Max Petersen is a German-Australian composer-pianist based in Switzerland. His works, rooted in modern jazz and black music, form a confluence with contemporary western arts music. This is highlighted on his most recent album release LiberA (2021), in which a rhythm section, chamber music, electronics and voice set a post-genre tone. Max engages with artists from multiple disciplines including dance, animation and multimedia. He studied music at conservatories in Zurich, Basel, Lugano and New York, and is currently active as a performer, composer, educator and researcher.