Image of Brittany Nicole Cox, horologist, on stage at Cooper Hewitt
Thu. May 16, 2019
Designing the Sublime: Mechanism, Risk, and Wonder World-renowned antiquarian horologist Brittany Nicole Cox will explore the diverse utilization of the machine in design through a selection of objects drawn from the collections of Cooper Hewitt and other Smithsonian museums. Examples will range from a nineteenth-century singing bird box to the world’s first tuning fork watch. Cox will make metaphysical and ...
Image of Curator Christina de Leon and Rebeca Mendez, sitting on stage at Cooper Hewitt
Thu. March 28, 2019
A conversation with designer and artist Rebeca Méndez and Christina De León, Associate Curator of Latino Design at Cooper Hewitt will focus on the process of organizing the installation Rebeca Méndez Selects, an exploration on humanity’s complex relationship with the natural world and our ties with other species. The exhibition is framed by the Spanish accounts of Moctezuma’s extensive private ...