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SLEEPING BODIES: OBSERVATION, CALIBRATION, AND CONTROL

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Auditorium (Room N101), Sheila C. Johnson Design Center 66 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10003

SpeakersJonathan Crary, Meyer Schapiro Professor of Modern Art and Theory at Columbia University; Kenton Kroker, Chair and Associate Professor of Science and Technology Studies at York University; Robert Kirkbride, Dean of Parsons School of Constructed Environments and Associate Professor of Architecture and Product Design

HostsNatalie Fizer, Assistant Professor of Architecture at Parsons; Alfred Zollinger, Associate Professor of Architecture and Interior Design

A public conversation on the relation between science, technology, space, and the sleeping body. This talk brings together Jonathan Crary, the author of 24/7Late Capitalismand the Ends of Sleep, with Kenton Kroker, the author of The Sleep Of Others and the Transformation of Sleep Research, and Robert Kirkbride, author of Architecture and Memory. This conversation is part of the multi-component exhibition and public events program entitled TEST BED: a Sleep Forum, to be held in the Aronson Gallery, Parsons New School University, 66 5th Avenue, NYC February 17 - March 13, 2018.

Presented by the School of Constructed Environments at Parsons School of Design. 

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