Figuring Out Health Insurance

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Figuring Out Health Insurance

Share, Where?

Urban Investigations

Share, Where?

What Up With DAT?

Technical Assistance

What Up With DAT?

Work Forced

Public Access Design

Work Forced

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Urban Investigations

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

What is asylum?

Making Policy Public

What is asylum?

Teaching Artists

Paul Lloyd Sargent

Paul Lloyd Sargent

Paul Lloyd Sargent is an artist and writer dividing his time between Brooklyn, Buffalo, and Wellesley Island, NY. His work ... more

Paul Lloyd Sargent

Paul Lloyd Sargent is an artist and writer dividing his time between Brooklyn, Buffalo, and Wellesley Island, NY. His work focuses on the legacies of our supply and disposal chains, most recently documenting the impact of the international shipping industry on ecologies, economies, and communities connected by the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River. He holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and is currently a student in the University at Buffalo’s new PhD program in the Department of Media Study.

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Tal Schori

Tal Schori

Tal Schori is a registered architect practicing in New York City. He currently works at Deborah Berke Partners where he ... more

Tal Schori

Tal Schori is a registered architect practicing in New York City. He currently works at Deborah Berke Partners where he focuses on institutional and residential projects, such as a university dormitory in Pennsylvania, and a single family residence in Indianapolis. He edited Perspecta 42: The Real (MIT Press, 2010), and is a regular contributor to design juries. He is a graduate of the Yale School of Architecture (M.Arch, 2009) and Brown University (BA, 2003). 

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Molly Sherman

Molly Sherman

Molly Sherman is an artist and designer living in Portland, Oregon. Her practice is made up of socially engaged art ... more

Molly Sherman

Molly Sherman is an artist and designer living in Portland, Oregon. Her practice is made up of socially engaged art projects and graphic design work. As a designer, she has worked at Project Projects and with a wide range of clients including the Hammer Museum and Portland Art Museum. She is currently an MFA candidate in Portland State University’s Art and Social Practice Program and holds a BFA from Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

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Becky Slogeris

Becky Slogeris

Becky Slogeris is a social designer and educator based in Baltimore, MD. A graduate of the Maryland Institute College of ... more

Becky Slogeris

Becky Slogeris is a social designer and educator based in Baltimore, MD. A graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art, her work is focused on re-thinking public education and empowering students to create change in their communities. She worked with CUP and students at CUNY College Now to create “Get Money!” Becky’s website is http://designing-education.com/

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Juliette Spertus

Juliette Spertus

Juliette Spertus is an architect and curator. Her work focuses on the relationship between architecture, infrastructure and ... more

Juliette Spertus

Juliette Spertus is an architect and curator. Her work focuses on the relationship between architecture, infrastructure and public space. She uses cultural programming to publicly draw parallels between overlooked experiences of the recent past and current strategies for the built environment. She organized the exhibit Fast Trash: Roosevelt Island’s Pneumatic Tubes and the Future of Cities, and collaborated with CUP on the educational programming. She is continuing her research on pneumatic collection and is planning a new exhibition.

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Chat Travieso

Chat Travieso

CHAT TRAVIESO is an artist and architectural designer based out of Brooklyn, NY. He was the teaching artist for The Big ... more

Chat Travieso

CHAT TRAVIESO is an artist and architectural designer based out of Brooklyn, NY. He was the teaching artist for The Big Squeeze, an Urban Investigation that explores the issue of housing size in New York City. Chat’s work takes the form of playful and interactive design/build urban interventions that encourage people to question their assumptions of the built environment. Check out his website www.chattravieso.com to see what he’s up to these days.

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James Whitman

James Whitman

James Whitman (b. 1976) makes drawings, artist’s books, and sometimes other things. He has worked with such amazing ... more

James Whitman

James Whitman (b. 1976) makes drawings, artist’s books, and sometimes other things. He has worked with such amazing collaborators as The Lions, Barry Doupe, Owen Plummer and Perro Verlag. Most recently he has made a set of linocuts for Lubok Verlag (Leipzig, Germany), made the artist’s book Behead, Roll, Tell with Courtney Burke, and worked as a teaching artist with the Center For Urban Pedagogy (NYC). He holds an MFA in studio arts from Concordia University, Montreal where he studied under Eleanor Bond, and currently lives in Queens, NY.

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Emily Young

Emily Young

Emily Young is a Chinese-American artist and designer living in Brooklyn, NY. Since graduating from New York University in ... more

Emily Young

Emily Young is a Chinese-American artist and designer living in Brooklyn, NY. Since graduating from New York University in 2014, she has been exploring how experimental art and architecture can bring about a more conscious relationship between humans and the built environment. Her favorite subjects as of late include informal cities, Chinatowns, youth culture, and fermentation practices. Most recently, she was the teaching artist for Our Voice, Our Choice: Why Vote in Local Elections?.

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Kate Zidar

Kate Zidar

Kate Zidar is an Environmental Planner with a professional focus on solid waste, open space, urban agriculture and ... more

Kate Zidar

Kate Zidar is an Environmental Planner with a professional focus on solid waste, open space, urban agriculture and stormwater management. As Executive Director of the Newtown Creek Alliance, she works to strike a balance between waterfront access, environmental health and economic development for the city’s most polluted waterway and one of it’s strongest centers for manufacturing and industrial jobs. Kate serves as Chairperson of the Steering Committee for the Stormwater Infrastructure Matters (S.W.I.M.) Coalition, an organization dedicated to ensuring swimmable, fishable waters around New York City through Green Infrastructure. Kate is CUP’s biggest fan.

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Dillon de Give

Dillon de Give

Dillon de Give is an artist and educator who acts in a spirit of humane experimentalism. His projects set a stage ... more

Dillon de Give

Dillon de Give is an artist and educator who acts in a spirit of humane experimentalism. His projects set a stage for subtle alterations to everyday social performances and expose novel and equitable methods for distributing an experience of art. Dillon holds a BS in Radio/Television/Film from Northwestern University and an MFA in Art and Social Practice from Portland State University.  He is a co-founder of the Walk Exchange, a cooperative walking group. He organizes the annual Coyote Walk Itinerancy, a retreat that traces a path between New York City and the wild.  Dillon worked with CUP to produce the videos “Common Cents,” “Now Boarding,” and “Who Rules?”

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We Are Public Housing

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We Are Public Housing

Soak It Up!

City Studies

Soak It Up!

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Urban Investigations

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Lotto Zone

Urban Investigations

Lotto Zone

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Keep Your Family's Home

Public Access Design

Keep Your Family's Home