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July 11–September 15, 2012

White Sands

Laura Vitale

Vitale will create a research laboratory for testing the audio-visual properties and material behaviors of gypsum plaster.

August 17–October 12, 2012

Date the Time

Molly Dilworth

For Date the Time, Dilworth will create a series of banners and flags, bearing patterns generated from user-submitted photos.

September 2012

The Object of Sound Art

Jackson Moore

October 2012


Sara Roffino

October 22, 2012–January 18, 2013

Holistic Approach

Alina Tenser

For Holistic Approach, Tenser will create a series of sculptures, images and videos that begin with her body and extend into new, related forms.

December 2012

Handicapped Spaces

Joanna Smolenski

January 7–March 9, 2013

We Buy White Albums

Rutherford Chang

Chang will create an archive, listening library, and anti-store to house and grow his collection of the Beatles’ iconic record.

February 15–April 26, 2013

Eyes as Big as Plates

Riitta Ikonen and Karoline Hjorth

Ikonen and Hjorth will create costumes, settings, and performance programs for senior residents of New York

March 26–May 25, 2013

Volumes for Sound

Melissa Dubbin and Aaron S. Davidson

Dubbin and Davidson will create new works influenced by the geometries of sound.

March 26–May 25, 2013

Seeing Voice The Seven-Tone Color Spectrum

Christine Sun Kim

Christine Sun Kim will initiate a conversation led by seven presenters, all of whom will give a lecture without using audible voice.

May 2013

Speaking Volumes

G Douglas Barrett

Jun3 2013

Ideas Gap

Angela Conant

August 7–October 6, 2013

Circular Track

Elizabeth Orr

For Circular Track, Orr will research the ways in which choreographed movement constructs narrative.

August 7–October 6, 2013

Citizen Bridge

Nancy Nowacek

Nowacek will design, create and test a series of prototypes for an eventual footbridge that crosses the Upper New York Bay waterway.

August 17–October 12, 2013

Grey Lines

Jacolby Satterwhite

Satterwhite will create a 3D animated video using drawing, CG animation, and improvised and mediated performance.

October 2013

A Love Jones

Nicole J. Caruth

October 2013

Return is a Shift

Clara Halpern

October 11–November 11, 2013


Molly Lowe

HANDS OFF invites artists to use Recess’s public space as studio, exhibition venue and grounds for experimentation.

October 22–December 21, 2013


Courtesy the Artists

“Trad.” is an abbreviation of “traditional,” which is listed instead of an author on folk recordings when the work’s origin is unknown.

December 2013


Thomas J. Lax

January 2014

Critical Writing

Ann Chen and Owen Roberts