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What’s on in Paris: Fall 2014

La rentrée is upon us! Before we get caught up in the excitement of the semester and work, now is the time to mark some important dates for upcoming events happening around Paris. We’ll be updating this calendar as the semester goes on, and students can look forward to optional trips to Giverny, Aix-en-Provence and special shows […]

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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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Summer Intensive Studies 2014 (Recap)

For three weeks in July our newly renovated classrooms welcomed students for an intensive three weeks of coursework and creativity for both college and pre-college students. Classes ranged from Paris Trend Spotting to Explorations in Drawing, Photography Storytelling, Fashion Culture, Fashion Design Process 2D, Design Management, and a graduate seminar on “The Period Room as Curatorial Practice,” […]

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ReFunct Media: thingWorld, China

Artist and Parsons Paris Program Director Benjamin Gaulon (aka @recyclism) was invited to China earlier this summer to participate in Thingworld: International Triennial of New Media Art. We sat down with Benjamin to learn more about his experiences and what Parsons Paris students in his BFA in Art, Media & Technology and MFA in Design […]

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MFA DT Interaction Futures

5 days, 14 MFA Design & Technology students, 2 professors, 1 mentor from Audi, and 1 Parisian co-working space (NUMA). During a weeklong workshop, graduate student teams developed speculative concepts around notions of the Metaverse, a term describing what the Internet and its related cultures and technologies will evolve into over the next 10-15 years. […]

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Summer Intensive Studies at Parsons Paris

Join us for Parsons Summer Intensive Studies Paris program—rigorous academic study in art and design for adult, college, and pre-college students. Develop your portfolio to get accepted to the undergraduate program of your choice, earn college credits to prepare for graduate school, or gain skills to advance in your field. Take classes at art and […]

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Disnovation, Nicolas Maigret in residence at Parsons Paris

Parsons Paris is pleased to welcome Nicolas Maigret for his research “Disnovation” commissioned by Benjamin Gaulon, director of the MFA Design + Technology. “Disnovation” is a critical exploration of the mechanics and rhetoric of innovation. While in residence Nicolas Maigret’s will participate in the Parsons Paris community at the following events: Public talk as part […]

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Proenza Schouler at Le Bon Marché (Parsons alumni)

Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough are the design minds behind Proenza Schouler who met while students at Parsons The New School for Design in New York, where they convinced their thesis professors to let them collaborate on their senior thesis collection in 2002. The collection caught the attention of Barney’s New York who purchased the […]

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Parsons at Le Lieu du Design: Lazy Bytes

Lazy Bytes: les designers réinventent la télécommande exhibition at Le Lieu du Design explores the design of the remote control. The EPFL+ECAL Lab collaborated with the Kudelski Group to invite four major design schools to rethink the remote control: the Royal College of Art in London, ENSCI-Les Ateliers de Paris, ECAL/University of Art and Design […]

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