Thursday, November 2, 2017, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
The Salon series brings together, “in conversation,” some of the leading voices from the art and architecture world. Drawing directly from the National Academy’s esteemed and extensive membership of over 420 National Academicians, the intimate interview-style of the salons will provide a unique experience for the audience by exploring the interconnectedness of various methods of visual, architectural, and design production.
Mary Miss reshapes the boundaries between sculpture, architecture, landscape design and installation art, articulating a vision of the public sphere where artists collaboratively address the pressing issues of our time. Her influential work has been recognized by numerous awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship and the 2017 Bedrock Award. Miss is the Founder and Artistic Director of City as Living Laboratory, a New York based non-profit committed to making sustainability tangible through the arts.
Wendy Evans Joseph is the founder of Studio Joseph, an architecture and exhibition design firm in New York City. She is an Academician of the National Academy of Design, and a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects as well as a Rome Prize Fellow in Architecture. Her work is distinguished by reductive solutions to complex challenges. Wendy’s focus on education and museum presentation brings education to the community via immersive environments for public engagement with history and culture.