A CONVERSATION: PAOLA PRESTINI, COMPOSER, CO-FOUNDER AND ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL SAWDUST, WITH KAREN WONG, DEPUTY DIRECTOR, NEW MUSEUM
Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 4-5PM
PARK AVENUE ARMORY
Park Avenue at 67th Street
Two of New York’s most prominent arts movers and shakers come together for an illuminating conversation. Paola Prestini, composer, is co-founder and artistic director of National Sawdust (NS), an artist-led space for arts incubation and performance in Brooklyn. She is joined by Karen Wong, Deputy Director, New Museum, to talk about Prestini's music from Mozart in the Jungle to collaborations with Robert Wilson. Prestini is included in the “Top 100 Composers in the World” list by NPR. Prestini and Wong discuss the relationship between music and the visual in her upcoming works with Robert Wilson, the Minnesota Opera and the Atlanta Opera.
Paola Prestini, Composer, Co-Founder and Artistic Director, National Sawdust
Karen Wong, Deputy Director, New Museum
Featured Image: Brooch (detail), Courtesy of Hemmerle, Stand 13.