David Grubbs (USA) performance at MUMA
Cross-disciplinary artist David Grubbs has left an indelible impact on innovative music and the arts for over twenty years. As a recording artist, Grubbs has released twelve solo albums and appeared on more than 150 commercially-released recordings. As well as being a member of the revered groups Gastr del Sol, Bastro, and Squirrel Bait, he has performed with the Red Krayola, Will Oldham, Tony Conrad, Pauline Oliveros, and Loren Connors, among many others.
David Grubbs is an associate professor in the Conservatory of Music at Brooklyn College, CUNY, where he teaches MFA programs in Performance and Interactive Media Arts (PIMA) and Creative Writing.
Grubbs’ solo and cross-disciplinary work as been presented at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, MoMA, the Tate Modern, and the Centre Pompidou. Grubbs is a contributing editor in music for BOMB Magazine, directs the Blue Chopsticks record label and is a member of ISSUE Project Room’s Board of Directors.
David Grubbs returns to Australia in August for the first time in over a decade for solo performances and lectures about his revelatory new book Records Ruin the Landscape: John Cage, The Sixties, and Sound Recording (Duke University Press).
Curated by Lawrence English
Date: 14 August 2014
Support: Joel Stern
David Grubbs' Australian tour is presented by Room40, Discipline, Liquid Architecture and Gertrude Contemporary-Fitzroy, IMA, MADA and MUMA.