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Penny Stamps Speaker Series

Amie Siegel & Kathleen Forde

Uncommon Odysseys

October 17, 2014

Amie Siegel & Kathleen Forde

Special presentation:
UMMA Dialogue
Friday, October 17, 5:30 pm
Helmut Stern Auditorium

Multimedia artist Amie Siegel and UMMA’s Adjunct Media Arts Curator Kathleen Forde explore of Siegel’s work Provenance (on view at UMMA August 16 – December 7, 2014) and their shared interest in uncommon odysseys. Through the travels of a modernist chair designed by Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret, Provenance offers a fresh take on the global trade of commodities and the ever-changing nature of monetary value in the art world.

Additional Presentation at MOCAD:
October 18, 1:00 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
4454 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI

Special Presentation in partnership with UMMA. Lead support for the exhibition Amie Siegel: Provenance is provided by the Herbert W. and Susan L. Johe Endowment. Additional generous support is provided by the University of Michigan Institute for the Humanities, Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, and Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning. With additional support from The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD).

Unless otherwise noted, all programs take place on Thursdays at 5:10 pm at the historic Michigan Theater, located at 603 E. Liberty Street in downtown Ann Arbor, and are free of charge and open to the public.