For many years, Henry Rollins has used his camera to document his travels around the world. Join Henry for an intimate evening as he tells the fascinating stories behind the photos he has taken, from Baghdad to Timbuktu.
Rollins will present a special performance drawing on experiences and his vast archive of photographs. “For many years, I have documented my travels all over the world with a camera. Not always easy but always worth it. Many of the photos have a stories behind them. Now and then, I gather several images, show them to an audience and tell those stories.”
In describing Henry Rollins, the tendency is to try to squeeze as many labels as possible into a single sentence. “Rollins is many things,” says the Washington Post, “diatribist, confessor, provocateur, humourist, even motivational speaker…his is an enthusiastic and engaging chatter.” Entertainment Weekly’s list includes “Punk Rock icon. Spoken word poet. Actor. Author. DJ. Is there anything this guy can’t do?” TV Guide has more concisely called him a “Renaissance Man” but if Henry Rollins could be reduced to a single word, that word would undoubtedly be “workaholic”. When he’s not traveling, Rollins prefers a to keep a relentless schedule full of work, with gigs as an actor, author, DJ, voice-over artist and TV show host to name a few of the roles that keep his schedule full.
Rollins has toured the world as a spoken word artist, as frontman for both Rollins Band and Black Flag and as a solitary traveler with insatiable curiosity, favouring road-less-traveled locales in places such as Nepal, Sri Lanka, Siberia, North Korea, South Sudan and Iran.
Henry currently hosts a weekly radio show on L.A.’s renowned NPR affiliate KCRW, in addition to writing weekly columns for the LA Weekly and Rolling Stone Australia.
Sun 04 Feb 2018 in Germany, Berlin at RBB Sendesaal
Tue 06 Feb 2018 in Belgium, Gent at Vooruit Theaterzaal
Thu 08 Feb 2018 in United Kingdom, Norwich at University of East Anglia
Fri 09 Feb 2018 in United Kingdom, London at Ondaatje Theatre, Royal Geographic Society - SOLD OUT
Sat 10 Feb 2018 in United Kingdom, Glasgow at Mitchell Library Theatre
Sun 11 Feb 2018 in United Kingdom, Manchester at Academy 2 at University of Manchester Students’ Union
Mon 12 Feb 2018 in United Kingdom, Sheffield at Foundry at Sheffield University
Tickets on sale this Friday 28 July 2017.