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Parsons MFA Design & Technology REBOOT 2011

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The 2011 – 2012 school year is right around the corner and we’re gearing up for an exciting year. Please join us Wednesday, August 24th for REBOOT an all day conference for MFA Design & Technology students in Tishman Auditorium, 66 West 12th St & Kellen Auditorium, 66 Fifth Ave.

Join us at REBOOT as we kick-off the school year.

Keynote Speakers Keetra Dean Dixon and Jonathan Keller.
10AM – 11:30AM, Tishman Auditorium at 66 West 12th St.

Keetra Dean Dixon is a designer and artist working under the handle FromKeetra whose workshop straddles a wide set of mediums in the design of 2D, 3D & experimental projects. Her work has been recognized by the SFMOMA, STEP magazine’s Emerging Talent ’09, and the honorable ranking of ADC Young Gun ’08.

Jonathan Keller is an artist currently living and working in Baltimore, MD. Working at the intersection of craft, collection, and computation, Keller seeks to transcend & transform everyday digital elements through obsessive, iterative, and generative processes. His work has been exhibited at Vogele Kultur Zentrum, Pfaffikon, Switzerland; Academy Art Museum, Easton, MD; I space Gallery, Chicago IL; among other international galleries.

Learn about Parson’s Open Society Foundations Fellowships and hear from the fellows
11:30AM – 12PM, Tishman Auditorium at 66 West 12th. St.

Parsons Fellowships places graduate students from the Design and Technology (DT) program in NGOs around the world. The Parsons Fellowships allows DT graduate students to support NGOs in developing effective media and communication strategies by sharing their expertise in information design and media production. Special introduction by the School of Art, Media and Technology Dean Sven Travis.

Discover faculty summer research projects and upcoming initiatives
1PM – 2:30PM, Kellen Auditorium at 66 Fifth Ave

Hear about the exciting, different projects faculty members have been working on from the Scrapyard Challenge to the TransLife Exhibition. Join us as Professors: Katherine Moriwaki, Johan Bruckner-Cohen, Cynthia Lawson and Zhang Ga introduce themselves to you and share their research projects.

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