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Peter Bil'ak, "Works That Work, Making Magazines Today" 4/1/14 6:30PM - 8:30PM

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A year ago, Peter Bil’ak started Works That Work, a new magazine devoted to creativity. This bi-annual features in-depth essays and stories...

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Ellen Lupton, "Design Fictions" (THURSDAY) 3/27/14 6:30PM - 8:30PM

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Ellen Lupton keeps telling stories. In this talk, she will tell the stories behind some new and recent projects, and she will explain how...

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Sharon Helgason Gallagher, “The Book and the Bicycle” 3/18/14 6:30PM - 8PM

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Why do we enjoy riding bicycles? Why do we take pleasure in reading books? In both cases, the design of the object is an excellent fit for...

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Phillip Tiongson, "Invention and Intention: Building Experiential Stories" 3/11/14 6:30PM - 8:30PM

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Designing for interaction is a moving target. Moore’s law speaks to the massive disruptions to hardware, software, and the information...

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Rick Poynor, "Dom Sylvester Houédard: Letters in Space" (THURSDAY) 2/27/14 6:30PM - 8:30PM

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In the mid-1960s, concrete poetry was an international art world phenomenon and Dom Sylvester Houédard—Benedictine monk, religious scholar,...

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Robert Krulwich, "Hard Stories Told Easily" 2/25/14 6:30PM - 8:30PM

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There are ways, lots of ways, to take technically complex stories and tell them to a lay audience — not dumbing them down, not ignoring the...

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Eva Franch, "Corporate Avant Garde and the Return of Disruption" 1/28/14 6:30PM - 8:30PM

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Storefront for Art and Architecture NY director Eva Franch will discuss contemporary forms of radical practice in a world dominated by...

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Amy Ogata, “Design, Creativity and Postwar American Childhood” 12/10/13 6:30PM - 8:30PM

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Creativity is an attractive, perhaps even sacrosanct, idea and we often understand it in only positive terms. As psychologists avidly...

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Vishaan Chakrabarti, "A Country of Cities" 11/19/13 6:30PM - 9PM

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In his new book A Country of Cities: A Manifesto for Urban America, the architect and urban planner Vishaan Chakrabarti argues that greater...

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Akiko Busch, "Assorted Notes on Fit" 10/29/13 6:30PM - 8:30PM

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For Akiko Busch, the study of design has long been about a sense of fit and how human beings find a sense of order in objects, rooms, and...

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John Warner, "It's Funny Because It's True. It's True, Because It's Funny" 10/15/13 6:30PM - 9PM

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9/11 was supposed to be the death of irony, and we would once again "take things seriously." But what if irony is sincerity and...

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Glen Cummings, "Navigating Urban Nature" 10/8/13 6:30PM - 8:30PM

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Glen Cummings, designer and partner at MTWTF, presents recent collaborative engagements with urban nature through the ongoing Safari 7...

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Jane Nisselson, "Cinematics of Systems, Processes, and Beautiful Things" 10/1/13 6:30PM - 8:30PM

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We tell stories of systems—of scientific models, innovation, diagrams, molecules, and fragrances. We will look at building films as a...

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David van der Leer, "Into the Streets" 9/24/13 6:30PM - 8:30PM

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Being both inspired and concerned about the current omnipresent urban moment, David van der Leer presents a series of projects on and for...

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Constance Rosenblum, "Private Lives in the Big City: Writing About New Yorkers and Their Distinctive Habitats" 9/17/13 6:30PM - 9PM

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Constance Rosenblum, longtime editor and reporter at The New York Times, will discuss issues involved in writing about New Yorkers and the...

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Reception at Swiss Institute—counter/point: The 2013 D-Crit Conference 5/11/13 7:30PM - 10:30PM

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counter/point ReceptionSwiss Institute18 Wooster Street7:30 p.m.Registration required  Join conference speakers and SVA MFA Design...

