Witold Gombrowitz:

"After so many things I could no longer enumerate, the nails, the frog, the sparrow, the bit of wood, the pole, the nib, the lemon peel, the cardboard box, the chimney, the cork, the arrow on the ceiling, the gutter, the hand, the lumps of earth, the bed springs, the ashtray, bits of wire, toothpicks, pebbles, the chicken, warts, gulfs, islands, needles, I had been ready for anything, but not for a teapot. There is sort of an excess about reality, and after a while it can become intolerable."


news & opinion
Starting Memorial Day weekend, my installation for robotic dial phones will be on display as part of the New York Electronic Arts Festival on Governor's Island, in building 7A. It will be open Fridays,weekends, and holiday Mondays through July 23, along with many other works. Performances and so on will also be happening -- check out the NYEAF web page: http://www.harvestworks.org/may-26-july-23-2017-new-york-electronic-art-festival/
On May 25, I'll be premiering 'Shiver and Cleave', a new 8-channel tape piece, as part of the CT::SWaM 5th anniversary event at the Knockdown Center in Maspeth. Some new explorations with some spatial ideas I've been playing with, and I believe my first piece ever to use FM synthesis, now that it is safely outdated....
just the facts

A New York City native, Matthew Ostrowski has been creating art with electronic and digital media for over twenty years, having worked as a composer, performer and installation artist, exploring work with music, multimedia, video and theater. Using digital tools and formalist techniques to engage with quotidian materials -- sonic, physical, and cultural – Ostrowski's work explores the liminal space between the virtual and phenomenological worlds.