“Savvy stagecraft and intertextual play, however, only begin to describe the corporeal impact of her performance, which variously elicited laughter, tears, hoots of joy, and the occasional “Amen,” reactions infrequently encountered together within the provinces of “high” culture, regardless of hue.” – Art Forum Magazine, May 2011, Huey Copeland
Alicia Hall Moran is a New York-based vocalist, composer, and collaborative artist known for her integrative work across genres. Her collaborations include BLEED, Whitney Biennial (2012); and Work Songs, 56th Venice Biennial (2015). Her performance credits include lead vocalist in Chapel/Chapter, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company; “Bess” in Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess; and several other commissions by The Kitchen, Miami Art Basel Art Public, Museum of Modern Art, and National Sawdust. Her residencies include National Sawdust (2015-2016); and the Gardner Museum (2013). Moran has a B.A in Music and Anthropology from Barnard College and a B.M in Vocal Music Performance from Manhattan School of Music.
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