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December 7, 2015 - February 6, 2016Mindful Lights Is an interactive installation exploring how light and material can create a space for students to experience a moment of mindfulness.
Learning From ParksSeptember - Mid October, 2019Curated by Jennifer GovanDesigned by Carlie ZhangLearning From Parks explores the urban park as a metaphor for the acquisition of knowledge and importance of social infrastructure. The display draws attention to the history, design, and politics of New York City parks, especially the iconic Central Park, our nation’s first major landscaped public park, inspired by reformers who sought to improve public health and strengthen civil society.We offer ...
October 18 - December 23- 2016This exhibit drew from the Dow Collection from the Gottesman Archives and invited visitors to create their own versions of the work. Selected pieces were made into coloring sheets and coloring pencils were available at stations throughout the gallery.This ser...
Getting In or Getting Out: College AdmissionsJune - Mid July, 2019Curated by Jennifer GovanDesigned by Carlie Zhang & Trisha BartonOperation Varsity Blues is the latest scandal in college admissions, arising from greed and the pressure experienced by many, especially the wealthiest, to get into the "best" schools, at whatever the cost. But what does this frenzy say about the big business of higher education? Test prep, cheating, lying, and buying your way in are symptomatic of a larger societal problem in the way we lo...
Just Peachy!December 2019 - Mid February, 2020Curated by Jennifer GovanDesigned by Trisha Barton, Zoe Logan & Carlie ZhangIn the history of our nation only two presidents have ever been impeached: Andrew Johnson, for violating the Tenure of Office Act, and Bill Clinton, for perjury and obstruction of justice. Both were later acquitted by the United States Senate. Although other presidents have been threatened with impeachment, only two have faced formal impeachment inquiries in the House of Representatives: Richard Nix...
NationalismMid Oct - November, 2019Curated by Jennifer GovanDesigned by Trisha Barton & Zoe LoganCreative Tech Developed by Carlie ZhangFrom the Know Nothings to the Trump era, our country has grappled with the push and pull of Nationalism, a movement that raises complex issues by its interwoven fabric of civic, cultural, ethnic, religious, and ideologic lines, typically self-defined and free from outside influence or interference.With the resurgence of the term in recent years, we examine Na...
Art Commission OverviewArt Commissions | OverviewStatement of PurposeEdLab is offering funding, exhibition space and support to artists who explore the intersections between education, technology, data, art, and media. The goal of
The Award Goes To Mis/RepresentationLate February - March, 2019Curated by Jennifer GovanDesigned by Ruta Kruliauskaite & Angela PerroneThe Oscars have not been without controversy, from this year’s lack of host, to surprising nominations of the best films. Like cinematic productions, awards may involve false or misleading contexts to sway opinion, even if misrepresentation is rightfully exercised through freedom of speech and artistic license.This display features books about awards in film and medi...
December 18 - 20, 2018What do we make as contemporary art now? Is there a gap between what we are making and what we are/will be teaching in studio art courses? How can we become both artists and educators? What would be effective art teaching preparation / pedagogy / practices? A collaborative exhibition showcasing artworks by studio art faculty around NYC, MFA students, as well as recent MFA graduates who are pursuing teaching in higher education. Curated by Dahye Kim.
Teaching About SpeciesMid April - May, 2019Curated by Jennifer GovanDesigned by Carlie ZhangFabricated & Installed by Trisha Barton, Zoe Logan, Ruta Kruliauskaite, & Carlie ZhangIs it true that we care mostly about giant, often tropical or subtropical animals when thinking about endangered species and conservation? There's the Amur Leopard, Black Rhino, Hawksbill Turtle, Sumatran Elephant .... but what about the smaller fauna and flora -- the honeybee, American burying beetle, Louisiana quillwort, Georgia as...