The Wire


Matana Roberts awarded Herb Alpert Awards In The Arts

Matana Roberts has been awarded a Herb Alpert Award in the Arts. The award is in its 20th year, and is aimed at risk-taking mid career musicians. It grants five chosen artists – in the categories of music film, dance, theatre and visual arts – a prize of $75,000 to spend as they see fit.

Matana Roberts appeared on the cover on The Wire 356.