Conferences: BLACKLINES 2000 ARCHITECTURE CONFERENCE in Brooklyn
Bridging the Gap between Education, Theory and Practice
Keynote Speakers are Richard Dozier, Professor of Black Architecture History, Florida A & M University, who is currently compiling a CD on Black architecture history at Harvard University and Nnamdi Elleh, Author of the AFRICAN ARCHITECTURE: EVOLUTION AND TRANSFORMATION
Panel discussions include:
THE DEVELOPMENT OF A BLACK DESIGN THEORY
PRESERVATION AND COMMUNITY ACTIVISM
ON PRACTICING IN NY
AFRICAN ARCHITECTURE AND ITS GLOBAL CONNECTIONS
Plus panels on Design Beyond Architecture; Collecting African Art; Technology and its Impact on Black Designers; and Employment in the Design Fields.
The conference will also feature a Design Showcase and Exhibition of the work of designers- architects, interior designers and artists; a Hip Hop Design Charette on a Brooklyn Museum; product displays; and a Brooklyn Historic Tour.
Blacklines 2000 Architecture Conference is sponsored by BLACKLINES MAGAZINE, with generous assistance from Pratt Institute School of Architecture and others.
Blacklines mission is to produce a magazine to promote the achievements and contributions of black designers. Blacklines is a provocative celebration exploring the realm of black designers engaged in Architecture, Interior Design, Development and the Arts from a global-African perspective.
Blacklines is dedicating 20 full pages in their Winter Issue to this conference. Anyone interested in participating as a Sponsor or in displaying their work-for the exhibition or via slides, should contact Atim Annette Oton, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-718-703-8000 at ext. 3
For further information on registering for the conference contact Atim Annette Oton at the address above.BLACKLINES MAGAZINE -- http://www.blacklines.net
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