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March 10, 2020

Tunde Olaniran’s March Residency at UMS


Tunde Olaniran Residency Research Artists

Michigan-based musician Tunde Olaniran is this season’s Education and Community Engagement Research Residency Artist.

As part of his residency, Olaniran is collaborating with fellow Flint artists Talicia Campbell, Terra Lockhart, and Emma Davis on a new multimedia piece about bridging the cultural divides within the southeastern Michigan region. Learn more about their upcoming activities this March in Flint and Ann Arbor:


Fri Mar 20 at 6:30 pm // Factory Two in Flint

Join Tunde Olaniran and Terra Lockhart for an artist talk and hands-on sculpture demonstration. Participants will have a chance to interact with Terra’s past work, and play a part in creating her new sculpture.

Learn More | Register to participate (FREE)


Sun Mar 22 at 11 am // Central Campus

Join UMS research residency artists Tunde Olaniran and Emma Davis in a workshop of their choreography and dance jam! No dance training or experience is necessary, and all levels, ages 12 and up, are welcome.

Learn More | Register to participate (FREE)


Fri Mar 27 at 8 pm // The Blind Pig

Tunde Olaniran will perform songs from Stranger (2018), which weaves the history of his hometown of Flint, Michigan with the experiences of working-class people of color.

Learn More | Get Tickets (via The Blind Pig)


Tue Mar 31 at 7 pm // Bethlehem United Church of Christ

Tunde Olaniran and Talicia Campbell join the UMS Choral Union to rehearse and record Olaniran’s song “Forgiveness” (preview below). This event will be free and open to the public, and Tunde Olaniran will speak about his residency work in Ann Arbor.

Learn More | Register to attend (FREE)

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