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Counter/Point: The 2013 D-Crit Conference 5/11/13 12:30PM - 7:30PM

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counter/point: The 2013 D-Crit ConferencePresented by SVA MFA in Design CriticismSaturday, May 11, 12:30–7:00 p.m.SVA...

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D-Crit lecture with Kurt Andersen, "Why Spy" 4/16/13 6:30PM - 8PM

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April 16: Kurt Andersen, "Why Spy"Of the satirical 1980s magazine Spy, Dave Eggers has opined, "It might have remade New York's cultural...

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D-Crit Lecture with Rick Poynor, "Writing with Pictures" 4/9/13 6:30PM - 8PM

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Rick Poynor, the British critic, writes about images, and selects and edits them for magazines, books, exhibitions, and his blog at Design...

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D-Crit lecture with Virginia Postrel, "Meaning and Value in Commercial Culture" 3/19/13 6:30PM - 8PM

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PLEASE NOTE THIS CLASS IS ON TUESDAY MARCH 19 March 19: Virginia Postrel, "Meaning and Value in Commercial Culture"   Meaning is one...

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D-Crit lecture with Vince Aletti, "Face of Fashion: Fashion Photography, Art Direction, and Magazine Design" 3/12/13 6:30PM - 8PM

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March 12: Vince Aletti, "Face of Fashion: Fashion Photography, Art Direction, and Magazine Design"   Photography critic and curator Vince...

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D-Crit lecture with Kati London, "New Forms of Engagement and Play in a Sensor- and Real-Time-Data Dominated World" 2/26/13 6:30PM - 8PM

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February 26: Kati London, "New Forms of Engagement and Play in a Sensor- and Real-Time-Data Dominated World"   If plants can communicate...

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D-Crit Lecture with Sandy Speicher, "Design for Learning" 2/18/13 6:30PM - 8PM

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MONDAY, February 18: Sandy Speicher, "Design for Learning" Education, just like any other sector, has many diverse challenges—all of which...

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D-Crit lecture with Susannah Drake, "Resilient Urban Environments" 2/12/13 6:30PM - 8PM

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February 12: Susannah Drake, "Resilient Urban Environments" In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the topics of sea level rise and storm surge...

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D-Crit Lecture with Markus Kayser, Can There Be Union between Nature and Technology in Fabrication? 2/5/13 6:30PM - 8PM

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Product designer Markus Kayser will talk about his recent works Solar Sinter and Sun Cutter—projects that harness the power of sunlight to...

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D-Crit lecture with Noah Rosenberg, "Slow. Down." 1/29/13 6:30PM - 8PM

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As our screens are bombarded with the relentless 24/7 news cycle and endless social media streams, a new breed of media outlet is taking...

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January 9: Nicholas de Monchaux, "Fashioning Apollo" 1/9/13 6:30PM - 8:30PM

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Wednesday, January 9, 6:30 p.m. MFA Design Criticism DepartmentSchool of Visual Arts136 West 21 Street, Second FloorNew York, NY...

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December 4: SVA MFA Design Criticism Lecture with Murray Moss, “Apples to Oranges: Dialogues between Art and Design in Commerce and Culture” (Q&A with Alice Twemlow) 12/4/12 6PM - 8PM

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The ghettoization of Art and Design that permeates our cultural institutions, commercial galleries and auction houses, eliminates the...

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November 27: SVA MFA Lecture with Steve Almond, “How to Make the Reader See It: The Book as a Visual Artifact” 11/27/12 6PM - 8PM

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Steve Almond will discuss the natural affinity between visual and literary artists, and specifically delve into his collaboration with the...

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RESCHEDULED to Nov 20: SVA MFA Design Criticism Lecture with Emilie Baltz, "Why Foreplay Makes the Food (AKA: There's more to a steak than beef)" 11/20/12 6PM - 8PM

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  Taking as tenant that food is our most fundamental form of consumption, Emilie Baltz will discuss the dimensions in which food design...

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