Impact: Designing for Social Change and a Sustainable World

Impact: Designing for Social Change and a Sustainable World

August 13, 2014

Guy-Serge Emmanuel has a plan to mitigate the housing crisis in Haiti. Efran Pagan is building a social network to reduce “brain drain” in Puerto Rico. Joni Yamashiro is developing a snack-pak to combat male heart disease. On Friday, August 15, they’ll be presenting their work completed in the SVA summer intensive Impact: Design for Social Change, a six-week hands-on primer for creative professionals on doing socially-minded work. Continue Reading…

Between Angels and Demons: Marshall Arisman’s New SVA Subway Posters

Between Angels and Demons: Marshall Arisman’s New SVA Subway Posters

August 12, 2014

The latest chapter of the SVA Subway Poster series comes from master storyteller Marshall Arisman. His shamanistic beasts and winged beings, lurking below the city’s surface through September 28, ask commuters to ponder an intriguing idea: “Art is the Space between Angels and Demons.” Continue Reading…

Q&A with SVA’s David Levi Strauss on His New Book Exploring the Roles of Photography

Q&A with SVA’s David Levi Strauss on His New Book Exploring the Roles of Photography

August 8, 2014

MFA Art Criticism and Writing Chair David Levi Strauss’s Words Not Spent Today Buy Smaller Images Tomorrow: Essays on the Present and Future of Photography presents 25 pieces exploring the social, cultural and political roles of photography today. Continue Reading…