Join the Re:Play team as they present on their project for the Reset: Towards a New Commons exhibition.
In Re:Play, young residents of three New York City Housing Authority campuses reimagined their public spaces through play, addressing the need for intergenerational space for healing and gathering. The intersecting impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, structural racism, and decades of disinvestment have disproportionately affected the health, safety, and social fabric of NYCHA public housing residents. In this project, young residents describe the toll of these impacts and reimagine their community as a restorative space of gathering, joy, and healing.
Aboubakar Cherry, Young Resident Designer
Deborah Gans, FAIA, Gans and Company
Bobbye Hall, Young Resident Designer
Eugene Rodriguez, Program Coordinator, East Harlem Safety Plan
Nancy Owens, ASLA, LEED AP, Nancy Owens Studio
Onyi Egbochue, Designer
Juliana Barton, Co-Curator, Reset: Towards a New Commons; Director, Center for the Arts, Northeastern University
David Burney, FAIA, Pratt Institute
Jerrod Delaine, NOMA, Carthage Real Estate Advisors, Pratt Institute
Devvon Howell, Young Resident Designer
Sydney King, Designer
Kate Levy, Documentary Filmmaker
Jared Rice, NOMAS, Pratt Institute
Brendon Valerio, Young Resident Designer
This program is part of the Reset:Towards a New Commons series:
July 7: Block Party: From Independent Living to Disability Communalism
July 11: Aging Against the Machine
July 28: Re:Play Reclaiming the Commons through Play
August 4: Decolonizing Suburbia
This event is offered in person and virtually; proof of complete COVID-19 vaccination (for attendees ages 5 and up) with photo ID for adults is required to attend in person. Food and beverages will be served. Face masks are required for visitors ages 2-5, and optional for those vaccinated. Read our full Health and Safety Protocol here.
If you register for an online ticket, you will receive an email with a Zoom link to access the program.
Center for Architecture