October 16, 2022
Matt Saunders


Complete playlist below; tracks in yellow were cut for time.

  1. Baltimore Fire; Charlie Poole, The North Carolina Ramblers
  2. Princess Ida or Castle Adamant / Act 2: 12. The World is But a Broken Toy; Arthur Sullivan, Thomas Round, Leonard Osborn, Jeffrey Skitch, New Sympony Orchestra, Isidore Godfrey
  3. I Never Wanted to Love You;William Finn, March of the Falsettos Original Broadway Cast
  4. Hole, Smoke
  5. Awake, Smoke
  6. Berlin, Lou Reed
  7. Schöner fremder Mann, Connie Francis
  8. Each Man Kills the Things He Loves, Ingrid Caven
  9. Java Jive, The Ink Spots
  10. Coffee Cigarettes and Tears, The Larks
  11. I Drink, Charles Aznavour
  12. Whiskey, You’re the Devil, The Clancy Brothers
  13. Bloodshot Eyes, Wynonie Harris
  14. Einstein on the Beach: Knee Play 2; Philip Glass, Michael Riesman, Philip Glass Ensemble
  15. Style It Takes; Lou Reed, John Cale
  16. Opera magnifica, Goblin
  17. She’s Your Lover Now, Bob Dylan
  18. Baltimore, Nina Simone
  19. Rückert-Lieder: Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen; Gustav Mahler, Jessye Norman, Irwin Gage
  20. Memories are Made of This, Peer Raben
  21. Dracula’s Theme (End Titles), Caludio Gizzi

Matt Saunders is an artist whose work moves between painting, photography, and short animated films. He has exhibited widely, including solo exhibitions at Tate Liverpool, St. Louis Art Museum, and the Renaissance Society (Chicago), along with solo gallery exhibitions with Marian Goodman and Blum&Poe, and group exhibitions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, MassMOCA, Whitney Museum, Sharjah Biennial, Deutsche Guggenheim, and SF MoMA, among others. He lives between Berlin, New York, and Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he is Professor of Art, Film and Visual Studies at Harvard University.

Installation image:
Matt Saunders, Raft, 2022
2 channel video installation on custom screens; 16 min. 25 sec., looped
(photo:Charles White / JW Pictures)