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Prosthetic Processes

at Pioneer Works - Red Hook
159 Pioneer St, Brooklyn, New York 11231

This class serves as an initiative to radically reimagine human embodiment. Learn ways to duplicate, substitute and fabricate new landscapes for the body through an introduction to mold making, 3D scanning and FX silicone techniques. We will rethink ways in which our bodies can exist beyond the limits of our skin and relearn what it means to embody...

$300

4 sessions

Saturday May 27th, 1pm

(111)

Research Roundtable 3: Performing Neuroscience

at Pioneer Works - Red Hook
159 Pioneer St, Brooklyn, New York 11231

This roundtable will discuss ways that collaboration can expand the boundaries of scientific research. Multidisciplinary approaches to experimental exploration can reveal novel phenomena and educate experts and public alike about scientific and artistic processes. In this roundtable we will address the role of art/music/movement in the traditional...

Free

Wednesday Jun 7th, 7pm

(111)

Ceramic Pit Fire & Raku Workshop

at Pioneer Works - Red Hook
159 Pioneer St, Brooklyn, New York 11231

An introduction to basic pottery making, with the focus on making pieces to experiment with sawdust pit and raku firings. This two day workshop features slide shows, demonstrations, and the hands-on interactive experience of making ceramic pots, building kilns, and alternative firings. During the first weekend, participants will start with their...

$190

2 sessions

Saturday Jun 10th, 1pm

(111)

Raku Surfaces and Firing

at Pioneer Works - Red Hook
159 Pioneer St, Brooklyn, New York 11231

The aim of this workshop is to explore the dramatic process of Raku firing with a focus on glazing and surface design techniques. We will start in the classroom with glazing demonstrations and discussions. Participants bring their own bisque-fired pieces to decorate with provided glazes and resist materials. The second half of the workshop...

$70

2 sessions

Monday Jun 12th, 7pm

(111)

All Shapes and Sizes: Collaboration for Creative Prtc

at Pioneer Works - Red Hook
159 Pioneer St, Brooklyn, New York 11231

Learn about collaboration as a process for working and making with others. Through discussions with guests from a variety of fields, including visual art, theater, and technology, the class will explore various forms and approaches to collaboration within and between disciplines. Group discussion and exercises will lead each student to develop a sense...

$200

4 sessions

Tuesday Jun 13th, 7pm

(111)

Red Hook Ecology Roundtable: June

at Pioneer Works - Red Hook
159 Pioneer St, Brooklyn, New York 11231

Explore the ecological history, present and future of Red Hook’s landscape; from a red clay estuary, to a thriving port, to a community exiled from the rest of Brooklyn, and soon to be accessible by public ferry. Land stewards of Red Hook will share stories and imagine how we can band together to promote a resilient ecological future in our neighborhood,...

Free

Wednesday Jun 14th, 7pm

(111)

RADICAL MEMES: fun 4 every1

at Pioneer Works - Red Hook
159 Pioneer St, Brooklyn, New York 11231

Radical Memes is a 2-part course that explores meme history, vocabulary, and production, with a special emphasis on memes that propagate progressive, queer, feminist, anti-racist political content. In part 1 we will look at case studies and discuss: what are radical memes? How do memes work, and what is their specific vocabulary? How do radical memes...

$25

2 sessions

Monday Jun 19th, 7pm

(111)

Women in Sound Roundtable: June

at Pioneer Works - Red Hook
159 Pioneer St, Brooklyn, New York 11231

This roundtable brings together musicians, artists, engineers, and others to form a community around sound-based practices, centered on the experiences of female-identifying participants.

Free

Wednesday Jun 21st, 7pm

(111)

Tarot for Creativity

at Pioneer Works - Red Hook
159 Pioneer St, Brooklyn, New York 11231

The creative impulse is human, and tarot is a very human tool to access and enhance creativity. This class is designed to help artists of all types find their own secret passageways past their inner critic and creative blocks, by tapping into their intuition and well of creative energy. Like all great art, tarot helps us connect with archetypes and...

Thursday Jun 22nd, 7pm

(111)

Monoprinting

at Pioneer Works - Red Hook
159 Pioneer St, Brooklyn, New York 11231

This 4-hour course will explore methods of monoprinting, or the practice of making unique prints. Students will be introduced to basic techniques of hand-printing – printing that does not require a press and can easily be done at home. Practices will include stamping, texture-transfer, photocopy transfer, stenciling, and reductive/additive painting...

Saturday Jun 24th, 12pm

(111)

Garden Sensor Workshop

at Pioneer Works - Red Hook
159 Pioneer St, Brooklyn, New York 11231

Participants in this workshop will learn about the care and uses for Indian Mustard and build an automated watering system. Indian Mustard is a brassica that is grown for food and used for phytoremediation, which is the process of using of plants to naturally remove toxins from the soil. Students will leave the workshop with both a potted Indian...

Sunday Jun 25th, 12pm

(111)

Polyrhythm I: Everyone is a Drummer

at Pioneer Works - Red Hook
159 Pioneer St, Brooklyn, New York 11231

“A simple definition of a polyrhythm is two or more rhythms played simultaneously. While this definition is basically correct, usually when we speak of polyrhythms we are talking about a more specific relationship between two rhythms. Normally a polyrhythm gives the impression of one musical pulse being superimposed or played against another. In...

$185

4 sessions

Thursday Jul 6th, 7pm

(111)

Laser Cut Stencils

at Pioneer Works - Red Hook
159 Pioneer St, Brooklyn, New York 11231

Learn how to use a laser cutter to paint anything you want with the stencil technique! From street art projects to customized t-shirts and much more, laser cut stencils offer beautiful and complex designs with little effort. After an overview of art projects that use stencils and laser cutting as their primary technique, participants will learn how...

Saturday Jul 8th, 12pm

(111)

Experimenting with Free Will

at Pioneer Works - Red Hook
159 Pioneer St, Brooklyn, New York 11231

Participants will recreate the famous Libet experiment, designed to test the concept of ‘free will’, as the starting place for an investigation into experimentation and scientific knowledge. Science is generally fielded without question by students of all ages throughout the world. We will explore the true nature of science, which is not to solidify...

Free

Monday Jul 10th, 7pm

(111)

Digital Animation Toolbox

at Pioneer Works - Red Hook
159 Pioneer St, Brooklyn, New York 11231

Experiment with 3D scanners, webcams, audio inputs and motion sensors as tools for DIY digital animation. Instead of relying on traditional key frame techniques, class participants will learn how recent advancements in image and motion capture technology have created new opportunities for artists to use the body to animate scenes. Participants will...

$165

2 sessions

Saturday Jul 15th, 12pm

(111)