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Art: Design

Cyberpunk vs. Rock Critic: Bruce Sterling and Simon Reynolds

When

Thursday June 16, 2011 (7:30–9:30pm)

Where

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Art Center College of Design (Venue Partner)

1700 Lida St

(see event description for alternate locations)

626.396.2200

Directions: http://www.artcenter.edu/accd/visitingaccd.jsp

Price

Free

Art Center College of Design says…

Retromania. Atemporality. Anachronesis. Hyperstasis. Gothic High-Tech. Favela Chic. The Hipster International. The Rock Curator. Steampunk. Network Society. Collective Intelligence. Revival Cults. Techno Sampladelica. Time-Warp Tribes. Frankenstein Mash-Ups. Piracy. Dead Media. Hauntology. The Shock of the Old: Past, Present and Future in the First Decade of the Twenty-first Century.

Art Center's "Visionary in Residence" Bruce Sterling plays host to music critic and blogger Simon Reynolds, author of  Energy Flash and Bring the Noise. The evening's goal: to confront the implications of Simon's latest book, Retromania: Pop Culture's Addiction to Its Own Past.