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ALL borders are open TONIGHT | Guillermo Galindo

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm
Oshman Hall, McMurtry Building

Free and open to the public

Departing from the art of music composition in search for the crossroads of expression

gal*in_dog (aka Guillermo Galindo), post-Mexican composer, sees no borders. 

During this lecture, Guillermo Galindo will guide us through his journey from academic composition to becoming a visual artist, cyber-totemic medium, performer and professional trouble maker.  He will take us back through his endless pilgrimage as a sound assembler, psycho-healer, socio avant-garde advocate, reverse anthropologist and casual ritualistic practitioner. 

gal*in_dog  will do his best at explaining the process of purposely getting lost and of how being lost brought to collaborate with RIchard Misrach in Border Cantos, having his work at Document14, and being commissioned to compose an interactive string quartet for Kronos among many other things.

Guillermo Galindo is the 2017-18 Mohr Visiting Artist hosted by the Department of Art & Art History. The Mohr Visiting Artist Program is supported by Nancy and Larry Mohr and administered by Office of the Vice President for the Arts.

Image: Play Staircase. Photo courtesy of Richard Misrach

VISITOR INFORMATION: Oshman Hall is located in the McMurtry Building on Stanford’s campus, at 355 Roth Way. Visitor parking is free after 4pm on weekdays, except by the oval. Alternatively, take the Caltrain to Palo Alto Transit Center and hop on the free Stanford Marguerite Shuttle.

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Audience: 
General Public
Faculty/Staff
Students
Alumni/Friends
Members
Event Sponsor: 
Stanford Arts, Department of Art & Art History
Contact Email: 
cserruto@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650-725-3107