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Penny Stamps Speaker Series

Upcoming Lectures

Osborne Macharia with Blinky Bill: The Rude Boyz

September 13, 2018

As a multi-award-winning photographer and digital artist based in Nairobi, Kenya, Osborne Macharia's visual- and narrative-driven… Read More >

Morag Myerscough: Belonging

September 20, 2018

A proud Londoner, Morag Myerscough has always lived in the city and has been fascinated by how color, pattern, and words can change… Read More >

Ariel Waldman: Unexpected Space Exploration

September 27, 2018

Ariel Waldman currently sits on the council for the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts Program, which aims to nurture radical,… Read More >

Catherine Opie: In Person

October 3, 2018

Special Event: Wednesday, October 3, 5:30 pm / Michigan Theater, 603 E Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 Catherine Opie is an… Read More >

Emory Douglas: Designing Justice

October 4, 2018

Emory Douglas worked as the resident Revolutionary Artist and Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party in the San Francisco… Read More >

Xu Bing: The Origins of Creativity

October 7, 2018

Special Event: Sunday, October 7, 4pm / Helmut Stern Auditorium, UMMA, 525 S State St, Ann Arbor 48109 Internationally renowned… Read More >

Blue Planet and Planet Earth Production Teams: Capturing the Wild

October 11, 2018

Tom Hugh-Jones is the producer of the David Attenborough-narrated Planet Earth BBC series and has spent twenty-two years producing… Read More >

Nigel Poor: The San Quentin Project

October 18, 2018

Nigel Poor is a fine art photographer, a professor at California State University, Sacramento, and a member of the Bay Area photo… Read More >

Alice Rawsthorn: Design as an Attitude

October 25, 2018

Alice Rawsthorn is an award-winning design critic and the author of the critically acclaimed books Design as an Attitude and Hello… Read More >

Bob Kramer: At the Edge

November 1, 2018

Bob Kramer is a master bladesmith, widely considered to be the greatest American knifesmith working today, and will share his… Read More >

Carolee Schneemann: Transformative Actions: The Films of Carolee Schneemann and VALIE EXPORT

November 7, 2018

Special Event: Wednesday, November 7, 7:30 pm / Detroit Film Theater, 5200 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202 Carolee Schneemann is a… Read More >

Hetain Patel: Don't Look at the Finger

November 8, 2018

Hetain Patel is a conceptually driven British artist and performer who explores themes of identity and freedom with an attentive… Read More >

Lina Iris Viktor: Materia Prima

November 29, 2018

Lina Iris Viktor is a British-Liberian conceptual artist whose work centers around the age-old practice of gilding with 24-karat… Read More >