May 21st 2022

AfriClassical Futures Series is honored to welcome the great Elizabeth A. Baker!

Eschewing the collection of traditional titles that describe single elements of her body of work, Elizabeth refers to herself as a “New Renaissance Artist” that embraces a constant stream of change and rebirth in practice, which expands into a variety of media, chiefly an exploration of how sonic and spatial worlds can be manipulated to personify a variety of philosophies and principles both tangible as well as intangible. Elizabeth has received international recognition from press, scholars, and the public for her conceptual compositions and commitment to inclusive programming. Fanfare Magazine proclaimed in Fall 2019 “Perhaps Baker will be the Pauline Oliveros of her generation, and perhaps she will be more than that.” Elizabeth is the 2021-2022 Rieman and Baketel Fellow for Music at the Harvard Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. She will be performing a piece for our CLEAT 16-speaker system with her “double sided harmonics guitar,” created by experimental instrument builder John C. L. Jansen.

$15 – Tickets at the Door

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