River To River: “Tidal” by Andrew Schneider

Sat, Jun 22, 2013, 9:00 pm

Andrew Schneider
Andrew Schneider

Curated by Laurie Anderson.

A palindromic live multimedia performance on the East River Esplanade at Pier 15. After the sun sets to the west, the East River becomes the backdrop and the stage for this highly physical and technological live-art experiment in time travel. Cameras, projectors, microphones and underwater camera housings turn the viewer’s perception of time backwards in a city that is uncompromisingly charging forward. May not be suitable for audiences under 18.

Andrew Schneider is a multimedia designer and performer living in New York City. He is the co-founder of the Chicago-based theatre company, bigpicturegroup. His solo performance work has been seen at P.S. 122, The Prelude Festival, and The Tank. His multimedia devices have been featured in Wired, TimeOut NY, Make, SIGGRAPH, DorkbotNYC, Sony Tech Wonder Labs and at the Center Pompidou in Paris.

The event is part of the 2013 edition of the annual River To River Festival, downtown’s completely free summer arts festival, taking place in more than 25 indoor and outdoor locations from the Hudson River to the East River, from Governors Island to Chambers Street. WNET/Thirteen is a festival media sponsor.

South Street Seaport Pier 15

Pier 15, South Street Seaport

(between South and Fletcher Streets)

New York, NY


Subway: 2, 3, 4, 5, J to Fulton Street, A or C to Fulton Street

About this organization

Rooftop Films

Rooftop Films is a nonprofit organization that shows movies in outdoor locations, produces new films, teaches filmmaking to young people and rents low-cost equipment to artists and nonprofits. It is a collective collaboration between filmmakers and festivals, between audience members and artists, between venues and neighborhoods.