clocktower opens Thanksgiving Deux, by Thu Tran and Christopher Duffy
27 November, 2012
The Clocktower Gallery presents Thanksgiving Deux, Dinner Visuals, an edible sculpture and video installation, on view November 27th 2012.
The Clocktower opens MVT 2, by Nicholas Chatfield-Taylor
21 November, 2012
The Clocktower Gallery presents MVT 2, the second in a series of music video screenings organized by Nicholas Chatfield-Taylor and Joe Ahearn on November 28th 2012.
The Clocktower opens Crystal Cavern, by Serra Victoria Bothwell Fels
13 November, 2012
The Clocktower Gallery presents Crystal Cavern, a site-specific installation by Artist-in-Residence Serra Victoria Bothwell Fels in collaboration with artists Vnesswolfchild and Terence Caulkins, on view November 13th to November 28th 2012.
The Clocktower opens Interval/Habitat, by Byron Westbrook
10 September, 2012
The Clocktower Gallery presents Interval/Habitat, a site-specific installation by Artist-In-Residence Byron Westbrook, on view September 10th to October 19th 2012.
The Clocktower opens Gamelatron Jalan Jiwo, by Aaron Taylor Kuffner
12 September, 2012
The Clocktower Gallery presents Gamelatron Jalan Jiwo, a robotic network of chimes, bells, and resonating bronze gongs specially installed in the Main Gallery, on view September 18th to December 18th 2012.
The Clocktower opens Dronescape, by Peter Edwards
14 August 2012
The Clocktower Gallery presents Dronescape, a site-specific installation by Artist-In-Residence Peter Edwards, on view to the public August 14th to September 7th 2012.
The Clocktower opens The Host, by Matthew Ostrowski
7 August 2012
The Clocktower Gallery presents The Host, a site-specific installation by Artist-In-Residence Matthew Ostrowski, on view August 7th to September 7th 2012.
The Clocktower opens Apollo's Accidental Answer, by The Ashcan Orchestra
7 August 2012
The Clocktower Gallery presents Apollo's Accidental Answer, a site-specific installation by Artist-In-Residence The Ashcan Orchestra, on view August 7th to September 14th 2012.
The Clocktower opens Nervescape, by Hrafnhildur Arnardottir aka Shoplifter
23 May 2012
The Clocktower Gallery presents Nervescape, a site-specific exhibition by Icelandic artist Hrafnhildur Arnardottir aka Shoplifter.
Music Videos come alive at the Clocktower with Canyon Candy by Mike Anderson and Javelin
30 November 2011
The Clocktower Gallery presents Canyon Candy, a site-specific installation and immersive soundscape bringing to life a Western-themed music video collaboration between filmmaker Mike Anderson and the band Javelin.
Resident Artist Peter McCabe's Murder, Love and Insanity: Stanford White and the Gilded Age
6 September 2011
The Clocktower Gallery presents resident artist Pete McCabe's Murder, Love and Insanity: Stanford White and the Gilded Age, a radio play retracing the trial of Harry Thaw, the wealthy playboy best known for murdering the American architect Stanford White in a jealous rage over the young Evelyn Nesbit.
Resident Artist Will Corwin's Auroch's Library Chess Match
10 August 2011
The Clocktower Gallery presents resident artist Will Corwin's Auroch's Library Chess Match, a living sculpture performance with International Master Irina Krush and Grandmaster Robert Hess with play-by-play commentary by Grandmaster Maurice Ashley.
The Clocktower Gallery presents Moral Kombat, G Lucas Crane vs. Daniel Carter
17 May 2011
The Clocktower Gallery presents another installment of audio manipulationist G Lucas Crane's Moral Kombat series, featuring saxophonist/multi-instrumentalist Daniel Carter.
The Clocktower Gallery opens surge, by Anna Jóelsdóttir
17 May 2011
The Clocktower Gallery presents surge, a site-specific installation by Chicago-based Icelandic artist Anna Jóelsdóttir.
Collapse Into Now Film Project, by Michael Stipe
05 April 2011
The Clocktower Gallery presents Collapse Into Now Film Project, an exhibition of film commissioned by Michael Stipe for R.E.M's new album, Collapse Into Now, and featuring films by Sophie Calle, Albert Maysles, and James Franco, among others.
The Clocktower Gallery launches Above The Law, a new performance and installation series
08 March 2011
The Clocktower Gallery launches Above The Law, a series of concerts and performances highlighting young and emerging artists and musicians, organized by Joe Ahearn.
Joe Ahearn Joins AIR and the Clocktower Gallery as Curator of Performance and Installation
27 January 2011
The announcement of the appointment of Joe Ahearn, a resident curator of the performance and music space Silent Barn, Managing Director of the non-profit arts and music newsprint Showpaper, and co-curator of the Showpaper 42nd Street Gallery, as the Clocktower Gallery's Curator of Performance and Installation.
The Historic Archives of Charles Ruas - Now On AIR
29 November 2010
The official announcement of AIR's preservation and archiving of hundreds of recordings of key literary and artistic figures, from Burroughs and Borges to Williams and Wilson, among numerous others.
Loud Objects' Big Noise Toy - Now On View at AIR's Clocktower Gallery
30 September 2010
The official announcement of the opening of Big Noise Toy, a room-sized, interactive sound installation by the group Loud Objects: Kunal Gupta, Tristan Perich, and Katie Shima.
James Franco's The Dangerous Book Four Boys - Now On View at AIR's Clocktower Gallery
23 June 2010
The official announcement of the opening of The Dangerous Book Four Boys, James Franco's solo exhibition of films, videos, photographs, installations, sculpture and drawing, curated by Alanna Heiss and Associate Curator Beatrice Johnson.
AIR and the Clocktower Gallery Launch the 2010 Radio Theater & Installation Project
15 January 2010
The official announcement of the launch of AIR's radio theater/installation project and its inaugural piece, Adjusted by Addition, a collaboration between artists Lovett/Codagnone and playwright Tom Cole.
Fall/Winter Internships 2009 - AIR Poster #1 and AIR Poster #2
The two official posters announcing the Fall/Winter 2009 internship program.
Tony Oursler, Mary Heilmann, Sabina Streeter and Todd Eberle - Now on View at the Clocktower
6 August 2009
The official announcement of the first exhibition at the AIR, Art International Radio Clocktower space.
Alanna Heiss Announces Formation of AIR, Art International Radio
AIR Press Release, 30 April 2009
The official announcement of the 2009 formation of AIR, Art International Radio at the Clocktower Gallery.