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Site : Sound at Knockdown Center

Our Spring 2017 experimental concert and event program, Site : Sound, made its way to Knockdown Center. On June 25, 2017, we hosted a culminating exhibition and showcase, staged as a sonic portrait and re-telling of this multi-part spatial-sound series.

Performances by: 

Eli Keszler 
Stine Motland (Fake Synthetic Music)
Lea Bertucci
Ashcan Orchestra

+ Interstitial and roving performances by TILT Brass Sextet, who covered  
works by James Tenney, Zeena Parkins, Arthur Russell, and Chris McIntyre.


Knockdown Center 
52-19 Flushing Ave. 
Maspeth, NY 11378 


TILT Brass / 7:00 - 7:25PM 

Ashcan Orchestra / 7:35 - 8:00PM 

TILT Brass / 8:10 - 8:20PM 

Lea Bertucci / 8:30 - 9:00PM 

Stine Motland / 9:30 - 10:00PM

TILT Brass / 10:15 - 10:30PM 

Eli Keszler / 10:40 - 11:10PM 


Site : Sound is a series of intimate site-specific lectures, sonic-spatial interventions, and performances celebrating the pliancy and tactility of acoustic experience. Taking place across three boroughs of New York City from April 23 to June 25, 2017, twelve contemporary sound artists, composers, and instrumentalists invited the public to channel their curiosity and join in an exploration of the auditory sense. 




4/23 - Lecture No.1 - Daniel Neumann, artist and sound engineer - 4PM @ OUTPUT in Brooklyn, NY.
5/21 - Lecture No.2 - Anne Guthrie, composer, instrumentalist, and acoustician - 3PM @ Arup Soundlab in New York, NY. 
6/14 - Lecture No.3 - Lori Napoleon (Antenes), musician - 7PM @ Cooper Union School of Engineering.


5/27 - Concert and Happening - Performances by percussionist Sarah Hennies, multimedia artist Julia Santoli, vocalist GABI with Mara Mayer on bass clarinet, and harpist Marilu Donovan. - 1PM @ a TBA location in Fort Tilden, Rockaway. *RSVP for more information.


6/25 - Exhibition and Showcase - A sonic portrait and re-telling of the Site : Sound series, with performances by Eli Keszler, Stine Motland, Lea Bertucci, Tilt Brass, and Ashcan Orchestra @ at Knockdown Center in Queens, NY. 


Presented by Clocktower and curated by Lea Bertucci

Special thanks to the DCA (Department of Cultural Affairs); NYSCA (New York State Council on the Arts); and to our partners Knockdown Center, Maspeth, NY; Output, Brooklyn, NY; Cooper Union, New York, NY; and Arup Soundlab, New York, NY; ISSUE Project Room, Brooklyn, NY; and label NNA Tapes, Burlington, VT.