Athi-Patra Ruga has been invited to give a series of lectures hosted by the University of Michigan’s Penny Stamps Speaker Series.
Titled “Queens in Exile,” Ruga’s lecture will come first to the MOCAD, on Friday, Nov. 4, from 7-10 p.m. The following Thursday, Nov. 10, he’ll be making his official Penny Stamps Speaker Series presentation at University of Michigan, and finally Friday, Nov. 11 at Bona Sera, 200 W. Michigan Ave. in Ypsilanti.”
Penny Stamps Distinguished Speaker Series is a lecture series established by the University of Michigan School of Art & Design. With the support of A&D alumna Penny W. Stamps, the Stamps Series presents visionary leaders who use their creative practice effectively. It celebrates those who transcend tradition and are progressive and influential with their work. Speakers are a range of emerging and established artists and designers from a broad spectrum of media.”
The official lecture lecture will take place on Thursday, 10 November at 5:10 pm in the Michigan Theater (603 E. Liberty Street in downtown Ann Arbor). Lectures are free of charge and open to the public.