Wasserman Projects will host an intimate concert with performances by both Rebecca Foon and Jesse Paris Smith, Thursday March 2nd, 2017. This concert will take place in the gallery among the current exhibition “After Industry” which features work from Willy Verginer, Christer Karlstad, Jason DeMarte.
Cellist and composer Rebecca Foon has been a fixture of the Montréal music community for two decades, since moving to the city from her native Vancouver in the late 1990s. She co-founded the Juno Awardwinning contemporary chamber group Esmerine in 2002 and was a core member of the celebrated cult post-punk band Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra from 2001-2008 and the experimental instrumental collective Set Fire To Flames. Foon is a dedicated climate activist, and her passion for climate justice is a focal point of A Common Truth, the artist’s upcoming solo album (to be released March 31, 2017).
Jesse Paris Smith is a composer, instrumentalist, activist, producer, and co-founder of Pathway to Paris, a fundraising initiative and multi media event series focused on bringing awareness to climate change. She has performed globally in many configurations, collaborating with other musicians and artists, including Soundwalk Collective, Tenzin Choegyal, Tree Laboratory, Shyam Nepali, Raju Lamag, her brother Jackson Smith, and mother, Patti Smith.
Tickets available here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rebecca-foon-at-wasserman-projects-tickets-32127852271
Doors at 7PM
Performance by Jesse Paris Smith 7:45
Performance by Rebecca Foon 8:15