Past Events

WinterGala Honoring Ann Philbin
Thursday, December 9, 2004, 6:00 PM


Franklin Furnace Fund for Performance Art
Friday, November 19, 2004, 6:00 PM

Live Performances: Melissa Madden Gray and Lance Horn, Gary Corbin, and Nicolas Dumit Estevez. Documentation: Cave Dogs, Ex.Pgirl, Alexander Komlosi, and Red Dive.

Image: Red Dive's Peripheral City - City or Refuge.


Hope Ginsburg: Spring Hills Farm
Saturday, November 13, 2004, 4:30 PM

Hope Ginsburg performs Spring Hills Farm, a narrative about her outlandish adventures on a 400- acre organic farm in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Through slides and anecdotes, Ginsburg describes the place and its history, her quest for the perfect pair of workboots, and how the project became a meditation on her artistic practice as a whole.


In Practice Walkthrough
Saturday, November 6, 2004, 4:30 PM

The artists featured in the In Practice series present their work in an informal exhibition walkthrough. Including: Jane Benson, Ian Burns, Chris Caccamise, Digital Mullet, Sabrina Gschwandtner, Tom Kotik.


Blind Dates
Sunday, October 24, 2004, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

This one-day event features emerging New York-based artists who have developed new performance works within the context of Arena. Many of the works in Blind Dates are site-specific yet range in their approach to include monologues, massages, cushion-wrestling, and a Battle of the Bands "cheer-off," among others. Artists: Daniel Bozhkov, Peter Coffin, Tom Johnson, Pia Lindman, Michael Mahalchick, Seth Price, and Kathryn Williamson.


Heartways, The Exploits of Genny O
Sunday, October 17, 2004, 4:30 PM

In collaboration with the Whitney Museum, Printed Matter, and Arsenal Pulp Press, SculptureCenter launches the newest collective "novel" in the Ways series conceived by Rita McBride. Expect to hear fantastical readings by Erin Cosgrove and John Baldessari (in proxy) as well as Kimberly Sexton, Matthew Licht, Michele Hierholzer, and Joe Scanlon.


The First Imaginary Forum of Visual Art Theory and Mental Sculpture
Saturday, October 2, 2004, 4:30 PM

Moderated by Pablo Helguera. Presented in collaboration with El Museo del Barrio's exhibition No lo llames performance / Don't Call It Performance and The Hermetic Lounge.


TrebleLive III: A Music Series at SculptureCenter
Saturday, June 26, 2004, 4:30 PM

Architecture: Gregor Asch aka DJ Olive the Audio Janitor. Buoy is a soundtrack for an invisible intimate encounter, a reminder of our constant desire to feel our surroundings and understand architecture through our fingers as much as our eyes.


TrebleLive II: A Music Series at SculptureCenter
Saturday, June 19, 2004, 4:30 PM

Drawing: Jim Pugliese, Daniel Goode, Peter Zummo. Having worked and performed with either John Cage, Karlheinz Stockhausen, and Cornelius Cardew, this trio performs graphic scores by those composers, including Cardew's rarely-performed "Treatise" (1963-67).


TrebleLive I: A Music Series at SculptureCenter
Saturday, June 12, 2004, 4:30 PM

Object: o.blast, Miguel Frasconi, Ricardo Arias. A World premiere collaboration of solos, duos, and trios for glass objects (Frasconi), inflatable balloons (Arias), and electronics (o.blast, aka Keiko Uenishi).


TrebleRadio on the Stochastic Hit Parade
Sunday, June 6, 2004, 10:00 PM

Treble visits host Bethany Ryker on WFMU, with a program about sound and objects, with Jim Hodges, Miguel Frasconi, and Ricardo Arias.

Image: Jim Hodges, Oh Great Terrain, 2002.


TrebleRadio: Artists meet Airwaves
Friday, May 28, 2004, 9:00 PM - Friday, June 25, 2004

In this weekly series, WKCR's Live Constructions becomes a gathering place for visual artists working with sound, with live guests as well as sound works by exhibiting artists. Host Federico Marulanda presents works for radio by Treble artists Francis Alÿs + Rafael Ortega, Joseph Beuys, Euan MacDonald, Cristian Manzutto, Steve Roden, David Schafer, Jude Tallichet, Mungo Thomson, and Paulo Vivacqua, among others.


Murmurs: A Conference on Sound and Art
Saturday, May 22, 2004, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Three informal moderated discussions ask artists, curators, and critics to consider sound within the context of multi-disciplinary contemporary art. It provides a platform and an open forum for the music and art communities to share histories, references, and languages. The discussions include an exploration of how sound leaks across disciplines, and informs a "post-media" art history; an artist roundtable; and a look at new sound technologies and their implications on the practices of artists and institutions.


Emmanuel Madan
Friday, May 21, 2004, 9:00 PM

As his contribution to Treble, Emmanuel Madan (of Canadian artist collective [The User]) presents a new work designed for radio broadcast.

Image: [The User], Symphony for dot matrix printers, 1997-1999. Performance at the FCMM, 1998. Photo courtesy of [The User].


Lucky Draw 2004
Sunday, April 25, 2004, 5:00 PM

SculptureCenter's annual spring benefit - guaranteed to keep to you on the edge of your seat!

Lucky Draw 2004 Website


Music for an Empty Museum: Richard Chartier and William Basinski
Saturday, March 6, 2004, 4:30 PM

Sound artist Chartier (12k/LINE, trent oiseaux) addresses the blurry line between sound and silence through his electronic compositions and installations. Basinski (Raster-Noton, Dutro) has been called the "Marcel Proust of modern music" for his minimal yet melodic fragments. Their response to The Empty Museum includes a world premiere live performance of their new collaborative works to be released in January on Spekk (Japan).

Image: William Basinski, Photo by Peter J. Kierzkowski


Music for an Empty Museum: David Grubbs and Todd Reynolds
Saturday, February 28, 2004, 4:30 PM

Grubbs combines his guitar with electronic and concrete sounds. A co-founder of the widely-acclaimed duo Gastr del Sol with Jim O'Rourke, he has also collaborated with artists Doug Aitken, Angela Bullochm and Stephen Prina. A co-founder of the string quartet Ethel, Reynolds is a violinist experimenting with new forms of composition, improvisation, electronics, and performance through solo work and collaborations with Bang on a Can, Steve Reich and John Zorn.

Image: David Grubbs


In Practice Walkthrough
Saturday, February 21, 2004, 4:30 PM

The In Practice artists discuss their new works at SculptureCenter as part of a guided tour.


The Empty Museum: Curator's Walkthrough
Saturday, January 31, 2004, 4:30 PM

Exhibition curator and SculptureCenter Executive Director Mary Ceruti leads a walkthrough.