"11 Manifestos+Discussion" Talk

Storefront for Art and Architecture

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Storefront for Art and Architecture is presents "WHAT IS DESIGN? A Manifesto for the Gwangju Design Biennale 2011". his event has been curated in conjunction with the Gwangju Design Biennale and on behalf of Seung H-Sang and Ai Wei Wei, Co-Artistic Directors of the Gwangju Design Biennale 2011: DOGADOBISANGDO - "Design is Design is Not Design".

The event aims to interrogate the current situation of design in relation to its past and present challenges, while attempting to provide a space of discourse for its future implications. The event will consist of a live staging of manifestos by a group of 11 individuals consisting of emerging practitioners, established academics and institutional figures within the field of design, followed by a discussion.

This event is part of the Gwangju Design Biennale 2011 Academy Series, which is designed to stimulate, debate, and document key issues in a series of international forums held in Beijing (April 8), New York (May 17), Barcelona (May 31), London (June 6), and Gwangju (September 2).

The participants of the New York Academy are:
Manifesto 1 / Anthony Fontenot / Minsuk Cho
Manifesto 2 / Sho Shigematsu
Manifesto 3 / Jacob Wildschiødtz
Manifesto 4 / Rosalie Genevro
Manifesto 5 / Prem Krishnamurthy
Manifesto 6 / Barry Bergdoll
Manifesto 7 / Brendan McGetrick
Manifesto 8 / Chris Leong / Dominic Leong
Manifesto 9 / Felicity Scott
Manifesto 10 / Susan Sellers
Manifesto 11 / Pai Hyungmin / Alice S. Kim
Remarks by Mr Lee Yong Woo & Mr. Seung H-Sang

Refreshments will follow



May 17, 2011 from 19:00 to 21:00
Seating is limited. Early seating begins at 6:30pm for Storefront for Art and Architecture Members.

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