OS1

Lenora Ditzler

02/27/20

Lenora Ditzler is a key collaborator in "Countryside, The Future" on exhibit from February 20 through August 14, 2020 at Solomon R. Guggenheim Musuem in New York.

"Countryside, The Future is an exhibition addressing urgent environmental, political, and socioeconomic issues through the lens of architect and urbanist Rem Koolhaas and Samir Bantal, Director of AMO, the think tank of the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA). A unique exhibition for the Guggenheim Museum, Countryside, The Future will explore radical changes in the rural, remote, and wild territories collectively identified here as “countryside,” or the 98% of the Earth’s surface not occupied by cities, with a full rotunda installation premised on original research. The project presents investigations by AMO, Koolhaas, with students at the Harvard Graduate School of Design; the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing; Wageningen University, Netherlands; and the University of Nairobi. The exhibition will examine the modern conception of leisure, large-scale planning by political forces, climate change, migration, human and nonhuman ecosystems, market-driven preservation, artificial and organic coexistence, and other forms of radical experimentation that are altering landscapes across the world."

Lenora Ditzler is a PhD Candidate at Farming Systems Ecology, Wagneingen University in the Netherlands. She was Oxbow's Environmental Science instructor from OS23–OS30 and an Intern OS1–OS15.

    OS25

    Natori Green

    02/27/20

    Natori Green is in two group art exhibitions in New Orleans. "Full Color" exhibition will be on display at Kirschman ArtSpace (2800 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA) from February 26 - April 3 featuring seven artists. "Hot Future" exhibition will be on display at 912 Julia ( 912 Julia Street, New Orleans, LA) featuring nineteen artists.

    OS25

    Acadia Mezzofanti

    02/27/20

    Acadia Mezzofanti has published her two-volume book, the synthesis of her summer long visual explorations of arts and culture around Boston today. Both volumes are publicly viewable on Acadia's author page. Through her lens, Acadia examines contemporary artistic identity in the first volume. In the second volume, the focus becomes expanding boundaries for the underrepresented, including women, in arts and culture today. Boston 2020: Artistic Identities, 296 pages; 2020 Vision: Expanding Boundaries, 260 pages. See more of Acadia's work.

    OS5

    Daniele Frazier

    11/26/19

    Daniele Frazier is seeking volunteers to help plant 3000 tulip bulbs in Highland Park, Brooklyn. She will be planting a 28-foot diameter circle of red tulips that will bloom in early spring of next year. This is a continuation of her artistic collaboration with NYC Parks and the Cypress Hills neighborhood.

    When: 10am-5pm on December 7th
    Where: Enter Lower Highland Park at Elton and Jamaica Ave and walk up the hill just north of the eastern baseball diamond. Map link here.
    Transportation: J train to Cleveland

    She needs your help digging holes and placing bulbs for any period of time you can offer between 10am and 5pm. This is a great opportunity to have hands-on involvement in a public artwork and to get to know the community. Water, snacks, and tools will be provided. She will be joined by high school students from the neighborhood.

    Please spread the word! If you can make it, email me at danielefrazier@gmail.com so I can get a rough headcount of volunteers. Thank you!

    danielefrazier.com

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