In conjunction with the exhibition Earth Manual Project - This Could Save Your Life, which is currently on view at Parsons School of Design, The Japan Foundation will host two public lecture events:
Tackling Disaster Issues Creatively: Cases in Thailand and Indonesia
November 13, 6 PM
University Center, The New School (New York, NY)
Speakers: Ruttikorn Vuttikorn (Design Director, Club Creative), Ikaputra (Architect, Urban Designer, Associate Professor of Gadjah Mada University)
This event is co-organized with the Zolberg Institute of Migration and Mobility at The New School.
This Could Save Your Life - Collective Wisdom for Disaster Response
November 14, 7 PM
Japan Society (New York, NY)
Speakers: Hirokazu Nagata (President, Plus Arts, Vice Director, Design Creative Center Kobe), Ruttikorn Vuttikorn, Ikaputra
Moderator: Robert Kirkbride (Dean, School of Constructed Environments & Associate Professor, Architecture and Product Design, Parsons School of Design)
This event is co-organized with Japan Society, coinciding with World Tsunami Awareness Day (November 5).
Earth Manual Project - This Could Save Your Life is on view at Parsons' Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Gallery through December 12. The exhibition and an interview with Hirokazu Nagata was recently featured in a video by the United Nations, please click here to see the video.