Friday, 09. October 2020, Chinatown Soup, Civic Art Lab 2020 | 3-Day Sustainability and Design Lab

from 09. October 2020 - 15:00
till 11. October 2020 - 19:00

Chinatown Soup

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Civic Art Lab 2020
Civic Art Lab 2020 will be the 5th iteration of our design and sustainability lab, to be announced at the start of 2020.
Our 2019 lab brought together artists, designers, and educators from Columbia University, Amherst College, Pratt, Royal College of Art (UK), Operation Resilient Living & Innovation (ORLI+),  and other independent studios, businesses, and public figures. Workshops, events, and exhibitions led investigations into diverse themes such as: climate change and climate resilience, creative re-use, urban agriculture, sustainable architecture, environmental justice, and more. 
Annual topics include, but are not limited to: - Art, design, activist, and scientific collaboration in sustainability- Zero-net-energy and zero waste - Closing the loop in practice- The future of sustainability and resilience- Upcycling and reuse (food, textiles, artistic materials)- Technology and closing the loop + inhabiting the loop- Creative visualizations and analytics on a circular economy 
DonorsDonors help to support the instructors (designers, artists, scientists, sustainability professionals, and activists) who generously donated their time teaching in the lab. Includes full registration includes access to the full lab, lunch, and drinks.
SponsorsSponsors help to support the Civic Art Lab instructors and the continuation of the lab. Sponsors are recognized throughout the lab, in publications, and keynote presentations. Includes full registration includes access to the full lab, lunch, and drinks.
Civic Art Lab is hosted by GreenspaceNYC (), a non-profit collaborative that develops and curates free educational programming, hands-on workshops, and public design projects that encourage dialogue, enliven public spaces, and promote the future of more equitable and sustainable cities. Past workshops, exhibitions, and events have been held at Parsons School of Design, the New Museum, IDC w/ Sesame Workshop, and more. 
Co-Directors & Founders / GREENSPACENYC + Civic Art Lab: Laura Scherling, Jeff Kasper  Organizers: Dan Horn, Leonel Ponce  Sponsors: Chinatown Soup,  Material for the Arts (NYC Office of Cultural Affairs), ORLI+, Fractured Atlas
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