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The 2013 Creative Time Summit - Art, Place, and Dislocation in the 21st Century City




Summit Roundtable Lunch: “The Sixth Borough”

Friday, October 25, at Judson Church — $22


This special lunch, created especially for the 2013 Summit by media artist Stefani Bardin and chef Mihir Desai, took diners on an edible tour of New York City’s five boroughs, providing a close and at times critical look at the shifting cultural landscapes found in each. Diners considered the promise and failures of urban rooftop gardening in “Brooklyn,” while those in “Staten Island” participated in a traditional Sri Lankan wedding feast, and guests seated in “Queens” dug into food-truck culture and the fusion foods born at the intersection of disparate cuisines. The culinary and social intersections highlighted at the lunch formed a temporary sixth borough: food.


Summit Dinner Conversations

Friday, October 25, following Day One presentations — $25


We believe that the best “breakout groups” happen outside the conference site, especially when they involve dinner and drinks! For the very first time we offered Summit attendees the opportunity to continue the conversation that started on the main stage, meeting and exchanging ideas with each other and with presenters at dinners held in the homes of local members of the Creative Time community.



Dinner Hosts and Presenters:


Jay Buim, Director and Filmmaker
with Althea Thauberger and Lize Mogel


Blake Callaway, Senior Vice President, IFC,
with Lucy Orta and Joshua Decter


Tom Finkelpearl, Executive Director, Queens Museum & Eugenie Tsai, Curator, Brooklyn Museum
with Raúl Cárdenas Osuna of Torolab and Roberto Bedoya


Deb Fisher, Founder and Executive Director, Blade of Grass
with Michael Premo and Mel Chin


Charlie Gepp, Partner and President, Melissa Shoes USA
with Steve Powers and Kelly Anderson


Lynn Gumpert, Director, Grey Art Gallery/NYU
with Ann Messner


Pablo Helguera, Artist and Director of Adult and Academic Programming, Museum of Modern Art
with Tony Chakar


Kemi Ilesanmi, Director, The Laundromat Project
with Emmanuel Pratt


Paul Ramírez Jonas, Artist
with Gregory Sholette and Jenenne Whitfield of the Heidelberg Project


Carin Kuoni, Director, Vera List Center for Art and Politics & John Oakes, OR Brooks
with Chido Govera and Mary Jane Jacob


Steve Lambert and Steve Duncombe (The Center for Artistic Activism), Co-founders and Co-directors, Center for Artistic Activism
with Kenneth Bailey of The Design Studio for Social Innovation and Anne Gadwa Nicodemus


Colleen Ritzau Leth, Associate, Director’s Office, Metropolitan Museum of Art
with Marcus Neustetter


Duke Riley, Artist
with Invincible, Jimmy McMillan, and Chen Shoaxiang of Xijing Men


Robert Stilin, Founder, Robert Stilin LLC
with Mario Ybarra, Jr.


Storefront for Art and Architecture
with Levan Asabashvili of Urban Reactor and Christoph Schäfer


Flux Factory
with Ana Maria Millan of Helena Producciones and Ivet Curlin of What, How, and For Whom


Randy Polumbo and Meghan Boody, Artists
with Lara Almarcegui and Alfredo Brillembourg of Urban-Think Tank


Amanda Weil, Artist
with Madeline Blount