cities -- urbanity -- design
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, selected from student work in both New York and Parsons Paris.
Bodies in Urban Space:
An Exhibit of Ten Photographs
Subway Senosrium: Four Poems with Sketches
Senses of Belleville: A Fashion Collection in Four Parts
Sensing San Francisco: A Chinatown Childhood
Places Left Behind: Amritsar, Paris, New York
Highline Calm: An Interactive
Map and Guide
Infrastructure Affects: Life Under the BQE
Jackson Heights Sound and
Smell Sensory Map
Eau de Métro. Scent, advertising posters, and video.
Embroidered Bat -- found objects, cotton cloth, thread
Mapping Hidden Things
Woven Cities: Urban Transitions -- fabric collage.
The Touch of Hands -- video animation with soundtrack
Jardin des Plantes: A Sensory Guide and Workbook
Chicago's Union Stockyards: A Sensorial History
Proposal for Turning a Vacant
Lot into a Biophilic Garden
KTV, Chinatown Pool Hall: A Poetry Chapbook