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The virtual INTtalks biweekly dialogue and presentation series that started in fall 2020 in response to the pandemic is available to view online. Led by students, faculty, and others in the Pratt Interior Design community, its recent topics have included Spatial Exploration of Indigenous Architecture and Urban Settlements in Taiwan, Self-Discovery and Expression through Academia and Design, and Teaching Sustainability.

“Bio Maze” by architecture student Luiza Dos Santos offers a spiraling experience for human, vegetal, and water bodies through position, circulation, and sound. See more @prattsoa.

Patricia Madeja, professor of fine arts and jewelry coordinator, and Maya Rose Weiss, BFA Fine Arts (Jewelry) ’18, are exhibiting in MAD About Jewelry 2021 at the Museum of Arts and Design in Manhattan. The show featuring more than 40 emerging and acclaimed US-based jewelry artists will be on view December 6 to 11.

Sound artist Sheryl Cheung, BFA Fine Arts ’05, was interviewed by the Creative Independent about the creative potential of active listening: “I like manipulating sound and mediating its energy as a way to ease the very strict structures we find ourselves in, structures that frame the way we are situated in this world.”

In America: A Lexicon of Fashion now at the Metropolitan Museum of Art features several members of the Pratt community in its exploration of fashion in the United States. They include Sophie Andes-Gascon, BFA Fashion Design ’15, and Visiting Instructor Claire McKinney, BFA Fashion Design ’15, of SC103; Jeremy Scott, BFA Fashion Design ’95; fashion alumnus Norman Norell; Susan Cianciolo, assistant professor of fashion; and Mike Eckhaus, visiting associate professor of fashion design, of Eckhaus Latta.


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Pratt’s 5th Annual Design Symposium ‘ReInvents Luxury’ At Whitney Museum

Pratt hosted the Pratt 2021 Design Symposium: Reinventing Luxury on November 17 at the Whitney Museum of American Art. The annual symposium brings together the brightest minds from the fields of design, fashion, and architecture to address big topics about the future of design.

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New York fashion designer Jiayue Ge launches her new menswear brand cerebrum

Jiayue Ge, BFA Fashion Design ’18 launched her new menswear brand “Cerebrum”.


Kristin Mallison’s tapestry corsets are a playful, punk take on femininity

Fashion designer Kristin Mallison, BFA Fashion/Apparel Design ’16, was interviewed by i-D about her latest collection ‘Le Jardin’.


Community Garden To Be Revived In Bed-Stuy: Workshop This Week

Pratt, along with several nonprofits, has organized an event at John the Baptist Community Garden in Bed-Stuy. The event will celebrate the creation of a therapeutic community garden in the neighborhood.