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M+M: “Looking Inward" - Conversation on the launch of Manifest

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Please join us on Tuesday, October 8 at 5pm for a Media and Modernity conversation between Anthony Acciavatti, Justin Fowler, Dan Handel, editors of Manifest, and Mario Gandelsonas, James Graham, Christopher P. Heuer, Enrique Ramirez.

“Looking Inward" - Conversation on the launch of Manifest: A Journal of American Architecture and Urbanism, Issue No. 1

Manifest was founded as a means to initiate a critical conversation about the state of American architecture, its cities, and its hinterland. While it questions the assumptions behind singular notions/constructions of America by tracing its origins and its global influence, Manifestalso aims to define the uniqueness of American forms of city-building and the distinct set of political parameters through which these forms are shaped. “Looking inward,” is here offered as an interrogation of a “New World” taken for granted. Rather than abandoning this new world for a newer world elsewhere or circling the wagons here at home, this issue of Manifest speaks less to a continual rehearsal of the initial American experiment in favor of a prompt toward the active shaping of its evolution.