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Second Sundays: Pioneer Works Resident Daniel Temkin

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Second Sundays Concert Series

Jake Nussbaum hosts a new edition of Second Sundays, where he discusses coding languages, algorithms, and revealing the errors of computation with Pioneer Works resident Daniel Temkin.

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Bob Bellerue, Amplified

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Playing Hooky

Noise composer, experimental musician, and creative technician Bob Bellerue and his resonant feedback systems, amplified instruments/objects, electronics, and custom software recorded during the Clocktower's June 3, 2016 Playing Hooky streamcast.

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Pat Spadine, Bell-O-Vision

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Clocktower Radio Profiles

The multi-disciplinary artist/composer performs a rare solo on his signature handbells in celebration of his video kaleidoscope television installation in the Clocktower's residency space at Pioneer Works and big gig at Roulette in June 2016.

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Samson at the Fete!

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Just The Facts and Pass The Bucket

From the tower in fortress Yellin ushers a long piercing plastic cry: The Friendly Ghost spinning records in sanctitude at the Village Fete, while the bees make honey in the lion's skull down below. Plus, a surprise visit from the living David Byrne!

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Scientific Controversies: Black Hole Blues

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Scientific Controversies

Astrophysicist Janna Levin and LIGO architect/MIT professor Rainer Weiss in a conversation about black holes, gravitational waves, and the soundtrack of our universe, moderated by Emmy and Peabody Award-winning journalist John Hockenberry.

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Tetraphonics: MSHR

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Clocktower Exhibits & Events

A live 2016 set by the MSHR duo that builds and explores systems as a way of manifesting ecstatic sensory zones. They work at the intersection of digital sculpture, analog hardware and ceremonial performance as they explore the hyperscapes. All true.

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Wolf Lieser, DAM Gallery

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Art & Technology

A conversation with Wolf Lieser, who started the Digital Art Museum, at the 2016 Moving Image Art Fair where he showed generative software by boredomresearch, in which thin, plant-like stalks grow endlessly on a dark, otherworldly terrain.

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John Oswald, Plunderphonics

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Impossible Music

John Oswald is a Canadian composer, saxophonist, and media artist who coined the term "plunderphonics" to describe his craft appropriating, scrambling, reconfiguring, and collaging pieces of music. This is the 1989 edition that was banned in Canada.

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Robert Smith, Real Time Flood

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Pioneer Works Radio Channel

Pioneer Works 2016 resident Robert Smith and the Center's Education Integrator Dave Scheinkopf discuss innovative flood warning systems using wireless phone technology, a project in development to be featured in the "Intervention" hardware hackathon.

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Joseph Chaikin: Beckett, briefly

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Historic Audio from the Archives of Charles Ruas

Joseph Chaikin makes his way through an endless trek of mud in his reading of Samuel Beckett's How it is. The surrealist novel epitomizes both dark and light. The reader/audience is instantly absorbed in both prose and performance.

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At Outpost, a meeting of several generations of musical avant-gardes. Todd Capp embodies 60s radicalism of the AACM; Kurt Ralske came of age in the 80s NYC experimental improv music scene; Mike Bullock and Gao Jiafeng contribute millennial spice.

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Lea Bertucci, Double Bass Crossfade

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Clocktower Exhibits & Events

A live recording of two double bassists positioned at opposite corners of the Knockdown Center’s 50,000 square foot main room who, while wirelessly amplified, slowly move across the room and exchange positions over the course of 40 minutes.

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Jaime Oliver + Marco Donnarumma, Xth Sense

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Experimental Intermedia Concerts

Music made from sounds emitted by Donnarumma's body tissues; bioacoustic sounds produced by limbs, and then amplified... mixed with sounds generated by Oliver's computer vision techniques that continuously track and classify hand gestures.

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Anxious Spaces II: July 2015 Mixtape

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Clocktower Exhibits & Events

A collection of audio snippets and interviews from Clocktower's July 2015 Anxious Spaces performance festival held in conjunction with the exhibition at Knockdown Center with Molly Lowe, Extreme Animals, Lucas Abela, Aurora Halal, and Tim Bruniges.

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Milford Graves

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Experimental Composers

A conversation with master percussionist, homeopathic healer, gardener, martial arts expert, medical engineer, and all-around polymath Milford Graves, on the eve of his performance at the 20th annual Vision Festival.

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RAFT: Transmissions

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Clocktower Exhibits & Events

The live performance recording of Transmissions, Long Tones in A and E by artist Pat Noecker aka RAFT performed by 11 musicians installed throughout the Pioneer Works' building in conjunction with a specially designed mobile app.

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Scientific Controversies: The Goddamn Particle

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Pioneer Works Radio Channel

With acumen, insight, and humor, physicists Sean Carroll and Melissa Franklin clarify the importance of the discovery of the Higgs boson, the new trajectories of research it opens up into string theory, and the future plans for the LHC.

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AR: Augmented Reality

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Art & Technology

Enter the world of AR, Augmented Reality, with artists Will Pappenheimer and Patrick Lichty, founding members of Manifest.AR, and enjoy virtual designer drugs, interventions, skywriting, performance art, tech disruption, and sensory realignment.

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Gert-Jan Prins, Cavity

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Experimental Intermedia Concerts

The Amsterdam-based composer/performer in a solo electronics set, featuring self-built analogue equipment designed to emulate and activate aural surfaces and dimensions through dense textures colored by rumbles, inner bass, rattle, and flow.

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Patrick Lichty, Sensible Concepts

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Art & Technology

Conceptual artist, curator, and theorist explores media, perception of reality, and the borders between the digital and the material. His robotic drawings of random Internet cats are on view at International Fine Arts Consortium through 7 Feb. 2014.

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Second Sundays: Videofreex

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Pioneer Works Radio Channel

An interview with members and historians of the Videofreex collective, pioneers of video art.

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Host Daniel Durning interviews Brian Whiteley and Matthew Eck about collecting new media art and technology and the creation of the Select Art Fair. This conversation was recorded live onsite during the 2014 Select event in New York City.

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John Supko & Bill Seaman, s_traits

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Clocktower Exhibits & Events

The soundtrack from the performance at the 2014 launch for composer John Supko's CD on New Amsterdam Records, s_traits, created in collaboration with media artist Bill Seaman, an intelligent computer program, and musicians from Wet Ink Ensemble.

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Puppeteer Joseph Silovsky discusses his current project Send for the Million Men, a theatrical examination of the U.S. government's 1927 execution of Sacco and Vanzetti, which will be performed at the HERE Arts Center in December 3-13, 2014.

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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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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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Quiet Lunch and Eastmen Collective teamed up with Clocktower to present 1 HOUR TALK, an artist panel featuring the topic of how a casual culture of instant gratification has affected the distribution and overall consumption of art.

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