Friday, March 21, 2014
9:00am - 10:30am
Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center, RISD Museum

Moderator: Pradeep Sharma
Panelists: Fo Wilson, Michael Hurwitz, Josh Owen, Alex Williams

The term Practice implies that we have to do something to understand it and that we get better the more we do it. What are the qualities of creative practice and how are they directed towards social design? How does creative practice work and how does it encourage innovation?

RISD Interim Provost Pradeep Sharma will moderate presentations and discussion about Practice.

Josh Owen is President of Josh Owen LLC and Professor and Department Head of Industrial Design at Rochester Institute of Technology. 
Fo Wilson is a maker, educator, curator and writer as well as Assistant Professor of Art and Design at Columbia College, Chicago.
Michael Hurwitz is Principal of Michael Hurwitz Furniture in Philadelphia.
Alex Williams is a founding Partner of RBW, a furniture and lighting business based in Brooklyn.