The D-Crit Class of 2023 Graduate Thesis Symposium
Tuesday, May 16, 2023 5:30 pm
Event hosted by: MA Design Research, Writing & Criticism
We invite you to learn how to nail a hammer with the graduating Class of 2023.
The evening’s festivities will include short thesis presentations and a “how-to” panel discussion, followed by a reception and launch of their new publication, How to Nail a Hammer.
Topics will include:
How to sell youth culture, with Ian Beckman Reagan, explores the history of branding the American teenager
How to justify an empire with Esty Bagos, considers how Filipino identity has been constructed through cultural exhibitions
How to design womanhood with Jessie Sun, examines how media narratives shape public views on women in China
How to dehumanize parenthood with Emily Kwok, considers the past, present, and future of the baby monitor
How to draw conclusions with Lucas Albrecht, imagines the transformative potential of comics
How to reimagine city-life with Evelyn Meynard, calls for drastic action in the face of climate change
How to stay cool with Auston Gonzalez reflects on the state of luxury retail as cultural hub
Hosted by columnist Eric Schwartau and followed by a “how-to” panel discussion featuring publication-in-residence New York Review of Architecture, Tiffany Jow of Untapped, D-Crit faculty, and other special guests!
Doors at 5 p.m.
Program begins at 5:30 p.m.
This event is free and open to the public. Click here to RSVP.
**Masks are encouraged, but not required**