Article_”POPS: Access, Appearance and Identity”

New York City’s incentive zoning program (1961-2000) created dozens of interior privately-owned-public-spaces (POPS). These represent variable degrees of publicness, spaces of appearance or performance dependent on those spaces’ access, configuration and features. This article uses the scholarship of Hannah Arendt, Judith Butler & Pierre Bourdieu to analyze these urban public interiors, demonstrating that obstacles to... Continue Reading →

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Veil_site-specific installation (as XS)

photos by Mark Morosse Veil was a collaborative effort between XS (a partnership between Karin Tehve & Sarah Strauss) and a team of present and former graduate students from Pratt's Interior Design Program. Its program: to recast a vacant commercial space into a social hub and display space for the duration of the DUMBO Arts... Continue Reading →

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