Visiting Artist Lecture: Nick Tobier
November 7, 2014 4 p.m.End:
November 7, 2014 5:30 p.m.Location: Art and Journalism Building, Room 225
Nick Tobier will give a lecture on November 7 in the Art and Journalism Building, AJ 225, beginning at 4:00 p.m. On November 8, Tobier will conduct a social intervention titled "Muncie Guest Workers Corp" in The Quad.
Nick Tobier is a New Yorker who has
transferred much of his affection and sense of street level exploration to
Detroit. Tobier has studied sculpture and landscape architecture, worked at
Storefront for Art & Architecture in New York City, and designed for the
New York City Department of Parks and Recreation in the Bronx and LandWorks
Studio in Boston. His focus as an artist and designer is with the social lives
of public places, both in built structures and events. He has designed and/or
activated bus stops, farms, kitchens, boulevards, and has worked within and
without municipal structures in Detroit, Tokyo, Toronto, San Francisco. Tobier is
an associate professor and director of the National Engagement at the Stamps
School of Art and Design and the Center for Entrepreneurship in the College of
Engineering at the University of Michigan.
Learn more about Nick Tobier and his artwork.
View the School of Art's full 2014-15Visiting Artists, Designers and Scholars program.