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Jan 8, 2016 at 7:30 pm

Wave Farm Recent Artists-in-residence Present and Perform

With Ed Bear, Mike Bullock, Linda Aubry Bullock, Damian Catera, Patricia Kositzky, and Bernd Klug.

Ed Bear, Mike Bullock and Linda Aubry Bullock, Damian Catera and Patricia Kositzky, and Bernd Klug present and perform work created during their 2015 Wave Farm Artist Residencies.

Making use of UnionDocs’ newly installed 7.1 sound system these artists will perform the following pieces:

Ed Bear will perform and present his newly developed instrument, an experimental multichannel synthesizer, comprised of an array of microradio transmitters.

Mike Bullock and Linda Abury Bullock will present a 7.1 channel sound and single-channel video mix of their residency project “Lanalog,” which was a six-hour durational performance using transmission to connect six performers located throughout Wave Farm’s 29 acres.

Bernd Klug will perform “Transmissions and Frequency Spectra of a Radio Station.” Comprised of site-specific recordings made during his residency, Klug employs acoustic and electromagnetic detritus to produce a generative work in which the radio “plays itself.”

Damian Catera and Trish Kositzky will present “Strategies Against Communication: NIGHT,” a four episode interactive radio performance series, incorporating original composition, theatre, and spoken word.

Wave Farm is a non-profit arts organization that celebrates creative and community use of media and the airwaves. Their programs provide access to transmission technologies and support artists and organizations that engage with media as an art form. 

Transmission Arts

Transmission Arts programs support artists who engage the transmission spectrum, on the airwaves and through public events. The Wave Farm Artist Residency Program is an international visiting artist program. The Transmission Arts Archive presents a living genealogy of artists’ experiments with broadcast media and the airwaves. Wave Farm Radio is a continuous online radio feed and site-specific broadcast on 1620-AM.

WGXC 90.7-FM

WGXC-FM is a creative community radio station based in New York’s Greene and Columbia counties. Hands-on access and participation activate WGXC as a public platform for information, experimentation, and engagement.

Media Arts Grants

Media Arts Grants programs include the New York Media Arts Map and the Media Arts Assistance Fund (MAAF), which support electronic media and film organizations, as well as individual artists, in all regions of New York State through a Regrant Partnership with NYSCA, Electronic Media and Film, as well as fiscal sponsorship.

120 minutes

Bernd Klug is an Austrian born, Brooklyn based sound artist and double bassist. In sound installations and solo concerts, his music encounters our everyday circumstances as found forms and questions our perceptions of sound and social space.   He has performed his solo double bass work at CTSwaM Fridman Gallery, Share Issue Project Room, Biegungen Ausland (Berlin), CoCART – Tarun (PL), CNMAT (Berkeley) and Radiokulturhaus and the Porgy and Bess in Vienna. As an improviser and bassist, he has collaborated with Burkhard Stangl, Keiko Uenishi, Shelley Hirsch, Radu Malfatti, Franz Hautzinger, Butch Morris, Bernhard Lang, John Butcher, Gust Burns, Danielle Dahl, Mimu Merz, Daniel Lercher, Henrik Munkeby Nørstebø, Laurie Amat, Brendan Landis, Lucio Menegon, Kjetil Hanssen, ctrl, OENCZkekvist and Ritornell. His most recent bands include the experimental techno noise band T-Shit and the dramatic chamber duo Rash. Klug’s personal website.

Ed Bear is an American performing artist and engineer. His work with robotics, sound, video, transmission and collective improvisation investigates the questionable calibration of perception. As an educator and designer committed to a closed source world, he researches and practices material reuse and as a civil responsibility. He has toured extensively in North America and Europe as a performer and teacher, working with organizations such as The Mattress Factory, The Montreal Pop Festival, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, and Renssalaer Polytechnic Institute. In 2009 and 2010 he received NSF and other funds to study e-waste streams as educational resources, software defined radio and novel energy harvesting using ionic polymer metal composites. He is a 2012 LMCC SwingSpace artist-in-residence, 2010 free103point9 AIRtime fellow and received the 2008 Roulette Emerging Composer Commission. His music is available on Peira, Azul Discographica, Roar Tapes, and several other record labels. Bear’s personal website.

Mike Bullock is a composer, improviser, and media artist based in Philadelphia, PA. His sound work encompasses electroacoustic improvisation, analog/digital synthesis, voice, and contrabass. In the visual realm he works with video, porcelain, and illustration. Bullock performs across the US and in Europe, collaborating with a huge range of artists including Bertrand Gauguet, Andy Guhl, Mazen Kerbaj, Pauline Oliveros, Bhob Rainey, Steve Roden, Keith Rowe, and Christian Wolff. Bullock’s music has been released by Sedimental, Intransitive, Important, Winds Measure, Sedimental, Grob, and al Maslakh. Collaborating with Linda Aubry Bullock they perform together at rise set twilight, make porcelain as Aubry Arts, and co-run the art-edition label Shadowselves. With a PhD from the Arts Department at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY, he currently serves as Lecturer in Digital Media Arts at UMass Boston, and leads workshops in the US and Europe. Bullock’s personal website.

Linda Aubry Bullock. In 2013 Bullock founded Aubry Arts, creating handmade porcelain tableware, decorative accessories, and experimental works combining porcelain with other medium. She also creates stop motion animation, video collages, and sound art as Orangecookie Image and Sound. Bullock’s multimedia work combines rapidly moving packets of visual information with sound from modular synthesizers, electronics, piano, harp, field recordings, and voice.     She is half of the multimedia duo rise set twilight, with Mike Bullock; and provide vocals, electronics and guitar in the experimental psych drone band Twilight of the Century. As part of the VJ duo Twin Stars, also with Mike Bullock, she performs live video. Bullock studied music composition at Berklee College of Music (MA) and Bennington College (MFA).

Damian Catera is a composer, interdisciplinary sound and media artist, whose work reflects interests in critical analysis, installation, performance and transmission. He has toured and exhibited his work the US, Europe and Asia. His primary mission as an artist is to blur disciplinary boundaries often utilizing appropriated material and algorithmic processing.      In recent years, Catera has exhibited a series of multimedia installations and performances investigating issues of cultural production in baroque and classical music in such venues as The Chelsea Art Museum, Outlet Fine Arts and The Hogar Collection. As a collaborator, Damian has performed at the National Gallery in Prague, The Walker Center, The Whitney Museum, The Kitchen and The Hayden Planetarium. Damian’s recent recordings of radically decomposed baroque music are available through his Praxis Classics label.

Patricia Kositzky is a published poet, produced playwright and songstress living in the New York City area. Her play Tales from the Oven: the absolutely true confessions of a bakery counter girl, was produced at the Nuyorican Poets Café and received critics choice for comedy in Time Out New York magazine. Her work blurs conventional lines of theatrical and musical form, and she has worked closely with the 78th Street Theatre Lab in the birth of these projects. Patricia has created poetry cabarets and musical biographies—most notably Positively Peggy, a cabaret show written, directed and performed by her in various cabaret venues and jazz festivals.


Jan 8, 2016
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm


352 Onderdonk Avenue
Ridgewood, NY 11385 United States
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