It’s been quite the eventful year so far!

I’m back from spending time in fabulous Berlin and you can find info about the trip and its contents below.

But first, here’s what’s upcoming this summer (in order of appearance):



music and video performances in connection with the exhibition curated by Tali Hinkis
June 28, 7 pm at Radiator Gallery
10-61 Jackson Ave, LIC, NY 11106

Featuring Thessia Machado, Becca Uliasz and Andy Pitcher, Howard Huang, and a special guest.

more info about the excellent exhibition here:



The Lacemaker’s Y(e)arn
Karen Ostrom and Thessia Machado

at BRIC Arts

June 30 – Aug 13, 2017

Curated by Jenny Gerow


The Lacemaker’s Y(e)arn is a visual conversation between two artists responding to the language of traditional lace construction. Karen Ostrom and Thessia Machado present a unique collaboration of animation and sound, filtered through traditional lace from Bahia, Brazil, and a repurposed fax machine.

647 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217



Where Do We Stand?

Two Years of Drawing with Open Sessions

at The Drawing Center

Aug 03 – Sep 17, 2017    


Where Do We Stand?: Two Years of Drawing with Open Sessions is the second whole-group exhibition of the Open Sessions program. It includes all thirty-six artists in the 2016-17 program, giving the first floor of the museum over to an exploration of contemporary drawing, encompassing video, sculpture, photography, and installation, as well as traditional drawing forms.

THE DRAWING CENTER 35 Wooster Street, New York, NY, 10013




And here’s some of the things I was up to this past winter and spring while in residence at the American Academy in Berlin.

a little video profile from the Academy:

Fellow Spotlight: Thessia Machado

A photo essay and some origin stories about the piece telix:

info about the show at SomoS Gallery (more documentation coming soon):

An interview in the newspaper Taz. (my German is so good..)!5405652/

A little gig in a phone booth in Schlachtensee:

dial:music, episode 8: analog synthesizer