Discussions on Networked Publics: Infrastructure, 5/04/2010


The Network Architecture Lab continues “Discussions on Networked Publics,” a series of panels examining how technology and social changes are transforming the public realm, held at Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation's [GSAPP's] Studio-X Soho Facility, 180 Varick Street, Suite 1610, New York City. 

The fourth panel, on "infrastructure" will occur on May 4 at 6:30 pm.

The panelists are:

David Benjamin (GSAPP, Living Architecture Lab)

Frank Pasquale (School of Law, Seton Hall)

Molly Wright Steenson (Princeton University, Girlwonder blog)

Mason C. White (University of Toronto, Lateral Office)

Kazys Varnelis, director of GSAPP's Network Architecture Lab will moderate. 

"Discussions on Networked Publics" extends the analysis of contemporary culture in the book Networked Publics, published in 2008 by the MIT Press and edited by Netlab Director Kazys Varnelis. More on the book at http://networkedpublics.org. Copies of the book will be for sale at the event.

The event will be broadcast live worldwide via ustream.tv at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/discussions-on-network-publics

Viewers who can't make it in person are encouraged to submit questions and comments live during the show to @Columbia_Netlab on Twitter.

Video from the event will be archived on Vimeo and iTunes. 

Discussions on Networked Publics Series

Panel 1. Culture (archive)

9 February, 6.30

featuring: Michael Kubo, Michael Meredith, Will Prince, Enrique Ramirez, David Reinfurt, and Mimi Zeiger

Panel 2. Place

25 March, 6.30

featuring: Amanda McDonald Crowley, Douglas Gauthier, Christina Ray, Mark Shepard, Kevin Slavin, and Tim Ventimiglia

Panel 3. Politics

13 April, 6.30

featuring: Stephen Graham, Deborah Natsios, Enrique Ramirez

Panel 4. Infrastructure

4 May, 6.30

featuring: David Benjamin, Frank Pasquale, Molly Wright Steenson, Mason White 

Free and open to the public

RSVP: gdb2106@columbia.edu

Events begin at 6:30 unless otherwise noted.

Studio-X New York

180 Varick Street, Suite 1610

1 train to Houston Street

[Studio-X is a downtown studio for experimental design and research run by the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation of Columbia University.]

Sponsored in part by the MIT Pressnetworked publics place