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Friedman, Ken



Ken Friedman was born on September 19, 1949 in New London, Connecticut. He matriculated at Shimer College in Mount Carroll, Illinois from 1966-1967. He received his Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies at San Francisco State University in 1971. In 1976 he received his doctorate from United States International University. He has been an important figure in the Fluxus movement, an internanationl laboratory for experimental art, architecture, design, literature, and music. He has been involved in the mail art movement. He has written extensively on these movements. From 1994-2009 Friedmans served on the faculty at the Norwegian School of Management in Oslo as well as at the Design Research Center at the Danish School of Design in Copenhagen from 2003-2009. In October 2007 he was appointed Dean of the Faculty of Design at Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, Australia.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Comic Books of the Bronze Age

Identifier: MsC0883

Comic Books of the Bronze Age, 1969-1986, bulk dates 1970-1976.

Dates: 1969-1986

Ken Friedman ATCA Collection

Identifier: MsC0839

Personal papers, correspondence, publications of this educator and artist.

Dates: -

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Collection 2
Archival Object 1
Alternative Traditions in the Contemporary Arts (ATCA) 1
Avant-garde (Aesthetics) -- History -- 20th century 1
Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Modernism (Art) -- 20th century 1