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Union Square display just up and beautiful!

on September 17, 2011 in Art, Creativity

The display looks amazing. It only took most of a year and fifteen hours today to put it up — part of the joy of making art. That and it’s much bigger, brighter, and in a higher traffic area than the Bryant Park display. People seem to love it already. (Directions to see Union Square in Motion, video of the display during installation) I have too many people to thank,[…] Keep reading →

New Bryant Park in Motion Videos

on March 10, 2010 in Art, Creativity, Education

First, here is MTA Arts for Transit Page on Bryant Park in Motion (EDIT: Arts for Transit changed the page to one on Union Square in Motion) — created by me and four students and NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program:  Molly Schwartz, Igal Nassima, Brett Murphy, and Eyal Ohana. Below is an overview of the piece, starting from Bryant Park at the corner of 42nd and 6th, then entering the station[…] Keep reading →

Recognized as artist for the first time in a while

on April 12, 2024 in Art, Creativity

The MTA Arts & Design department released a book Contemporary Art Underground, about art they install. I felt honored that they invited me to the launch the other evening, especially because they gave name tags to everyone and specified “Artist” for those of us who created art for their program. They didn’t make the designation big and showy, though during the talk, they asked all the artists to raise their[…] Keep reading →

See Coco & Breezy at NYU Monday!

on March 27, 2014 in Creativity, Entrepreneurship, Events

If you don’t know Coco & Breezy, they are two rising stars with their own fashion line. Check out their page here. They started their company in their teens, moving to New York City from Minneapolis and have been growing since. Here’s an overview from the event announcement for their engagement Monday at NYU: The Entrepreneurship Special Interest Housing Floor invite entrepreneurs and fashion-minded alike to attend an evening with[…] Keep reading →

Visiting Occupy Wall Street

on October 11, 2011 in Blog, Freedom

Living near what may potentially become a significant movement in the United States — Occupy Wall Street — I can’t believe I took over three weeks to visit the main site they’re sitting in, especially because a friend told me about the plans in the works several days before it started. That friend ended up interviewed on several national television shows. I finally visited today. I think the New York[…] Keep reading →


on April 20, 2011 in

TEDx Don’t Call Doof Food: systemic change begins with personal change, TEDxCowes, November 4, 2021 People don’t want to do small things. They want to do meaningful things., TEDxConnecticutCollege, February 29, 2020 What Everyone Gets Wrong About the Environment, TEDxWaltham, October 5, 2019 Find Your Delicious, TEDxNYU, April 6, 2019 Mainstream Media The Village Sun, “The Spodek Method: Saving the planet and ourselves by not harming others,” July 6, 2024[…] Keep reading →

Joshua Spodek’s Art Resume

on January 10, 2011 in Art, Creativity, Education

Joshua Spodek EDUCATION 2006 MBA, Columbia Business School New York 1999 PhD, Astrophysics, Columbia Graduate School of Arts and Sciences New York 1993-94 MA, Physics (Completed at Columbia), University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences Philadelphia 1993 BA, Physics, Columbia College New York 1991 L’Institut Brittanique, University of London Paris EXHIBITIONS 2017 The Museum of Math, Dance New York 2011-12 District 36, Elements New York 2011 Union Square Subway[…] Keep reading →

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