MFA VS Lecture: Guillermo Brown

Graduate Visiting Artist Lecture Series 2010

Guillermo E. Brown in conversation with Tim DuRoche. MFA in Visual Studies Lecture, Swigert Commons, October 14, 2010.

MFA in Visual Studies visiting artist Guillermo E. Brown performs a live improv set with Portland-based jazz musician-composer Tim DuRoche.

Visiting artist Guillermo E. Brown collaborates with local artist and jazz musician-composer Tim DuRoche for an evening of improvised jazz percussion at Design Within Reach Portland Studio.

Brown is a musician, multidisciplinary performer and producer/composer. He was awarded a 2001 Artist-in-Residence and 2003 Van Lier Fellowship from Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center. Featured on over 25 recordings, he has performed or recorded with David S. Ware, Anti-Pop Consortium, Anthony Braxton, DJ Spooky, El P, Carl Hancock Rux, Vernon Reid/DJ Logic’s Yohimbe Brothers, Mike Ladd, George Lewis, Vijay Iyer and Gordon Voidwell among others.

DuRoche is a jazz musician-composer and conceptual artist who thrives on the slim boundaries between art, utility, entertainment and civic engagement. He creates site-specific performances, sound installations, composition, intermedia collaboration and performs frequently at nightclubs and festivals.

Listen to a conversation with Guillermo E. Brown and Tim DuRoche, presented as part of the MFA Graduate Lecture Series.

Special thanks to Design Within Reach’s Portland Studio.
Supported by the PNCA Cyan/PDX Cultural Residency Program.

Photos: Chloe Dietz '13

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