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David Weinstein, Program Director
David Weinstein, Program Director

David Weinstein, Clocktower's Program Director, was P.S.1 Director of Public Programs and Managing Director, Art Radio WPS1.org from 2004-2008. Weinstein's career as a composer, performer, and multimedia installation artist has taken him around the globe. His musical works juxtapose sound effects, traditional and non-traditional instruments, synthetic sound, ancient and exotic tunings and noise. As a keyboardist he has recorded and performed with musicians including Shelley Hirsch, Elliott Sharp, John Zorn, Ned Rothenberg, Paul Dresher, Rhys Chatham and many others from Arto Lindsay to Zeena Parkins. Weinstein also makes theatrical, installation and site-specific multimedia pieces and is expert in computer assisted audio and animation including streaming and interactive media. His multimedia collaborations with video artist Doris Vila earned them a jury prize at Ars Electronica in 2002 and a NYSCA grant in 2004. Born in Chicago in 1954, David Weinstein studied music composition at the University of Illinois with Ben Johnston and Salvatore Martirano. A founder of the New York new music series Roulette, he co-directed the day-to-day operations from 1978 to 1994. He has taught music, sound and multimedia at The School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Yale and the City University of New York. He has worked as a consultant, panelist, curator and organizer for arts organizations and companies from Morgan Stanley to MTV. He has lived in Brooklyn since 1979.

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Impossible Music

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94 Episodes

Music and mixes that aspire to challenge you, surprise you, tickle you, jostle you, and to crack you open and put you back together again.

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Experimental Composers

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94 Episodes

Emerging and established innovators share their work. These programs are usually a combination of an interview with a far-reaching perspective on the artist's career, some recordings illustrating this history, and something new. Open territory.

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Ebe Oke, OBID

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Clocktower Exhibits & Events

The composer, performer, poet, and Clocktower artist-in-residence premiered the first of four planned movements for OBID, his string quartet inspired by birds and synæsthesia, at Pioneeer Works in July 2014. An interview with the artist follows.

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Second Sundays: Five Interviews

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Pioneer Works Radio Channel

Interviews recorded at Pioneer Works on June 8, 2014 during the monthly day long open house highlighting the variety of activities including poetry, photography, music, intervention, environment, and the science lab's current favorite, 3D scanning.

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Robyn Hasty, Tintype Project

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Pioneer Works Radio Channel

A chat about tintype, her relationship with Pioneer Works, and her Yearbook--a project where she is spending a year photographing each person from Pioneer Works. A member of the competitive Residency Program, she founded their photography studio.

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Opera director Doug Fitch from Giants Are Small and conductor Jonathan Stockhammer from Collegium Novum Zurich discuss Dada, silent films, anti-art, and Zurich Meets New York: A Festival of Swiss Ingenuity taking place from 16-23 May 2014.

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Kentler International Drawing Space

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Clocktower Interviews

Florence Neal, co-founder of the Red Hook gallery dedicated to drawings and works on paper since 1990, tells the tale of her neighborhood, artists, medium, and, of course, the hurricane. The gallery is holding a benefit auction on May 17, 2014.

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Aeronautics, recycling, garbage, and fiction are the subjects discussed by artists and activists during this radio session hosted by Clocktower Radio during the Pioneer Works monthly open house.

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Clocktower Launch at Pioneer Works, Interviews 5

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Pioneer Works Radio Channel

Master chef Marja Samsom aka the Dumpling Diva, artist/enigma G Lucas Crane, artist/radio host Will Corwin, and London gallerist George Lionel Barker with Clocktower hosts David Weinstein and Willis Arnold at the March 2014 studio debut event.

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Three performers, composer/vibraphist Michael Hanf solo, storyteller and operatic baritone Joseph Keckler, and vocalist Helga Davis, with mutli-channel processing in an unusual setting, recorded live by Clocktower Radio for this exclusive series.

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Clocktower Launch at Pioneer Works, Interviews 4

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Pioneer Works Radio Channel

Interviews and music from Clocktower Radio hosts and Pioneer Works Education Program organizers talking Handel, Jung, JayZee, criticism, activism, and mpre during the opening reception for our new Brooklyn radio headquarters on March 9, 2014.

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Clocktower Launch at Pioneer Works, Interviews 3

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Pioneer Works Radio Channel

Charlie Ahearn of Wild Style, Julie Covello aka DJ Shakey of Warper Party, Thomas Beele of Honey Space, and Reggie Pasqual of Deep Cuts discuss these projects and more at the inaugural session day for Clocktower Radio at Pioneer Works, March 9, 2014.

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Clocktower Launch at Pioneer Works, Interviews 2

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Pioneer Works Radio Channel

On the occasion of the launch party for the Clocktower Radio studios and operations center at Pioneer Works, Center for Art & Innovation in Red Hook, Brooklyn on March 9, 2014, our radio team hosted a series of...

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Blossom and Grow: A Pony's Tale

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Radio Theatre and Spoken Word

The story of a story and a story. Ruth Ann Warren discusses and reads her mother Sylvia Warren's children's story of love, hope, and purpose. Saved ina personla family archive since the 50s, the story is now published in a new edition from Trafford.

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Clocktower Launch at Pioneer Works, Interviews 1

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Pioneer Works Radio Channel

Recorded during our debut party for our radio and perations center at Pioneer Works, entertaining and informative interviews and prognostications on the past, present, and future of Clocktower Productions. With Alanna Heiss, Delphine Blue, many more.

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