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  • 55:47 Zbigniew Libera - How Artists are Tamed! Zbigniew Libera and the Polish Press 1980-2005

    Zbigniew Libera - How Artists are Tamed! Zbigniew Libera and the Polish Press 1980-2005

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    Brought to you by U-M School of Art&Design.Thursday, January 19, 2006A Penny Stamps Distinguished Visitor and Annual Copernicus Lecturer, Zbigniew Libera (b. 1959) is one of Poland's most recognized contemporary visual artists. He will be speaking on "How

  • 1:13:37 Ted Rall - Political Cartoonist

    Ted Rall - Political Cartoonist

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    Brought to you by U-M School of Art&Design.Thursday, January 26, 2006A cutting-edge political cartoonist for Universal Press Syndicate, Ted Rall is also a graphic novelist, an award-winning journalist, illustrator, columnist, and radio commentator.In part

  • 1:22:16 Split Britches

    Split Britches

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    Brought to you by U-M School of Art&Design.Thursday, February 02, 2006Peggy Shaw and Lois Weaver, with Deb Margolin, are the co-founders of Split Britches, a Lesbian Feminist Theatre Company that since 1981 has offered vaudevillian satirical gender-bendin

  • 1:07:47 Tyree Guyton

    Tyree Guyton

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    Brought to you by U-M School of Art&Design.Thursday, February 09, 2006Through the Heidelberg Project and his other work, Guyton draws attention to the plight of Detroit's forgotten neighborhoods and spurs discussion and action.Co-sponsored by the Taubman

  • 1:01:29 Holly Hughes

    Holly Hughes

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    Brought to you by U-M School of Art&Design.Wednesday, February 15, 2006Holly Hughes is a performance artist and writer whose books, plays and performance pieces address questions of sexuality and identity with a trademark blend of humor, provocation and l

  • 1:09:18 Anna Schuleit

    Anna Schuleit

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    Brought to you by U-M School of Art&Design.Thursday, February 16, 2006Anna Schuleit is a visual artist based in NYC, whose installations revolve around sites of trauma and isolation, particularly the ruins of institutional architecture, examining the site

  • 1:17:25 Jay Allison

    Jay Allison

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    Brought to you by U-M School of Art&Design.Thursday, March 09, 2006Jay Allison is an independent broadcast journalist whose work airs on NPR's All Things Considered and Morning Edition, PRI's This American Life, ABC News' Nightline, and other national pro

  • 1:18:42 Matthew Coolidge

    Matthew Coolidge

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    Brought to you by U-M School of Art&Design.Thursday, March 16, 2006Matthew Coolidge is the Founder and Director of the Center for Land Use Interpretation (CLUI) in Los Angeles, a non-profit art/research organization that employs a multimedia and multidisc

  • 1:54:55 Orlan

    Orlan

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    Brought to you by U-M School of Art&Design.Thursday, March 30, 2006French artist Orlan uses plastic surgery as her medium. Since 1990, she has undergone a series of choreographed surgical "performances". Her intention is not to become "beautiful" but rath

  • 1:22:26 Andy Bichlbaum - Yes Men

    Andy Bichlbaum - Yes Men

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    Brought to you by U-M School of Art&Design.Thursday, April 06, 2006Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno "dress up in suits and impersonate some of the biggest corporate criminals around."Co-sponsored by the Department of Theater and Drama.http://art-design.umi

  • 53:57 Franz John - Kunstkompatible Projekte

    Franz John - Kunstkompatible Projekte

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    Brought to you by U-M School of Art&Design.Thursday, March 29, 2007Franz John works with human and mechanical interfaces, using both new and old media to identify the barely noticeable and visualize it, making the unobservable visible through large scale

  • 1:04:15 Ken Jacobs - Space/Time and Worries

    Ken Jacobs - Space/Time and Worries

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    Brought to you by U-M School of Art&Design.Thursday, March 22, 2007For more than forty years, director, cinematographer, actor and master of the avante garde Ken Jacobs, has engaged in an aesthetic, social, and physiological critique of projected images.

