Exhibition

Street Program

Street Program  | Events Calendar


E Village / LES

Opening from

IDEAS CITY | Various locations

The third and final day of the Festival will transform the streetscape into a temporary city of ideas, redefining public space and architecture. One hundred cultural and community groups will come together to share their ideas through hands-on workshops, performances, tours, and exhibitions.

Participating Organizations

11 + POOL
The World’s First Water-Filtrating, Floating Pool

59 596 Acres and Deborah Berke Partners
What do we do with our land?

56 Abrons Arts Center
The City of the Lost and Found

13 Anne Apparu-Hall, Ted Hall, and Friends
Spider Web

53 Art in Odd Places
RECALL

51 Arte Institute and Albanian Institute New York
Surface Markers and I will play your soul

2 ArtHome
ArtBuilt Mobile Studios

Wojciech Gilewicz, Presented in Collaboration with Artists Alliance Inc.
RRRC: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Compost

23 Bowery Arts + Science, CityLore, Endangered Language Alliance, and the US Department of Arts and Culture
Ministry of Endangered Language

19 The Bowery Mission
227 Bowery Tours

40 Center for Genomic Gastronomy with Edible Geography, presented by the Finnish Cultural Institute in New York
Smog Tasting

7 Center for Urban Pedagogy
Sewer in a Suitcase

17 Changing Environments
Soofa

69 Chinatown YMCA
Fitness Demos

45 Circus for Construction with Austin+Mergold
The Wall Inside

10 City Atlas
Share Your City II

57 Come Out & Play
Sesame Street Boxheads, ART BOY SIN, and Sloth Chase

67 Cooper Square Committee
Tenants’ Rights Walking Tour: An Exploration of Current Housing Issues on the Lower East Side

25 The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of the Cooper Union
Building a Model of Education

67 Davidson Rafailidis
MirrorMirror

41 Design for the Living World: Marjetica Potrč
The Invisible Lunch Discussions

6 Downtown Art / LES History Month
LES STORIES

46 The Drawing Center
Meditation Room: Horizon

18 Emily Johnson/Catalyst
Conjuring Future Joy

9–14 Family and PlayLab
The Worms

12 Fixers Collective
Fixing Session

5 Fourth Arts Block (FABnyc)
Invisible Memory, Movement, & Sound

11 French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF)
Lights in French and American cities

8 Genspace NYC, Inc
Genspace Citizens Science and the City

60 The Greenpoint Bioremediation Project (gBP)
Free Soil Testing

9 Groundswell
Scaffold Up! Making the Invisible City Visible

30–39*Hester Street Fair*
IDEAS CITY Food Court

68 The Institute for Aesthletics
Mayan Ball Game Tournament

4 Institute for Public Architecture
Total Reset

47 Jordi Jorba
Nomadic Place

20 The Living Theatre
No Place to Hide

22 Loisaida, Inc.
Invisible Loisaida

52 The Lodge Gallery
The Positivity Scrolls

67 Lower East Side Business Improvement District
Lower East Side Public Art Tour featuring 100 Gates

42 Lower East Side Ecology Center
E-waste Recycling Collection and Upcycle Workshop

62 Lower East Side Ecology Center
Save the Swales

66 The Lower Eastside Girls Club
Destination: Avenue D

63 Manny Cantor Center and Laura Nova
Moving Stories

56 Materials for the Arts
Make Visible the Music: Giant Xylophones with Materials for the Arts

16 Med44–Media Architecture
“Urban Speaker“http://www.ideas-city.org/#event/urban-speaker

24 miLES
Pop-up Caravan

58 The Movement Creative
Parkour and the Pop-up Playground

64 MTWTF
WAPR: Astor Place Radio

65 Municipal Art Society of New York
FREE! Walking Tour: “On and Off the Bowery”

67 Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle de Paris
A Pigeon’s Perspective

21 Naturally Occurring Cultural Districts New York (NOCD-NY)
Underground Justice: a Five Borough Perspective

43 New Museum Education Department
Collecting Memories

44 New York City Department of Design and Construction
Visually Impaired Way-finding through Construction Zones

67 New York City Housing Authority
Out in Public

54 The New York City Urban Debate League
IDEAS CITY Youth Debate Tournament

62 NYC Compost Project hosted by the Lower East Side Ecology Center
Bin Build!

61 NYC Parks
Trees Count! 2015

67 NYU ITP, NYU CUSP, MIT DUSP
City Sensing Bike Tour

14 Public Interactives Research Team (the New School) and Playable Media Lab (Sarah Lawrence College)
Let’s SEE the Trash!

15 SecondMedia
Foamspace

27 The Sketchbook Project
The Sketchbook Project Mobile Library

3 Solar One
The Peril the Wind Sings To: Making Electricity Visible

49 Storefront for Art and Architecture
Plush

50 Storefront for Art and Architecture and the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center with Jonah Bokaer
Speechbuster Parade

29 Transportation Alternatives
Free Bike Valet

48 Technoculture, Art and Games Resource Center (TAG) with Gina Haraszti and Pierson Browne
MINDCRAFT

55 Two Bridges Neighborhood Council
Beyond the Grid & the Cooper Lumen

26 The Uni Project
The Uni Portable Public Reading Room

28 Visual AIDS
Undetectability Mapping Exercise

67 Woodward Gallery & Gotham SideWalks
Street/Art, Lower East Side: An Interactive Community Art Walk