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Raven Chacon on his Capp Street Residency
Artist Raven Chacon reflects on his Capp Street Residency and speaks about Radio Coyote, a 24/7 online and FM radio station commissioned by the Wattis Institute.



Tune into Radio Coyote, from April 1 - June 30, 2021, at 88.1 FM in San Francisco's Potrero Hill neighborhood and online at radiocoyote.org

Raven Chacon (b. 1977, Fort Defiance, Navajo Nation, Arizona) is a composer, performer, and installation artist from Fort Defiance, Navajo Nation. As a solo artist, collaborator, or with the Postcommodity interdisciplinary arts collective, Chacon has exhibited or performed at the Whitney Biennial, Documenta 14, REDCAT, Musée d’art Contemporain de Montréal, San Francisco Electronic Music Festival, Chaco Canyon, Ende Tymes Festival, 18th Biennale of Sydney, and The Kennedy Center. Every year, he teaches 20 students to write string quartets for the Native American Composer Apprenticeship Project (NACAP). He is the recipient of the United States Artists Fellowship in Music, the Creative Capital award in Visual Arts, the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation artist fellowship, and the American Academy’s Berlin Prize for Music Composition.