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Ben Van Dyke

Assistant Professor
Graphic Design

P 517-884-5945
bvdk@msu.edu

http://benjaminvandyke.com

600 Auditorium Road, 33 Kresge Art Center

BIO

 

Ben Van Dyke investigates volatility in systems, language, pattern and typography through site-specific installations. He has been invited to exhibit, lecture, facilitate workshops and collaborate on projects across North America, South America, Europe, Eastern Asia, Western Asia and Australia. In 2006 he was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to the Netherlands where he was the artist-in-residence at NLXL in The Hague. During this time, he focused on how experimental practices influence mainstream culture.

 

Ben is the founder and active member of the Rocket Lab — an adventurous collection of misfits and disobedient designers committed to Benevolent Flux, his theory-in-progress. He also serves as Vice President of DesignInquiry — a non-profit design collective focused on research and education. Ben received his MFA from the University of Michigan and a BFA from Kendall College of Art & Design.

 

 

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