Jace Clayton

They Are Part Past

February 23–July 30, 2023

Jace Clayton creates multisensory experiences that explore the unexpected and conversational nature of music from around the world. Interested in how sounds have and define social meaning, Clayton pens musical compositions, creates new audio instruments, and constructs participatory installations. They Are Part brings together three of Clayton’s works that interweave memories, sound, and public spaces, to create what he describes as “those waves of magic that happen when the human spirit joins with technology.”

Stephen D. Paine Gallery
Free and open to the public. Always.

Jace Clayton: They Are Part was curated by Artistic Director Lisa Tung with Curatorial Fellow Michaela Blanc, Exhibitions Manager Joy Feasley, and Associate Director Chloé Zaug. This exhibition was made possible by the MAAM Programs! Fund initiated by gifts from Elissa and Bill Warner, Valentine Talland and Nagesh Mahanthappa, and Anonymous.

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