Exposing change through individual stories. Take a new look at the present through experiences of the not-too-distant past.
“Contested City: Art & Public History as Mediation at New York’s Seward Park Urban Renewal Area” bridges art, design, activism, and urban history. A book for anyone who wants to make their own neighborhood more just.
View media coverage of our approach and read our scholarship on cities, creative collaboration and engaged pedagogy.
In collaboration with the Laundromat Project, we created a set of media-action curricula for youth and communities called “Power of Perception”.
This project, with its straight-forward working title “Working with People” creates a critical framework for the increasing interest that has emerged in working with people beyond the academy, in collaborative and generative practices.
The Open Museum shows real and replica objects from the Open Archive in locations across the city that critically connect to issues of immigrant, women’s and labor rights.
The product of our City Studio class at the New School – exhibitions over 4 years exploring a contested urban space on the Lower East Side.
These cards are part of the Layered SPURA Guided Tours project for the SPURA walking tours on which we guide students and others.
Using the digital humanities to create a collaborative, humane and online space to tell of the Triangle Fire’s importance today
Exploring Gabrielle Bendiner-Viani and Elliott Maltby’s co-teaching and rethinking of public space, to hybridize theory, research and practice.
Our annual interdisciplinary conference on visual urbanism, in collaboration with Goldsmiths, University of London and the Tate Britain.
Photographic and ethnographic work exploring everydayness in Brooklyn, NY and Oakland, CA.
A teaching method interpreting the community-based work of poet Sekou Sundiata, edited and designed by Buscada as a publication and DVD set for civic engagement.
An retrospective exhibition designed and co-curated by Buscada on 75 years of planning at MIT.
Buscada’s ongoing work on the graphic identity and print materials for the Wolk Gallery at MIT.
An exhibition designed by Buscada of the work of architectural photographer Cervin Robinson
An exhibition designed and curated by Buscada on the architecture of the Urban Development Corporation.
An exhibition photographed and curated by Buscada exploring sense of home in 3 affordable housing developments.
An ethnographic report for the Nation Park Service, undertaken by Gabrielle Bendiner-Viani as part of Public Space Research Group at the CUNY Graduate Center
Parque Lezama Tracing everyday life in public space Conceiving of urban public meeting spaces as integral to the definition of a community’s identity, and essential to the development of emotional connections to the city, Gabrielle made the Parque Lezama photographs to find the everyday patterns of community-making in this historically rich, neighborhood-rooted park in Buenos […]
A Buscada photo-narrative essay on life in one of Buenos Aires’ informal settlements.