The Netherlands-based design research platform slowLab brings its resources and network to New York City for a series of programming engagements in collaboration with Pratt Institute, with support from the Creative Industries Fund NL. All programs contribute to the upcoming exhibition, ‘Dust, Dialogue and Uncertainty: Slow knowledge in design thinking and practice,’ that opens on December 4th, 2014 at Pratt Manhattan Gallery.
On Sunday, October 12, 5pm, slowLab intervenes at Pioneer Works to dialogue with the Red Hook community on the topic Slow Economy. Henriette Waal presents her community brewing concept, ‘Edible Landscape – Outdoor Brewery’ with a superlocal view to the Red Hook landscape. Jeanne van Heeswijk joins slowLab for a Slow dialogue about “radicalizing the local”: the process of local communities coming together to imagine and co-produce theirown futures.
Location : Pioneer Works : 159 Pioneer Street (between Imlay & Conover streets), Brooklyn
Getting there : From downtown Brooklyn, take bus B61 to Van Brunt and Pioneer.
+ info: http://www.slowlab.net