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Carpas Magica/Magic Tent Presents

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Carpas Magica/Magic Tent Presents

Carpas Magica, a collaborative project of Nick Tobier, Charlie Michaels and Mick Kennedy, will host an event July 12 from noon - 3 pm at 412 W. Grand Boulevard in Detroit, featuring music, food and papel picado workshops led by Flor Walker.

Matt Kenyon Shows Two Pieces at FILE 2014

Matt Kenyon will be showing "Notepad" and "Supermajor" at FILE, the Electronic Language International Festival, in August.

Heidi Kumao Exhibits in Santa Fe

Heidi Kumao is exhibiting 2 recent media works as part of "Currents 2014: SANTA FE INTERNATIONAL NEW MEDIA FESTIVAL" at the Museo Cultural de Santa Fe, June 13-29, 2014.

Matt Kenyon Presents at the American Sociological Association

Matt Kenyon will present a paper titled "the aesthetics of accumulation and waste" at the American Sociological Association conference in San Francisco this August.

Shiva Ahmadi Featured in Modern Painter Magazine

Shiva Ahmadi is featured in "Shiva Ahmadi Animates Tales of Violence and Beauty", an article about Ahmadi's latest paintings and new animated work in the June 2014 issue of Modern Painters Magazine

2014 Alumni Exhibition: Unintended Consequences


2014 Alumni Exhibition: Unintended Consequences

Unintended Consequences, the 2014 Stamps Alumni Juried Exhibition, is on display from July 14 — August 2, 2014 at Slusser and Work: Ann Arbor.

Bottom Feeders and The Distant Self

Delving beyond the limited thresholds of representation and likeness, this exhibition questions the definitions and confines of the “self-portrait.” Sept. 15 - Oct. 8, 2014

The Daily Feed



Love the new work by MFA graduate, Siyang Ziui Chen, who studied industrial design here at Stamps but has recently turned to painting as a means of expression.

She explains:

"I had a feeling after returning from China at the end of...



RT @grahamtfisher: "Don’t be led astray by aesthetics. Be led by relevance." Great piece by @AIGAdesign on portfolios



Stamps student @horowitzx94 is up to some awesome photo collaborations in NYC this summer! #umsummer #photography #artstudents #WORKit!!



Phil Gilbert, IBM At the Crossroads of Chaos and Calamity OCTOBER 9, 2014 Phil Gilbert is an entrepreneur and self-proclaimed "startup guy"....