CALL WALKS // Chinatown


A seiries of walks exploring the environmental and social concerns of NYC's Chinatown

October 9th & 16th, 2016
Chinatown, New York City

These walks examined the effects of gentrification on the Chinatown quality of life, hidden infrastructures of waste streams and labor, as well as the nuances of post 9-11 air pollution. Along the way, the current lack of green space and opportunities for creative green interventions was emphasized.

Participating artists and scientists included: Chinatown Art Brigade (artist collective ), Samuel (urban geographer), Jean Shin (artist), Robin Nagle (anthropologist ), Ellen Driscoll (artist), Joyce Hwang (architect), Mackenzie Younger’s (artist) , Mary Ting (artist), Paul Bartlett (Environmental Studies professional) and Sophie Plitt (urban forester)