Matana Roberts
Exhibition & Residency:
December 1, 2011 – February 28, 2012


Matana Roberts; internationally recognized, Chicago born saxophonist/multidisciplinary sound conceptualist; working in various mediums of   performance inquiry; has created alongside visionary experimentalists of this time period in various areas of improvisation, dance, poetry, visual art, theater; as a saxophonist, documented on various sound recordings as collaborator, side woman and leader. Some recent work focused on the place/problem of memory/tradition as recognized, deciphered, deconstructed, interrogated through radical modes of sound communication, alternative styles of musical notation, and multi genres of improvisation; based in New York City.

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