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Friday
Feb152013

Pratt Institute Spring 2013 Lectures

Pratt Institute's School of Architecture, School of Art and Design, and School of Liberal Arts and Sciences will feature talks by esteemed individuals and working professionals as part of each department's spring 2013 lecture series. 

ARCHITECTURE
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GRADUATE COMMUNICATIONS DESIGN
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UNDERGRADUATE COMMUNICATIONS DESIGN

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DIGITAL ARTS
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Wednesdays
Myrtle Hall, Lecture Room 3E-4, 12:45 PM

FILM SOCIETY
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FINE ARTS
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Tuesdays
Engineering, Room 307, 12:45 PM 

PHOTOGRAPHY
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Wednesdays
Higgins Hall Auditorium, 6:30 PM

WRITER'S FORUM
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Wednesdays
Engineering, Room 307, 12:30 PM

Friday
Feb152013

EXHIBITION EXPLORES PRE-FAB Cold War Era Housing Systems

Examples of the diverse housing prototype systems on display as part of COLD war COOL digital.Pratt's School of Architecture presents COLD war COOL digital, an exhibition of 20 scaled prototypes of modernist, pre-fabricated, and globally-distributed Cold War era housing systems that were created using contemporary 3D printing technologies. For more information on the exhibition, click here.

Exhibition on view now through Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Hazel and Robert Siegel Gallery
Higgins Hall, 61 St. James Place, Brooklyn
Gallery Hours: Monday-Saturday, 9 AM to 5 PM

Photo: Courtesy of Pedro Alonso

Friday
Feb152013

Hello Etsy at Pratt: Reimagine the Marketplace Conference

Hello Etsy, an annual conference of creation and ideas aims to empower independent, creative business owners (and those who soon will be) to explore new methods of production, new patterns of consumption, and more lasting and purposeful ways of working. Hello Etsy at Pratt: Reimagine the Marketplace is a gathering for independent, creative professionals who want to change the way work is done. Tickets cost $85 for the weekend and are extremely limited. Participants can reserve their spot here. The Pratt community can purchase discounted tickets for $50 by entering the promotional code PrattEtsy13.

Friday, March 22 through Sunday, March 24
Pratt Brooklyn Campus

Friday
Feb152013

"Kinesthetics: Art Imitating Life" Contemporary Exhibition on Movement

Reuben Margolin, The Round WaveKinesthetics: Art Imitating Life is a contemporary exhibition that focuses on sculptures that mimic the movement of the body, of trees and other organic forms, with the aid of technology. Artists represented in this exhibition employ sophisticated robotics and engineered mechanisms that are powered by electricity, solar power or wind power, to create sculptures that achieve elegant and highly articulated gestures. Co-curated by Nick Battis and Linda Lauro Lazin, the show features work by artists Casey Curran, Chico MacMurtrie, Reuben Margolin, Alan Rath, Adriana Salazar, Björn Schülke, and Che-Wei Wang.
 
On view now through Saturday, April 27
Monday–Saturday, 11 AM–6 PM; Thursday 11 AM–8 PM

Pratt Manhattan Gallery
144 West 14th Street, Second Floor

Photo: Courtesy Reuben Margolin

Friday
Feb152013

How to Create a Knockout Portfolio: A Behance Workshop

Jenn Godbout from Behance, the leading online platform to showcase and discover creative work, will discuss what makes an online portfolio successful, why self-curation is so important, and how to build a following for one's work. This workshop will include step-by-step instructions for utilizing Behance, live demos, and a Q&A to address any individual questions.  

Thursday, March 28, 6–7:30 PM

Pratt Manhattan Campus
144 West 14th Street, Room 213