Bassist, composer, and visual artist Robert Lundberg presents Water%Holding: an iterative performance project involving musicians, movement artists, imagemakers, and other performers. The piece focuses on curb stops and sewer covers to investigate underground water pipes and how such hidden systems manifest private property relations and clean (or not) drinking water.
The Water%Holding project is led by Alexandra Lakind, Robert Lundberg, Nina Vroemen, and Aaron Walker. Alongside Lundberg; this musical performance at Pilot Light will include four members of the Atlanta Improvisers Orchestra, who’ve also performed with the likes of Lonnie Hollie, Anthony Braxton, and Faun and a Pan Flute.
Ro(b)//ert Lundberg makes music and image, thinks about and drinks water. They have composed and performed a wide range of music throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe both solo and with outfits such as JOBS, Skeletons, Nestle, In One Wind, and Leverage Models at venues and festival such as Carnegie Hall, JVC Jazz Festival, Newport Folk Festival, and Big Ears Festival. Their photography, video, and installation work focuses on often-overlooked infrastructure. They earned a BFA in Jazz Performance from The New School (New York) and a graduate degree in science studies and environmental art from University of Wisconsin-Madison