TED Fellowship 2010

Organizers of the TED Conference announced today the 25 TED Fellows who will participate in TED2010, the annual conference in Long Beach, CA. The TED2010 Fellows reflect both geographic and discipline diversity. From Israel to Brazil to Malaysia, these innovators excel in the technology, entertainment, design, science, film, art, music, entrepreneurship and nonprofit worlds. The group also includes filmmakers, engineers, artists, scientists and musicians. TED Fellow: Mitchell Joachim, Architect and co-founder of Terreform ONE + Terrefuge, non-profit design groups that promote ecological design in cities. see here


MICA Lecture

Nationally-Known Artists and Historians at MICA: MITCHELL JOACHIM, FUTURE CITIES BY MASSIVE DESIGN Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) Dec. 9, Brown Center, Baltimore, MD.


Global Warning: Artists on Climate Change at BAM

Part of the 2009 Next Wave Festival Sat, Dec 5 at 5pm at BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) In conjunction with Terra Nova: Sinfonia Antarctica, composer/writer DJ Spooky’s sound and visual exploration of the Antarctic, Global Warning: Artists on Climate Change brings together three artists for a conversation about the climate crisis and its emergence as a theme in the arts. DJ Spooky joins ecological designer/architect Mitchell Joachim, selected by Rolling Stone as one of "The 100 People Who Are Changing America;" and MacArthur Award recipient Julie Mehretu, known for her “singular and poetic” (The New York Times) map-like paintings that challenge traditional notions of geography and space, for an engaging discussion moderated by NPR and BBC contributor Tania Ketenjian. http://www.bam.org/view.aspx?pid=1275