Sun, May 21|
ECO Solidarity Returns to WantedDesign Manhattan in Response to Environmental and Global War Crises
In Focus: Design with Empathy
Time & Location
May 21, 10:00 AM EDT – May 23, 6:00 PM EDT
New York, 429 11th Ave, New York, NY 10001, USA
About The Event
ECO Solidarity, a collaborative initiative bringing together leading European designers and studios represented by EUNIC NY, the European Union National Institutes for Culture, returns to New York’s Javits Center between May 21-23, 2023, as part of ICFF + WantedDesign Manhattan. Responding to the environmental and humanitarian crises, this year’s edition focuses on design with empathy, addressing some of the world’s most pressing conditions of human health and wellbeing.
The Romanian project is created by FOR, an innovative design studio based in Timișoara, Europe’s Capital of Culture in 2023, and is produced with the support of RCI New York.
ECO Solidarity 2023
Presented by WantedDesign
May 21-23, 2023
Visit us at WantedDesign Manhattan, Booth W1066!
Javits Center, 655 West 34th Street, Manhattan, New York City 10014
In addition to the exhibition, ECO Solidarity 2023 programming includes two informative panel talks featuring all participating designers and a diversity of experts, on Sunday, May 21st & Tuesday, May 23rd.
On May 23rd (11 am), you are invited to join us for a panel discussion moderated by Cynthia E Smith, curator at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, featuring Ángel Mombiedro, Armombiedro Studio (Spain), Filip Mirbauer, Balance is Motion (Czech Republic), Victoria Yakusha, FAINA (Ukraine), and Pepe Peralta Guerrero and Maria Sgîrcea, FOR (Romania).
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