2020 Film Focus

Barbara Kasten

Barbara Kasten is an artist keenly interested in the “politics of abstraction” and is recognized for transformative works that demonstrate the influence of Moholy-Nagy's pedagogical genealogies and ties to the Bauhaus through her studies with Black Mountain College-affiliate Trude Guermonprez (who was herself a student of Bauhaus master weaver Benita Otte).

Learn more about Barbara's work here.

Barbara Kasten

Ashley Lukasik

Founder of Murmur Ring, Ashley Lukasik curates powerful experiences that help organizations accomplish their strategic aims. She has built her career exposing organizations to human-centered design as a means to respond to complex challenges for which they do not have a preexisting roadmap. After completing an M.A.

Ashley Lukasik

Jan Lorenc

2017 SEGD Fellow

Jan Lorenc leads a multidisciplinary team of architects, graphic designers, sculptors and industrial designers at Lorenc+Yoo Design, the firm that he founded in 1978. He has been honored internationally by numerous design publications and organizations, and was named one of the “Twenty-Five Monuments to Environmental Graphics” by the Society of Experiential Graphic Design.

Jan Lorenc, Principal Lorenc + Yoo, Atlanta, Georgia
Jan Lorenc Sketchbook
Lorenc+Yoo Design

Healing Communities through Art - An Interview with artist and activist Lily Yeh

Healing Communities through Art

Read Time: 6 Minutes
We live in a divisive world. Politics, the pandemic, inequity, and ideologies are just a few things which fracture our societies today. The question “How can art and design help heal communities?” is more important than ever. Contributor Franck M. Mercurio interviewed Lily Yeh, the real-life protagonist of The Barefoot Artist. The film documents Yeh’s mission to rebuild shattered communities through immersive public art projects, across the globe, and is next week’s SEGD Film Focus — Thursday November 19th, film viewing starts at 5:30pm EST and live Q&A with Lily Yeh and panelists at 7:00pm EST.

SEGD Film Focus: The New Bauhaus


Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 6:00pm


Screening – Open from Wednesday, May 20 through Friday, May 22
Live Discussion - Friday, May 22 @ 8:00pm EDT

Join us for an exclusive screening of “The New Bauhaus”, an odyssey through the life and legacy of László Moholy-Nagy, the innovative artist and educator whose pioneering approach to integrating technology into design continues to influence and inspire. The 89-minute film explores tensions between art and commerce, tradition and experimentation, past and present — and future.

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