Initially trained as a graphic designer at North Carolina State University, J. Dakota Brown later received an MA in Visual and Critical Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He is currently completing a PhD in the Rhetoric and Public Culture Program in the School of Communication at Northwestern University.
Brown has worked as a designer for the Newberry Library and Thirst. Recent independent publishing and curatorial projects include AREA Chicago Magazine, Version>04 Festival, Select Media Fest, and Lumpen Magazine. His design of the HAHA site-sensitive art collective website reflects the organizations extensive collaboration with the communities in which it is produced. Each project page contains highlighted words and phrases which are linked to further documentation.
J. Dakota Brown Public Lecture
Thursday, March 10
2nd Floor Design Gallery