Design Incubation Colloquium 2.1: Pratt Institute, Graduate Communications Design

Design Incubation Colloquium 2.1

Hosted by Santiago Piedrafita, Lauren Davis, Gaia Scagnetti
Saturday, October 24, 2015

Pratt Institute
Graduate Communications Design Department
Manhattan Campus W18th Studios
123 West 18th Street
(between 6th and 7th Avenues)
Room 301
New York, NY 10011

Design Incubation Colloquia 2.1 (#DI2015oct) will be held at the Pratt Institute, Manhattan Campus, Graduate Communications Design Department. This event is open to all interested in Communication Design research. RSVP with name and affiliations if you plan on attending.

Agenda details and list of presentations/speakers updated intermittently.

Abstract submission for presentations deadline October 10, 2015.  For details visit the Call for Submissions, and Submission Process description.


Design Criticism in Search of a Platform
Dr. Gaia Scagnetti
Assistant Professor
Pratt Institute
Graduate Communication Design

On Technology, Design, and Art: A Reformulation
Alex Liebergesell
Associate Professor
Pratt Institute
Graduate Communications Design

Membit: A Magic Time Machine
Jay Van Buren
Artist, Designer
CEO and Founder, LLC
Co-Founder and CEO, Membit Inc.

Improving Cybermedia Literacy In Art Education Through Internet Art: A Study on Adolescent Perspectives
Laura Scherling
GreenspaceNYC, Co-founder
The New School, Design Lead
Teachers College, Columbia University, Doctoral student 

You Look Like The Right Type
Mark Addison Smith
Assistant Professor
Electronic Design and Multimedia
The City College of New York, CUNY

Zone1/ZoneA: Reflection/ Resilience
David Frisco, Adjunct Professor, CCE
Graduate Communications Design
School of Design
Pratt Institute

Villages in the City
Hui Xie
Visiting Scholar in St. John’s University
Associate Professor
Graphic Design
School of Art and Design
Shenzhen Polytechnic
XiLi Lake, Nanshan District
Shenzhen, Guangdong, China

  • Aaris Sherin, St. John’s University
  • Liz DeLuna, St. John’s University
  • Scott Lundberg, Pratt Institute
  • Leonor Kerke, Pratt Institute
  • Kathryn Weinstein, Queens College, CUNY
  • Kiran Puri, Pratt Institute
  • Sha Huang, NAVA
  • Gizem Serifoglu, Pratt Institute
  • Liana Castillo
  • Lynn Overmyer,
  • Mary Ann Biehl, CityTech, CUNY
  • Tony DiSpigna, Pratt Institute
  • Alisa Zamir, Pratt Institute
  • Steffi Duarte, Cooper Hewitt/Cleveland Museum
  • Marianna Trofimova, CityTech, CUNY
  • Phyllis Rosenblatt, CityTech, CUNY
  • Andrew Shea, CityTech/Pratt
  • Ann Morris, Pratt Institute
  • Corwin Green, Pratt Institute
  • Dan Wong, CityTech, CUNY
  • Genevieve Hitchings, CityTech, CUNY