In the face of division, hashtags, and soundbites, Forward Music Project 2.0: In This Skin commissions five new multimedia works for solo cello and provides space and time for audiences to listen deeply to, interact with, and contemplate the visceral joys and struggles of women.
Alex Temple: “Tactile” for cello and vocal effects
Paola Prestini: “To Tell A Story” for cello and electronics
Kamala Sankaram: “Belly” for cello and electronics
Niloufar Nourbakhsh: “Veiled” for cello and electronics
Shelley Washington: “SEETHING” for cello and kick drum