Sunday, April 2, 2017; 2–3:30PM
Meeting Location: Waterfront Station Lobby (601 W. Cordova Street)
Privately-owned public spaces are widespread in our contemporary urban form, exemplified by squares, plazas, waterfronts, and enlarged sidewalks included in a building’s envelope. These spaces complicate the neat binary between public and private, combining elements of private ownership,
The Vancouver Soundwalk Collective is a community of listeners that explores acoustic locales in and around Vancouver. Through organized and improvised soundwalks, workshops, and other activities, the collective inquiries into what our ears tell us about place and what place tells us about ourselves.
ABOUT VANCOUVER NEW MUSIC
Vancouver New Music engages communities in the exploration, creation, and experience of progressive and outstanding new music. VNM regularly commissions and premieres new works by Canadian composers, presents leading and emerging electroacoustic and electronic music artists, international composers and performers, sound installations and music theatre. VNM presents an annual festival that focuses each year on a theme within the new music landscape, and explores the interaction of contemporary music with other disciplines such as theatre, installation and media arts. Other activities include lectures and workshops with visiting artists, ensemble workshops and presentations open to the community, and other sound art and new music related community events.
www.newmusic.orgVancouver New Music thanks our community partner for this presentation, Rebus Creative.
Vancouver New Music gratefully acknowledges the support of The Canada Council for the Arts, Canadian Heritage through Arts Presentation Canada, The Province of British Columbia through the British Columbia Arts Council and Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch, The City of Vancouver, Tom Lee Music, Holiday Inn Downtown and The Georgia Straight.