Day Two

[Image: Dan Hill and Bryan Finoki sit inside the Storefront for Art and Architecture].

Well, day one of Postopolis! is now history – and it was a blast. We had some phenomenal presentations, from Robert Krulwich, Tobias Frere-Jones, and Stanley Greenberg; we heard from Michael Kubo, of Actar, about architectural book publishing; we managed our way through a pecha kucha featuring this blog, City of Sound, Inhabitat, and Subtopia; we drank beer; and I thought the whole thing was great.

[Image: Bryan Finoki, Jill Fehrenbacher, and Joseph Grima at the Storefront for Art and Architecture; unlike Jill and Joseph, Bryan is actually watching a baseball game...].

There are some problems with audio, on the other hand, which means that a great deal of the evening's visitors didn't actually hear anything... but we'll work on that. (If you did come out and heard nothing, I apologize!)
Meanwhile, City of Sound has just posted some great action shots from the day, including a live-blogged summary of Robert Krulwich's presentation; and I've got a small Flickr set forming, and there is a Postopolis! Flickr group taking shape, as well.
Today, meanwhile, Wednesday, May 30, you'll be hearing from:

1:30pm: Benjamin Aranda & Chris Lasch
2:10pm: Matthew Clark
4:00pm: Panel on sustainable design with Susan Szenasy, Allan Chochinov, Graham Hill, and Jill Fehrenbacher (moderated by Jill)
5:30pm: Scott Marble
6:10pm: Paul Seletsky
6:50pm: Ada Tolla & Giuseppe Lignano
7:30pm: Michael Sorkin & Mitchell Joachim

So please come out! And say hello. Be advised, meanwhile, that Michael Sorkin might not be able to attend; we'll only know when the time comes round.

[Images: (top) Jill Fehrenbacher and Bryan Finoki watch either Geoff Manaugh or Dan Hill give a presentation; (bottom) Bryan Finoki, Joseph Grima, Geoff Manaugh, and Dan Hill set up for the day, inside the Storefront for Art and Architecture].

And I'll keep updating everyone as the week goes on – but, for those not in NYC or who frankly don't care about Postopolis!, I'll hopefully have at least one or two new posts in the forthcoming days.

(Photos by Nicola Twilley).

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5 Comments:

Anonymous Museum of Ephemerata said...

I thought a pecha kucha was a group dance involving spinning 'til dizzy, call-and-response screams of PECHA! ...KUCHA! and hats with rainbow tassels on top... Too bad wikipedia spoiled my illusions yet again...

May 30, 2007 1:46 PM  
Blogger postmarxter said...

I bet Bryan is not watching baseball... He's watching clips from the NBA playoffs. I miss my b-ball buddy this week!
Jav

May 30, 2007 5:43 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It looks like the whole thing took place over IMs...

May 31, 2007 2:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

How else could those of us orbiting earth on a magma replica of Ebbets Field participate?

May 31, 2007 10:26 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ahhh new york... how's the weather?
since moving to LA, i so often think about nyc and my od brooklyn neighborhood.

May 31, 2007 11:30 AM  

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