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Introduction to Tintypes: Wet-Plate Photography Circa
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Wet-Plate Collection is one of the first photographic processes invented in the 1850’s. It’s called “wet-plate” because the entire production of the image is created within 15 minutes while the plate is wet. The notorious volatility of the process produces images that combine hyperreal sharpness with an ethereal mix of artifacts and imperfections....

$225
Sa.   Sep 10th, 10am
All levels
(106)
Paper Marbling: Turkish Psychedelia
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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
Sa.   Sep 10th, 12pm
All levels
(106)
Deconstructing Switchboard Synths
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Antenes (Lori Napoleon) will provide a talk and hands-on demonstration of her DIY synthesizer project, The Exchange, in which she repurposes antique manual telephone switchboards into a working modular synthesizer system. Inspired by the inventions, design, and curious audio terrain of early analog switching stations, this workshop will cover synthesis...

Free
Sa.   Sep 17th, 3pm
All levels
(106)
Stewardship and Shoreline Restoration
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Join us to learn about stewardship and shoreline restoration along the Red Hook waterfront. First, we will explore the shapes and specific ecosystems of this unique landscape embracing the Hudson River estuary.  Next we will go out into the field and practice simple methods of river shore restoration that can be done individually or...

Free
Sa.   Sep 17th, 5pm
All levels
(106)
A Dive Into Granular Synthesis
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Granular synthesis is a method of sound production that involves dividing sounds into very short snippets (called grains, and lasting up to about 50 milliseconds), and then playing the grains back layered on top of each other. By altering parameters such as playback speed, volume, and direction, rich textures can be created from almost any source sound....

Free
Sa.   Sep 17th, 5:30pm
All levels
(106)
Building and Improvising with Analog Circuitry
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This course offers an introduction to building analog electronic instruments as well as a historical context for working in improvised electronic music and sound installation. Participants will learn how to build a contact microphone and the classic “Photo Theremin” circuit using the 74C14 CMOS Hex Schmidt Trigger chip, perhaps the most basic building...

$320
6 sessions
M.   Sep 19th, 7pm
All levels
(106)

Get Artsy

Seed - Saving Workshop
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The seed is a unit of measure, an offspring of openness, a tool of the commons. Over time, one seed can feed an entire community. Roll up your sleeves in the radical act of harnessing ancient plant genes. We will explore methods for capturing the power of the garden (both cultivated and wild) to call upon in years to come while learning about the difference...

$20
Th.   Sep 22nd, 7pm
All levels
(106)
Tales of a Landscape: The River
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A city surrounded by water, New York offers a unique laboratory to experience what ties us to this moving matter, as it flows down from higher lands, and carries soil to meet with the ecosystems of the sea. This course offers an in depth exploration of our relationship to the rivers and waters of New York City. Participants will...

$270
7 sessions
Sa.M.   Sep 24th, 10am
All levels
(106)
The Brain Before and After the Apocalypse
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The human brain has been sculpted over the course of evolution to manage the complexities of our world. Likewise, the future trajectory of brain evolution will be strongly influenced by the state of the world. The shape of this future world, however, is currently a wildly unknown and frighteningly unpredictable state. This neuroscience class will explore...

$400
8 sessions
T.   Sep 27th, 7pm
All levels
(106)
From Render to Cast: 3D Printing in Glass
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Pioneer Works and UrbanGlass present a workshop that introduces students to the process of rapid prototyping and its translation and applications to glass casting. This is a four-session course taking place on October 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 23rd. The first two sessions will be held at Pioneer Works. Students will learn the basics of 3D modeling with...

$600
4 sessions
Sa.Su.   Oct 8th, 10am
Beginner
(106)
The Feldenkrais Method
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“What I’m after isn’t flexible bodies, but flexible brains.” -Moshe Feldenkrais, founder of The Feldenkrais Method  The Feldenkrais Method uses slow, gentle movements, performed with minimal effort, so that habitual patterns of movement are avoided, and new patterns – new neural pathways – are free to emerge. Feldenkrais, a well-regarded...

$20
Th.   Oct 13th, 7pm
All levels
(106)
The Radical Medium of Time
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In this class participants will develop the conceptual and technical skills necessary to create unique and thought-provoking works of contemporary video art. Thinking beyond the conventional functions of various cameras and digital technologies (from iPhones to DSLR cameras), participants will learn how to surpass the intended consumer or commercial...

$300
8 sessions
Th.   Oct 27th, 7pm
All levels
(106)
Inventories, Lists, and Catalogues
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If you could make a list of anything, what would you make a list of? The list offers a form that is simultaneously practical, curatorial, and aesthetic. The internet is in effect an endless list – an impossibly vast archive of human culture. In this workshop we’ll investigate the rich history of inventories, lists and catalogues in art and literature,...

$100
2 sessions
Sa.Su.   Nov 5th, 12pm
All levels
(106)
Software Sketchbook: Creative Coding with P5.JS
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P5.js is a tool for creating interactive audio/visual works with code. In this two session workshop, you will learn the basics of programming in JavaScript, such as variables, loops, and conditionals, and use that knowledge to create interactive and generative shapes and images. You will leave this workshop having created your own, original composition,...

$160
2 sessions
No Upcoming Schedules
Beginner
(106)
Raung Jagat : Vocal Improvisation
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Raung Jagat is the name of an alternative method of conducting improvised vocal music. The system can be applied by literally anybody who can make sound out of their mouths. There are no music sheets, no compositions or structures to memorize, and people don`t have to be able to sing properly to do it. The focus is to explore a range of sounds in the...

$25
No Upcoming Schedules
All levels
(106)