february, 2019

11feb4:00 pmMICA Spring 2019 Mixed Media Speaker Series | Miguel Luciano

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The Office of Academic Affairs is pleased to announce the Spring 2019 Mixed Media Series, which brings artists, designers, scholars, curators and educators who are working at the forefront of their fields to MICA’s campus. The aim of the MIXED MEDIA series is to build important and imaginative public events that address the diversity of practice in our fields and the complex relationships between art, culture, identity, politics, and belonging in the contemporary world. These events, which take place from January through April, range from lectures to film screenings and panel discussions.
All events are free and open to the public. For more information or to make reservations for a class, please contact [email protected].

Miguel Luciano is a multimedia visual artist whose work explores themes of history, popular culture, social justice and migration, through sculpture, painting and socially engaged public art projects.
Public lecture on Monday, Feb. 11 at 4 p.m., Fred Lazarus IV Center, 131 W. North Ave.

Making Good: Big Questions in Art and Design with Coco Fusco and Kirsten Leenaars

Coco Fusco is an interdisciplinary artist and writer and the Andrew Banks Endowed Professor of Art at the University of Florida. Kirsten Leenaars is an experimental documentary maker and engages with individuals and communities to create participatory video and performance work.
Public panel discussion on Thursday, March 7 at 7 p.m., Falvey Hall in the Brown Center, 1301 W. Mt. Royal Ave.

Monday-Freedoms: Featuring Devin Allen, Hank Willis Thomas and Belphina Yahwon

Devin Allen is a documentary photographer, born and raised in West Baltimore, who takes his city as his subject. He rose to national attention when one of his photographs of the Baltimore Uprising was published on the cover of Time in May 2015.  Hank Willis Thomas is a conceptual artist, who often works with photography to explore themes related to identity, history and popular culture. Bilphena Yahwon s a Baltimore-based writer, researcher, organizer, and womanist. Her work uses a womanist approach and centers women’s health and well-being, transformative/restorative justice, and intersectionality.
Public panel discussion moderated by Curatorial Practice MFA student Tiffany Ward ’20 on Wednesday, March 13 at 7 p.m., Fred Lazarus IV Center, 131 W. North Ave.

The Yes Men Program Series
Andy Bichlbaum, of the Yes Men, began his current adulthood by inserting a swarm of kissing men to a shoot-’em-up video game just before it shipped to store shelves. Finding himself fired and momentarily famous, he opted to go into weird activism.
Public lecture on Wednesday, March 27 at 7 p.m., Fred Lazarus IV Center, 131 W. North Ave.
The Yes Men film screening on Monday, March 25 at 1:30 p.m., Parkway Theatre, 5 W. North Ave.
The Yes Men are Revolting film screening on Tuesday, March 26 at 7 p.m., Parkway Theatre, 5 W. North Ave.

Elizabeth King

Elizabeth King combines figurative sculpture with stop-frame animation in works that blur the boundary between actual and virtual object.
Public lecture on Monday, April 8 at 12 p.m., Falvey Hall in the Brown Center, 1301 W. Mt. Royal Ave.
Double Take: The Art Of Elizabeth King, film by Olympia Stone, screening on Sunday, April 7 at 7 p.m., Falvey Hall in the Brown Center, 1301 W. Mt. Royal Ave.

Time

(Monday) 4:00 pm

Location

MICA Lazarus Center

131 West North Avenue, Baltimore MD 21201

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