Manhattan

There Are No Fixed Points in Space: Remembering Merce Cunningham

I spent much of the summer of 2009 locked away studying the visual language of dance notation amongst dancers and choreographers at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Though an abandoned Master’s thesis topic, I loved being a guest in their world of taped toes and fingers, listening to headphones blaring...

Redesigning the Fast Food Experience: An Interview with Michael Shuman

I used to buy my file folders and Avery labels there. Now I can get a fully customized burger. And hold a meeting, view digital art, and yelp and tweet about the whole experience from one of the restaurant’s six built-in iPads or on my iPhone via the free wi-fi. The space, on the...