DIALogue Fall 1996

Posted by Rhizome | Mon Oct 7th 1996 1 a.m.

Mark Your Calendars for the Third Season!

DIALogue:

REAL TIME BLIND DATE DEBATES ABOUT
DESIGN, TECHNOLOGY AND POPULAR CULTURE

Curated and hosted by

JANET ABRAMS

THREE THURSDAYS, TWO WEEKS APART

*** OCTOBER 24 *** NOVEMBER 7 *** NOVEMBER 21***

Thursday October 24

WORKING HARD AT LEISURE
The architecture and social anthropology of entertainment environments

DAVID ROCKWELL
architect, Rockwell Group, NY, creators of theme restaurants, retail
stores casinos, and 30 Planet Hollywoods around the planet

meets

BENJAMIN R. BARBER
author, "Jihad vs McWorld: How Globalism and Tribalism is Reshaping the
World"
director, Walt Whitman Center for the Culture and Politics of Democracy,
Rutgers University, NJ

meets

SUSAN WILLIS and KAREN KLUGMAN,
members of THE PROJECT ON DISNEY, and joint authors of "Inside The
Mouse: Work and Play at Disney World"

***

Thursday November 7

SPLIT SECOND GRAPHICS:
sports, music and somersaulting type

TOMATO*
the London-based design and music collective, designers of the titles
for "Trainspotting"

meet

ZOA MARTINEZ AND SCOTT PRESSLER
lead designers for the 1996 NBC Olympics graphics

meet

MIKE MILLS
designer/director, Mike Mills Diversified NY, creator of designs for
MoWax, X-Girl, and several films on skateboarding

meets

ELLEN LUPTON
curator of "Mixing Messages: Graphic Design in Contemporary Culture" at
the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum

***

Thursday November 21

ROOMS WITHIN ROOMS
Reconfiguring the Modern(ist) Interior:
Speculations on Gravity, Mobility and Domesticity

GLEN SEATOR
artist, New York, who recently built a one-to-one reconstruction of the
office and bathroom at the NY Kunsthalle, inside the building, and
tilted them on one corner...

meets

ANDREA ZITTEL
artist, New York, whose one-woman show of five customised trailers,
"Escape Vehicles," opens November 1st at Andrea Rosen Gallery, Soho

meets

JOEP VAN LIESHOUT*
artist, Rotterdam, who has built various spaces inside other spaces,
including the "bar-units" at the Grand Palais, Lille designed by Rem
Koolhaas.

*speakers to be confirmed

All three salons meet in the Peter Cooper Suite, Cooper Union, 7 East
7th St at 3rd Avenue. [New York City]

7:00-9:00 pm.

All 3 events: $35
Single event: $15
Students: $5

Seating is limited

Reservations:
212 353 4195
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