As part of the exhibition Sonic Arcade, curated by Shannon Stratton, Museum of Arts and Design, NYC, Sept 2017 - Feb 2018
With Knotted Gate Presence Weave, MSHR has constructed their largest environment to date: a cybernetic musical composition that uses circuitry, visitor presence and sculptural arrangement as its score. The visitor is guided along a path demarcated by a series of archways which trigger a change in the feedback system of sound and light. These archways are literal and metaphorical "gates." The main principals of MSHR's synthesizers are emergent generative structures, digital logic gates run as analog systems and feedback between light and sound. In electronics, a logic gate is an elementary building block of a digital circuit that regulates the flow of electricity through the input...
New Dates Announced for Krzysztof Wodiczko’s Projection on the Hirshhorn
1988 artwork restaged as part of current exhibition “Brand New” Art and Commodity in the 1980s”
The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden announces new dates for the restaging of the large-scale outdoor projection “Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C.” by artist Krzysztof Wodiczko, rescheduled for Mar. 7, 8 and 9, 7–9:30 p.m.
Out of sensitivity and respect for the victims and families in the immediate aftermath of the Feb. 14 school shooting in Parkland, Fl., the Hirshhorn postponed the final two nights of the projection’s initial presentation, which had been planned for Feb. 13, 14 and 15. The projection was presented the night of Feb. 13.
The decision to postpone––and selection of new dates––was made in close collaboration with th...