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Sanford Biggers

Subjective Cosmology


Thursday, September 15, 2016
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
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Sanford Biggers is a visual artist producing paintings, sculptures, immersive installations, and videos. He also creates multimedia musical performances with his collective, Moon Medicin. Biggers combines media into compelling, sensual, and witty works that address challenging and far-ranging topics in order to offer new perspectives and associations for established symbols. Topics include hip-hop, Buddhism, politics, identity, pop culture, American history, and art history.

Biggers is Assistant Professor at Columbia University’s Visual Arts program and a board member of Sculpture Center, Soho House, and the CUE Foundation. He has received numerous grants and awards, including New York City Art Teachers Association Artist-of-the-Year, New York Foundation for the Arts Award, and a Pennies From Heaven/​New York Community Trust Award.

Supported by the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) and the University of Michigan Museum of Art.


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