356 Mission Projects
Sat, 03/19/2016 - 5:30pm - Sun, 03/20/2016 - 5:30pm

The Trial of Anne Opie Wehrer and Unknown Accomplices For Crimes Against Humanity

An opera by Robert Ashley
with Mary Farley, Wayne Koestenbaum, Jibz Cameron, Sean Daly, Kendra Sullivan, and Alex Waterman

Directed by Alex Waterman

two seatings:

Saturday March 19, 5:30 PM

Sunday March 20, 5:30 PM

Tickets are free but seating is limited
email to reserve

UPDATE: Both seatings for this event are at capacity.

at 356 S. Mission Road / Los Angeles

E.S.P. TV Presents: You Don't Say Much, Do You?

Swiss Institute NYC
Fri, 02/26/2016 - 7:00pm

With Douglas Davis, Nick Hallett, Lary 7, Sara Ludy, Leyna Marika Papach, "Clouds and Crowds" directed by Alexander Waterman, Damon Zucconi

Friday, February 26
12-7PM: Video Installation and Live Studio Set
7-9PM: Live Taping Event


Canticum Interr_ptus? New breeds in music and media performance

Firehouse Space 246 Frost Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211
Thu, 02/25/2016 - 8:00pm

Roshni Samlal!

Kurt Hoffman!

Sam Kulik!

Terry (Kid Lucky) Lewis!

Matthew Ostrowski!

David Linton

Alex Waterman!

Daisy Press & Nick Hallett

Curated by David Linton

Soldier-Kane and Alex Waterman

Peppers Locarno
Tue, 02/16/2016 - 9:00pm

Sharing the evening with two giants: Jonathan Kane and Dave Soldier. I'll be playing a solo set (ca. 30 mins.) before their set. There's a good chance of a trio happening later in the evening.

poppers locarno
1563 Decatur St, New York, New York 11385


Performance of CLOUDS & CLOUDS and a screening of A PUBLIC CHARACTER

EFA Project Space
Sat, 11/07/2015 - 6:00pm

Saturday, Nov 7, 6 - 9 pm: Performances continue with an opera, a film, and a radio play by: Alex Waterman, Shannon Ebner, and David Morris and Pedro Cid Proença.

CLOUDS & CROWDS was originally performed on the High Line as part of Shannon Ebner and David Reinfurt's project. Here we do again to accompany the exhibition organized by Kendra and Kari. Shannon will be screening her video that I scored the soundtrack for, A Public Character, as well. There are also performances by David Morris and Pedro Cid Proenca. A grand night out.


EFA Project Space
Fri, 11/06/2015 - 6:00pm - Sat, 11/07/2015 - 9:00pm

November 6 - December 19, 2015

Opening reception Friday, Nov 6, 6 - 8 pm: Performances by Tanya Lukin Linklater and Laura Ortman, and Rebecca Wilcox.

Gallery Hours: Wed - Sat, 12pm-6pm

Artists: Shannon Ebner, Dylan Gauthier, Kara Hamilton and Angie Keefer, Will Holder, Dominika Ksel, Duane Linklater, Rudy Loewe and Rosalie Schweiker, Tanya Lukin Linklater with Laura Ortman, Babette Mangolte, David Morris and Pedro Cid Proença with Stefan and Franciszka Themerson, Rodrigo Ortiz Monasterio and Mario Garcia Torres on Conlon Nancarrow, David Reinfurt, Sarah Rose, Alex Waterman, and Rebecca Wilcox

Curated by: Kari Cwynar and Kendra Sullivan

In Emily Dickinson’s lexicon, A is: “a mere opening of the mouth without constraint.” A is also the first letter of most alphabets. The first sound most infants make. It marks our entry into the human chorus. A is an invitation.

Waterman and Holder performance and lecture in Aarhus, Denmark

Abne Scene
Fri, 12/04/2015 (All day)

Will Holder and I will be reading from YES, BUT IS IT EDIBLE and I will be giving a lecture on the music of Robert Ashley. More info on the festival here:


The festival takes place from the 2nd to the 6th of December 2015 at Åbne Scene, Godsbanen, Aarhus.

Waterman's new sound score for Shannon Ebner's solo show at the ICA Miami

Thu, 10/08/2015 - 12:00am - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 12:00am

On view October 8, 2015 – January 17, 2016

ICA Miami’s exhibition A Public Character marks the first major museum presentation of Shannon Ebner’s work comprising photography, sculpture, installation and video. The exhibition begins with a dramatic presentation of works from Ebner’s ongoing series “Black Box Collision A” which, since 2012, has seen the artist photograph the letter “A” mined from the vestiges of signs, advertisements, messages, and other modes of visual communication.

Recent publications and reviews

YES, BUT IS IT EDIBLE? received a favorable review in FLASH ART!


A new revised version of my essay, "Anna Magdalena Bach: True Author of the Suites for Unaccompanied Cello," was published in A CIRCULAR, issue 3. Many thanks to Pedro!

Spring 2015
Edited by Pedro Cid Proença with Fatima Hellberg
148×222mm, 124 pages
£10 + shipping

Another new and revised piece of mine: "Shoot the Player Piano!" appeared in SUR, Volume 1. A publication based in Mexico D.F. Many thanks to Ruby and Kristina!