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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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107 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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107 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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Living Live, A Radio Exhibition

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107 Episodes

A 6-part radio series designed to accompany the summer 2014 exhibition by the artist Peter Coffin entitled Living, on view at Red Bull Studios New York. The series underscores themes of the exhibit and includes a strong radio culture component.

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Clocktower People & Project Updates 2014

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Clocktower Interviews

Interviews with old and new friends and residents of the Clocktower! Lea Bertucci on a multi-channel audio fest, Laura Heymann on social practice, artist Cooper Holoweski on memory, and Nick Chatfield-Taylor with the cast and crew of Dreary Coast.

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Robyn Hasty, Stilt City

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Clocktower Interviews

Artist Robyn Hasty discusses her community art space project as she transforms a hurricane-damaged bungalow in Rockaway Park, New York and the Kickstarter campaign that she is launching on November 20, 2014 with a special event at Pioneer Works.

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Second Sundays: slowLab

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Pioneer Works Radio Channel

David Weinstein speaks with Carolyn Strauss, Ana Paula Pais, Henriette Waal, Jeanne van Heeswjk, and Tom Beale about the nonprofit research platform's Slow Design thinking, learning, practice, process, ideas, and projects like landscape brewing.

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Adam Stone

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Pioneer Works Radio Channel

Adam Stone is a Melbourne, Australia-based photographer, sculptor, video and installation artist who was a summer 2014 artist-in-residence at Pioneer Works and a Residency Unlimited participant.

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High, Medium, & Low Tech

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Pioneer Works Radio Channel

The Clocktower's David Weinstein hosts three artists using technology in completely different ways, from archaic to futuristic, with Benjamin Lazar Davis of Cuddle Magic, Theremin virtuoso Dorit Chrysler, and multimedia storyteller Alex Verhaest.

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S4AD: Software for Artists Day

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Pioneer Works Radio Channel

S4AD brings together artists and developers to illustrate the many new software and hardware tools available to contemporary artists. The day-long event involves lectures, demonstrations, and conversations. The next one is Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014.

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Radial Grooves

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Impossible Music

A comparison between two wildly different and profoundly connected works in which the composer sets rules for the band to play freely around a central pulse. In one, the players are almost all musical legends. In the other, they are mostly unknown.

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In The Garden of Sonic Delights

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Experimental Composers

Composers and installation artists Annea Lockwood, Ranjit Bhatnagar, and Stephan Moore talk about a major exhibition of site-specific sound artworks in and around Caramoor Center and Westchester County. With sound examples. Show closes Nov. 2, 2014.

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Judith Eloise Hooper & Peter Barnett, BWAC

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Clocktower Interviews

David Weinstein hosts Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC) manager and curator Judith Eloise Hooper and participating artist Peter Barnett on the occasion of their 2014 ceramics show entitled Art in Clay II: Figuratively Speaking.

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Rachel Barnard, Young New Yorkers

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Pioneer Works Radio Channel

Rachel Barnard sits down in the Clocktower studio at Pioneer Works to discuss her public art project, Young New Yorkers, which utilizes art space and workshops as an alternative to incarceration for convicted teenagers.

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Living Live: Radio Underground & Beyond

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Living Live, A Radio Exhibition

Conversation, anecdotes, memories, tales of horror and wonder, and specially selected samples from a diverse group of New York Web radio producers, DJs, and activists recorded Sept. 3, 2014. Brilliant, ballsy, insightful, and delightful.

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Living Live: The Art of the Soundtrack

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Living Live, A Radio Exhibition

Devon E Levins of Morricone Youth (East Village Radio) and Fabio Roberti of Strength Through Failure (WFMU Radio) talk soundtrack history, technique, gossip, and treasure hunting followed by 2+ hours of amazing scores they picked specially for us.

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