“Eli Keszler’s work presents several paradoxes. A percussionist with roots in punk rock and free improvisation, he fuses chaos and order in his drumming...”
—— The New York Times
Eli Keszler is a New York-based artist, composer, and percussionist. His installations, music, and visual work have appeared at Lincoln Center, MIT List Center, 67 Ludlow, Victoria & Albert Museum, South London Gallery, Hessel Museum, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Luma-Foundation, Centraal Museum in Utrecht, Walker Art Museum, LAX Art, and Greater New York at MoMA PS1.
Eli Keszler has released solo records for Shelter Press, Empty Editions, ESP-DISK’, PAN and REL Records, his latest solo record on Shelter Press, entitled Stadium, was released on October 12, 2018. As a composer, Keszler’s commissions include: the Icelandic Symphony Orchestra, ICE Ensemble, Brooklyn String Orchestra and So Percussion. Keszler has collaborated with Oneohtrix Point Never, Laurel Halo, Kevin Beasley, Rashad Becker, Laure Prouvost, and David Grubbs among others.