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Visiting Speaker Series
Visiting Speaker Series

Design Coalition Institute works with other institutions, organizations, and civic groups to bring nationally recognized scholars, practitioners, and activists to Madison

Recent Guest Speakers:
Johanson portrait (2011) Patricia Johanson

Environmental Artist Patricia Johanson walked us through the pages of her sketchbooks and through the processes that transform her art into major works of public infrastructure. Projects include: Ellis Creek Water Recycling Facility Petaluma CA, Fairpark Lagoon Dallas TX, Mary's Garden Scranton PA, and The Draw at Sugar Creek Salt Lake City UT (Watch this space for video!)

Visit www.PatriciaJohanson.com
Comp Portrait

(2010) Allan Comp, Ph.D.

Dr. Comp's award winning Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) remediation projects exemplify the term "Transdisciplinary Action-Research" by breaking down and working across both disciplinary and sectoral boundaries. Dr Comp's slides illustrate the transformation of toxic landscapes and overview the science, the arts, and the community engagement processes through which he facilitated those transformations.

Visit www.tAllanComp.com

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