Through shared dialogue between with poets, educators, artists, architects and activists, this participatory program will explore how identity and cultural forces can influence the process of how we design, both collectively and individually. This event will expose the implicit and explicit relationships between identity and the discipline of making. Using perspectives and experiences from across multiple creative fields, this event will explore the power of interdisciplinary exchange.
This event is inspired by the Close to the Edge: The Birth of Hip Hop Architecture exhibition, currently on display at the Center for Architecture.
Danei Cesario, AIA, NCARB, NOMA, Associate, Array Architects
Abigail Conklin, Program Manager, Creative Connections NYC
Paco Márquez, Poet; Editor, OccuPoetry
Kamau Ware, Artist/Historian; Founder, Kamau Studios
Katie Yamasaki, Artist and Muralist
Daniel Aronberg, Assoc. AIA, Co-Chair, AIANY Emerging New York Architects Committee; Designer, 1100 Architects
Fauzia Khanani, Assoc. AIA, Principal and Founder, Studio Fōr
As a reminder, AIA National policy requires participants to attend the entire educational portion of an event to receive continuing education credits. We encourage all participants to arrive on time to comply with this policy.
AIANY Diversity and Inclusion, Emerging New York Architects, and Social Science and Architecture Committees