#FlashbackPost: City of Curiosities in Harlem

Enjoy these photos from my stroll around Harlem in January!

 

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Seeds, Steeds and Beautiful Weeds: In the Wildflower Meadow

Ladew Topiary Gardens are stunning and present the work of artist-in-residence Matthew Harris. His works of forged and cast metal are great nature-themed works in the garden. 

 

 

Heart, Voice, Song: Three Meetings Performances

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NYC Makers: The MAD Biennial exhibition will present three must-see performances:

Thu, Sep 4th, 7pm: Sable Elyse Smith, Simone Tyson, Sara Jimenez.
Fri, Sep 5th, 10am – 9pm: The piece will be open to the public.
Sat, Sep 6th, 1pm: Vocal ensemble Lush Tongue.
Sat, Oct 11th, 3pm: Christhian Diaz.

The performances will activate Meeting Table, part collective musical instrument, part tool for group facilitation. Through combinations of heart, voice, and song, the performances develop the themes of the piece: considering how individuals can share airtime, share power, and acknowledge each other’s presence.

Meeting Table explores group dynamics, ways of articulation, expression, and being together through the reconfiguration of sonic space. The table, constructed as a responsive drum, amplifies the performers’ heartbeats, becoming a collective resonant body. Five stethoscopes are connected to the drum for performers to hold against their chest. The signals are passed to a series of analog electronic circuits that are embedded on the inside of the drum, where they are filtered, amplified, and mixed together. The drum then plays itself, amplifying and resonating with the group’s continually changing pulse.

More information about the show at http://madmuseum.org/exhibition/nyc-makers

Hope to see you there!

Top ArtEdgeNYC posts of 2013

There were so many wonderful posts I had the opportunity to experience in 2013!

Click on the links here for my top 15 posts of 2013:

1. Jessica Ofalt: Mixed Media Photography

2. Boy and Sheep Design Studio

3. Rotten Apple TV

4. Rocksteady Wednesdays

5. Asia Calcagno

6. Fiona Mahurin

7. Bishop Arts District

8. Andy Warhol Screen Test

9. Jose Arenas Studio Visit

10. Azmara Asefa

11. Wren Wilson: Connected and Inspiring

12. Reopening of the Queens Museum

13.  Hamptons Arts Weekend 2013

14. NYCB Art Series: FAILE

15. Glen Ligon at the New School University Center

Bonus: Fashion on Edge: Diesel and Edun

Bonus 2: Luba Masterworks from the Royal Museum of Central Africa

Have a wonderful 2014!