Through 04.30.10
Maya Lin: What is Missing?

MayaLin

Maya Lin, What is Missing? (2010, single channel video, color, no sound, 4:13 min).

Courtesy of Creative Time and the What is Missing? Foundation

A series of four videos about mass extinction precipitated by the degradation of natural habitats will be shown in Times Square. There will be an expanded schedule of screenings on 04.22.10 for Earth Day. Maya Lin is a participant in the Creative Time Global Residency Program, for which she has traveled to diverse parts of the world to connect with disappearing species for this project.

Creative Time
44 1/2-inch screen, Broadway between 44th and 45th Streets, NYC


(various dates)
Parsons Presents 2010 Thesis Exhibitions

ThesisParsons

Last year’s thesis exhibit

Copyright Martin Seck

April through June, a series of shows in the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center and venues across Manhattan highlight thesis work by undergraduate and graduate students in its architecture, communication design, design and management, design and technology, fashion design, fine arts, illustration, integrated design, interior design, lighting, photography, and product design programs.

Sheila C. Johnson Design Center
66 Fifth Avenue, NYC


Through 05.14.10
José Oubrerie

Miller

Miller House in Lexington, KY by José Oubrerie

Brian Wilson

On view are French architect and author (and Le Corbusier protégé) José Oubrerie’s best-known works, including the Church of St. Pierre in Firminy, France, and the Miller House in Lexington, KY. In addition, The School is producing the book on Oubrerie’s work that will feature many photos and drawings of the two buildings.

The Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture (Spitzer School) at The City College of New York
141 Convent Avenue, NYC


Through 05.23.10
Fast Trash: Roosevelt Island’s Pneumatic Tubes and the Future of Cities

Roosevelt

View of the control room and Jerry Sorgente, DSNY stationary engineer in charge of the AVAC facility

Kate Milford

Using Roosevelt Island’s underground garbage collection system as a model, this exhibition attempts to show how we can radically change the way garbage is moved through the city. On view are brochures, advertisements, and other ephemera from Roosevelt Island’s archives, as well as photographs and video interviews of the engineers and technicians at work at Roosevelt Island’s facility.

Gallery RIVAA
527 Main Street, Roosevelt Island, NYC