MUSIC RESIDENCY PROGRAM
Thurston Moore moved to New York City at age eighteen to play punk. He started Sonic Youth in 1980.
Thurston's first Artist Residency took place at The Louvre in Paris in 2016. He is a Professor of Music at the Rhythmic Music Conservatory in Copenhagen. He has been on Faculty at the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa University in the Summer Writing Programme since 2011. He has worked collaboratively with Yoko Ono, Merce Cunningham, Patti Smith, Cecil Taylor, Rhys Chatham, Irmin Schmidt (CAN), John Zorn, Takehisa Kosugi and Glenn Branca. He has composed music for films by Olivier Assayas, Gus Van Sant, and Allison Anders. He presently records and tours both solo, with various ensembles and with his own band.
Radieux Radio is a London-based activist, poet and artist. Radieux recently exhibited artwork produced collaboratively with Thurston Moore in the show "Rebellion of Joy" at gallery 12mail in Paris. Radieux's poetry and lyrics have appeared in songs on albums by Thurston Moore on The Best Day (Matador) and the forthcoming record Rock n Roll Consciousness (Fiction/Universal).