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Earth Week: Beyond Polar Bears Presentation

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Earth Week: Beyond Polar Bears
Presentation and Stipend Awards

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 10:00 am to 11 am
Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall, I-202
55 West 13th Street, New York, NY 10011

The images will be presented between 10:00 and 11:00 am during the Tishman Environment and Design Center interactive showcase of community-based participatory research led by New School faculty and students addressing the impacts of climate change.

Images will be shared during the first presentation. This is the culmination of a year long project and a great deal of work on your student’s part. If it is at all possible, please excuse this student to join the event, for this hour where faculty grant winners and student scholars will share their research that applies to policy, design, and social justice to address current and future environmental issues generated by the ever-increasing impact of climate change.

Earth Week: “Beyond the Polar Bear” Artwork Exhibition

Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Event Café, University Center
63 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003

Visit this pop-up exhibition of student, faculty, and alumni work reflecting on the threat of climate change in our lives.

Since its launch in the spring of 2016, Beyond The Polar Bear, a collaboration between The New School and 350.org has captured the imagination of over eighty artists; students, faculty members and alumni from The New School and Parsons School of Design. Of the 142 works submitted, 80 visual expressions are assembled, comprised of gifs, video, memes, diptychs and single images dedicated to interpret the issue of climate change from an intimate perspective. The projected exhibition of works and brief summary of the project will be shared by coordinator and Parsons’ Illustration Assistant Professor, Wendy Popp.

This event is supported by the Tishman Environment and Design Center.

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