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Hannah Smotrich and Stephanie Rowden Design Ann Arbor City Clerk’s Satellite Office @ UMMA

September 18, 2020 • Faculty News

As part of their multi-year research effort, Creative Campus Voting Project, Stephanie Rowden and Hannah Smotrich, Associate Professors at the Stamps School of Art & Design, have designed a new Ann Arbor City Clerk’s Satellite Office at the… Read More >

Ron Eglash appearing in Samuel Jackson’s “Enslaved” TV Series on Epix

September 15, 2020 • Faculty News

In 2019, Stamps and UMSI Professor Ron Eglash flew to Ethiopia and Ghana to be filmed for Enslaved, a six-episode documentary series produced by and starring Samuel Jackson. Exploring 400 years of human trafficking from Africa to the New… Read More >

Rebekah Modrak Moderates “The Future of Art,” a U-M Arts Initiative Event Series

September 12, 2020 • Faculty News

As part of the U-M Arts Initiative, Stamps Professor Rebekah Modrak moderates “The Future of Art: Is the Future of Art the Death of Art?” This panel discussion is the first in what will be a virtual event series. Featuring essayist,... Read More >

Audrey Bennett’s AIGA Vote poster featured in PRINT

August 24, 2020 • Faculty News

Audrey G. Bennett is one of 71 designers invited to participate in the AIGA’s Get Out the Vote: Empowering the Women’s Vote Posters this year. Of the 65 posters created, her poster, titled “These Nested Aphorisms,” was one of 19 featured in… Read More >

Sophia Brueckner at SIGGRAPH Art Gallery

August 24, 2020 • Faculty News

Sophia Brueckner’s project, Captured by an Algorithm, is part of this year’s SIGGRAPH Art Gallery. ACM SIGGRAPH is an international community of researchers, artists, developers, filmmakers, scientists, and business professionals who share… Read More >

Rebekah Modrak Moderates Talk at City Club of Cleveland

August 24, 2020 • Faculty News

Professor Rebekah Modrak moderated author William Deresiewicz’s talk at the City Club of Cleveland on Wednesday, August 19, 2020. The subject of the talk was Deresiewicz’s new book “The Death of the Artist: How Creators Are Struggling to… Read More >

John Marshall Co-Edits AXD Catalog

August 19, 2020 • Faculty News

AXD is a yearlong, city-wide, multi-disciplinary series featuring 22 newly commissioned exhibitions, performances, and events developed by Kresge Artist Fellows, Gilda Award recipients, and Kresge Eminent Artists immersed throughout… Read More >

Ron Eglash for Boston Globe, Wired on Racist Language in Tech

August 18, 2020 • Faculty News

Stamps professor Ron Eglash was quoted in the Boston Globe recently, commenting on Pearson publishing’s removal of the words “master and slave” to describe control between two electrical components from its technology and engineering text… Read More >

Melanie Manos Videos Featured in Art Mile Detroit

August 6, 2020 • Faculty News

Stamps Lecturer II Melanie Manos’s “The MacDowell Series” videos screened this week for Art Mile Detroit’s In Media Res: Detroit Artists in Motion, selected by independent curator Lucy Mensah. Art Mile is “a citywide digital art exhibition… Read More >

Russell and Nancy Thayer’s Sculptures Featured in New Northville Park

August 6, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News, Faculty News

Former Stamps lecturer Nancy Thayer and her husband, Stamps alumnus Russell (BSDes 1957, AM 1961), were commissioned to create two sculptural park elements for a new park at the Village at Northville in Northville Township. The sculptures… Read More >