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October 31, 2018

Earth Manual Project

In conjunction with the exhibition Earth Manual Project - This Could Save Your Life, which is currently on view at Parsons School of Design, The Japan Foundation will host two public lecture events:

Tackling Disaster Issues Creatively: Cases in Thailand and Indonesia
November 13, 6 PM
University Center, The New School (New York, NY)

Speakers: Ruttikorn Vuttikorn (Design Director, Club Creative), Ikaputra (Architect, Urban Designer, Associate Professor of Gadjah Mada University)
This event is co-organized with the Zolberg Institute of Migration and Mobility at The New School.

This Could Save Your Life - Collective Wisdom for Disaster Response
November 14, 7 PM
Japan Society (New York, NY)

Speakers: Hirokazu Nagata (President, Plus Arts, Vice Director, Design Creative Center Kobe), Ruttikorn Vuttikorn, Ikaputra

Moderator: Robert Kirkbride (Dean, School of Constructed Environments & Associate Professor, Architecture and Product Design, Parsons School of Design)

This event is co-organized with Japan Society, coinciding with World Tsunami Awareness Day (November 5).

Earth Manual Project - This Could Save Your Life is on view at Parsons' Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Gallery through December 12. The exhibition and an interview with Hirokazu Nagata was recently featured in a video by the United Nations, please click here to see the video.

For more information on the exhibition, please click here. To learn more about the Earth Manual Project programming in the U.S., please click here.