2014 [FALL] Edition lecture series

2014 [FALL] Edition lecture series

Cranbrook Academy of Art

David Jablonowski, USER. Installation view, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam.
September 13, 2014
2014 [FALL] Edition lecture series

Cranbrook Academy of Art
39221 Woodward Ave
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48304


In its sixth season, the [FALL] Edition lecture series at Cranbrook Academy of Art offers a unique opportunity to explore and discuss contemporary creative practices while supporting innovative inquiry from the vantage point of artists, critics, and scholars.

Cranbrook Academy of Art Artist-in-Residence lectures
Good Luck, Bad Luck, Chance and Failure”
September 15, 4pm: Mark Newport, Beverly Fishman, Bill Massie
September 16, 4pm: Heather McGill, Scott Klinker, Elliott Earls, Iris Eichenberg
September 17, 4pm: Liz Cohen, Randy Bolton, Anders Ruhwald

September 19, 4pm
“Mapping Active-Passive”
Jane Lackey, visual artist
Sponsored by the Warner Lecture Fund and the Fiber Department


September 21, 4pm
“The Living Structures of Ken Isaacs: a Conversation with Shelley Selim and Scott Klinker”
Shelley Selim, Jean and Ralph Graham Collections Fellow at Cranbrook Art Museum, and Scott Klinker, Designer-in-Residence for 3D Design at Cranbrook Academy of Art


September 28, 4pm
“Plastic Fantastic: Michigan’s Boat Building Industry and the Use of Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP)”
Geoffrey Reynolds, The Mary Riepma Ross Director of the Joint Archives of Holland


September 29, 6pm
“Ink Painting as a Sample of Chinese Contemporary Art”
Pan Gongkai, professor, President of China Central Academy of Fine Arts


October 2, 6pm
“On Uncomputable Numbers: Toward a Queer History of Computing”
Jacob Gaboury, Assistant Professor of Digital Media and Visual Culture at Stony Brook University


October 5, 4pm
Eric Shiner, Director of The Andy Warhol Museum


October 7, 6pm
“Part One: Classical Aesthetics”
Joseph Tanke, Associate Professor and Chair of the Graduate program in Philosophy at the University of Hawaii, Manoa


October 8, 6pm
“Nuts, Bolts and Creativity: A Look at the Work that Goes into Original Design”: Be Original Americas panel discussion
Sponsored by Be Original Americas™
With Rob Kirkbride, Joseph Connell, Felicia Ferrone, Scott Klinker, Clark Malcolm, Antoine Roset


October 12, 4pm
“Studio to Factory: Paul Evans’s (Eight-Month) Education at Cranbrook”
Gregory Wittkopp, Director of Cranbrook Art Museum, and Iris Eichenberg, Metalsmithing Artist-in-Residence at Cranbrook Academy of Art


October 14, 6pm
“Elastic City and the Participatory Walk”
Todd Shalom, Director/Founder of Elastic City


October 16, 7pm
“Boom Town: Detroit in the Roaring 20s”
Joel Stone, Senior Curator, Detroit Historical Society


October 26, 6pm
“Let The Games Begin!”
Gerhardt Knodel, artist
Co-sponsored by Cranbrook Art Museum and Wasserman Projects


October 28, 6pm
“Stone Carving High Performance”
David Jablonowski, artist


October 30, 6pm
“Cappellini Dream”
Giulio Cappellini, designer
Sponsored by the 3D Department + Haworth Inc.


November 6, 7pm
“Scandals, Scalawags and (Un) Savory Stories”
Portia Vescio, Assistant Director, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections
Sponsored by the Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections


November 7, 4pm
John Underkoffler, Founder of Oblong Industries, Inc.


November 11, 6pm
“Part Two: Contemporary Aesthetics”
Joseph Tanke, Associate Professor and Chair of the Graduate program in Philosophy the University of Hawaii, Manoa


November 13, 7pm
“Up North with the Hemingways”
Frank Boles
Sponsored by the Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University


November 18, 6pm
“How Flextimers and Networkers Have Re-shaped the Institution of Art”
Lane Relyea


December 9, 6pm
“Clammy Pipes, and Other First World Problems”
Anthony Byrt, Director of Research at Auckland’s Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design


All lectures are held at Cranbrook Art Museum and free to ArtMembers and students with identification, and included with museum admission to the general public.


Cranbrook Academy of Art
Cranbrook Academy of Art is the country’s top ranked, graduate-only program in architecture, design and fine art. Each year, just 75 students are invited to study and live on our landmark Saarinen-designed campus outside of Detroit. The focus at Cranbrook is on studio practice in one of ten  disciplines: Architecture, 2D and 3D Design, Ceramics, Fiber, Metalsmithing, Painting, Photography, Print Media, and Sculpture. The program is anchored by celebrated Artists- and Designers-in-Residence who live and practice on campus. For more information, visit www.cranbrookart.edu.


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