Director David Gersten was recently honored to participated in ‘Future Unknown: Global Education Summit’ held at CAFA (Central Academy of Fine Arts), Beijing, China. Future Unknown gathered Artists, Designers, Technologist, Educators and Futurists for a two-day exchange on the future of education.
We are moved and honored to announce that UNICEF’s Office of Innovation and Arts Letters & Numbers held a collaborative workshop to develop new pathways of understanding and identify solutions to global problems that embody our best hopes and aspirations.
Since last year was such a great success, we will do it again! For this holiday Friday, our weekly Film Screening will give room for Jam in the Salon. Going back in time at the House on the Hill, we will open up the speakeasy salon from the 1920’s, and welcome you to an evening (with no end), of music jam.
This coming weekend Nov 19 - Nov 20, we have been selected along with 50 other schools to participate in Pioneer Works Alternative Art School Fair in their facilities in Red Hook, Brooklyn NY.
As a gesture to show our gratitude for the tireless and continuous support and help of our friends and volunteers, we are throwing an Evening of Appreciation on Sunday October 30th. Join us, just make sure to RSVP.
Arts Letters & Numbers is thrilled to host Megan Mosholder and Michael Harrison for the realization of their collaborative project Harmonic Sky.
Zoëtrope Sun, a two-day Arts Letters and Numbers Festival, from Friday, August 5 through Saturday, August 6.
The festival will present works created during our Zoëtrope Sun four-week summer workshop, as well as films, performances, and music by Arts Letters & Numbers guest artists.
Co-hosted by the Dorian Grey Gallery and curated by David Gersten, the Exhibition includes over 100 works donated by 70+ artists that make up Arts Letters & Numbers’ broader community of fellows, visiting artists, resident artists, advisory council, board of directors, and friends of ALN.
Terry Riley’s canonical 1964 piece “In C” was accompanied by Community MusicWorks alumni with composer and music scholar Stuart Isacoff of the Wall Street Journal, playing piano.
On December 9th, nearly 40 RISD Architecture students presented ‘Galapagos In C’: an interactive, multimedia performance combining architecture, performance, and music.
As fall settled on Averill Park we gathered around the fire and proudly welcomed Professor of Anthropology and Aesthetics, Remo Guidieri, who spoke at the mill for the third time. A Day at the Mill with Remo Guidieri has become a highly anticipated yearly event on the Arts Letters & Numbers calendar. This year was no exception.
The artists who knew each other for varied amounts of time created a deeply moving intersection of their creative trajectories, capturing global issues explorations in abstraction, and the local nuance of Averill Park and the Mill. Photographs of the exhibition are now available to view.
A Day at The Mill with Grupo < > : Bookbinding Workshop, Performative Lecture, International Artist Dinner on December 19th, 2015
We are pleased to announce another Day at The Mill event. We will present a group artist lecture by Grupo < >, after which the artists have prepared a dinner with inspiration from their home countries. The day will start with an informal bookbinding workshop.
We need to raise 25k in order to secure our facilities and maintain our ongoing programming throughout the winter. If you follow Arts Letters & Numbers and are moved by our commitment to explore arts and education through ceaseless communal endeavors, please take a moment during this holiday season and give at what ever level you can. Every dollar you donate to ALN will be multiplied in its impact through the volunteer efforts of our remarkable growing community.
Rensselaer County Legislature is still refusing to pass laws to protect our drinking water against damage caused by industrial blasting. We NEED over 2,000 signatures to get the legislative to take us seriously.
You are invited to a talk by Remo Guideri, dinner, and a concert on Nov. 14th.
On the initiative of our current artists in residence we are pleased to announce our Fall Season Exhibition. We invite you for an evening to experience works of music, written as well as spoken words, installations, photography, painting, food, projections and more.
In this talk, David addresses questions of transformation from a number of perspectives, specifically looking at the interdependence of our conceptions of risk and our spaces of education.
NOW: is a pre-enactment of Galapagos Now: and the first action in the Galapagos Project. This week, we will be executing a simultaneous live event between the Mill and Galerie Subsuelo in Berlin.