Previous Discussions

May 2008

Queen/City

Discussion on creating a contemporary reinterpretation of Queen Charlotte’s portrait, with artist Ken Aptekar, moderated by Carla Hanzal.

When: Friday, 16th 6:00-7:30 pm
Where: Mint Museum of Art, 2730 Randolph Rd.
RSVP: Carla Hanzal – carla.hanzal (at) mintmuseum (dot) org by 5/15/08
(Light refreshments will be served)

May 2008 - Queen/City

April 2008

Understanding Friendship – A Cross-Cultural Analysis

Presentation & Discussion led by Roger Baumgarte

When: Tuesday, 15th April ‘08 @ 6:00pm
Where: Main Auditorium, Mint Museum of Art (Randolph Rd.)

April 2008 - Understanding Friendship - A Cross-Cultural Analysis

February 2008

Changing Spaces: an investigation of inner and outer space

presentation-discussion led by Sara Hughes and Gregor Kregar

When: Tuesday, 19th Feb 08 @ 6:00pm
Where: Main Auditorium, Mint Museum of Art (Randolph Rd.)

February 2008 - Changing Spaces: an investigation of inner and outer space

January 2008

Open Forum

Presentation Discussion open to all

We are planning to have our first “Open Forum” where all the participants can talk about whatever they are concerned about, with the rest of the group.

So, what would you like to talk about?

When: Tuesday, 22nd Jan 08 @ 6:00pm
Where: Main Auditorium, Mint Museum of Art (Randolph Rd.)

January 2008 - Open Forum

November 2007

stadium: the disposable city cathedral

presentation-discussion led by Rob Carter

When: Monday, 12th Nov ’07 @ 6:00pm
Where: Main Auditorium, Mint Museum of Art (Randolph Rd.)

November 2007 - stadium: the disposable city cathedral

October 2007

momento:memento

presentation and discussion led by Laura McCarthy

When: Monday, 22nd Oct ’07 @ 6:00pm
Where: Main Auditorium, Mint Museum of Art (Randolph Rd.)

October 2007 - momento:memento

July 2007

Transcending Pop

Performance-discussion session led by Deanna Lynn Campbell

When: Tuesday 7/17/07, at 7:00
Where: Tremont Music Hall, 400 West Tremont Ave. Charlotte 28203

July 2007 - Transcending Pop

Monday, 06-04-07 @ 6:30 at the Light Factory

the hidden avant garde

a new look at the art of animation

Presentation & Open Forum led by Jeff Jackson & Ross Wilbanks

May 2007 - the hidden avant garde

November 2006

What’s Ailing Architecture?

An inquiry into the current state of the art and the profession: Panel Discussion with Rebecca Fant, Murray Whisnant and Peter Wong, moderated by Manoj P Kesavan.

Listen to Part 1 – Presentation


November 2006 - What’s Ailing Architecture?

September 2006

Force of Nature

Part 1 – Presentation


Part 2 – Discussion


September 2006 - Force of Nature

July 2006

The Divide

How two adjacent cities can be worlds apart, and what we can learn from the contrast

“A tranquil city of good laws, fine architecture, and clean streets is like a classroom of obedient dullards, or a field of gelded bulls – whereas a city of anarchy is a city of promise”
– Mark Helprin

July 2006 - The Divide

April 2006

Margins and Spaces

Led by: Frances Hawthorne and Jennie Ann Cole

April 2006 - Margins and Spaces

March 2006

The NC Music Factory Project

Led by Noah Lazes, (from the ARK Group, the developers) and Adi Mistri of Mistri Hardaway Architects

March 2006 - The NC Music Factory Project

February 2006

Charlotte: The Inner Game

Led by: Mark Peres, the editor of Charlotte Viewpoint

February 2006 - Charlotte: The Inner Game

November 2005

The Nature of Collaboration

Presentation and open discussion led by Doug McVadon

November 2005 - The Nature of Collaboration

October 2005

the Odradek and Other Strange Creatures

Led by Mary Kim

October 2005 - the Odradek and other strange creatures

September 2005

The K Factor

Led by: Manoj P Kesavan + Jack Ossa

September 2005 - The K Factor

August 2005

Private Tour of MURANO: Glass Exibition

Led by museum educator: Mary Beth Ausman

August 2005 - Private Tour of MURANO: Glass Exibition

July2005

The Creation of Form

Led by: Gaurav Gupte

July2005 - The Creation of Form

June 2005

Machining a Sense of Wonder

Led by: Local artist Kit Kube

June 2005 - Machining a Sense of Wonder

May 2005

Beyond Macondo: Modernism in the Other New World

Led by: Jack Ossa

May 2005 - Beyond Macondo: Modernism in the Other New World

March 2005

What Goes Up Must Come Down

Led by: Allison Wiese and Art Domantay

March 2005 - What Goes Up Must Come Down

February 2005

Complexity Theory: Visualizing the Unsolvable

Led by: Brent Barton

February 2005 - Complexity Theory: Visualizing the Unsolvable

January 2005

Collaborative Fallout

Led by: June, Chuck and Brad

January 2005 - Collaborative Fallout

November 2004

Blurring the Boundaries: Recent Trends in the Art of Architecture

Led by Manoj Kesavan and Matthew Suarez

November 2004 - Blurring the Boundaries: Recent Trends in the Art of Architecture

October 2004

Architectonic Elements

Led by: Joie Lassiter

October 2004 - Architectonic Elements