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Camae Ayewa, a musician who records as Moor Mother, playing a four-hour set at Moogfest in Durham, N.C.
Camae Ayewa, a musician who records as Moor Mother, playing a four-hour set at Moogfest in Durham, N.C. Credit George Etheredge for The New York Times

Camae Ayewa’s Performance at Moogfest Featured in NY Times

DURHAM, N.C. — On Thursday afternoon at Moogfest, electronic sounds whooshed and crashed and videos of waveforms flickered and rippled behind Camae Ayewa, a musician, producer, poet, rapper and community organizer based in Philadelphia who records as Moor Mother. From her nest of equipment, she layered tumultuous beats and brittle electronic loops, and she declaimed ideas about history, racism, memory, technology and transformation. “Everyone is at home deleting the human parts of themselves/Control-Alt-Delete,” she intoned.

Moor Mother was playing a “durational performance,” one of the marathon four-hour sets that are a highlight of Moogfest, which took place Thursday through Sunday across downtown Durham, N.C. 

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