September 1, 2011

  1. Sep 1 at 1 pm

    a razor, a shiny knife: Segregated Water

    A razor, a shiny knife is a culinary performance group that creates educational, social, and theatrical experiences around the world. Join them at the Lab for a conversation about a luxury the developed world takes for granted—water. Learn about modern culinary techniques and ingredients that work through the manipulation of water. These ingredients will be used to create metaphorical examples of water scarcity and potability around the world, comparing countries, cities, and even districts across the same city.

    Photo: courtesy Kathryn Mahoney, 2010

  2. Sep 1 at 2 pm

    Testing, Testing!

    What effect does the city have on your brain and body? In a series of weekly tours developed with Lab Team member Charles Montgomery, Dr. Colin Ellard, author of You Are Here: Why We Can Find Our Way to the Moon, but Get Lost in the Mall, has begun to gather evidence about the psychological effects of public spaces near the Lab. This week, join Dr. Ellard on this tour and measure the effects of the city on your own brain and body.

    Videos from the Event:

    Testing, Testing, Tested: Esther M. Sternberg, M.D.

    Testing, Testing, Tested: Colin Ellard 

    Photo used by permission under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) License from Eric Fischer.

  3. Sep 1 at 7 pm

    Hester Street and the Center for Urban Pedagogy

    Join Hester Street Collaborative and the Center for Urban Pedagogy for a panel discussion about design and social change. Speakers will present models for collaboration between designers and community-based partners that help to engage local residents around planning issues, demystify complex public policy, and empower people to make real-world change in their communities.

    Image: courtesy Hester Street Collaborative


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