Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – sound art

Andrea Oliver Roberts

Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – sound art
Region: Winnipeg, Canada
MacDowell fellowships: 2022

Interdisciplinary artist and musician Andrea Oliver Roberts, based in Winnipeg, Canada, uses language, sound, and “systems of belief within capitalism” to complete sculptures and installations. They were a resident at Brooklyn’s Pioneerworks and Miami’s Oolite Arts and their large-scale site-specific performance work Crisis Canon premiered at Plug In ICA's STAGES biennial in 2019.

They worked on new compositions for VOR and their solo experimental sound project while at MacDowell. They also worked to develop sculptural installations that play with the “sonic architectures of leisure, illness, and healing.”

Studios

Alexander

Andrea Oliver Roberts worked in the Alexander studio.

Originally designed to be a visual art gallery, this facility was built in memory of the late John White Alexander and funded by Elizabeth Alexander and their son James. John White Alexander is highly regarded as a portrait painter and, in the early part of the 20th century, served on…

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