An Evening With: Matana Roberts

LOCATION
Alumni Reading Room, Pratt Library, 3rd Floor, Brooklyn Campus
DATE(s)
March 21, 2018 at 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
DETAILS

An Evening With: Matana Roberts
Solo performance and artist’s talk

Matana Roberts is an internationally renowned composer, band leader, saxophonist, sound experimentalist and mixed-media practitioner. Roberts works in many contexts and mediums, including improvisation, dance, poetry, and theater. She made two records as a core member of the Sticks And Stones quartet and has gone on to release a diverse body of solo and ensemble work under her own name over the past decade.

She is perhaps best known for her acclaimed Coin Coin project, a multi-chapter work of “panoramic sound quilting” that aims to expose the mystical roots and channel the intuitive spirit-raising traditions of American creative expression while maintaining a deep and substantive engagement with narrativity, history, community and political expression within improvisatory musical structures.

Reception to follow.

Sponsored by the Graduate Program in Media Studies and the Department of Humanities and Media Studies

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