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Penny Stamps Speaker Series

Upcoming Lectures

jessica Care moore: We Want Our Bodies Back

September 14, 2017

Native Detroiter jessica Care moore is a playwright, author, activist, musician, performance artist, and institution-builder. A… Read More >

Congressman John Lewis with Nate Powell and Andrew Aydin: March

September 21, 2017

John Lewis is a civil rights leader and an American politician, serving Georgia’s 5th district since 1987. A member of the… Read More >

Keiji Ashizawa: Community Building and DIY Design

September 28, 2017

Keiji Ashizawa has been involved in designing architectural spaces, interiors, furniture, and lighting since the founding of his… Read More >

Christo: The Floating Piers and Work in Progress

October 5, 2017

Christo is a sculptor known for co-creating large scale ephemeral works worldwide with his longtime artistic partner and wife,… Read More >

Jennifer Daniel: Talk to Me

October 12, 2017

Jennifer Daniel is an illustrator, graphic designer, author, and regular contributor to the New York Times and the New Yorker. As a… Read More >

Mark Dion: Waiting for the Extraordinary

October 18, 2017

Special Event: Wednesday, October 18, 5:30 pm at UMMA (525 South State Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109) Mark Dion’s work examines the… Read More >

Kiki Smith: Copy Cat: Meandering Prints

October 19, 2017

Kiki Smith is known for her multidisciplinary practice relating to the human condition and the natural world. Smith uses a broad… Read More >

Penny Arcade: Longing Lasts Longer

October 21, 2017

Special Event: Saturday, October 21, 7 pm at Wasserman Projects (3434 Russell St #502, Detroit, MI 48207) Penny Arcade is an… Read More >

Jason Yates: Fast Friends Forever

October 24, 2017

Special Event: Tuesday, October 24, 5:30 pm at UMMA (525 South State Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109) Jason Yates, a Detroit native,… Read More >

Morehshin Allahyari: On Digital Colonialism, Re-figuring, and Monstrosity

November 2, 2017

Morehshin Allahyari is an Iranian media artist, activist, educator, and curator who uses computer modeling and digital fabrication… Read More >

Art Spiegelman: Comics is the Yiddish of Art

November 9, 2017

Artist and Illustrator Art Spiegelman is known widely for his Pulitzer Prize-winning literary graphic novel Maus, a Holocaust… Read More >

Lucy McRae: Future of Wellness

November 16, 2017

Lucy McRae is a sci-fi artist, designer, body architect, and filmmaker placing the human body in complex, futuristic scenarios that… Read More >

Justine Mahoney: Tainted

November 30, 2017

Justine Mahoney’s sculptures and collages have captivated audiences for their deceptively innocent approach to exploring the dark… Read More >

Buster Simpson: Art Antioxidant

December 7, 2017

Buster Simpson, an artist active since the late 1960s, has worked on major infrastructure and planning projects, site-specific… Read More >