Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD)
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Thursday, March 31, 2016 from 7-10pm
LECTURE John Miller on Mike Kelley’s Educational Complex Thursday, March 31, 7pm Admission: Free (suggested $5 donation) John Miller, Professor of Professional Practice in the Department of Art History at Barnard College, is an artist and critic whose work has been exhibited internationally. He was Mike Kelley’s friend and colleague from 1978 until Kelley’s death in 2012. In this talk, Miller will examine Kelley’s milestone work from 1995, 'Educational Complex.' Through an archaeology of the contemporary, Miller argues, Kelley examines the mandate for education and the liberal democratic premises underpinning it. http://www.facebook.com/events/1705981522969056/
ART AS SOCIAL FORCE TALK: Detroit Little Libraries Founder Kim Kozlowski in Conversation with the Artists
Saturday, January 23, 2016 from 1-4pm
This Art as Social Force talk is with Detroit Little Libraries founder Kim Kozlowski in conversation with several of the the artists. Mary Fortuna, Fatima Sow, Eno Laget, Debora Grace, N'D'ubisi Okoye, and Kelly O'Hara will speak about the inspiration that goes into transforming the little free libraries into works of art. Detroit Little Libraries goal is to bring their unique artist designed libraries to neighborhoods in Detroit that, with no public library or bookstore, are in critical need of reading materials. http://www.facebook.com/events/990262221019818/
Saturday, September 19, 2015 from 3-5pm
The Mobile Homestead opens Friday, September 11 with the exhibition: You Can't Print That! 50 Years of The Fifth Estate There's also a reunion concert by the Layabouts, an anarchist ska band later at 8:30 ’ across the street at HopCat (Canfield at Woodward).
Thursday, September 10, 2015 from 5-7pm
Celebrating 50 years of radical publishing, MOCAD presents some of those moments of the last half century that demonstrate the vigor of the Fifth Estate’s politics and how its intersection with the best in creative art, illustration, and design, produces a publication that pulses with a desire and vision of changing the world no different than when it began 50 years ago. The exhibition features a vast amount of groovy cover art, provocative editorial cartoons, archival photographs, paintings and memorabilia recalling the iconic events, people, and institutions that informed the newspaper during its earliest days through the present. Fifth Estate describes itself as an “anarchist, anti-capitalist, anti-authoritarian, anti-profit project published cooperatively by a volunteer collective of friends and comrades.”
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 from 6-8pm
There's only a handful of tickets left! Get your FREE ticket for tonight's screening online. Tonight, NOI and Common Cause for a special screening of Robert Reich's "Inequality for All". In January 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson declared a “war on poverty.” Fifty years later, we’re seeing a war on the poor—and the middle class. Poverty is returning to levels seen a half-century ago, with no end in sight. The Great Recession of 2009 decimated communities across Michigan. Falling wages and rising living costs are handicapping working and middle class families recovery. "Inequality for All", showcases America's widening income gap from 6 different directions. See you tonight! Refreshments will be provided Doors open at 6 PM! Showtime begins at 6:30 PM Get your FREE ticket NOW: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/noi-movie-night-inequality-for-all-tickets-11416443891