Deja Vu - From Objects to Systems to Clouds

Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 7 - 9pm

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Syracuse Lecture Series

Lydia Kallipoliti, Asst. Prof. Adj. at The Cooper Union, will present her research on the history of ecological theory as exhibited on the online archive of ecological material experiments that she created, A discussion, 'Recycling the Archive,' will follow with Eva Franch i Gilabert, director of the Storefront for Art and Architecture and curator of the upcoming show 'Past-Present-Futures.'


This event will be held at NYC Studio, 171 Madison Avenue, 14th Floor.

  • Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.

  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.