Hit and Run | Exchange and Mobility Program Exhibition

December 03 - December 06, 2013

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OPENING RECEPTION DECEMBER 3RD, 6 - 8 PM

PERFORMANCE December 3rd at 7:00PM

6th FLOOR GALLERY
7 EAST 7TH STREET,
New York, NY 10003

Exhibition open Tuesday - Friday 

Works by:  Marina Baggetto, University of Barcelona; Graziano Capitta, Shaedelschule, Frankfurt; Alexis Grise, NSCAD, Halifax; Miriam Kadel, University of Berlin; Anton Matzke, University of Berlin; Loup Sarion ENSBA, Paris; Richard Seaholme, Slade, London; Gil Shmerlin, Bezalel, Jerusalem; Lara Smithson, Slade, London; Noah Spivak, Emily Carr University, Vancouver

  • Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.

  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.