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Artist in Residence: Fiona Hallinan, Octopus Parlour / Salon de la Pieuvre

Every winter Parsons Paris invites an artist in residence to take over our gallery and develop creative programming to engage and interact with our students. This year we welcomed Irish artist Fiona Hallinan who developed Octopus Parlour / Salon de la Pieuvre. In addition to engaging with our own students, captured the attention of many onlookers passing by. […]

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Student Show: A Collection Piece

“A Collection Piece” of in progress work by our BFA Fashion Design seniors, as they work towards their final collections, will be on display in the Parsons Paris Gallery from December 17th to January 16th. Join us for the opening Wednesday, December 17th at 6pm!   The Parsons Paris Gallery is open noon-6pm Monday through Friday. Parsons Paris will […]

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Student Show: What’s Left? A Critical Reflection on Fashion Week

Fashion Week is a moment in which not only the industry but also the public eye is focused on fashion. In the frame of a week, a massive amount of presentations, opinions, discussions, fashion shows, blog posts, tweets, fashion designers, ephemeral materials as well as scandals and gossip are created, staged and performed. But, what […]

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Student Show: Diva Helmy, I Am My Profile

I am my profile is a student show by Art Media and Technology senior Diva Helmy. Our digital lives have become the medium of the everyday. I am my profile seeks to reclaim the intimacy, authenticity and humanity of these practices as an artistic medium. Our relationships on social media are being bought and sold. We have become unconscious producers. Our social interactions […]

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Student Show: Andy Egelhoff, SPRKLBB #1: easyJet Pipette

This student show marks the launch of SPRKLBB; a zine project merging image and text by Parsons Paris student Andy Egelhoff. The zine itself is informed by the artist’s current work on queer spaces and communities. SPRKLBB is the first in a series of releases and projects currently being undertaken by the artist under the collective […]

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On October 16th the exhibition SOME THINGS IN COMMON opened in the Parsons Paris gallery where our our MFA History of Design and Curatorial Studies and BBA Strategic Design and Management programs reconsider the traditional separation between designer, producer and consumer to discover what things we hold in common. If you’re in Paris, please come visit the show, which is open […]

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MA History of Design & Curatorial Studies vs. Enzo Mari

In preparation for the upcoming exhibition at the Parsons Paris Gallery, the MA History of Design & Curatorial Studies students rolled up their sleeves and got down to business building furniture. Under the guidance of Head Technician Ivan Twohig, Gallery Manager Alison Carey, and Program Director Emmanuel Guy, the students used the plans developed by […]

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Some Things In Common – Exhibition Parsons Paris

From Enzo Mari’s self-fabricated furniture of the 1970s to today’s open source movement, designers have questioned processes of prototyping, fabrication and use. At Parsons Paris our History of Design and Curatorial Studies and Strategic Design and Management programs reconsider the traditional separation between designer, producer and consumer to discover what things we hold in common. […]

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Paris Design Week 2014: #DISNOVATE

This year’s theme of Paris Design Week (Sept 6-13 around Paris) is partager/share. Parsons Paris participation is the exhibition DISNOVATE, which emerged out of a 48 hour Art Hack Day [hackathon] between our graduate students and nearly 50 international invited artists. Learn more about the contributing artists and the projects featured below on the Art Hack Day […]

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Announcing: MFA Design+Technology Launch / Symposium / Art Hack Day

This fall marks the inaugural year of our MFA Design + Technology at Parsons Paris. With the launch of the new program, students can look forward to #AMTrdv, a series of talks with invited international artists, which are also open to the public (stay tuned for dates here). The first major event is Art Hack Day, […]

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