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

 

Schedule subject to change. Please check back for updates.

 

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7:00PM – 9:00PM //
SUMMIT KICK-OFF PARTY

Judson Memorial Church
55 Washington Square Park South

Featuring a participatory urban-planning project created by Paul Ramírez-Jonas
Music by The Rude Dudes
Drinks provided by Lagunitas Brewing Co.

 

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10:00 AM //
INTRODUCTION & OPENING REMARKS

Anne Pasternak
Nato Thompson

 

 

10:15 AM //
PERFORMANCE

Mario Ybarra Jr.

 

 

10:30 AM //
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

Neil Brenner, Place, Capitalism, and the Right to the City

 

 

10:50 AM //
SECTION 1: MAKING A PLACE
MODERATED BY GREGORY SHOLETTE

The term “placemaking” has swept grant- making organizations as well as city governments hoping to use the arts to make cities more vibrant. What are productive models to consider when thinking about the making of place through culture? What are its limitations?

Jenenne Whitfield on Detroit’s Heidelberg Project
John Fetterman on being the Mayor of Braddock, Pennsylvania
Anne Gadwa Nicodemus on placemaking
Lize Mogel on the impact of world’s fairs and the Olympics
Roberto Bedoya on the issues of placemaking in Arizona

 

 

11:55 AM //
BREAK

 

 

12:00 PM //
IN CONVERSATION: THE CONTOURS OF PLACE AND ACTION

Rick Lowe and Nato Thompson

 

 

12:30 PM //
SHORT FILM

Occupy Gezi News, The First Week of Gezi Resistance in Istanbul

 

 

12:35 PM //
REGIONAL REPORT: TURKEY

Fulya Erdemci

 

 

1:00 PM //
“THE SIXTH BOROUGH” @ JUDSON CHURCH

Special ticketed lunch created by Stefani Bardin and Mihir Desai

 

 

2:30 PM //
WHAT’S NEW AT THE SUMMIT

Laura Raicovich

 

 

2:40 PM //
SECTION 2: MY BROOKLYN
MODERATED BY RISË WILSON

In the contentious debate on development in New York City, no borough is featured more prominently in the stories of gentrification than Brooklyn. This section uses the borough as a case study to consider the specifics of resistance, placemaking, and overall use of culture in the transformation of a place many call home.

Kelly Anderson on gentrification in Brooklyn
Michael Premo on activism and art
Steve Powers on leverage and public projects
Rylee Eterginoso & Elissa Blount-Moorhead on Weeksville Heritage Center

 

 

3:45 PM //
SHORT FILM

Beyza Boyacioglu and Sebastian Diaz, Toñitas

 

 

3:50 PM //
REGIONAL REPORT: SOUTH AFRICA

Marcus Neustetter, The Trinity Session

 

 

4:10 PM //
BREAK

 

 

4:25 PM //
SECTION 3: BUILT FROM THE GROUND UP
MODERATED BY JOSHUA DECTER

Urban development is not always “top down”—it can also be generated by the grassroots. This section features alternative forms of economy and social action that come out of local planning and movements.

Kenneth Bailey on Design Strategies for Social Intervention
Christoph Shaefer on Park Fiction
Chido Govera on the mushroom cultivation movement
Alfredo Brillembourg on Urban Think Tank’s Torre David project

 

 

5:20 PM //
SHORT FILM

 

 

5:30 PM //
SECTION 4: FLANEURS
MODERATED BY MARY JANE JACOB

Beyond its physical realities, the city is often a muse to its citizens. Flaneurs do not necessarily resist or build, but instead take inspiration from the evolving social conditions and innate tensions of the built environment.

Tony Chakar on protest and social media
Vito Acconci on shifting public spaces
Althea Thauberger on the politics of community and social space
The Amanda Weil Lecture Open Call Winner: Madeline Blount on the “no man’s land” in Cyprus

 

 

6:25 PM //
DAY ONE CLOSING REMARKS

Nato Thompson

 

 

7:00 PM //
SUMMIT DINNER CONVERSATIONS

Various locations, for dinner ticket holders only

SUMMIT SOCIALS

@ Judson Church featuring “The Shadow Summit”
by Works Progress

Beverages provided by Lagunitas Brewing Co.

 

 

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10:00 AM //
WAKE UP @ JUDSON CHURCH

Bagels and coffee by ‘Wichcraft

 

 

11:00 AM //
WELCOME

Laura Raicovich

 

 

11:10 AM //
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

Rebecca Solnit, A Thousand Stories in the Naked City

 

 

11:30 AM //
SECTION 5: ACCESSING THE GREEN CITY
MODERATED BY MEL CHIN

Questions of sustainability in the city must also confront the existing class dimensions in its composition. This section proposes successful models for contending with their confluence.

Emmanuel Pratt on urban gentrification
Lara Almarcegui on the life of urban detritus
Lucy Orta on food equity and sustainability
Raúl Cárdenas Osuna, on Torolab’s Farmlab

 

 

12:25 PM //
SHORT FILM

Storyboard P and the Bullitts, Close Your Eyes

 

 

12:30 PM //
REGIONAL REPORT: COLOMBIA

Ana Maria Milan

 

 

12:50 PM //
LUNCH BREAK

 

 

1:50 PM //
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

Lucy Lippard, Location/Dislocation

2:10 PM //
THE LEONORE ANNENBERG PRIZE FOR ART
AND SOCIAL CHANGE

Khaled Hourani and Laurie Jo Reynolds
Introduced by Elizabeth K. Sorensen
Sally Tallant in conversation with Khaled Hourani
John Forté in conversation with Laurie Jo Reynolds

 

 

3:20 PM //
SHORT FILM

Halil Altindere, Wonderland

 

 

3:30 PM //
BREAK

 

 

3:45 PM //
IN CONVERSATION: THE ABSURD AND URBAN TRANSFORMATION

Pedro Reyes & Antanas Mockus Šivickas

 

 

4:15 PM //
SECTION 6: RESISTORS
MODERATED BY IVET ĆURLIN, WHAT, HOW, AND FOR WHOM

Resisting the tide of urban development can at times feel like a Herculean task. Nevertheless, by looking at effective local strategies for resistance we can apply them to the transformation of metropolitan areas on a global scale.

Jimmy McMillan on the “Rent is Too Damn High Party”
Ann Messner on the Real Estate Show
Chen Shaoxiong on the Xijing Olympics
Levan Asabashvili on the Urban Reactor library
Rachel LaForest on Right to the City

 

 

5:10 PM //
PERFORMANCE

Invincible

 

 

5:25 PM //
CLOSING REMARKS

Nato Thompson

 

 

5:45 PM //
SUMMIT SOCIALS

@ Judson Church featuring #ShadowSummit”
by Works Progress

Drinks provided by Lagunitas Brewing Co.

 

 

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The Summit takes to the streets of New York City with a selection of related walks and workshops presented by local artists and organizations. Visit creativetime.org/summit/sunday for all the details.