Seoul-based artist Young-hae Chang is the CEO of YOUNG-HAE CHANG HEAVY INDUSTRIES (YHCHI) a collective known for their online and installation video work that questions contemporary social and cultural conditions using black and white text and music. To coincide with their solo exhibition at the U-M Museum of Art, YHCHI will deliver a Penny Stamps talk designed especially for students interested in a career in the arts. These internationally acclaimed artists, whose works have been shown at the Tate Modern in London and Centre Pompidou in Paris, will share their creative secrets, claiming “What we have to say will change your lives... you’ll never be the same.”

With support from the University of Michigan Museum of Art, the Herbert W. and Susan L. Johe Endowment, the UM Office of the Provost, the Nam Center for Korean Studies, the Dr. Robert and Janet Miller Fund, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit.

This October 11, 2012 lecture is part of the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design Distinguished Speaker Series. Established with the generous support of alumna Penny W. Stamps, the Speaker Series brings respected emerging and established artists/designers from a broad spectrum of media to the School to conduct a public lecture and engage with students, faculty, and the larger at the University of Michigan and Ann Arbor communities.

All presentations take place on Thursdays at 5:10 pm at the historic Michigan Theater, located at 603 E. Liberty Street in downtown Ann Arbor, and are free of charge and open to the public. For more information, please visit:

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