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Photo Poetry: Finding Inspiration in the Urban Environment w/ Miska Draskoczy

Learn how photography and poetry can combine to explore the rich fabric of our urban environment. Part neighborhood photo walk, part writing workshop, no prior experience is necessary, just an openness to experimentation, play and collaboration. Miska Draskoczy is a photographer and writer whose forthcoming photo book, Gowanus Wild, examines nature and wilderness in the industrial environment.

Queens/Brooklyn: Newtown Creek Photography & Nature Walk

If industrial backyards and vistas of the New York City skyline from skewed perspectives are your idea of a good time—this walk’s for you. Come join our walk and photography series all over the 5 boroughs !

Gowanus Wild @ Brooklyn Public Library

Gowanus Wild is an urban wilderness series which aims to turn concepts of nature photography on their head by finding the beautiful in what most consider to be a man-made environmental catastrophe: the Gowanus Canal and surrounding neighborhood.

The Last Unknown Place in New York City: A Conversation with Christopher Payne and Michael Miscione

Photographer Christopher Payne will talk about his experience shooting North Brother Island and his new book on the topic. Come discover what New York City might look like without human influence, as Payne captures vegetation taking over buildings on North Brother Island. Historian Michael Miscione will also talk about the history of North Brother Island.

Towards a Post Carbon New York City

Part of the Fall series, ICP Talks: Climate Change, in this lecture “panelists explore city-level efforts to reduce carbon emissions and fossil fuel consumption, adapt to climate change, and ensure infrastructure resiliency.”