Local Report is sponsored by the Baker Family in their ongoing
commitment to bring art to smaller communities by commissioning artists'
projects at their NRDC shopping centers.
additional support from
National Realty & Development Corp.
NRDC, headquartered in Purchase, NY, is one of the leading real estate
development and management firms in the northeast. The Company currently
owns and manages a portfolio in excess of 14 million square feet of
retail, office and industrial properties in 15 states. The Company was
recently ranked in the top 10 of privately held companies in the country
out of the 75 shopping center owner/developers surveyed in one of the
industry’s leading trade magazines. For a complete listing of NRDC’s
portfolio, visit its website at www.nrdc.com.
Nokia's Connect to Art initiative, founded on the belief that the
combination of art and technology is a powerful catalyst for the
advancement of human expression and achievement, seeks to actively
connect emerging artists and art-lovers to their passion. Connect to Art
centers on active participation in the art world and encourages others
to participate as well. Current exhibitions, including those designed
exclusively for mobile devices, can be found at www.nokia.com/art.
Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.) is a not-for-profit service
organization for artists and engineers to provide artists with new
technology, technical information and assistance by matching them with
engineers and scientists who can collaborate with them.
It was founded in 1966 by engineers Billy Klüver and Fred Waldhauer and
artists Robert Rauschenberg, and Robert Whitman. E.A.T. has carried out
large scale collaborative projects like "9 Evenings: Theatre and
Engineering" a series of artists’ performances made in collaboration
with engineers from Bell Telephone Laboratories; the design and
programming of the Pepsi Pavilion at Expo '70 in Osaka, Japan; and
projects that extended the artist's activities into new areas of social
concern: instructional television programming for India's satellite
television system; international telex project; and pilot projects with
children and new communications equipment.
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill Education Lab
Interactive Telecommunications Program at NYU