MSU Infrastructure Planning and Facilities

march 21, 2017

IPF donates copper for art exhibit surrounding Flint water crisis

The interactive exhibit, produced by Jan Tichy as part of the MSU Federal Credit Union Artist Studio Series, is made entirely of copper pipes that were provided by MSU Infrastructure Planning and Facilities.
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Words of Flint’s Anguish Flow Like Water Through These Pipes

Open one of the spigots at Michigan State University’s Broad Art Museum and it’s not water that rushes out, but sound.
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NRDC

march 14, 2017


Pipes Stream Poetry in an Interactive Response to Flint’s Water Crisis

Lead poisoning can stunt my growth / And mess with my mind / We would like help if you don’t mind. Rather than water, words from poet Ken Silas, a student at Carman-Ainsworth High School in Flint, Michigan, flowed through a copper pipe and out of the faucet I’d just turned on, bearing my introduction to Beyond Streaming: A Sound Mural for Flint, conceived by artist Jan Tichy.
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Hyperallergic

march 3, 2017


Flint Water Gets Addressed in Art

East Lansing — Michigan State University's Broad art museum is known for its soaring planes of stainless steel and glass, but a network of copper pipes is the center of attention at the moment.
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Detroit Free Press

march 3, 2017


Michigan Radio

January 27, 2017

Exhibit brings high school students from Lansing, Flint together to depict life without safe water

A project facilitated by Chicago-based artist Jan Tichy brought high school English students in Flint together with high school art students in Lansing to depict life in Flint without safe water.
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Student voices from Flint, Lansing in art exhibit on water crisis

MSU’s Broad Art Museum is hosting an exhibition called “Beyond Streaming: A Sound Mural for Flint” through April 23rd. The project unites Chicago artist Jan Tichy with students from Flint Carmen-Ainsworth and Lansing Everett high schools to explore the Flint water crisis together. WKAR’s Scott Pohl has the story.
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WKAR

January 25, 2017


Lansing State Journal

January 22, 2017

Photos: Flint water crisis exhibit at the Broad

(Photo) Larae Griggs from East Lansing listens to a student essay from one of the faucets at the Beyond Streaming: A Sound Mural for Flint exhibit Saturday, January 21, 2017 at the Broad Art Museum in East Lansing.
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Communication Pipeline

The irregular angles and slanted walls of Michigan State University’s Broad Art Museum get another layer of complexity this week. Shiny copper pipes snake their way through the museum’s education wing. But unlike most of the pipes in the building, these don’t carry water. These pipes carry sound.
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City Pulse

January 18, 2017


Portrait of the Artist as an Artist: Jan Tichy

“Portrait of the Artist as an Artist” is an interview series with the goal of showing that making a career as an artist is achievable and how. For our first interview of 2017, F Newsmagazine sits down with Chicago-based artist and educator Jan Tichy.
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F Newsmagazine

january 13, 2017


Chicago Artist Responds to Flint Water Crisis with Exhibit

The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University (Broad MSU) is gearing up to present an exhibition on the Flint water crisis by Chicago-based artist Jan Tichy as part of the MSU Federal Credit Union Artist Studio Series.
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Pride Source

November 3, 2016


Artist Works with Students in Response to Flint Water Crisis

The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University presents an exhibition by Chicago-based artist Jan Tichy as part of the MSU Federal Credit Union Artist Studio Series.
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MSU Today

November 2, 2016