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Peter Stuyvesant's Ghost
15 November 2006 – 15 January 2007
East Village, New York

Melissa Bliss presented two new soundworks in THE TELEPHONE TOUR, an event in Peter Stuyvesant's Ghost, a sound art and historical environment project in Manhattan curated by Lise Brenner.. It took place within the footprint of the 17th century farm of Peter Stuyvesant, the last Dutch Governor, in what is now the East Village.

THE TELPHONE TOUR was a self-guided walk through the area of Peter Stuyvesant's farm. The soundworks, from US and international artists, could be accessed from pay phones or mobile phones at locations indicated on a downloadable map.


Location of my soundworks

kerkorgaan / graven / klokken
micro-soundscapes of Friesland, Pieter Stuyvesant's birthplace

location: East 11th Street and Bowery (located inside the Post Office)
telephone number (00-1) 212-202-0637 then codes 1, 2, 3

I Grew the Tea....
useful phrases in local languages

location: East 9th Street and Avenue C
telephone number (00-1) 212-202-0637 then code 26

They were also heard on Michelle Nagai's Dutch Days Radio Hour on free103point9.

The Telephone Tour and Peter Stuyvesant's Ghost were part of 5 Dutch Days in Five Boroughs: Dutch Art & Culture Past and Present


The Telephone Tour
Peter Stuyvesant's Ghost
5 Dutch Days in 5 Boroughs