Theresa Lang Student & Community Center
55 W 13th St
New York, NY 10011
Majora CarterMajora Carter is an urban revitalization strategy consultant, real estate developer, and Peabody Award winning broadcaster. She is responsible for the creation & successful implementation of numerous green-infrastructure projects, policies, and job training & placement systems.
Emily Gobeille & Theo WatsonTheo Watson is an artist, designer and experimenter. An open-source enthusiast, he works together with Zach Lieberman and Arturo Castro in the openFrameworks toolkit for creative coding. Emily Gobeille is an artist and award-winning designer who specializes in merging technology and design to create rich immersive design experiences.
StorytellingConveying stories in a variety of forms, involving their audience and participants to different degrees. In some of these projects, the audience is recipient of the story; in others, the participants become a part of the narrative.
Really Big DataTapping into the swarm of data generated by us and surrounding us, commenting on the role of the massive amount of often-hidden detail that exists.
PlayInviting the audience to participate and explore. Some are toys that invite open-ended play; others are games with formalized rules, winning, and losing.
EducationApproaching the world of education through innovation – illuminating topics through demonstration, visualization, and participation. Some are geared toward children, while certain projects aim to broaden the knowledge of adults.
Critical & SpeculativeSpeculating over near or far future scenarios. Critiquing our world through design. Questioning current social practices or directions in which we may be moving.
ExperientialEnveloping the audience, immersing them in space and exploring the intersection of the physical and digital worlds.
Information InstrumentsConveying, managing and understanding information – presenting it to audiences in unique ways.
Friday, May 16th
2.00PM - 8.00PM
Really Big Data
Saturday, May 17th
12.00PM - 7.00PM
Critical & Speculative 1
Critical & Speculative 2
5.58PM - 6.03PM