ASSOCIATED PUBLIC PROGRAMS
Events take place in the exhibition galleries
(unless noted otherwise)
Wednesday, March 4, 2009
Live drawing session with the San-Francisco design collaborative REBAR
With Parsons Illustration department students: Bernadine Brocker, Sophia Chang, Jason Moreno, Emnanuel Tavares
March 9-13, 2009
Colloquium and 24-hour studio lab exercise with students and faculty across The New School, generating physical, virtual and performative solutions to infrastructure problems. With Robert Kirkbride, Shannon Mattern.
Friday, April 10, 2009
Reclamation of Post-Industrial Territories: Land Arts and the Incubo Atacama Lab
This event will address the reclamation of post-industrial landscapes, environmental impact of the practices of reclamation, and roles that architecture, art and design play in such processes. The panel will further discuss the epistemological significance of postindustrial landscapes within the framework of Urban Ecology, and also the environmental impact of reclamation. With Joel Towers, Chris Taylor (Land Arts of the American West at Texas Tech), The Incubo Group (Santiago, Chile), Carin Kuoni. With the Vera List Center for Art and Politics (The New School).
Friday, April 17, 2009
Concurrent Urbanities brings together designers, artists, architects, urbanists, planners, non-profit and non-governmental organizations, civic and community activists, with government representatives and the private sector, in order to explore the complex production of new urban conditions across the world. Particular emphasis is placed on exploring new roles that artists and designers play, and the design theories, methods and techniques of visualization and communication they employ, to encourage radical democratization, forms of social resistance, economic equity, and environmental sustainability.
11-1pm: Miodrag Mitrasinovic, Anne Frederick, Rosten Woo, Deborah Gans, Vyjayanthi Rao, Joseph Heathcott
2-4pm: Ivan Kucina, Marc Neelen and Ana Dzokic, Alexander Vollebregt, Srdjan Jovanovic Weiss, Damon Rich, Vyjayanthi Rao
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Class Crit with John Thackara and guests. How can exhibitions best facilitate social learning toward more sustainable futures? Is it too fixed a medium, too superficial, or too abstract? What can it lead to? How does it compare to books, conferences, demo projects, competitions, campaigns, or (digital) networks?
John Thackara, Cameron Tonkinwise, Allan Chochinov, Debra Johnson, Aaron Levy, Maura Lout, Manuel Toscano, Joel Towers
Wednesday, April 22, 2009
Lecture by Teddy Cruz, Estudio Teddy Cruz. Cruz will present on his practice in relation to notions of citizenship, and the politics of immigration
Location: Eugene Lang, 65 West 11th Street, Wolman auditorium, Room 500
Friday, April 24, 2009
Roundtable with Melina Shannon-DiPietro, Director, Yale Sustainable Food Project
Roundtable with Yale Sustainable Food Project, Parsons Design Workshop team and its BronxScape client, the Neighborhood Coalition for Shelter. An open dialog to discuss ways of making/planting/using the BronxScape rooftop space as spring approaches, a brainstorming session around best practices and ideas for rooftop educational programming for shelter residents.
Graphic and Fashion Design Charrettes
Publicity for conference generated by William Bevington's Junior Communication design class; Exhibition material re-use for garments and apparel accessories explored by Pascale Gatzen's Fashion design class