Who’s on the D-List
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D-Crit (a.k.a. MFA Design Criticism at the School of the Visual Arts, New York) announces its Fall ’10 D-List speakers. Check out the website here. And if you are interested in studying in an intensive environment go here and contact Alice Twemlow.
Lectures take place in the D-Crit department on Tuesday nights, starting at 6pm and are each followed by a lively Q&A and a drinks reception. Videos of previous lectures are available on the D-site
September 14 Rick Poynor design critic and curator of Uncanny: Surrealism and Graphic Design September 28 Daniel D’Oca, Georgeen Theodore and Tobias Armborst co-founders of Interboro Advocacy and Pluralism in Architecture
October 5 Steven Heller co-founder, MFA Design Criticism Department, and co-chair, MFA Design Department Born Modern: The Life and Art of Alvin Lustig
October 12 Felicity D. Scott Assistant Professor of Architecture at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University Non-Communication: Bernard Rudofsky and the Empire of Signs October 26 Christopher Hawthorne architecture critic for the Los Angeles Times Writing about Architecture in Newspapers November 2 Bill Moggridge director, Cooper Hewitt, National Design Museum The role of collecting, curating and education in the context of a national design museum
November 9 Mark Lamster author and critic How to Write a Book
November 16 Pilar Viladas design editor, T: the New York Times Style Magazine The Subtle Art of Design Editing
November 30 Lawrence Weschler author and director, the New York Institute for the Humanities at NYU Towards a Typology of Convergences December 7 Peter Hall design critic and senior lecturer in design at the University of Texas at Austin On Mapping
December 14 Victoria Milne director of Creative Services at New York City’s Department of Design and Construction Public Design
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About Steven Heller
Steven Heller is the co-chair of the SVA MFA Designer /Designer as Author + Entrepreneur program, writes frequently for Wired and Design Observer. He is also the author of over 170 books on design and visual culture. He received the 1999 AIGA Medal and is the 2011 recipient of the Smithsonian National Design Award.View all posts by Steven Heller →