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Galen Joseph-Hunter

Wave Farm
Executive Director
Acra, NY
Galen Joseph-Hunter has served as Executive Director of Wave Farm since 2002. Wave Farm is a non-profit arts organization that celebrates creative and community use of media and the airwaves. Wave Farm programs provide access to transmission technologies and support artists and organizations that engage with media as an art form. From 1996 to 2015 Joseph-Hunter worked closely with the venerable video art organization Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), serving as Assistant Director and then Executive Consultant. Over the past two decades, she has organized and curated numerous exhibitions and events internationally. Most recently she has served as the co-organizer of “Groundswell” an annual exhibition event featuring broadcast, performance, sound, and installation works by contemporary artists conceived within the 250 acres of the Olana State Historic Site. In 2015, she curated “Amplitude” at Pioneer Works in New York, an exhibition of recent works by artists in Columbia University’s Sound Arts MFA program. Joseph-Hunter is the author of the book “Transmission Arts: Artists and Airwaves” (PAJ Publications: 2011,) as well as "Transmission Arts: the air that surrounds us" (PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art, September 2009: MIT Press).

She is the administrator of a Regrant Partnership with the New York State Council on the Arts Electronic Media and Film, providing distribution and exhibition support to New York-based media artists and technical assistance to New York media arts organizations. Joseph-Hunter has served as a panelist/reviewer for the National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts, Pew Center for Arts and Heritage, Experimental Television Center, Meet The Composer, New Music USA, Harpo Foundation, and the Greene County Council for the Arts, among others.