Programs

Wave Farm Radio: WGXC 90.7-FM and more

Wave Farm Radio encompasses many radio streams available at wavefarm.org/listen and the Wave Farm Radio App. WGXC 90.7-FM: Radio for Open Ears is a full-power, non-commercial, listener-supported station in New York’s Upper Hudson Valley operating out of studios in Hudson and the Wave Farm Study Center in Acra. Standing Wave Radio is an online stream dedicated to experimental sound and transmission art. Site-specific and interactive installations by artists sonify Wave Farm’s 29-acre property and feature live online audio streams. Wave Farm's Transmit Partners program is a growing network of like-minded organizations and individuals around the globe.

Transmission Arts

Wave Farm supports artistic projects that engage the electromagnetic spectrum, transmitted on the airwaves and through public presentation. The Wave Farm Artist Residency Program supports visiting artists from around the globe; the Study Center library features a specialized research collection; and, the Transmission Arts Archive presents a living genealogy of artists’ experiments with broadcast media and the airwaves.

Grants

Wave Farm in partnership with NYSCA Electronic Media & Film supports organizations, as well as individual artists, in all regions of New York State. For individual artists, the Media Arts Assistance Fund (MAAF) provides support for the completion, as well as distribution and exhibition, of works in all genres of sound and moving image art, including emergent technology. For organizations, MAAF provides funds to hire outside consultants to support organizational and professional development, as well as supports peer-to-peer mentoring and convening and conference attendance. The Emerging Organizations Fellowship assist newly forming organizations in need of guidance and information to help make the decisions necessary to become a formal nonprofit, and/or 501(c)3. The NY Media Arts Map identifies art and technology projects and activity throughout New York State supported by NYSCA Electronic Media & Film and the Media Arts Assistance Fund. Wave Farm provides Fiscal Sponsorship to artists and organizations on a case-by-case basis for projects that are aligned with Wave Farm's organizational mission.