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An Evening with Sandy Stone

April 6 at 6:30 pm8:00 pm

Inspired by the seated monologues of Spalding Gray, Sandy Stone presents a performance that will thread together autobiographical stories in order to explore the socialized, constructed self through science, technology, philosophy, medicine, art, and media theory.

In a post-performance discussion, she will be joined by Marjorie Vecchio and Jules Rosskam (Department of Visual Arts) to discuss Vecchio’s mid-production documentary film about Stone’s work and life.

Allucquére Rosanne (Sandy) Stone is Professor Emeritus and Founding Director of the Advanced Communication Technologies Laboratory (ACTLab) and the Convergent Media program of the University of Texas at Austin; Senior Artist at the Banff Centre for the Arts; and Fellow of the Humanities Research Institute, University of California, Irvine. In various incarnations she has been a filmmaker, rock ‘n roll music engineer, neurologist, social scientist, cultural theorist, and performer. She is the author of numerous publications including The Empire Strikes Back: A Posttranssexual Manifesto and The War of Desire and Technology at the Close of the Mechanical Age, both of which are available in a wide selection of translated editions. She lives in Santa Cruz, California.

Admission is free, but tickets are required. Please visit here to reserve tickets.

ASL interpreters will be present at the event. If you have additional accessibility needs please email jrosskam@umbc.edu to coordinate.

This event is sponsored by the Department of Visual Arts, the Department of Gender, Women’s, + Sexuality Studies, the LGBTQ Faculty/Staff Association, and the Center for Innovation, Research and Creativity in the Arts (CIRCA).


April 6
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
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UMBC, 1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250
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