Discussions on Networked Publics: Politics, 4/13/2010

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 third panel, on "politics" will take place on April 13 at 6:30 pm.

Our special guest is Stephen Graham. This is the New York book launch for his book Cities Under Siege, published by Verso. 

The panelists are:

Stephen Graham (University of Durham, UK)

Deborah Natsios (Natsios/Young Architects and Cryptome.org)

Enrique Ramirez (Princeton University, Aggregat 456)

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 both Cities Under Siege and Networked Publics 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 (archive)

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 special guest Stephen Graham, Deborah Natsios, and Enrique Ramirez

Panel 4. Infrastructure

4 May, 6.30

Free and open to the public

RSVP: info@networkarchitecturelab.org

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 Verso Books

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