Don't Trash NYC!

Public Access Design

Don't Trash NYC!

Now Boarding

Urban Investigations

Now Boarding

Child Support?!

Making Policy Public

Child Support?!

Rumbo A Su Tarjeta Verde

Public Access Design

Rumbo A Su Tarjeta Verde

Shifty Business

Public Access Design

Shifty Business

‘The Big Squeeze: Illustrating Micro-Unit Housing’

Urban Omnibus

June, 26, 2013

CUP teaching artist Chat Travieso worked with a small group of students to create a powerful tool to make the discussion of this new housing model accessible to a greater population.

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‘Public Information’

Metropolis

January, 9, 2013

…the group plays a lead role in creating clear graphic tools that help aid the democratic process. 

‘2012 Curry Stone Design Prize’

Domus

November, 24, 2012

CUP provides practical information to groups who need it most: immigrants, public-housing residents, and at-risk youth, to name a few.

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‘Public Access Design unites artists and advocates on urgent social issues’

Art Threat

November, 19, 2012

[CUP] has brought the principle of public-access television to the world of design with a project intended to provide impactful design to community advocates.

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‘Guest Lesson | Thinking Critically About Food in a Season of Plenty’

New York Times Learning Network

November, 13, 2012

[Students] interviewed experts from fields ranging from real estate to food distribution to urban planning. They summarized their findings in a booklet about food justice…

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‘Are You Ready? An Illustrated Guide to Preparing for Disaster’

GOOD

October, 29, 2012

[The booklet] is a tool for individuals and community organizations who’d like to start thinking about community preparedness, what that might look like, and why it matters.

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‘Funky Fresh Means Access to Healthy Food in the Bronx’

WBAI

October, 19, 2012

The visuals were so breathtaking… the kids [who took part in the project] learned a lot of new skill sets.

‘New York Art Book Fair: Books of Note’

Domus

October, 5, 2012

[Power Trip] explores the infrastructure and apparatus that keeps the lights on, and in so doing boils down a very complex topic in clear terms… affording the people involved an opportunity to (figuratively or literally) peer down some manholes and look at the city.

‘Don’t Drink and Drill!’

WCNY

October, 1, 2012

A short segement on the subway posters CUP created with the advocacy group Damascus Citizens for Sustainability and designers Papercut. The posters explore the the controversial gas-drilling technique known as ‘fracking.’

‘Making Policy Public’

MAS Context

July, 1, 2012

A multi-page feature from MAS Context’s special issue on “Communication.”

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‘Direct Democracy Comes to Harlem’

Bill Moyers

April, 16, 2012

Ordinary citizens young and old were given the unusual power to decide how millions of their city districts’ budgets were spent.

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‘Bronx Bodegas for Beginners’

Curbed

March, 14, 2012

This documentary is a good primer on the bodega industry.

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Block Party

City Studies

Block Party

How Can I Improve My Park?

Making Policy Public

How Can I Improve My Park?

The Cargo Chain

Making Policy Public

The Cargo Chain

Vendor Power!

Making Policy Public

Vendor Power!

Making the Grade

Urban Investigations

Making the Grade

The Internet is Serious Business

Urban Investigations

The Internet is Serious Business

Air Fair?

City Studies

Air Fair?

Mean Streets

City Studies

Mean Streets