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Brian Eno speaks at the Vogue

A photo of Brian Eno licensed under Creative Commons

One of the most intelligent musical minds of the past (and current) century, Brian Eno, visits Vancouver on January 10th to share An Illustrated Talk with our foward-thinking population. International Arts Initiatives and the Vancouver Art Gallery present this unparalleled experience, challenging "art...haircuts, complexity theory, painting...cybernetics, screwdrivers...[and] music."

Eno's musical career currently spans five decades. His most recent full-length album, Small Craft on a Milk Sea was released via Warp Records, a pioneering record label sporting other trailblazers such as Aphex Twin, Battles, Autechre, Flying Lotus and Squarepusher.

His popular collaborations include, but are surely not limited to, U2, Coldplay, David Byrne, Laurie Anderson, David Bowie, Robert Fripp, Peter Gabriel and his former membership of Roxy Music with Bryan Ferry.

Brian Eno is also a highly-respected visual artist, writer and futurologist whose ideas and observations are in demand by institutions and think tanks around the world. This intellectually stimulating session at The Vogue Theatre is our first opportunity ever to see and hear the iconic Eno in Vancouver. Expect paradigm-expanding insights on subjects as diverse as concepts of time, urban futures and the function of art.

This presentation marks a renewed focus by the Vancouver Art Gallery in the area of critical thinking, presenting major figures and practitioners from around the world who are changing the way we think about art, creativity, culture and contemporary theory.

An Illustrated Talk takes place on Monday, January 10th, 8:00pm at the Vogue Theatre. A limited number of tickets remain and are available at www.voguetheatre.com or by calling 604-589-1144. Tickets are $55/$50 plus charges.

Brian Eno’s visit to Canada is made possible by the Glenbow Museum in association with One Yellow Rabbit’s High Performance Rodeo 2011 in Calgary.

 

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