Jul 6 Fair: 3-8pm Performances: 8pm-12am
Cannon’s Walk, South Street Seaport
Co-presented with Harvestworks
All ages welcome
Part exposition, part block party, Control Voltage is New York City’s annual fair dedicated to celebrating the modular synthesizer. Synth makers share their creations by day, inviting audiences to see, hear, touch, and talk about the modular synth. Musicians perform at night celebrating invention, community, creativity, and the inspirational intersection of science and art.
Introduced in the 1960s, the modular synth has recently experienced a rebirth due to its affordability and sonic flexibility, which makes it a revolutionary tool for creativity. Control Voltage is an open forum inviting person-to-person interaction between maker, musician, and attendee – novices and enthusiasts. Interact with artists and tinkerers, share ideas, and explore the ins and outs of this limitless instrument!
Keith Fullerton Whitman
Produced by Abby Echiverri
Production Partners: Harvestworks and Matthew Patterson Curry
Founded in 1977, Harvestworks offers an environment where artists can make work inspired and achieved by electronic media. Harvestworks helps the community at large to understand, assimilate, and make creative use of new and evolving technologies. Harvestworks creates a context for the appreciation of new work, advances both the art community and the public’s agenda for the use of technology in art, and brings together innovative practitioners from all branches of the arts by fostering collaborations across electronic media.
For more information about this partner: harvestworks.org