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Parsons Festival 2017: BFA Communication Design Thesis Book and Website Launch

Monday, May 15, 2017 at 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Gallery, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center 2 West 13th Street New York, NY 10011

We are proud to present here the Communication Design thesis work of the class of 2017. Once again, students have come from around the world and across the country to spend four years engaging with design, the university, and the city. They depart into a world that holds unexpected treasures and challenges, but with optimism about the role of design in a global context. We present here not a selection of work, but rather a comprehensive overview of what they have accomplished this year.

This exhibition is sponsored by the School of Art, Media, and Technology and is part of Parsons Festival 2017.

Parsons Festival is an annual series of art and design events in which cutting-edge student work is presented to the Parsons community and the public. The festival takes place at the end of each academic year and includes thesis exhibitions and critiques, thought-provoking public programs, interactive installations, gallery openings, workshops, and special events.

The New School’s Parsons School of Design, which was recently named the number one art and design school in the United States by Top Universities, has been a pioneer in art and design education for more than a century. Based in New York but active around the world, Parsons offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the full spectrum of design disciplines. Critical thinking and collaboration are at the heart of a Parsons education. An integral part of The New School, Parsons builds on the university’s legacy of progressive ideals, scholarship, and pedagogy. Parsons graduates are leaders in their respective fields with a shared commitment to creatively and critically addressing the complexities of life in the 21st century.

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