Harvestworks 2010 Van Lier Residency Deadline Reminder

Deadline:   Wednesday, November 2, 2009


Applicants should be young artists (generally – but not necessarily – under 30 years old), working in digital media and the electronic arts, whose work would benefit from significant time in Harvestworks’ studios and from expert engineering assistance. Applicants must reside in New York City.

The fellowships are open to young, post-graduate New York-based artists from backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in the electronic arts. The one-year residencies help advance Van Lier fellows’ professional development and promote diversity, equity and access in the arts. Van Lier Fellowships are made possible with the generous support of the New York Community Trust’s Edward and Sally Van Lier Fund.

The $10,000 fellowships include a $6000 stipend to cover career development activities, travel and living expenses while in residence. In addition to the stipend, the artists receives access to training, studio space and production facilities at Harvestworks. Van Lier fellows take advantage of Harvestworks’ broad-based education program to acquire new skills and work with our staff of engineers, artists and multimedia designers in creating new compositions. Once completed, the compositions, or digital media works, will be performed as part of Harvestworks’ Listen In concert series and included in our on-line catalogue, and may be included in one of our festival programs.

2009 Van Lier recipients: Tali Hinkis and Rashaad Newsome
2008 Van Lier recipients: Laura Vitale and Jeff Thompson


Audio: Top of the line Protools HD3 audio system, 5.1 surround sound recording, mixing and monitoring. Sound booth for small ensemble and voice-over recording.
Max/MSP/Jitter: Programming and sensor building services in the design of interactive performance, laptop audio/video environments and multimedia installations.
Video: Final Cut Pro HD studio with broadcast quality, DVD mastering and authoring.

About Harvestworks
Harvestworks is a not-for-profit arts organization founded in 1977 to cultivate artistic talent using digital technologies. While originally focused on electronic music and audio production, Harvestworks now offers video and multimedia studios and technical assistance, providing an on-site environment where artists learn new technologies, create art and exhibit new works in an integrated way. Harvestworks funders include the New York State Council on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, the NYC Dept. of Cultural Affairs, LMCC/ADNY, the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, The New York State Music Fund, the Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust, the James E. Robison Foundation, the Aaron Copland Fund, the Greenwall Foundation, Carnegie Foundation, the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the Jerome Foundation, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, the Experimental TV Center and mediaThe foundation inc. Additional support by Ableton, Digidesign, NHT Pro, Cycling74 and Friends of Harvestworks.


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