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Artist to lecture for Lanier Speaker Series

Jondi Keane, artist and researcher, will present two talks on April 10 and 11. Keane’s presentations, part of the Lanier Speakers Series sponsored by the department of English, are open to the public.

Keane’s first talk, entitled “From Text to Context through the Organism-Person Surround: Edgar Allan Poe, Arakawa, Madeline Gins and Helen Keller,” will be held April 10 at 4 p.m. in room 265 of Park Hall. The second talk, “The First-Person Science of Practice as Research,” will be held April 11 at 3 p.m. in the Tanner Building.

Keane is senior lecturer in Cross-Arts Practice at Griffith University in Australia. Since 1981 he has taught and exhibited in the northeastern U.S., Europe and Australia. In 1992 he was a founding member of the collaborative interdisciplinary ­performance group, Co. M-S-K in Geneva, Switzerland.