Call for presentations | Civic Art Lab 2019: Closing the Loop + Inhabiting the Loop

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We are pleased to announce our call for presentations for our 5th annual Civic Art Lab (GreenspaceNYC). This year's theme for Civic Art Lab is "Closing the Loop + Inhabiting the Loop", focusing on the intersection of sustainability, design, and art in a circular economy.

Our first event for the year will be held on Wednesday, February 27th at 6:30 pm. We invite applicants interested to give a 15-20 minute talk or a 30-minute workshop. Please send a brief description of your talk or workshop and any related links or images by January 21st, 2019. You will hear back from us by the 1st week of February. Submissions should be sent to:

Topics include, but are not limited to:

- Art, design, and scientific collaboration in a circular economy
- Zero-net-energy and zero waste
- Zero-net-energy and zero waste in art, design, and architecture
- Cities - closing the loop
- Closing the loop in practice
- UN Sustainable Development Goals (responses, ephemera, performance)
- The future of sustainability and resilience
- "Inhabiting the loop" (Wakefield, 2017)
- Upcycling and reuse (food, textiles, artistic materials)
- Technology and closing the loop + inhabiting the loop
- Data visualization and analysis on a circular economy
- Interpretations of Anthropocene- theoretical, practical, and visual

To learn more about recent programming for Civic Art Lab, please visit our eventbrite page:

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Arts & Culture Community Environment


Wed Feb 27, 2019
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM


Manhattan vicinityNew York, NY 10027



  • Habitat Restoration
  • Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Education
  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Visual Arts
  • Interior / Exterior Design




  • 3 hour event and prep leading up

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