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Artists on Art: Nate Wooley

The World Is Sound

Friday, December 8, 2017
6:15 PM–7:00 PM
Free with Museum Admission


On select Friday nights at 6:15 p.m., contemporary artists will talk about their work and present sonic experiences in the intimate setting of The World Is Sound exhibition.

Tickets for the talk are free with admission but limited and given on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 5:45 p.m. Limit two tickets per person. Admission to the Museum’s galleries is free every Friday from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.

An ASL interpreter will be present at the event.

The World Is Sound exhibition is made possible through the generosity of HARMAN. Major support is provided by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and Rasika and Girish Reddy. The Rubin also thanks Preethi Krishna and Ram Sundaram and contributors to the 2017 Exhibitions Fund.


About the Artist

Jazz trumpeter and composer Nate Wooley was born in 1974 in Clatskanie, Oregon, a town of 2,000 people in the timber country of the Pacific Northwestern corner of the U.S. He has performed regularly with such icons as Anthony Braxton, Éliane Radigue, Christian Wolff, Ken Vandermark, Fred Frith, Evan Parker, and Yoshi Wada, as well as being a collaborator with some of the brightest lights of his generation. Nate is the curator of the Database of Recorded American Music and the editor-in-chief of its online quarterly journal Sound American, both dedicated to broadening the definition of American music online and through physical distribution.