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Resist: Poetry, Politics, and Painting of Tang Chang, Part I

Tang Chang, Untitled (detail), c. 1975. Courtesy of Thip Sae-tang.

Join the Smart Museum of Art and the Poetry Foundation for a two-part program investigates the work of Thai painter and poet Tang Chang.


Wednesday, May 16, 6–8 pm
Smart Museum of Art
The University of Chicago
5550 S. Greenwood Avenue

Part I features a tour of Tang Chang’s abstract paintings and poem-drawings led by curator Orianna Cacchione at the Smart Museum as well as a hands-on painting workshop.


Wednesday, May 23, 6–8 pm
Poetry Foundation
61 W. Superior Street

Part II is a special Forms & Features poetry workshop and discussion dedicated to visual poetry, including the “poetry drawings” of Tang Chang.

FREE, all materials provided. Open to all skill levels. Space is limited, please RSVP in advance and let us know if you plan to come to one or both sessions. 

Presented by the Smart Museum of Art and the Poetry Foundation.