In The Water | Red Hook WaterStories

This site covers 400+ years of Red Hook history – NYC’s maritime story in microcosm – and reveals many forgotten stories from this evocative neighborhood. The site includes: a digital museum about our waterfront past and present Red Hook retail, arts, non-profits, schools, recreation resiliency and flood prep info It’s a resource for locals, tourists, […]

Marie Lorenz, Tide and Current Taxi | Clocktower

Artist and waterways art veteran Marie Lorenz talks with hosts Nancy Nowacek and Jake Nussbaum from an undisclosed patio on a corner of Newtown Creek about getting lost, getting swamped, and what the Tide and Current Taxi—her 10 year project—means to her.CB Radio was inspired by the research, design, and development of Citizen Bridge, a […]

Satellietgroep – Nu/Now

  “Artists collective Satellietgroep (The Hague, 2006) explores through arts the social and ecological impact of the sea and coastal transitions on cities, people, communities and environments in The Netherlands and abroad. Our aim is to enhance public and professional awareness on coastal transitions. Satellietgroep hosts artists in residents for artistic fieldwork, connect with locals […]

Global Water Center | The Water Council

“Spurred by the close research and business development work between the Milwaukee region’s water technology businesses and academia, The Water Council has created a water research & business accelerator center in Milwaukee’s Walker’s Point neighborhood.  The Global Water Center, which celebrated its grand opening September 12, 2013, houses water-related research facilities for universities, existing water-related […]

Gowanus by Design

“Gowanus by Design is a community-based urban design advocacy. GbD proposes a new strategy going forward for the development of the Gowanus area, showcasing different options for the canal and including the many voices of canal stakeholders. GbD will develop projects that speculate upon the potential for what the canal can be and will track […]

River School Project

“The Translocal Institute will organise a floating artist lab called the River School Project. The floating lab on the Danube involves artists, theorists and ecologists to explore issues around art and sustainability, the parallels between navigation and migration in human and animal worlds, as well as the role of environmental protest in the democracy movements […]

Climate Odyssey

“In June 2015 we, hydrologist Zion Klos and artist Lucy Holtsnider, will embark on Climate Odyssey, a year-long sailing expedition spanning the Atlantic coast and northern Caribbean. Join us as we creatively document climate change impacts and adaptations in a digital map and edition of artists’ books!”

MoMA Rising Currents Exhibition

“MoMA and P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center joined forces to address one of the most urgent challenges facing the nation’s largest city: sea-level rise resulting from global climate change. Though the national debate on infrastructure is currently focused on “shovel-ready” projects that will stimulate the economy, we now have an important opportunity to foster new research […]

About | Global Urban Humanities

“The Global Urban Humanities Initiative is a joint venture between the UC Berkeley Arts & Humanities Division of the College of Letters & Science and the College of Environmental Design.  It brings together scholars and practitioners from the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, city and regional planning, and multiple humanities disciplines – ranging from East Asian languages […]