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Ellen Lupton

Design Tantrum


Thursday, September 20, 2007
5:10 pm


In-person Event

Michigan Theater
603 E Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104


Penny Stamps Speaker Series
Open to the public
Free of charge

Find out how design has become a democratic medium for doing, not just making. Ellen Lupton, designer, writer, curator, teacher, and blogger, has been creating discourse about graphic design for over twenty years. Her books include D.I.Y: Design It Yourself, and Mechanical Brides: Women and Machines from Home to Office. Director of Maryland Institute College of Art’s graphic design MFA program, and a curator of contemporary design at New York’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Lupton recently received the AIGA Gold Medal, one of the highest graphic design honors.

Supported by UM Arts of Citizenship, UM Institute for Research on Women & Gender, the American Institute of Graphic Designers (AIGA), and the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit.

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