Incollect 10-18
Design-centric spring programming open to the public at Pratt
Feb 17, 2016

Free films, festivals and lectures are coming to Pratt Institute’s School of Design, School of Architecture, School of Art, and School of Liberal Arts and Sciences this spring. The events, which will take place at Pratt’s Manhattan and Brooklyn campuses, will be hosted by the school’s resident experts. 

Design-centric spring programming open to the public at Pratt
Ray and Charles Eames will be featured in the Pratt School of Design Film Series

Check out these highlights:

February 17
6 to 9 p.m. (doors open at 5:30 p.m.)
School of Design Film Series: Dior and I

The film Dior and I will be introduced by Kim Jenkins, visiting assistant professor, Fashion Design. (Pratt Brooklyn Campus, Juliana Curran Terian Design Center Gallery, 200 Willoughby Ave.)

February 18
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
History of Art and Design Lecture Series:
“Sculpture, Space, Tradition and Time,” by Hal Foster

Writer and critic Hal Foster will lecture on modernist and contemporary art, architecture and theory. The lecture will be followed by a Q&A led by Evan Neely, visiting assistant professor, History of Art and Design. (Pratt Brooklyn Campus, Memorial Hall Auditorium, 200 Willoughby Ave.)

February 19
5:30 to 8 p.m.

The Road From Paris: The Future of Climate Change Adaptation
Professor Emeritus Ronald Shiffman hosts academics, planners, policymakers and activists in a series of public discussions on the outcomes of the Paris 2015 Climate Conference. “Debrief +” is the first lecture, and features Ghislaine Hermanuz, Jeffrey Raven, Andrew Revkin and Kellie Terry. Additional lectures in the series will take place March 4 (“Environmental Justice On the Move”) and April 1 (“An Agenda for Action”). (Pratt Manhattan Campus, Room 213, 144 W. 14th St.)

February 25
6 to 9 p.m. (doors open at 5:30 p.m.)

School of Design Film Series: 
An Eames Extravaganza: Five Films by Charles and Ray Eames

An Eames Extravaganza will be introduced by Christopher Calderhead, visiting assistant professor, Communications Design. (Pratt Brooklyn Campus, Juliana Curran Terian Design Center Gallery, 200 Willoughby Ave.)

March 7
6 to 8 p.m.​
Arnold Syrop (B.Arch. ’61) and Joanne Syrop Annual Lecture:
Architect Grant Brooker

Internationally renowned architect Grant Brooker of Foster + Partners will speak about his career highlights and insights into the field of architecture. The lecture will be followed by a Q&A session and cocktail reception. RSVP to specialevents@pratt.edu(Pratt Brooklyn Campus, Higgins Hall Auditorium and Hazel and Robert H. Siegel Gallery, 61 St. James Pl.) 

March 21
7:30 to 8:30 p.m.​
Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Pam Lins

Pam Lins, a Brooklyn-based visual artist working in painting, ceramics, and sculpture, will speak about her career. (Pratt Brooklyn Campus, Memorial Hall Auditorium, 200 Willoughby Ave.)

April 4
7:30 to 8:30 p.m.​
Fine Arts Faculty Joe Fyfe Lecture: 
Russian-French Artist Serge Poliakoff

Associate Professor of Fine Arts Joe Fyfe will give a lecture on the Russian-born French painter Serge Poliakoff (1900-1969), one of the foremost postwar European abstractionists. The lecture is in tandem with a survey exhibition of Poliakoff’s paintings, which was organized by Fyfe and John Cheim, and will be on view at Cheim & Read Gallery March 31 to April 30. (Pratt Brooklyn Campus, Memorial Hall Auditorium, 200 Willoughby Ave.)

April 11
7:30 to 8:30 p.m.​
Visiting Artist Lecture Series: William Lamson

Interdisciplinary artist William Lamson will speak about his diverse practice, which involves working with elemental forces to create durational performative actions. (Pratt Brooklyn Campus, Memorial Hall Auditorium, 200 Willoughby Ave.)

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