Department of Public Imagination Show & Tell July 15th


Please join us on Tuesday, July 15th to celebrate the work of our three Department of Public Imagination Artists-in-Residence, along with their community partners--Chinese Progressive Association, Community Labor United and Chelsea Collaborative. Please RSVP to art [at]


New writings by the Studio on increasing civic engagement through social interventions:

Social Room: Making a More Civil Society (

Social / Justice / Practice (


At the Design Studio we design and prototype alternative ways to approach and address complex social problems. We explore unusual solutions, ones that’s very existence help the system see new options for solving stubborn problems.


The Design Studio for Social Intervention: Changing how social justice is imagined, developed and deployed.