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INTERSECTIONS: Art and Architecture in the Public Sphere. July 19. New York

Join the panel in a dynamic conversation about the creative tensions in art and architecture as they share their perspectives on the ubiquitous and historic relationship of these increasingly collaborative disciplines.

Mary Ellen Carroll’s prolific career spans more than twenty years and a range of practices, from art, to architecture, performance and film. She has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Pollack/Krasner Award, a Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship and a MacDowell Colony Fellowship.

Charlotte Cohen is the New York region Fine Arts officer for the General Services Administration Art in Architecture program. She curated a team of artists and public art experts to travel to different cities in Russia to lecture and set up projects, and she established the Public Art in Public Spaces program at the University of Belgrade in Serbia.

Craig Dyker’s practice includes artists works integrated into the fabric of the built environment he designs. Recently having completed the new National Opera in Oslo, Snøhetta has gained a number of other prominent cultural buildings including the new King Abdulaziz Center for Knowledge and Culture, the new James B. Hunt Jr. Library in Raleigh, North Carolina, the expansion of the SFMoMA in San Francisco, California, and the Redesign of Times Square in New York City.

Deborah Gans Her work on the landscape of refugee camps was featured in the US Pavilion at the 2008 Venice Biennale. She engages in a variety of modes of practice, including intersection with artists such as Kiki Smith, with whom she recently completed a monumental window for the Museum at Eldridge Street. Ms Gans is also a contributing editor to BOMB magazine.

Anita Glesta’s work has been installed in public spaces as well as galleries, museums, and non-profit spaces in New York and internationally. She has worked on several large-scale international projects including a permanent outdoor integrated landscape sculpture for the Federal Census Bureau Building in Washington DC commissioned by the General Services Administration Art and Architecture program.

Reconfiguring Site Presents INTERSECTIONS: Art and Architecture in the Public Sphere

Tuesday, July 19
136 West 21 Street – Room 102
New York City

Open to the public and free of charge

Seating is limited, please RSVP to kmoscovitch@sva.edu by July 12 to reserve your seat.



About jeh

Jeremy Hunt is Director of the AAJ Press (Art & Architecture Journal / Press) – a writer and consultant on art and public space


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