Watershed Laboratory 2017 Contemporay Performance in the Catskill Mountains

Celebrating Our 10th Season

We mark this year as a rite of passage.

Sown from the adventures of two young artists and their friends, Mount Tremper Arts has grown into a thriving and innovative public space, an experiment rooted in the belief that place and context are vital to making art and community. Read more about the Watershed Lab from Artistic Director, Mathew Pokoik here.

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Pauline Oliveros + IONE
The Nubian Word for Flowers
with International Contemporary Ensemble / in partnership with Experiments in Opera
September 23 at 8PM

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Oliveros and IONE photo by Heroku Ikeda

2017 Resident Artists as of August:
Aynsley Vandenbroucke, Ivy Baldwin, Allison Blakeney, Sibyl Kempson, David Thomson, Brian Rogers, Claire Chase and the PAN project, Mallory Catlett, Adrienne Truscott, Mariangela Lopez, Gelsey Bell, Ars Nova, Sister Sylvester, Kim Brandt, Tele-Violet, Derek Denckla, Psychic Readings, Resonant Bodies Festival, and Kristin Worrall.

Thank you to all of our amazing 2016 Resident Artists!
Claire Chase, 600 HIGHWAYMEN, Tatyana Tenenbaum, Jim Findlay, The International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), Anna Sperber, Amanda Gookin, Talya Chalef, Lauren Bakst, David Thomson, Sam Kim, Silas Riener and Rashaun Mitchell, Katherine Brook, Paul Pinto, I Am a Boys Choir, David Gonzalez, Kayt MacMaster, Roger Reynolds, Ross Karre, Paul Hembree, DarkMatter, Takao Kawaguchi, Larissa Velez Jackson, Sibyl Kempson, Aynsley Vandenbroucke, Pauline Oliveros, IONE, Alex Rodabough, Brennan Vickery, Luke George, Megan Byrne, Ashley Fure, and Leimay.

Mount Tremper Arts Names Crystal Wei Executive Director

Wei’s appointment aligns with the innovative arts center’s 10th anniversary

New York, NY, May 30, 2017 – Mount Tremper Arts (MTA) has named Crystal Wei as its new Executive Director. Wei will lead the Catskills-based creative laboratory and performance space as it enters its second decade.

Announcing the Watershed Laboratory

A Shift to Year-Round Programing at Mount Tremper Arts

Reframing the development of new artworks through year-round residencies, performances, and institutional partnerships, the Watershed Laboratory, launched in 2016, is modeled on the Catskill Mountains as NYC’s watershed.

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