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Exploring Design Responses To Political Trauma

The New School presents Making Home in Wounded Places: Memory, Design, and the Spatial, an international symposium exploring how the built environment can be used to mitigate human suffering.

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Artists Explore Relationships to ‘Wounded Places’

The Sheila C. Johnson Design Center (SJDC) at Parsons School of Design presents Far Away from Where?, a multimedia exhibition featuring international artists who explore their relationships to “wounded places” — sites of political conflict, communities marred by turmoil, and temporary refugee settlements that become permanent — and the histories they embody.

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Parsons School Of Design And Panasonic Team Up To Create Wearable Technology Pieces And Experiences That Address Wellness Needs

The New School’s Parsons School of Design and Panasonic Corporation, the Japanese multinational electronics company, have teamed up to create wearable technology pieces and experiences that address wellness needs.

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The New School Celebrates The Installation Of Frank Stella’s Deauville

The New School celebrates the installation of Frank Stella’s Deauville, a monumental 45-foot painting from the artist’s 1970s Race Track series. The most significant single gift ever given to The New School Art Collection, Deauville grew out of the artist’s interest in horseracing and is named after a racetrack in Deauville, a French seaside resort on the […]

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Exhibition Offers Close-up Of Migrant Experience On U.S.-Mexico Border

The Sheila C. Johnson Design Center (SJDC) at Parsons School of Design presents State of Exception/Estado de Excepción, an exhibition featuring traces of the human experience of migration, including objects left behind by unauthorized border crossers on their journey through the desert into the United States. Together with other forms of related material, they were […]

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Immersive Storytelling Symposium At Parsons School Of Design

Parsons School of Design at The New School presents a one-day symposium about the explosion of affordable virtual and augmented reality technologies. The event will take a critical look at the impact of new mass media technologies such as the Gear VR/Oculus Rift, Google Daydream/Cardboard, HTC Vive, MS Hololens and their “immersive” effects on theater, games, news, […]

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The New School Joins Sundance With A Panel On Experimental Filmmaking and Social Justice

The New School partners with Sundance Film Festival to provide an engaging discussion: how experimental storytelling forms can provoke social inquiry and activism.

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New School Faculty Experts Available For Comment On Inauguration And Trump

Faculty members at The New School, a progressive New York City university with programs in politics, policy, and international affairs, are available for comment on the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump and the incoming Trump administration.

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Thomas Heatherwick at the Parsons Table with Paul Goldberger

In this intimate, one-on-one conversation, Paul Goldberger, Pulitzer Prize winning architectural critic and Joseph Urban Chair in Design and Architecture at Parsons, will engage acclaimed architect Thomas Heatherwick on his life and work.

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Maria Thereza Alves Awarded The New School’s Vera List Center Prize For Art And Politics

Maria Thereza Alves has been named winner of The New School’s 2016-2018 Vera List Center (VLC) Prize for Art and Politics by an international jury of artists, curators, writers and scholars. The VLC Prize for Art and Politics honors an artist or group of artists for a project that advances social justice in profound and […]

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