Cathay Capital Prize: Bellota Bellota

The Cathay Capital Prize was created to give Parsons Paris students in Strategic Design & Management a hands on challenge with a real prize at stake. This year five groups of three students from the Strategic Management course led by Emmanuel Alouche took on the challenge working with the French brand Bellota Bellota. Each of the teams […]

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The Patch Project

In the course Sustainable Practices students from all majors work in groups to develop projects responding to issues of social, ecological and economic sustainability. This year after noticing how much fabric waste was in the fashion studios, a group of four fashion seniors (Alexander Slizeski, Katie Gementera, Xiaoyun Yuan, Yoriko Kukita) came up with the idea […]

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Parsons Paris Experience on Facebook Live

This spring we’ve been taking Facebook Live for a test run, inviting three students each week to share their perspectives on a given theme to hear about opportunities and experiences. Here’s what they had to say! Facebook Live #1: ‘Studying in Paris’ where we chat about neighborhoods, speaking French, apartments, and more! Facebook Live #2: ‘Classes at Parsons […]

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Parsons Paris Festival 2017

The Parsons Paris Festival 2017 showcases extraordinary work by students across our programs. Three major events make up the festival, culminating on Friday, May 19th with the Exhibition Opening at Parsons Paris and Galerie 24b on Rue Saint Roch — everyone is encouraged to attend this final event. STAY TUNED TO THIS POST FOR MORE INFORMATION. The […]

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Museum API Study Trip to Florence

Over Spring Break students from the MuseumAPI class travelled to Florence, Italy to face their latest design challenge: redesign the museum experience to bring more visitors using technology while preserving the historic nature of the experience. A collaboration with SACI Florence and the five major museums of Florence, students gained a first hand look at […]

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R3FRAG Symposium

REFRAG is a symposium exploring new connections between art, culture and technology. This year, R3FRAG celebrates the 3rd annual festival hosted by the Parsons Paris Art, Media & Technology department. The 2017 edition is articulated around 4 events: R1FRAG: Broadcast Hysteria (March 30th to 4th of April): Sonic arts and DIY electronic for audio design   MARCH 30/31 HOËL DURET WORKSHOP 11AM/4PM . […]

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Parsons Paris Summer Open House – March 11

Every summer we welcome students from around the world aged pre-college to college/adult as they take place in our summer intensive programs. We’ll be opening our doors Saturday, March 11 for the Parsons Paris Summer Open House from 2-4pm at 45 Rue Saint Roch 75001 Paris. Take a tour of our Paris campus, meet faculty and staff, and […]

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Dangerous on-the-way at Palais de Tokyo

Parsons Paris has recently had the honor of partnering with the Palais de Tokyo, the largest center for contemporary art in Europe of the solo show of Australian artist/ Parsons Paris faculty member Mel O’Callaghan. Dangerous on-the-way continues her reflections about ritual as a transformative expression of the human condition combining sculpture, video, and performance. […]

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Rockefeller Archive Center workshop: World War II Refugee Scholars

Last fall as part of our Memories & Politics of Exile Symposium, we invited the Rockefeller Archive Center [RAC] to Paris for an interactive workshop. The Rockefeller Foundation’s refugee scholar program, which ran from 1933 to 1945, was not intended as a relief program, but rather sought to “salvage for the world of scholarship . . . […]

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Happy New Year 2017 from Parsons Paris

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2017 design by BBA Strategic Design & Management student Peter Freeman as part of Sophie Cure’s Typography class. 

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