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Minot State University Art Seminar: Marianne R. Petit
April 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
Artist Marianne R. Petit, Americas 2020: Paperworks Best of Show, will be presenting in the Art Seminar series at Minot State University’s Aleshire Theater at 12:00 p.m. on April 16.
Marianne R. Petit is an artist and educator whose work explores fairy tales, anatomical studies, graphic medicine, and collective storytelling practices through mechanical books that combine animation and paper craft. Her interests are in combining technology, traditional book arts, and sequential storytelling to create new forms of narrative for the 21st century. Her work has appeared internationally in festivals and exhibitions, been featured in publications, broadcasted on IFC and PBS, and can be found in numerous collections including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the British Library, the Berlin Public Library, and the Boston Library.
Petit is an Associate Arts Professor at New York University’s ITP and IMA programs in the Tisch School of the Arts. She was a co-founder of the Interactive Media Arts Program at NYU Shanghai and co-founder of the NYU Ability Project (an interdisciplinary research space dedicated to the intersection of disability and technology). She currently serves as an Associate Vice Chancellor for Global Network Academic Planning for the University.
For more about Petit and her work go to https://mariannerpetit.com/.
Arts Seminar presentations offer students and the public the opportunity to learn about the work, lives and experiences of guest artists visiting Minot State University. Co-hosted by the Minot State University Art Department, this event is free and open to the public. We invite you to attend!
Aleshire Theater is located in Hartnett Hall on the Minot State University Campus. Seats in the theater will be physically distanced, and masks are required. The event will be live-streamed via Northwest Arts Center social media platforms.
This program is funded in part by a grant from the North Dakota Council on the Arts, which receives funding from the state legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts.