Upcoming Programs

August 2017-September 2018

Seeds of Change

Seeds of Change studies colonialism, slavery and the global commerce of goods through the lens of displaced plants in ballast—the waste material historically used to balance ships in maritime trade.

Hope Floats

Hope Floats is a streamlined tool for persistently calling your elected representative. Engage at our physical booth at Pioneer Works, or participate online at https://hopefloats.us.
September 2017-August 2018

Reanimation Library

Reanimation Library, an ongoing project by Andrew Beccone, is a collection of 2000+ obscure or out-of-print publications the artist has been collecting over 15 ...
Oct 20 - 22, 2017

Skybox: Walter Dundervill

A world premiere of Walter Dundervill's Skybox commissioned by New York Live Arts’ Live Feed Residency Program and co-presented by Pioneer Works World Premiere.
Friday, Oct 27, 2017

Spank Rock, POLIÇA, Marijuana Deathsquads

Spank Rock’s music reeks of freedom. His concept EP Bangers & Cash (2008), produced by fledgling pop producer Benny Blanco, paid homage to freedom fighter...
Sunday, Oct 29, 2017

Annea Lockwood, Aki Onda, and Akio Suzuki

For this final stop of their six-city North American tour, Suzuki and Onda will debut a collaboration with New Zealand-born American composer and sound artist Annea Lockwood. T
Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017

Mariza: Raizes

“Mariza brings a modern sensibility to the form” — The New York Times This concert will be a rare Mariza performance of stripped-down traditional Fado as ...
Friday, Nov 3, 2017

Rai Weiss in Conversation

Our Director of Sciences, Janna Levin hosts Professor Emeritus at MIT and astrophysicist Rai Weiss in conversation about his life’s ambition, the precarious years of obscurity, the exultation of discovery, and the soundtrack to the universe.
Saturday, Nov 4, 2017

A Reading: Emily Skillings in Conversation with Lucy Ives

Pioneer Works and The Song Cave is happy to celebrate the publication of Emily Skillings's debut poetry collection, Fort Not. Emily will be accompanied by poet and novelist Lucy Ives, the author of Impossible Views of the World (Penguin, 2017) and The Hermit (The Song Cave, 2016).
Friday, Nov 10, 2017

Opening Reception:
White Man on a Pedestal

Join us as we celebrate the opening of the White Man On a Pedestal (WMOAP), a two-person exhibition by Doreen Garner and Kenya (Robinson), from November 10 – ...

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