Jun 20, 2012

White Box Gallery Opening

Austrian Cultural Forum NY, University of Applied Arts Vienna, Museum of Arts and Design NY invite you to DESIGN FOR THE REAL WORLD – REDUX: An exhibition presenting the winners of Victor J. Papanek Social Design Award

Opening reception: Wednesday, June 20, 6 – 9 PM
White Box Gallery
329 Broome Street, New York, NY 10002
The exhibition celebrates the outcome of the inaugural “Design for the RealWorld Reduxinternational social design competition taking place from March to June 2011, organized by the Victor J. Papanek Foundation at the University of Applied Arts Vienna and the Museum of Arts and Design in New York City, in partnership with the Austrian Cultural Forum New York.  
The winning projects were: Terreform ONE “Urbaneering Brooklyn 2110: Ecological City of the Future,” a socio-ecological exploration of the future metropolis; Wendy Brawer “Open Green Map” website, which fosters sustainable community development through inclusive participation; Lauren Busto and Yves Béhar and Fuseproject “OLPC XO-3 Tablet,” a children’s educational tool for worldwide distribution; Lars Vedeler, Marc Hoogendijk, Sophie Thornander, Karin Lidman, and Kristin Tobiassen “Jani Sanitary Pad” made from biodegradable biopolymers and water hyacinth paper;

The exhibition is curated by Terreform ONE;
Mitchell Joachim, Maria Aiolova, Melanie Fessel, Adrian De Silva, Linn Blasberg, Susanna Burrows, Bojana Djukanovic, Shivina Harjani, Andrew Liang, Caleb Lowery, Pianka Paul, Savina Romanos, James Schwartz, Stefan Stanojevic, Nacho Suqué.