'the world is changing fast, i am extremely adaptable'

Opening Aug 27th, the Sound Art Program presents the group exhibition the world is changing fast, i am extremely adaptable, curated by Lauren Rosati. Originally scheduled for March 2020 and then January 2021, this exhibition features work from the Sound Art MFA classes of 2020, 2021, and 2022.


Since 2015, the Sound Art Program has held a yearly exhibition at the Fridman Gallery in New York City coordinated by Program Director Miya Masaoka.



Participating Artists

Rosana CabánAvishag Cohen RodriguesJulian DayAnthony Sertel DeanJonathan HarrisTimothy KwasnyJohn Levee, and Yixuan Shao.


About the Fridman Gallery

Founded in 2013, Fridman Gallery represents a roster of artists working across disciplines, from painting and sculpture to performance, video and sound art. The gallery's 2021 program includes five solo and five group shows, a performance series, and the inaugural writer-curator residency. Of special note are first-ever solo gallery exhibitions by Milford Graves and Dindga McCannon, pioneers of mixed media art and mentors to several generations of creators.

Event Time & Date

Date: Past Event
Location: Fridman Gallery
169 Bowery
New York, NY 10002
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Avishag Cohen Rodrigues
H.A.B.H.B.E. (Hot Air Balloon Hard Boiled Eggs)
metal, latex, paper, thread, speaker, stop-motion animation (6min)
photo: Wallach Gallery
Julian Day
Please Scream Inside Your Heart
LED lightboxes, temporary fencing
photo: Charlie Hillhouse
Anthony Sertel Dean
15 hacked telephones
photo: Anthony Sertel Dean
Jonathan Harris
cartographies iii/b (placeling)
84” x 84” x 108”
mixed hardwoods, poplar, beeswax, gouache, stone, rubber, felt, silicone, wax paper, ink, acrylic, spackling compound, waxed cord, electronics
photo: Jonathan Harris
John Levee
single-channel video with color/sound on VHS videotape (4:3 aspect ratio)
photo: John Levee
Yixuan Shao
Process: performing with natural materials in the West to make field recordings. A crucial and generative process for my practice, I construct a simulation of the environment and activate the internal resonance of objects found within the site.
photo: Bicheng Liang