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NEWS: Acconci and TenHoor to Present on ‘The Imprint of the City’

INFORMATION

Event Name: The Imprint of the City
Date: Friday, May 9, 2014
Time: 7:30PM
Location: ISSUE Project Room: 22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn
Ticket Price: $7

DESCRIPTION

“How does the physical and sensory richness of the city shape who we are—for worse or for better?

To launch Van Alen Institute’s Spring 2014 Events, the Institute and ISSUE Project Room present a fast-paced medley of music, poetry, personal reflections, conversations, and performances by designers, artists, musicians, writers, social scientists, and others exploring the meaning of well-being, and the effects of the city on our minds and bodies.

Doors at 7:00 pm. The celebration continues with drinks following the program.”

For more information on the event and to purchase tickets, visit the ISSUE Project room website.

BIOGRAPHY

Vito Acconci has earned his international recognition. Acconci has been a vital presence in contemporary art since the late 1960s; his confrontational and ultimately political works have evolved from writing through conceptual art, bodyworks, performance, film, video, multimedia installation and architectural sculpture. Since the late 1980s he has focused on architecture and design projects.

Meredith TenHoor teaches architectural history and theory and coordinates the history-theory curriculum at Pratt Institute. Her research examines how architecture, urbanism and landscape design participate in the distribution of resources, and in recent years has been focused on how architects use food as a means to rethink the media and politics of practice.