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This class aims to demystify the invisible physical phenomenon that we process as sound. We will follow the mechanical and electrical pioneers of the 19th and 20th century as they spent sleepless nights trying to capture the minute fluctuations in air pressure that our brain effortlessly decodes as sound.This class will explain and re-create some of...

$35
M.   Mar 2nd, 7pm
All levels
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In this hands-on workshop you will learn all the steps needed to coat, sensitize, shoot, develop and varnish a 4x5 tintype. Each plate is a one-of-a-kind positive image on blackened tin, there are no negatives or enlargements in the process. Wet-Plate Collodion is one of the first photographic processes invented in the 1850s. It's called “wet-plate”...

$275
Sa.Su.   Mar 7th, 10am
All levels
(33)
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What is false and what is fact? Sometimes the answer to this question is surprisingly elusive. Over centuries of experience science has developed an approach that aims to eliminate the proliferation of error in thought. This class will explore the basic principles of thisscientific method and consider its numerous applications for everyday life....

$300
T.   Mar 17th, 7pm
All levels
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A special intimate version of our popular theremin workshop, the Theremin Master Class provides a small group of students with an evening of "wine and sine waves." Thereminist Dorit Chrysler will lead this master class in which we will learn some of the more subtle techniques of this magical instrument while steadying our hand with the "fruit of the...

$50
W.   Mar 18th, 7pm
All levels
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This class will simultaneously explore the history of self-publishing, as well as employ a hands-on approach to the physical production of books and zines.  We will look at early Dada publications of the early teens and 20s, sci-fi fanzines of the 30s, music zines of the 70s, manifestos, Riot Grrrl, art zines, photo zines, lit zines, political...

$400
T.   Mar 31st, 7pm
All levels
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The Arduino is a small, cheap microcontroller that you can program with your home computer through a USB connection. It can read analog information from our world (light, temperature, motion, pressure, volume, etc), and use that data to respond in any way you choose. It can also act as the “conductor” of a symphony of varied electrical devices-...

$80
Sa.   Apr 4th, 1pm
All levels
(33)
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Adam Smith is generally regarded as the father of political economy and of “classical” economics. The Wealth of Nations provides the earliest comprehensive account of market society as a decentralized, "well-governed" system in which prices coordinate the efficient allocation of resources in a competitive economy. Today, Smith is is still...

$300
Th.   Apr 9th, 7pm
All levels
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In this immersive two part, 6-hour workshop we will explore the OpenGL framework within the software: Max MSP Jitter, to create interactive visual software for Performance and Installation. Participants will leave equipped with an understanding of GPU accelerated video manipulation and a trove of tools and reusable code to create their own Custom Interactive...

$125
Sa.   Apr 11th, 12pm
Beginner
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In this class, students will learn how to make an organic Indigo dye vat, patterning techniques for dyeing and how to achieve varying depths of color from a single dye vat.Some fabric will be provided for experimentation but students are invited to bring up to 3 garments, light in color and of natural fiber, to add to the vat. Time to breathe new life...

$75
Sa.   Apr 11th, 1pm
All levels
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This workshop will reveal the secrets of paper marbling, an ancient printing technique in which a floating multicolored design is created and manipulated on a liquid surface and is later transferred onto paper (or any other fiber). Called Ebru by the Turkish and Suminagashi by the Japanese, marbling has always been a mysterious technique with varied...

$80
Su.   Apr 12th, 12pm
Beginner
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This class serves as an introduction to the Java-based Processing programming environment. Processing was created in 2001 as a way to enable artists to easily integrate software into their work, and has since become an extremely popular tool for prototyping and production in the arts community. It's also a great tool for non-programmers to learn from...

$45
M.   Apr 20th, 7pm
All levels
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Kids learn how to play the theremin and have fun at the same time. The NY Theremin Society launches its first Theremin Workshop for kids.Theremin Crash Course for Kids:How do the 5 senses relate to the theremin? Train your ear by understanding the basic principle of sound and motion. Parents may attend with kids for free.

$35
Su.   Apr 26th, 11am
All levels
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Kids learn how to play the theremin and have fun at the same time. The NY Theremin Society launches its first Theremin Workshop for kids.Theremin Crash Course for Kids: How do the 5 senses relate to the theremin? Train your ear by understanding the basic principle of sound and motion. Parents may attend with kids for free.

$35
Su.   Apr 26th, 12:30pm
All levels
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Participants will be able to learn and practice the basics of playing the theremin, practicing in small groups and working towards repertoire. For Advanced & Beginners In this 2 hour workshop, participants will be introduced to the technical and practical aspects of the Theremin - an electronic musical instrument that is controlled by the relative...

$50
Su.   Apr 26th, 3pm
Advanced
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Participants will be able to learn and practice the basics of playing the theremin, practicing in small groups and working towards repertoire. For Advanced & Beginners In this 2 hour workshop, participants will be introduced to the technical and practical aspects of the Theremin - an electronic musical instrument that is controlled by the relative...

$50
Su.   Apr 26th, 3pm
Beginner
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This workshop will reveal the secrets of suminagashi (floating water) an ancient japanese technique of paper marbling in which a floating multicolored design is created and manipulated on a liquid surface to be later transferred onto paper (or any other fiber). This discipline of marbling employs simple ingredients like ink and water to create one-of-a-kind...

$60
Sa.   May 2nd, 2pm
All levels
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During this two session workshop, students will learn how to create and weave on their own backstrap loom, as we create exquisite weavings inspired by Mayan culture. Participants will create a belt during this class. Indigo, historically extracted from plants, is among the oldest dyes to be used for textiles and is known for embodying a rich and distinctive...

$180
Sa.Su.   May 9th, 12pm
All levels
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In this class, we will approach the making of a pocket wallet from design to the finished product in a European artisanal production method. Do you know what sets Hermès at the forefront of all the other leather products? This 19th-century manufacturer’s knowledge of leathers, their artisans, and the traditional hand-stitching with two needles...

$110
Su.   May 10th, 12pm
All levels
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This class is designed to be a quick introduction to off­grid solar power, covering basic electronic knowledge, hardware requirements, basic off­grid solar circuit design, and how to determine your power needs. The class is for artists, DIYer’s, makers, and anyone who isn’t a “professional” with a very basic understanding of electricity and...

$80
T.   May 26th, 12pm
Beginner
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This class emphasizes the historical and DIY nature of the process, making it approachable to people of all backgrounds who may not have photography experience. This class is open exclusively for students who have previous experience with tintype photography.Wet-Plate Collodion is one of the first photographic processes invented in the 1850s. It's...

$175
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