ESP Biography

MICHELLE JIA, Literature student; love affair with design

Major: Comparative Literature

College/Employer: Stanford

Year of Graduation: 2017

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

My name is Michelle: I'm a performance artist, poet and designer from Toronto, Canada. In my time at Stanford, I've learned about everything from experimental theatre to quantum physics. My aspiration for this weekend is to help celebrate YOUR creativity and diversity of spirit. Let's do it!

Past Classes

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E5555: Design Thinking in Splash Spring 2017 (Apr. 22 - 23, 2017)
Do you want to be crazy and create, and solve really challenging in the world around you? If so, this class is for you. We're going to learn Design Thinking by making you designers and sending you on a 2 hour design scavenger hunt in teams. Design thinking is a tool for solving problems with humans at the center, and is used by innovative organizations all accross the world like IDEO, Stanford, and Apple.

A5599: Anything Can Be Poetry: Performance and the Art Monster in Splash Spring 2017 (Apr. 22 - 23, 2017)
Writing poetry, and want to get it off the page? Interested in soulful, experimental performance poetry, spoken word, or slam poetry? Come to this workshop to push the boundaries of what is possible.