© 2016 Joseph Heathcott

Recent student projects in Sensing the City

Students enroll in this course from a wide variety of majors, representing nearly all divisions of The New School--from Eugene Lang College and Parsons School of Design to the School of Public Engagement, Mannes School of Music, and the College of Performing Arts.  They are given wide latitude to design, develop, and execute a final project in a format of their choosing   Consequently, students produce a wonderful variety of projects that engage the topic of 'Sensing the City' in creative and powerful ways.  The projects noted below are only a sample of this variety.  These are excerpts of the full projects, included for illustrative purposes.

Bodies in Urban Space:

An Exhibit of Ten Photographs

Jackson Heights Sound and

Smell Sensory Map

Highline Calm: An Interactive

Map and Guide

Subway Senosrium: Four Poems with Sketches

Layered Manhattan: 

Mapping Hidden Things

Proposal for Turning a Vacant

Lot into a Biophilic Garden

Infrastructure Affects: Life Under the BQE

KTV, Chinatown Pool Hall: A Poetry Chapbook