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Joshua Frankel

A Marvelous Order - An Opera about Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs
Director
Joshua Frankel is a director, animator and visual artist. He grew up in the Hell's Kitchen section of New York City in a building filled with musicians, actors and dancers. He spent most of his youth listening to hiphop and trying not to let anyone take his lunch money. 

His work intersects with questions of urbanism from several angles. Frankel’s most recent film, PLAN OF THE CITY, creates exhilarating fantasy by inverting what we know about New York City: skyscrapers rooted in bedrock liftoff into the stratosphere and immigration becomes exodus. Through joyful fantasy the City’s ultimate fears are explored: it is destroyed, re-created, and finally revealed to be less unique than we thought.

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, October 23
 

5:20pm