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 ...
Image of a panel discussion in the Cooper Hewitt conservatory. From left to right: Cynthia Smith, curator in dark blue, Liz Gerber in bright blue, Christina Kim in pink and blue flower suit, Gail Anderson, in dark blue, and Gabriel Stromberg
This year’s National Design Award winners, Gail Anderson, Christina Kim, Gabriel Stromberg of Civilization, and Liz Gerber of Design for America, discuss the role of the designer in creating meaningful and impactful change. This intimate conversation touches on topics such as our changing cultural landscape, issues of access, and the responsibility of the designer.