FM Antenna Building Workshop

Jul 26, 2014: 12pm- 3pm
Wave Farm Study Center + WGXC Acra Studio


THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL. We will be documenting the instructions and sharing them online for others who wish to build their own antenna. Thank you!

On Saturday July 26, 2014 Wave Farm Artist-in-residence Heidi Neilson will lead a workshop on antenna building at the Wave Farm Study Center in Acra, NY. Participants will leave the workshop with a functioning indoor FM receiving antenna specifically engineered to optimize reception of WGXC 90.7-FM.

Email to secure your spot in this workshop, which is limited to 12 participants. Materials and lunch fee: $20 per participant.

Heidi Neilson is an artist addressing topics such as weather, fake snow, and the cultural landscape of outer space. Her work, often collaborative and publishing-based, has been supported by the Art Matters Foundation, the Bronx Museum of the Arts, the Center for Book Arts, the College Book Art Association, The Drawing Center, Wave Farm, Flux Factory, I-Park, the International Print Center New York, the Islip Art Museum, Kala Art Institute, LMCC, the Lower East Side Printshop, Provisions Library, the Queens Museum of Art, Visual Studies Workshop, and Women’s Studio Workshop. Neilson is a member of the ABC Artists’ Books Cooperative; she co-founded SP Weather Station, and her work is included in over 60 museum and university collections. Born in Oregon, Neilson received a BA in biology from Reed College and an MFA in painting from Pratt Institute. She lives and works in New York.