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Art, Design, and Play: A Waterfront Seattle Conference | March 7-8, 2014

Save the Date: March 7-8, 2014

Waterfront Seattle and its partners will organize a conference on the intersections between art, design, and play in the city beginning March 7 with a keynote talk, and continuing on Saturday March 8. The conference will bring together artists, designers, historians, and advocates to look at the issue of play and the city from a variety of viewpoints.

Among the participants are the following:

Vienna architectural historian Liane Lefaivre will discuss play as a design tool, and make a call for architects, city planners, and public artists to take account of play and children in their work.

Swiss playground historian and curator Gabriela Burkhalter will give a talk titled “The Play Sculpture as Public Space”

Tatiana Choulika of james corner field operations will speak on the approach to landscape and play in the designs for Waterfront Seattle.

Watch for further updates on added events and participants, and be sure to mark your calendars for the first weekend in March!