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February 2 & 5, 2011: Synthetic Zero Event and {SØNiK}Fest 3 at BronxArtSpace:

The next Synthetic Zero and {SØNiK}Fest events will be on Wednesday, February 2nd, 6pm - 9pm, and Saturday, Feburary 5th, 7pm - 10pm at the BronxArtSpace at 305 E. 140th St., #1A, Bronx NY 10454, curated by Mitsu Hadeishi and Seyhan Musaoglu. We will have video installations, experimental film/video, art, dance, multimedia performance, music, noise, and poetry. The event will be free (donations accepted). The event will also be part of the Bronx Culture Trolley on Wednesday. Note: the art exhibit will also be open Thursday 2:30-6:30pm, and Friday and Saturday noon-6:30pm through the 12th.


Jessica Danser/dansfolk - Excerpt from "Sensitive Female Chord Progression" - dance (Saturday only)
Elizabeth Glushko and Liquid Light Lab - music & multimedia
Betty T Kao - poetry reading (Wednesday only)
The shooting star experiment of lights - experimental music
Booker Stardrum's Drillbaby - music (Wednesday only)

Experimental Film:

Jeremy Newman - "The Persistence of Forgetting" - Mt. Laurel, NJ
Damien Ferland - "Death by VHS" - Winnipeg MB, Canada
Charles Chadwick - "Transubstantiation" - South San Francisco, CA
Kate Balsley - "Anima Mundi" - Brown Deer, WI
Mike Celona - "Detour 3" - Rochester, NY
Damali Abrams - "Rompe Puesto" - Queens, NY
Evan Meaney - Knoxville, TN
Alexei Dmitriev - "Abstract?"
Russell Chartier - "Devil on a Dam" - West Haven, CT
Tanguy de Thuret - "Untitled" - Italy
Christopher Conry - "In the Green Room: an afternoon & an evening with Chairlift and the Crystal Stilts" - Brooklyn, NY

Visual Art:

Jacek Maczynski - paintings
Rebecca Bird - paintings
Sara Conde - paintings
Darcy Dahl - video installation
Amy Elkins - photographic-based experimental work
Brad Darcy - visual art
Sujin Lee - video installation

BronxArtSpace started last year: Linda Cunningham, Mitsu Hadeishi, and a group of artists, curators and arts organizations are collaborating to create a series of events, art shows, experimental film, performance, music, readings, and classes.

If you'd like to suggest a future event, would like to curate a show or submit visual art, video, film, music or a performance, please email us at art at bronxartspace dot com; if it's a video you'd like to submit to a Synthetic Zero event, you can send a DVD or Blu-Ray disc to:

Mitsu Hadeishi / Synthetic Zero
305 E 140th St #1A
Bronx, NY 10454
718 772-4961

Preferred formats for video are DVD (NTSC or PAL) or Blu-Ray disc.


The art space is at 305 E. 140th St., #1A, Bronx NY 10454.

We're about 20 minutes from Union Square. From Manhattan, 4-5 train to 125th, transfer to 6, one stop to 3rd Ave/138th St, it's 2 blocks from there. Note there are two exits at 3rd Ave/138th, one at Alexander Ave and one at 3rd Ave. Ring 3A if 1A does not answer.

Upcoming events and shows:

"Transporting Culture" - curated by Linda Cunningham

February 18 5-9pm - Opening

Show open to the public Feb 17 - March 12

Recital: Andrew Geddis - Classical guitar

February 19 3pm

Andrew Geddis, classical guitarist, will perform the music of Francisco Tarrega, the great Spanish guitarist/composer from the late 19th century, Augustin Barrios another wonderful guitarist/composer from Paraguay who was active in the early to mid 20th century and other standard works from the repertoire. Background historical information regarding all of the works performed will add to the enjoyment and appreciation of the afternoon's performance. This recital is given to highlight the rich cultural opportunities available in New York City's Bronx borough. Light refreshments will be served and guests are encouraged to enjoy the art on display at the gallery. Suggested donations of $10 will gladly be accepted.

Bronx River Art Center presents show curated by Vince Contarino & Kris Chatterson:

Fri Mar 18 6-9pm - Opening

Show open to the public March 18 - April 29


Note: These events are made possible in part with public funds from the Bronx Council on the Arts through the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs Greater New York Arts Development Fund Regrants Program, Bronx Borough President Aldolfo Carrion and the Bronx delegation of the City Council.