synthetic zero

  previous event: february 2004
next event: august 2004

Last Event: Wednesday, May 5 and Sunday, May 9, 2004

305 E. 140th Street, Bronx (see directions)

The last synthetic zero loft art/film/performance/salon event was from 6pm-10pm on May 5 and May 9, part of the CONVERSIONs series of South Bronx art events, and sponsored by the Bronx Council on the Arts. As with our last event, the Bronx Culture Trolley will be coming to the Wednesday event. We're just 20 minutes from Union Square. Please tell your friends about it!



Documentary by Colin Beattie, Olympia artist, currently residing in China
Animations by Washington Chavez, Bronx artist
'Three Posters', experimental video by Mac McKean
'Year', abstract 3D video by Michael Betancourt, (see review)
Video by Songyi Kim, Bronx artist
Film by Ben Russell, Rhode Island filmmaker
'Family Diptych', by Elliott Malkin, New York filmmaker
'Generik Presents', by Gigi Ng, Boston filmmaker
...and possibly more...


'P.O.V.', a live video performance by Jiyoung Kim, Brooklyn artist, voice by Mitsu Hadeishi
Free jazz performance by jazz duo Fire and Flux, Benjamin Kates and Richard Gilman-Opalsky (only on Sunday)


Paintings by Nick D'Ambrosia, Queens artist
Photographs by Kyle Lapidus, New York video artist
Super-8 Film loop by Emily Wilczek, British artist
Typographical wax resin and paper constructions by Judith Zissman, San Francisco artist
Painting by Washington Chavez, Bronx artist
Video loop installation by Derek Hughes, Queens artist
Paintings by Nina Daly, Brooklyn artist
Prints by Eric Azcuy, New York artist
Artwork by Melissa Calderon, Bronx artist
Art books by Damali, Queens artist
Installation by Eugenia Chun, Brooklyn artist

...and others who have expressed interest but have not yet confirmed.


IF YOU HAVE ARTWORK, WRITING, A PERFORMANCE, MUSIC, OR SOMETHING ELSE you would like to contribute to a future event, please contact us at events at syntheticzero dot com. PLEASE FORWARD THIS TO FRIENDS! Thanks.


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 by mistake, walk east, past the KFC, left on 3rd Avenue, north 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:
From Manhattan: FDR to Willis Avenue bridge, left at fork, left on 138th, right on 3rd Ave, right on 140th, park anywhere. From I-87 (Major Deegan): Madison Avenue/138th exit, left on 138th, oblique left onto 3rd Ave, right on 140th, park anywhere. From I-278 (Bruckner): get on I-87N (Major Deegan), off at Willis Ave, stay on 135th (go straight), right on Lincoln, veer right onto 3rd, turn right on 140th, park.

305 is spray painted on the door and above the door. Ring doorbell marked 4th Floor, to the left of the door. You may have to ring the bell more than once, especially if it is cold.