synthetic zero


June 2008 Event

Saturday, June 28th, 3pm-6pm, at the brand new Synthetic Zero Art Space

This Synthetic Zero event had experimental film/video, performances, and visual art. It was at the new art space in the Bronx, 305 E. 140th St #1A, Bronx NY 10454, and it'll be free! This event will be part of the 2nd Annual Mott Haven Open Studio Tour.

The space was open to see artwork from noon - 6pm, but the experimental films and performances began at 3pm to 6pm.

Experimental Film:

Derek Taylor - "Travelogue #8" - New Haven, CT
Lee Young Joo - "This is not what reality is called" - Seoul, Korea
Meg Duguid - silent films - Brooklyn, NY
Jason Head - "Rumble" - Brooklyn, NY
Catie Olson - "rolling pin" - Chicago, IL
Tim Cahill - "She Goes" - Westport, CT
Stephen Slappe - "3 out of 4" - Portland, OR
Anders Weberg - "Undisclosed Beauty" - Sweden
Kate Walker - "3' High and Rising" - Nelson, New Zealand


Leigh Stein - reading - New York, NY
MeKaniKdolls - multimedia performance - Seyhan Musaoglu and Jess Ramsay - New York, NY

Blanka Amezcua - polaroids & embroidery
Sonia Li - installation
Victor Teng - ink brush drawings
Heather Anne Halpert - time series photographs of porcelain
Gina Fuentes Walker - photographs
damali abrams - collage on fabric
Shadagga - artwork
Rebecca Bird - painting
Jenni Knight - painting
Dmitry Gubin - painting
Kymia Nawabi - drawing and sculpture
Nicholas Friedmann - hanging sculpture
Caroline Falby - paintings and drawings
Betty T. Kao - paintings
Chris Riggs - drawings
Theo Cote - photographs


We're about 20 minutes from Union Square. From Manhattan, 4-5 train to 125th, transfer to 6, one stop to 3rd Ave/138th, 2 blocks north on Alexander Ave, left on 140th to 305, 4th Floor. If you end up at 138th and Grand Concourse, walk east, across 3rd Avenue, turn left, go to 140th, then turn right to 305, 4th Floor. You can also take the 2 train to 149th and 3rd Avenue (one stop PAST 149th/Grand Concourse!) and walk 9 blocks south to 140th, turn left and it's half a block to 305.

By car:
FDR to Willis Avenue bridge, take the left fork, left on 138th, right on 3rd Ave, right on 140th, park anywhere. From Triborough Bridge: Take Bronx exit, head towards Major Deegan, get off at Willis Avenue, stay on 135th (go straight), right on Lincoln, at 138th, take right fork onto 3rd, turn right on 140th, park.  From the north, on I-87: Take Madison Avenue Bridge/138th St exit, turn left, turn wide left onto 3rd Ave, turn right on 140th, park.

305 is on a paper sign in the glass door. Ring doorbell marked 1A, to the right of the door.

IF YOU HAVE ARTWORK, WRITING, A PERFORMANCE, MUSIC, OR SOMETHING ELSE you would like to submit to a future event, please contact us at events at syntheticzero dot com. Send submissions to:

Mitsu Hadeishi
305 E 140th St #3A
Bronx, NY 10454
718 772-4961

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