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Vadim Besprozvany

Vadim Besprozvany

Lecturer IV in Information and Research Investigator, Information, School of Information Email: [email protected] Phone: 734/763-2285
Office: School of Information/4322 North Quad Faculty Role: Faculty Potential PhD Faculty Advisor: No Personal website News About Vadim Besprozvany


Vadim Besprozvany is a Lecturer at the University of Michigan School of Information. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in interaction design, visual design and communications, and mentors independent studies in emotional design, animation, branding and identity, and design language. He is an ArtsEngine faculty liaison (UMSI) and is interested in growing intellectual collisions and collaborative practices driven by the arts, design, and engineering. He serves as a curator and consultant at the Odesa Contemporary Arts Museum (MSIO, Ukraine), and participates in art(co)archive initiative, which is dedicated to Ukrainian contemporary art. Besprozvany's primary research areas include visual rhetoric, semiotics, media, cultural studies, and communications theory. He received his B.A. from Tartu University, Estonia, and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan.

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Jessie stands among tea cups laid across the floor while holding and looking at one
Tea as a medium for understanding social change

UMSI students created an immersive art exhibit on the connections between tea traditions and cultural history.

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Baby wearing a long-sleeve pink shirt and holding a remote to their mouth.
UMSI students partner with engineers to save babies and toddlers

Each year, more than 3,500 people swallow small batteries. The risk of accidental swallowing is particularly significant for babies and toddlers. Students at Michigan Engineering and the School of Information partnered to help create a solution through an innovative battery storing device. 

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