Friday, November 03, 2006

Pratt Collaboratives

Pratt Collaboratives is hosting "Art in the Contested City" this Saturday at Pratt Institute in NYC.

"Arts and culture are transforming cities as never before, and are themselves being transformed in the process. In urban centers around the world, and in our own Brooklyn backyard, the fields of art and design, music and dance, architecture and new media are playing an ever increasing role in the development of neighborhoods and communities. They are doing so, however, at a time in which urban space is increasingly limited, expensive, and contested—fought over by developers, city governments, community and civic groups, housing advocates, arts institutions and artists themselves."

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Seems really cool and pertinent for todays artists and architects. I would go if I weren't racing my bike. Oh, self-indulgence squelching meaningful enlightenment...

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