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Nico Alonso

Nico Alonso is a writer, curator, artist, and Clocktower's newest member! She joined us in January of 2017 as our Managing Editor.

Previously, she has worked with ROOM EAST gallery in New York, NY; the Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art in Cleveland, OH; the Allen Memorial Art Museum in Oberlin, OHSLP Art Culture Commerce in New York, NY; and more. 

Alonso often works in an advisory capacity with artists to hone professional skills such as inventory and client management, invoicing, PR, and is an advocate for independently operating artists, curators, and organizers across arts disciplines.   

In October of 2014, Alonso co-curated artist Jason Akira Somma's debut solo museum show "Because I Hate Technology", which was on view at the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague, NL through January of 2015

She has performed at the Weltzhiemer-Johnson Frank Lloyd Wright House, PS1 MoMASecret Project Robot, among other venues, and is featured in a video work addressing the international refugee crisis, which is currently touring throughout Europe with The National Gallery of Ireland



Site : Sound, A Sonic Portrait

A sonic portrait of performances, site-specific lectures, and acousting happenings from series Site : Sound.


IdeasCity Radio

IdeasCity Radio was developed as a platform to exchange, discuss, share, and connect ideas and insights initiated during the IdeasCity fellowships in Detroit, Athens, and Arles. 


IdeasCity Arles: Rem Koolhaas, Countryside

Recorded live from IdeasCity ArlesPublic Conference, this episode of IdeasCity Radio features a keynote lecture delivered by prolific architect Rem Koolhaas on the topic of countryside.


IdeasCity Arles: Friday Night

Arleasean IdesCity Arles fellow Thibault Franc and Carro-based french-native Marc Troulier discuss Arles; the urbanization of the French countryside, and share their experiences as arts activists and organizers within their respective cities of residence.


IdeasCity Arles: Cared For

IdeasCity Arles fellows Salome AsegaMaría Elena Ortiz, Rasu JilaniNatasha Marie Llorens, and others, reflect on their initial impressions of Arles, over a selection of international hip-hop tracks.


Second Sundays With Angel Nevarez and Valerie Tevere

Pioneer Works resident Angel Nevarez expnds upon the origins of An Exothermic Revoluction, a participatory kinetic turntable sculpture developed with collaborator Valerie Tevere. 


Focus On Puerto Rico

Clocktower has partnered with Mana Miami to produce a residency program for Puerto Rican diaspora artists, and/or artists presently living and working in Puerto Rico.


Interference AV at AMC Times Square

Times Square Arts and Clocktower take over AMC Empire 25 for three nights of free live music and video art projection. Musical performances by Jlin, Lightning Bolt, and the Sun Ra Arkestra.


MANIA : Yatta Zoker

YATTA is a Sierra-Leonean American digipoet and performer who remixes shamanic sounds with their jazz vocals to create music to lie down in.


Site : Sound at Knockdown Center

Site : Sound is a series of intimate site-specific lectures, sonic-spatial interventions, and performances, which took place across New York, from April 23 to June 25, 2017.


IdeasCity Arles: Naturally

A discussion about urban ecology in Arles, Detroit, Bogota, Perth, and more. Fellows Felipe Guerra and David Ayala-Alfonso lead-in with a selection of their favorite champeta tracks.


Knockdown Center : Ashcan Orchestra

Performing live at Knockdown Center for Site : Sound's culminating showcase, Ashcan Orchestra delivered a spellcasting performance featuring a sound-responsive light show, bells, operatic vocals, and more.


Knockdown Center : Eli Keszler

As the final act of the evening, composer, and percussionist Eli Keszler delivered a powerful solo performance; situated just off the main stage in the heart of Knockdown Center


Focus On Puerto Rico at Miami Art Week

Clocktower is pleased to announce our event showcase at Miami Art Week 2017-- an extension of our Focus On Puerto Rico, Fall program.


IdeasCity Radio MegaMix : Arles

This mix features a selection of highlights from IC_Radio's Arles fellowship.


IdeasCity Radio MegaMix : New York

Highlights from IC_ Radio's New York program.