Announcing the 2017 MAAF Grantees and Wave Farm Artists-in-residence; plus Video Tours; 24-HOUR DRONE broadcast + WGXC Record Fair, and more.
2017 MAAF Artist Grantees Announced
Wave Farm is please to announce ten recipients of the 2017 New York
State Council on the Arts in Partnership with Wave Farm: Media Arts
Assistance Fund (MAAF) for Artists: Tara Najd
Ahmadi, Natalie Bookchin,
Peter Burr, Joe Diebes,
Michael Garofalo, Maximilian Goldfarb,
Hank Linhart, LoVid, Elizabeth
Orr, and Fern Silva. Read the
press release to learn more about these projects and their
The New York State Council on the Arts in Partnership with Wave Farm: Media Arts Assistance Fund (MAAF) supports electronic media and film organizations, as well as individual artists, in all regions of New York State. The Fund provides unique and critical support with a focus on sustainability and public engagement. Visit https://wavefarm.org/mag for more information.
2017 Wave Farm Artists-in-Residence Announced
Wave Farm announces the 2017
Wave Farm artists-in-residence: Jeff
Thompson (Jersey City, NJ); Victoria
Keddie (Brooklyn, NY); Tom
Miller aka Comrade Squelch (Brooklyn, NY); Celia
Hollander (Los Angeles, CA); Rory
Solomon (Brooklyn, NY); Kristen
Roos (Vancouver, British Columbia); DinahBird
and Jean-Philippe (Paris, France); and John
Wiese (Cleveland, OH).
Read the press release to learn more about these artists and their residency projects. The Wave Farm Residency program provides artists with a valuable opportunity to concentrate on new transmission works and conduct research about the genre using the Wave Farm Study Center resource library. In conjunction with their residencies, artists perform, are interviewed, and create playlists for broadcast on Wave Farm’s WGXC 90.7-FM, a creative community radio station serving over 78,000 potential listeners in New York’s Upper Hudson Valley, and international listeners online. Resident works are archived in the Wave Farm Transmission Arts Archive at http://transmissionsart.org.
The Wave Farm Residency Program is supported, in part, by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; the National Endowment for the Arts; The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts; the Greene County Legislature through the County Initiative Program, administered in Greene County by the Greene County Council on the Arts; and generous individual donors. Visit https://wavefarm.org/ta/ residencies for more information.
Wave Farm Video ToursThese two newly available video guides offer viewers first-person tours of Wave Farm spanning summer, fall, and winter. The video above features the Wave Farm grounds. A second video walks visitors through the Wave Farm Study Center. Videos by FusionLab.
24-HOUR DRONE and WGXC Record + Media FairThe third 24-HOUR DRONE at Basilica Hudson takes place Saturday April 29, 12 p.m. - Sunday April 30, 12 p.m. An immersive and all-encompassing experience featuring artists experimenting within the multimedia spectrum of drone. Wave Farm is pleased to stream and broadcast the entire 24-hour event on Wave Farm Radio and WGXC 90.7-FM.
On Sunday, April 30, as 24-HOUR DRONE winds down, the WGXC Record + Media Fair winds up featuring eclectic vinyl, music and radio ephemera, and much more.
10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Early-bird ($15)
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. General Admission ($3)
Live broadcast from the Record Fair noon - 4 p.m.
Admission and table fees benefit Wave Farm's creative community radio station WGXC 90.7-FM. Limited vendor tables are still available and can be reserved here.
Short Waves / Long Distance RepositoryThe Short Waves / Long Distance Repository is now online. Comprised of selected works from submissions to the highly competitive open call Short Waves / Long Distance, these 38 works exploring the sonics of the shortwave radio spectrum (2-30 mHz), and the experience of long distance listening. The Repository features the following works:
a lagoon, considered against its archival image, Sally Ann McIntyre (Radio Cegeste)
AM_on_FM / sine_wave, beepblip (Ida Hirsenfelder)
All the News All the Time, Dafna Naphtali
an electrical discharge, a sea of burning oil slicks, Sally Ann McIntyre (Radio Cegeste)
Argent Discovery, Jed Miner
CODEX: Post-Human Speech Sounds, Tom Miller (a.k.a. Comrade Squelch)
Caller, Ed Osborn
Chasing Waterfalls, Sam Rowell
Crimean Snow, John Roach
Elegy for RCI, Lee Rosevere
Fringe Area, William Basinski
Fuzz, Ricardo Paraíso Silvestre
Ghostwave, Jacques Foschia
Hellschreiber, Acoustic Mirror
I listened to the buzzer for hours and nothing happened (edit), D.N.P vs Mutate
Körper, Antonio D'Amato
L'abolition de la Croix, Meira Asher
Let's Absorb The Waves As We Hold On For Dear Life, Nicholas Knouf
Michael Sedore, ND2Q, Dominique Ferraton
Modulation I, Javier Suarez Quiros
Ondes Simultanee et Perturber, Patrick Harrop
Oracle, Edward Ruchalski
Orbital Lullaby, Craig Dongoski
Over the Horizon, Pietro Bonanno
öö and ää, Evangelos Makropoulos, Gosha Hniu, Victor Math, and Horace Prawn
Short Waves, So Beast
Shortwave Radio, South Africa, IV, Gregory Kramer
Shortwaves trip, Paolo Pastorino
Spectres of Shortwave: Falling Towers (excerpt), Amanda Dawn Christie
St Columb Major – transmission received, Mark Vernon
Staubrauschen (Dusty Noise / Media Dirt), Timo Kahlen
Strange Sonars, Linda Dusman & Alan Wonneberger
Stratocode from nowhere, Flaub
The Perfect Storm, Stephen Bradley
Three Steppes Forward Two Steppes Back, Jeff Gburek
through the shortwave, part one, Spasmodular sounds from Steve's shortwave
TransSonic Awakenings in D, Douglas Hedwig
Wave Farm is a non-profit arts organization driven by experimentation with broadcast media and the airwaves. Our programs—Transmission Arts, WGXC-FM, and Media Arts Grants—provide access to transmission technologies and support artists and organizations that engage with media as an art form.
Wave Farm programs are made
possible, in part, by the New York State Council on the Arts with the
support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; the
National Endowment for the Arts; The Andy Warhol Foundation for the
Visual Arts; the Greene County Legislature through the County Initiative
Program, administered in Greene County by the Greene County Council on
the Arts; the Alexander and Marjorie Hover Foundation; the Foundation
for Contemporary Arts; the T. Backer Fund; the Joseph Family Charitable
Trust; and hundreds of other generous individual donors.