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Performance and Conversation with Maria Chavez


Modlin Center for the Arts, University of Richmond
50 Crenshaw Way, Richmond, VA 23173

Date & Time:

March 28, 2018
6:00 pm


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New York artist Maria Chavez will complete a ten-day artist residency at <em>University of Richmond</em> with this performance and Q&amp;A that will also feature current students engaged in working with sound as an art form. The university will present this performance and conversation as well as an exhibition of her work in the <a href=”http://museums.richmond.edu/”>Harnett Museum of Art</a>.

Born in Lima, Peru, Chavez is an an abstract turntablist, sound artist, and DJ. Accidents, coincidence, and failures are themes that unite her sound sculptures, installations, and other works with her solo turntable performance practice. She is a research fellow of the Sound Practice Research Department, Goldsmith’s University in London. Her work and performances have been presented internationally, including at the Donald Judd Foundation in Marfa, Texas; the Rhode Island School of Design; the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston; and Berklee College, Valencia, Spain.

Organized by <em>University Museums</em> and presented in partnership with <em>Modlin Center for the Arts</em>, <em>UR Department of Art &amp; Art History</em>, and <em>UR Department of Music</em>. Sponsored in part by the Cultural Affairs Committee.

<em>Modlin Center for the Arts, University of Richmond</em>
<h3><strong>Free and open to the public, tickets required</strong></h3>
Reserve tickets through the Modlin Box Office by phone at 804.289.8980, <a href=”http://tickets.modlin.richmond.edu/single/SelectSeating.aspx?p=2801″>online</a>, or in person.


Interview with Maria Chavez by Paige Goodpasture and LOOK SEE


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Maria Chavez

Abstract Turntablist

Born in Lima, Peru, Maria Chavez is an an abstract turntablist, sound artist, and DJ.

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