Stacey Robinson

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Stacey Robinson

Stacey Robinson is artist and Assistant Professor of Graphic Design at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.

Robinson specializes in Afrofuturism, “a movement in literature, music, art, etc. featuring futuristic or science fiction themes which incorporate elements of black history and culture." In a recent interview with Smile Politely, Robinson describes his studies in design, inspirations for his artwork, his experience as a Nas Fellow at Harvard, and reflects on the recent BLACKMAU’s In the Sunshine mural unveiling in Urbana.