Tag Archives: Ellie Irons

Gala Opening for Neversink Transmissions: Documentation + Ephemera at Old Stone House

On October 2nd, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., the public is cordially invited to the gala opening of “Neversink Transmissions: Documentation + Ephemera” at the Old Stone House in Hasbrouck,  New York.  This month-long exhibition will document the process … Continue reading

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Building!

Today was a good building day around Wildcat. Early this morning, as Dan and I were leaving for a bike ride up Red Hill (in search of a beautiful view and 4 bars of cell service), we saw Wildcat Director Peter Martin perched atop a scaffold, putting the finishing touches on a new Chimney. Continue reading

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First Day in the Studio

Dan and I spent the morning getting settled into the Wildcat studio. It’s an airy, rustic workspace. It has a lovely sky light, old-fashioned wavy windows, beautiful butterflies flitting in and out, and electricity! Dan was able to plug in our server and start playing around with Asterisk. What a coding environment! Continue reading

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Notes from the Drive North

Ellie and I are en route to Claryville talking through some of our plans for the coming two weeks. One of the first things I’d like to do is get a telephone call-in system up and running. We’re interested in hearing from people who’ve lived on the Neversink, both about their past experiences and their impressions of the stream remediation project that’s in the works. Continue reading

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Summer Happenings

July 11-24  2011 Wildcat Fellows Ellie Irons and Dan Phiffer will be in residence to create “Neversink Transmissions,” an extraordinary eco-art project that unites natural materials — including branches and forest debris — with interactive Wi-Fi and traditional radio transmissions. Here on … Continue reading

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Proposal for Neversink Transmissions

As environmentally engaged artists, Ellie Irons and Dan Phiffer (the 2011 Wildcat Fellows) are very interested in the ecological and cultural effects of environmental change. They believe that issues such as variations in river flow, erosion control strategies, agricultural development, … Continue reading

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More about Ellie Irons and Dan Phiffer, the 2011 Wildcat Fellows

The Artists’ Biographies Ellie Irons received her M.F.A. from Hunter College in 2009. Her work has been exhibited throughout the Northeast, including shows at the Estuary Gallery (Beacon, NY); Climate/Gallery (Queens, NY); the Williamsburg Firehouse (Brooklyn, NY); and the Rosenwald-Wolf … Continue reading

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