Play, Place: Helen Rix Runting + Esther Stewart, In Conversation with Pallavi Sen


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How do the spaces we inhabit allow for spontaneity and play? How can we embed these ways of being into the built environment?

Hear us unpack these questions and more in a two-part series dedicated to exploring the influence of active and accidental play on the built environment.

Join artist and assistant professor at Williams College, Pallavi Sen, sit down with two fascinating practitioners who investigate the meaning of play in their work—Melbourne based painter and illustrator Esther Stewart, and Architectural theorist, urban design, Urban Planner and founding partner in the Stockholm-based architecture office Secretary, Helen Rix Runting.

Curated by Niyanta Sharma.

This event has been developed as part of the M_Curators, an MPavilion program engaging young makers, doers and programmers. This initiative is made possible by our presenting partner Bloomberg Philanthropies.

Wominjeka (Welcome). We acknowledge the people of the Eastern Kulin Nations as the traditional custodians of the land on which we meet. We pay our respects to the land, their ancestors and their elders—past, present and to the future.