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Parsons Paris Graduation 2015

On May 22, 2015 Parsons Paris celebrated our first class to graduate from the Rue Saint Roch campus in a ceremony held in the beautiful Salon des Boiseries at our partner institution, musée Les Arts Décoratifs, with world renowned trend forecaster Lidewij Edelkoort as our guest speaker. Watch the full ceremony below. Lidewij Edelkoort keynote address. From left to […]

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Student Show: MUSEUM FEAST

Parsons Paris MA History of Design and Curatorial Studies and MFA Design and Technology programs present Museum Feast, an exhibition of student work mediating the collection of Musée des Arts Décoratifs in the age of new media. The exhibition displays projects which combine experience design and research on the history and curation of the decorative arts. The works are focused on […]

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Student Show: This is Not an Object

Naromie André, MA History of Design & Curatorial Studies, and Margaux Salgado, undergraduate BFA Art, Media & Technology, teamed up for This Is Not An Object April 29- May 3rd in the Parsons Paris Gallery. French poet Francis Ponge once wrote: “our soul is transitive. It needs an object that affects it, immediately, like a […]

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Parsons Paris Culture Picks: March

The Art and Design History and Theory department at Parsons Paris presents its top anglo-friendly culture picks in Paris. We’ll be sharing events, exhibitions, performances, talks, screenings, conferences and more, highlighting the ‘must-sees’ for English speaking students, faculty members, and other members of the Parsons Paris community… and anyone else who might be interested! To complement the Parsons Paris […]

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David Bowie Is . . . A Lesson in Curation

David Bowie is….? How does one museum exhibition attempt to answer this question about arguably the biggest persona in performance history? Victoria and Albert co-curators Victoria Broackes and Geoffrey Marsh of the Theater & Performance Department, were invited to Parsons Paris by Bridget O’Rourke, Director of Transcurricular Strategies, to discuss the curatorial process behind the […]

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Parsons Paris Culture Picks: January

The Art and Design History and Theory department at Parsons Paris presents its top anglo-friendly culture picks in Paris. We’ll be sharing events, exhibitions, performances, talks, screenings, conferences and more, highlighting the ‘must-sees’ for English speaking students, faculty members, and other members of the Parsons Paris community… and anyone else who might be interested! To complement the Parsons Paris […]

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Parsons Paris Culture Picks: December

The Art and Design History and Theory department at Parsons Paris presents its top anglo-friendly culture picks in Paris. We’ll be following events, exhibitions, performances, talks, screenings, conferences and more, highlighting the ‘must-sees’ for English speaking students, faculty members, and other members of the Parsons Paris community… and anyone else who might be interested! To […]

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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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Libraries in Paris – Parsons Paris

Parsons Paris faculty and students have access to the full resources available via The New School’s library and its partners. For additional details, and a video introduction, visit the Parsons Paris Library Resources page. For additional resources, see the available Libraries in Paris, as listed below. The Library of les Arts Décoratifs Founded in 1864 […]

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