Alex Waterman Music/Sound
A Necessary Music, narrated by Robert Ashley and with original music by Waterman, premiered at the Whitney Museum ISP show and won the Tiger Prize for Best Short Film at the Rotterdam Film Festival in 2008. Alex lectured and performed as part of the exhibition The Possibility of Action at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona in 2008, and was in residence at the ICA in May 2009 with his ensemble, in addition to performing solo works. The collectively produced book and film based on Cornelius Cardew's verbal score, The Tiger's Mind was published by Sternberg Press and the film was awarded first prize for short film at the Rotterdam Film Festival 2012. Alex Waterman is currently producing and directing an all-new Spanish language version of Robert Ashley's television opera, Perfect Lives. His writings have been published by Dot Dot Dot, Paregon, FoArm, Bomb, and Artforum.