Tune(In))) The Kitchen
Presented by free103point9 and The Kitchen. In collaboration with Electronic Arts Intermix.

April 22, 2004
7 - 11 pm
(includes radio) / $10 (bring your own radio with headphones)
The Kitchen
512 West 19th Street
New York, NY 10011

This sound installation/event is designed for a virtually silent environment in which listeners hear live performances through individual radio headsets.Tune(In))) The Kitchen, presented in conjunction with “New Sound, New York,” features over forty sound and video artists transmitting works directly into five separate FM frequencies. The five Tune(In))) The Kitchen channels are thematically organized and include Kitchen Legacy with artists who have worked with The Kitchen since the founding of the New Music Series in 1979; free103point9: Transmission Arts featuring artists who are directly exploring ideas around transmission and airwaves as a creative medium; Avant-Rock including artists who are redefining the parameters of the rock aesthetic, New Electronics featuring artists engaged in electronic sampling and sound manipulation; and Video Tune(In))), a selection of single-channel video works presented in collaboration with Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI) that address transmission themes.

Tune(In))) The Kitchen

Live performances from artists including 31 Down, David Behrman, Erika Elder, Espers, Carlos Giffoni, I-Sound, John King, Alan Licht, Thurston Moore, Ikue Mori, Jeremy Novak, Zeena Parkins, Tom Roe, Marina Rosenfeld, Scanner, Sybarite, Richard Teitelbaum, the SB, Matt Valentine, Stephen Vitiello, Gregory Whitehead, among others, with engineers Marcel Blum, Matt Bua, Damian Catera, Matt Mikas, Michelle Nagai, Ben Owen, Radio Ruido, and Transmaniacon MC.

Video Tune(In)))

EAI is pleased to present Video Tune(In))), a program of single-channel video including work that addresses themes relating to video and audio transmission. This program, selected from the EAI Collection includes works by Klaus vom Bruch, Gary Hill, Kristin Lucas, Nam June Paik and Jud Yalkut, and Steina and Woody Vasulka .


free103point9 is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit media arts organization focused on establishing and cultivating the genre Transmission Arts by promoting artists who explore ideas around transmission as a medium for creative expression including investigations in AM and FM radio, Citizen's Band, walkie-talkie, generative sound, and other broad and microcasting technologies. free103point9 serves diverse public audiences through programs including an online radio station, a distribution label, a performance/ exhibition/ transmission series, an education initiative, and a preservation program. www.free103point9.org


Founded in 1971, Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI) is one of the world’s leading nonprofit resources for video art and interactive media. As a pioneer and advocate of the media arts and artists, EAI's core program is the international distribution of a major collection of new and historical media works by artists. EAI’s leadership position in the media arts extends to a preservation program, viewing access, educational services, online resources, exhibitions and events. The Online Catalogue provides a comprehensive resource on the 175 artists and 3,000 works in the EAI collection, including artists' biographies, descriptions of works, QuickTime excerpts, research materials, Web projects, and online ordering. www.eai.org


The Kitchen's mission is to identify, support, and present artists whose art influences its medium and contemporary culture. It promotes the growth of artists, audiences, and the presenting field by pushing the accepted boundaries and definitions of contemporary culture, using artistic exploration and education as tools and its own extensive history as a resource. A multi-disciplinary presenting organization that provides visionary artists in all stages of their careers with much needed technical, artistic, and administrative resources for performances and exhibitions, The Kitchen has helped to launch the careers of many artists who define the American avant-garde. www.thekitchen.org