Environmental social scientist Holly Jean Buck and MASS Design Group principal Joseph Kunkel are among the speakers participating in The World Around In Focus: Land, an afternoon of talks exploring contemporary post-colonial land-use issues. Watch live from 1:00pm New York time.
Part of The World Around’s year in residence at Guggenheim Museum, the event is the first in a series of “In Focus” events focused on contemporary post-colonial land-use issues and aimed at building a more equitable future.
The event brings together artists, activists and practitioners from around the world across three themed sessions, titled Community, Technology and Ecology, which the organisers said will explore “the compelling and important stories of artists, researchers, designers, scientists and architects whose work explores the agency of infrastructures and systems that shape our lives and deplete natural resources”.
As well as Buck and Kunkel, other speakers include urban planner Renee Kemp-Rotan, artist Simon Denny, anthropologist Elsa Hoover, and multidisciplinary artists Carolina Caycedo and David De Rozas.
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