Keith Rowe: Extended


Keith Rowe: Extended is organized on and around the work of renowned experimental guitarist Keith Rowe, and in celebration of the publication of Keith Rowe: The Room Extended [powerHouse Books], the first official biography of the guitarist by Brian Olewnick.

Curated by Jason Brogan and Ed Keller, the event will include commentary, discussion, and performances. In addition to Rowe himself, musicians Clara de Asís, Marcia Bassett, Maria Chavez, Sandy Ewen, Lucie Vítková, and Barry Weisblat will perform.

Keith Rowe: Extended is supported by the Center for Transformative Media at Parsons School of Design, the Innovations in Education Fund, and Mannes School of Music.


10am – 12:30pm: Morning Session



Introduction by organizers Jason Brogan and Ed Keller

Reading by Rowe biographer Brian Olewnick

Discussion and Q&A with Olewnick and Rowe, moderated by Steve Smith (Boston Globe, National Sawdust, New York Times)

Keith Rowe solo performance

[copies of the book will be available to purchase]

4pm – 6pm: Afternoon Concert

$10 suggested admission

Clara de Asís (guitar) and Lucie Vítková (accordion and varia)

Maria Chavez (turntable) and Sandy Ewen (guitar)

Marcia Bassett (guitar) and Barry Weisblat (electronics)

Organized by Jason Brogan (Fellow) and Ed Keller (Director) Center for Transformative Media at Parsons School of Design on Saturday, October 13, 2018