Eli Keszler (born 1983 in Brookline, Massachusetts, lives and works in New York) is an American artist, composer and percussionist. Keszler's music, installations, and visual work have appeared at Lincoln Center, MIT List Center, 67 Ludlow, Victoria & Albert Museum, Sculpture Center, The Kitchen, South London Gallery, Hessel Museum, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Luma-Foundation, Centraal Museum in Utrecht, Barbican-St. Lukes, Walker Art Museum, LAX Art, and Greater New York at MoMa PS1.
His work has been featured in Frieze
, Bomb Magazine
, The New York Times
, Wire Magazine
, The Washington Post
, Modern Drummer
and Modern Painters
among others. He has released solo records for Empty Editions, Esp-Disk', PAN and REL records.
As a composer Keszler has received commissions from the Icelandic Symphony Orchestra, ICE Ensemble, Brooklyn String Orchestra and So Percussion. Keszler works and collaborates with Oneohtrix Point Never, Laurel Halo, Rashad Becker and David Grubbs
amongst many others. he is a graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music and was a 2016 New York Foundations for the Arts fellow.