Archive for the Art Category

Welcome to the 4th Dimension!

October 24, 2011
Welcome to the 4th Dimension!

The idea that maps help us better understand our surroundings, whether on a simple navigation level or by providing a more in-depth profile of a neighborhood is not new.  Maps ultimately serve to help us better understand ourselves and our relationship to the world around us.  They sometimes even let us explore new places within […]

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Art and Transit and String Instruments

September 12, 2011
Art and Transit and String Instruments

There was a lot of serious stuff going on in the world of environmental politique last week. From hydrofracking to the Regional Green House Gas emissions initiative, New York policy makers were busy. More on these issues later this week, but for now, I just wanted to share this most excellent project by Alexander Chen, […]

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CISC Summer 2011 Internship Program is Accepting Applications!

April 14, 2011
CISC Summer 2011 Internship Program is Accepting Applications!

Back for the 2011 season, the CISC Summer Internship Program is now accepting applications! This summer, interns will again have the opportunity to work with CISC directors and staff on a variety of programs exploring sustainability in New York City. If you are a student, no matter field you’re studying, this is a wonderful opportunity […]

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CISC Honored as a 2010 Cultural Innovation Award Recipient

October 6, 2010
CISC Honored as a 2010 Cultural Innovation Award Recipient

CISC is grateful to the Rockefeller Foundation for its New York City Cultural Innovation Fund Award. We have been actively working to amass our team of individuals to help us develop the Digital Environmental Atlas of New York City, for which we received this grant. Working with partner, Artist As Citizen, our vision is to […]

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A New Era of Sustainability

August 17, 2010
A New Era of Sustainability

Welcome to the new CISC blog, the version that will change your life (hopefully–that is, if we do our jobs right.) But really, we have a new look, new contributors and a dedicated commitment to re-think the oft thrown around words and concepts around and behind sustainability. We will share stories of everyday people (folks, […]

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