synthetic zero


November 2008 Event

The next Synthetic Zero event will be on Saturday, November 1, 7pm-midnight and Wednesday, November 5, 6pm - 11pm, at the new art space at 305 E. 140th St., #1A, Bronx NY 10454. We will have live performances, experimental film, and visual art.  As always, the event will be free (optional donations accepted). The November 5th show will be part of the Bronx Culture Trolley, a project of the Bronx Council on the Arts. Olek - crocheted balloon suits performance (only on the 5th)


Joshua Fried - "Radio Wonderland" - FM radio transformed into recombinant funk by computer - dancing! - (only on the 5th)
Kyle Kessler - sound and smell performance - with G Lucas Crane on the 1st and Turner Williams on the 5th
MeKaniKdolls (Seyhan Musaoglu and Jess Ramsay) - performance

Experimental Film:

Carolyn Agis - "Storm" and "Repeated" Prague, Czech Republic
Charles Chadwick - "Vote Reagan" and "Intermission" - San Francisco, CA
Kate Balsey - "Willlow" - Carbondale, IL
OPA (Slobodanka Stevceska and Denis Saraginovski) - "REflections" - Skopje, Macedonia
Caroline Koebel - "hole or space" - Brooklyn, NY
Eva Kozanzcka - "Face" and "Transis" - New York, NY
Christopher Conry - 16mm film - New York, NY
Jalal Jemison - "Where's Eddie" - Portland, OR

Visual Art:

Inbred Hybrid Collective - video installation
Scott Wayne Indiana - 3D artwork
Rebecca Loyche - interstitial audio installation
Ella Veres - photographs - "The Real Transylvania"
Christopher Conry - drawings
Whitey Flagg - paintings inspired by the cartography of pollution, energy and water flow, urban sprawl, global warming, and consumer trends
Betty T. Kao - artwork
Chris Riggs - artwork
Rowena Dale S. Mohammed - wooden luon w/ woodburning, watercolor, and applications
Robin Lee - paintings
Leandro Flaherty - painting
Blanka Amezkua - embroideries

IF YOU HAVE EXPERIMENTAL FILM, VIDEO, 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 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. 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. 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.