FOCUS#3: From Roof to Table. New York City’s Growing Movement

A project of Rob Stephenson. Photo by Rob Stephenson.
THE DESIGN TRUST FOR PUBLIC SPACE AWARDS 2011 PHOTO URBANISM

In June 2011, the Design Trust for Public Space awarded the 2011 Photo Urbanism fellowship to Rob Stephenson for his project From Roof to Table: New York City’s Growing Movement.

Rob Stephenson’s proposal, From Roof to Table, is an “effort to create a comprehensive visual document of the different approaches to implementing a sustainable food system in New York City.” Mr. Stephenson will “look at all forms of urban agriculture and viagra in canada demonstrate how traditional methods have been adopted to succeed in an urban environment.” His proposal grew out of an interest the presence of wilderness in cities, and the tension between natural and built environments.

The Photo Urbanism fellowship supports the production of a new body of work that explores the where to buy cialis online city’s complex public realm in conjunction with an active Design Trust project. For the 2011 fellowship cycle, applicants were required to submit proposals about urban agriculture in New York City. Mr. Stephenson’s photographs will inform the current Design Trust project, Five Borough Farm.

About the Photo Urbanism Program

Photography plays an integral role in the examination, discussion, and re-imagining of New York City’s public spaces. The Design Trust’s Photo Urbanism fellowship program supports this role by offering fellowships to photographers to produce new bodies of work exploring the city’s complex public realm in conjunction with active Design Trust projects. The fellowship award includes a $5,000 stipend, a public presentation, and a Design Trust publication dedicated to the fellow’s work at the generic viagra usa project’s conclusion.

Photo Urbanism was founded in 2001 and has supported five distinct photographics studie:
- The Edge of New York by Diane Cook & Len Jenshel
- The Bridge Project by Jonathan Smith
- Portrait of Jamaica Bay by Travis Roozée
- Out My Window by Gail Albert Halaban
- Same Time Every Day by Kramer O’Neill

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