Theaster Gates’s New “Black Monastic” Project Aims to Explore Impact of Black Sound and Music

November 18th, 2019

The Chicago Tribune spotlights artist Theaster Gates‘s Black Monastic project, and the artist’s aims at exploring the history of black sound and how it is present in today’s contemporary music. “There’s been those types of songs you hold on to no matter what. And you’re like, this is so good, and I don’t know what to do with it,” says music director Peter CottonTale. “If you can relate in that aspect, I took all those songs … and I just finished all of those.”

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