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Interference AV ft. UNDERVOLT & CO, Jlin, Lightning Bolt, and the Sun Ra Arkestra


Planets Around the Sun & VnessWolfCHild (Live)

Recordings from the opening reception for Serra Victoria Bothwell Fels' 2012 Crystal Cavern installation at the Clocktower that features music by VnessaWolfCHild, Planets Around the Sun, and sound and light design by Terence Caulkins.

VnessWolfCHild (Vanessa Cronan) calls herself an Interactive Ritual Healing Performance Artist. Living outside Philadelphia, she is part of Dawn of the Universe; a former member of Wildway, a music collaboration with Adriana Atema; and member of the art collective, Rabid Hands, who make experiential art/music "situations".

Planets Around the Sun is a psychedelic, noise, far-out folk band of visual and sound artists from Maine.

NOTE: This program is posted in two parts so listeners can use their media player to jump quickly from one set to the other.


Clocktower Exhibits & Events


Clocktower Exhibits & Events is home to an archive of interviews with artists, curators, musicians, organizers, and more who have participated in Clocktower exhibitions and events throughout our organization’s history.

Many of the below recordings were documented while Clocktower was in the midst of a transformation. The original name, The Clocktower Gallery, was given to the exhibition, residency, and performance space in TriBeCa, founded by alternative spaces movement pioneer Alanna Heiss in 1972. After 2001, the Clocktower Gallery re-inaugurated its exhibition programming in 2005 as part of MoMA/PS1 and, after 2008, under the auspices of Art International Radio. In 2013, we moved on from our downtown Manhattan location, and have since renamed the organization Clocktower Productions, a title which encompasses our radio, exhibition, and event programming.

For more Clocktower history, listen to The Clocktower Oral History Project, in which such figures as Vito Acconci, Bill Beirne, Colette, Jeffrey Deitch, Mary Heilmann, Jene Highstein, Ann Magnuson, Richard Nonas and Joel Shapiro reflect upon their experiences with this unique New York space. Organized by artist Nancy Hwang for the Fall 2009 AVANT-GUIDE TO NYC: Discovering Absence exhibition at apexart.

NB: Clocktower Radio was launched by MoMA/PS1 in 2004 as the Web's first art radio station. It has been independent since 2009 and is licensed to host content created under PS1 management. Programs produced prior to 2011 may refer to our earlier URLs and station IDs, including,, and Art International Radio. For the complete history of Clocktower Radio, read our Mission & History section.