  • 56:41 David Small - Big Thinking at the Small Design Firm

    David Small - Big Thinking at the Small Design Firm

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    Brought to you by U-M School of Art&Design.Thursday, March 15, 2007By taking advantage of the computer's ability to display dynamic, flexible, and adaptive typography and imagery, the Small Design Firm, headed by David Small, invents new ways for people t

  • 1:04:15 Peter Richards - Place: engaging the senses

    Peter Richards - Place: engaging the senses

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    Brought to you by U-M School of Art&Design.Thursday, February 15, 2007Peter Richards believes that the concept of place — where we are from, where we live and where we have been — defines us as human beings. Richards, Senior Artist at the Exploratorium in

  • 1:06:26 2X4 Design - People and Pixels

    2X4 Design - People and Pixels

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    Brought to you by U-M School of Art&Design.Thursday, February 8, 20072x4 is a multidisciplinary design firm founded in 1995 by Michael Rock, Susan Sellers, and Georgianna Stout. The studio's focus is on the dynamic visual display of unexpected content for

  • 1:06:01 Shrinking Cities - Making Art Public

    Shrinking Cities - Making Art Public

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    Brought to you by U-M School of Art&Design.Thursday, February 1, 2007On the day before the international exhibition Shrinking Cities opens at both MOCAD and Cranbrook, a panel of creative practitioners discuss art in Detroit and the Shrinking Cities proje

  • 57:07 Janie Paul - Creating Place, Creating Resistance

    Janie Paul - Creating Place, Creating Resistance

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    Brought to you by U-M School of Art&Design.Thursday, January 25, 2007Janie Paul is a painter who maintains a relationship between her studio practice and her work with inner city school children and incarcerated men, women and teenagers. In these difficul

  • 1:02:36 Anne Wilson - Liminal Networks

    Anne Wilson - Liminal Networks

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    Brought to you by U-M School of Art&Design.Thursday, January 18, 2007Anne Wilson's sculpture, drawings, videos, and installations evolve in that conceptual space where social and political ideas encounter the processes of handwork and industry. Her work h

  • 1:03:32 Chris Impey - The Art of Science

    Chris Impey - The Art of Science

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    Brought to you by U-M School of Art&Design.Thursday, November 30, 2006What are the limits of knowledge when it comes to something as grand as the universe? Chris Impey will explore the way we learn about the universe we live in, make parallels to art and

  • 49:38 Susie Brandt - Watertowers, Erratics&Stump rugs

    Susie Brandt - Watertowers, Erratics&Stump rugs

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    Brought to you by U-M School of Art&Design.Thursday, November 16, 2006Susie Brandt discusses textiles and the wonder of cloth through her ongoing investigations into the relationship between textiles and the landscape - including material gathering, the c

  • 1:14:55 Father Boyle - Tattoos on the Heart: Lessons From the Barrio

    Father Boyle - Tattoos on the Heart: Lessons From the Barrio

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    Brought to you by U-M School of Art&Design.Thursday, November 9, 2006Father Boyle, Jesuit priest and founder of Jobs for a Future/Homeboy Industries, will share some of the strategies utilized to develop his employment referral center for at-risk youth an

  • 1:07:02 Ellen Harvey - Context is Everything

    Ellen Harvey - Context is Everything

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    Brought to you by U-M School of Art&Design.Thursday, October 26, 2006Born in the United Kingdom, Ellen Harvey now lives and works in New York. Utilizing video, installation and painting, she examines the theoretical and social implications of art. Solo ex

  • 1:12:14 Alicyn Warren - Sights Sounds and Secrets

    Alicyn Warren - Sights Sounds and Secrets

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    Brought to you by U-M School of Art&Design.Thursday, October 19, 2006Alicyn Warren is a composer of electronic music whose pieces often include video images and text to focus on topics such as blindness, betrayal, and aging. Her works are performed and br

  • 1:12:17 Nikki S. Lee - Parts and Projects

    Nikki S. Lee - Parts and Projects

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    Brought to you by U-M School of Art&Design.Thursday, September 28, 2006Korean artist Nikki S. Lee is internationally known for photographic self-portraits investigating personal and social identity. She has posed among various subcultures, assuming the ap

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