Tag Archives: Space

Presenting on Tues, Oct 14 at Cities+

NOCD-NY will  present on the topic of Art, Culture and Community at Satellite Magazine’s talking series Cities + on Tuesday, October 14 at The Way Station. Additional topics will include Willets Point Haiti in New York Public and below-market housing See you there! photo: Shayok Mukhopadhyay, from the People of Willets Point series

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Dance on the Greenway and Arts Engagement Panel in Red Hook!

This Saturday, October 11, come to the Red Hook waterfront for Dance on the Greenway, a site-specific dance festival hosted by Dance Theatre Etcetera. Four diverse choreographers have created site-specific work to be performed at Erie Basin Park, behind IKEA. Between performances, from 3-4pm, NOCD-NY members will be featured on a panel, Engaged Arts Practices: The […]

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Sprouting Communities: Sat, Sept 27

On Saturday, September 27, join Citizens Committee for New York City, Naturally-Occurring Cultural Districts New York (NOCD-NY), and Friends of the High Line for Sprouting Communities, a full day of peer-to-peer workshops, clinics and a book fair supporting neighborhood and community improvement. Check out the day’s contributors and activities here.

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11am today! Webinar for Americans for the Arts’ Placemaking and Cultural Districts Week

Today, September 11 – 3pm ET. The webinar will focus on our report series,  Innovative Cultural Uses of Urban Space: A Profile Series, a collection of seven profiles that highlight creative uses of space including adaptive refuse, construction zones and vacant lots, public outdoor space, publically owned facilities, religious spaces, and shared space. Guest speakers […]

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Report Release Party: Engaged While Spacing Out!

Click on the images to see our Spacing Out event, held Monday, August 11, to celebrate the release of seven reports from our profile series, Innovative Cultural Uses of Urban Space. It was a great opportunity to catch up with friends and talk about cultural uses in adapted buildings, construction sites or transitional zones, public […]

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SPACING OUT Party & Report Release, Aug 11

Join us on Monday, August 11th, 6-8PM for our SPACING OUT Party & Report Release at South Oxford Space Great Room (138 South Oxford Street, 2nd Floor) to celebrate the successful completion and release of seven reports from NOCD-NY’s profile series, Innovative Cultural Uses of Urban Space. We will share key recommendations and have some of the authors […]

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Report! Valuing the Intersection Between Arts, Culture, and Community

On September 12, 2013 NOCD-NY convened Valuing the Intersection Between Arts, Culture, and Community: An Exchange of Research and Practice. The exchange brought together members of the NOCD-NY working group and our allies with leading researchers including: Mindy Fullilove, Professor of Clinical Sociomedical Studies and Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Columbia University Maria Rosario-Jackson, Senior […]

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Report series! Innovative Cultural Uses of Urban Space

Introducing NOCD-NY’s full profile series, Innovative Cultural Uses of Urban Space.  This collection emerged out of NOCD-NY discussions about inventive cultural uses of urban space. Members shared stories about the complex process of transforming vacant lots and underused public spaces into vibrant cultural sites that revealed a reservoir of local know-how and creative approaches. – […]

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Thank you for SPACING OUT with us!

– – On August 15, over 70 allies convened at South Oxford Space for SPACING OUT: A Forum on the Innovative Cultural Uses of Urban Space. View the agenda here. NOCD-NY identified seven case study topics, presenting local examples to spark small group discussions. Below, you’ll find one-sheets on each topic, example presentations and unedited notes from small group discussions. […]

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Photo courtesy Nick Normal, http://www.fluxfactory.org/events/livable-streets-queens-style/

Upcoming forums: Opportunities for urban dialogues

This month, several workshops and public forums focused on discussing the various challenges of urban community life and culture are happening around the city. Here are a few on our radar scheduled for next week: Livable Streets: Queens Style! at Flux Factory, Tuesday, August 14, 7-9 pm This is the fourth installment of a yearlong […]

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