synthetic zero


March 2009 Event

The next Synthetic Zero event will be on Wednesday, March 4, 6pm-11pm and Saturday, March 7, 7pm - midnight, with a special encore presentation on Saturday, March 14th, at the art space at 305 E. 140th St., #1A, Bronx NY 10454. We will have live performances, experimental film, and visual art. The event will be free (optional donations accepted). The March 4th show will be part of the Bronx Culture Trolley, and all shows are partly funded by the Bronx Council on the Arts.

Feature film:
Vibrant Futures - presented in full at 5pm on Saturday the 14th only


Claire Elizabeth Barratt - sound and movement improvisation with saxophonist Bonnie Kane - (only on the 4th)
Leigh Stein - reading (only on the 7th)
Ella Veres & ensemble - play about Romanian gypsy child (only on the 4th and 7th)

Experimental Film:

Jeremy Newman - "The Vase" - Mt. Laurel, NJ
Shiftwork - "Binary Form" - Cambridge, UK
Leslie Supnet - "Heavy Metal Parking Lot" - Winnipeg, Canada
Clint Enns - "The Aesthetics of Failure" - Winnipeg, Canada
Dennis Miller - "White Noise" - Wellesley, MA
Jane Hsu - "People Were Made To Disappear" - New York, NY
Michael Betancourt - "Casual Wave" - Sioux City, IA
Richard Bahto - "Passeggiata" - Los Angeles, CA
Dan Asher - "Virgin Forest My Sister Said" - New York NY
Rebecca Loyche - "Memory #1" - New York, NY

Visual Art:

Joseph Morris - artwork
Stephen Woods - collages / paintings on bamboo
Katherine Bennett, "Antenna Clouds"
Isolde Kille - installation
Darcy Dahl - video installation
Shadagga - photographs
Damali Abrams - sculpture / diorama
Ella Veres - photograph

Upcoming Events

March 8, 2pm - 6pm - Solmerina Aponte Fundraiser

March 22nd, 6:30pm - Jessica Danser/dansfolk with DEXdance, Dance Performance

March 26, 7pm - Tiffany Lee Brown's Easter Island Project

preview April 1, 7pm, presentations April 4, 5pm - Stranger Than Fiction, curated by Laura Napier (presentations on April 4 only!)

April 11, 6:30pm - 9pm - "An Evening of Vibrance, Sass, and a Touch of Class" art fundraiser

May 6 and 9, 7pm - Alison Ward-curated show

June 3 and 6, 7pm - Synthetic Zero Event

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

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


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, #1A. (Ring 3A if 1A does not answer). If you end up at 138th and Grand Concourse, walk east, across 3rd Avenue, turn left, go to 140th, then turn right to 305, #1A (ring 3A if 1A does not answer). 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 1A does not answer, please ring 3A.