611 Talk: Raven Chacon
Thursday, November 21, 2019 | 1:00pm | FREE
SCA 611 Studios | Suite #330 – 611 Alexander St., Vancouver
Raven Chacon is a composer, performer and installation artist from Fort Defiance, Navajo Nation. As a solo artist, collaborator, or with Postcommodity, Chacon has exhibited or performed at Whitney Biennial, documenta 14, REDCAT, Musée d’art Contemporain de Montréal, San Francisco Electronic Music Festival, Chaco Canyon, Ende Tymes Festival, 18th Biennale of Sydney, and The Kennedy Center. Every year, he teaches 20 students to write string quartets for the Native American Composer Apprenticeship Project (NACAP). He is the recipient of the United States Artists fellowship in Music, The Creative Capital award in Visual Arts, The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation artist fellowship, and the American Academy’s Berlin Prize for Music Composition. He lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Toronto, ON.
Presented by the SCA’s Audain Visual Artist in Residence Program.
Image: Raven Chacon, For Laura Ortman (from the For Zitkála-Šá series), 2019. Courtesy the artist.