The New Museum Announces Art and Tech "Incubator" Initiative

The New Museum Announces Art and Tech "Incubator" InitiativeImage via New Museum on Facebook

The New Museum's Lisa Phillips announced that the institution will convert their nearby property into a 24-hour workspace and educational center, which they refer to as an "incubator for art, technology, and design." Over 60 startups and entrepreneurs will be selected as members by a director and committee through an application process and will join Columbia University's Studio-X in using the 11,000-square-foot space (to be designed by SO-IL architects Florian Idenburg and Jing Liu) and they will attend scheduled lectures, workshops, and seminars (in exchange for a monthly membership fee). With this innovative development, the New Museum hopes to build a "vibrant interdisciplinary community geared toward collaboration and innovation." The application process will be announced early next year and the space is scheduled to open in the summer of 2014.

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