The iLAND Symposium is coming up Friday, March 26 & 27

Friday’s event includes a keynote speech by renowned public artist Mary Miss followed by brief presentations by iLAB residents – Strataspore, investigating the phenomenon of mushrooms in the city, StEM, Phil Silva and Timon McPhearson’s urban forest mapping project and Jennifer Monson, engaging watersheds and ground water through dance in the Mahomet Aquifer Project. On Saturday we will offer workshops on site in the city, lunch and small group discussion.

Please register at by March 24rd.

Spread the word – we look forward to seeing you there!


March 26, 7pm-9pm Keynote Speaker, Collaborative Discussions and Panel

Kellen Auditorium, 2 East 13th Street, NY, NY

March 27, 10am- 5pm Workshops and Discussion

10am- 12:30pm Workshops

Meeting points for Saturday Workshops:

StEM-  The New School 6 E. 16th St

This workshop will introduce participants to mapping the urban forest and the performative nature of public tree care

Strataspore – The Fragmental Museum, 107 Suffolk St

We will explore the markets of Chinatown for dried mushrooms and facilitate a discussion about cooking, movement and foraging for wild mushrooms in NYC.

Monson/Watershed – Solar One, 23rd St and the East River

We will explore the properties of water through dance structures that respond to the East River shoreline and our internal fluid systems.

1pm-2pm Lunch provided at 6 E. 16th St 9th Floor

2pm-5pm Discussion and wrap up

Fee: Sliding scale $10- $20

FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 212 375 8283 or 917 860-8239



  1. Gary Lincoff says:

    “Hydro fracking for natural gas” – How this “clean” fuel technology threeatens our water, our health, our landscapes and our energy future – Symposium, April 15, 2010 – at 6:30 pm, at The Great Hall, 7 East 7th St. – Free and open to the public…..Organized by The Cooper Union Institute for Sustainable Design

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