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Steve Roden Performing At Cafe Oto, Exhibiting In LA

LA based artist Steve Roden is performing at London’s Cafe Oto on Wednesday, and at Cork's Strange Attractor event on 2 April. An exhibition of Roden’s work is also on at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects in California until 23 April, titled Stone’s Throw.

The Cafe Oto performance will focus on Roden’s sound experiments - improvisatory performances using objects, field recordings and guitar pedals. The LA exhibition centres around a series of paintings and sculptures which started life as a collection of stones found in the studio of his grandmother after she died.

Roden says: “I’ve titled the show Stone’s Throw not only because of its reference to stones, but also because I like how the phrase is used to describe a short, yet inconsistent, distance from a source. The works in the exhibition exist in their finished forms a ‘stone’s throw’ away from the stones that fuelled their making... obviously, some remain a lot closer to their sources than others”