The New School Presents Amplify: Creative and Sustainable Lifestyles in the Lower East Side

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NEW YORK, NY.- The New School presents AMPLIFY: Creative and Sustainable Lifestyles in the Lower East Side, an exhibition of sustainable community design, including innovative neighborhood gardening initiatives, in New York City’s Lower East Side. AMPLIFY proposes a dialogue within the local community about creating a sustainable future. The exhibition is the culmination of the first year of Amplifying Creative Communities, an ongoing project spearheaded by The New School’s Design for Social Innovation and Sustainability Research Lab (DESIS Lab), which aims to develop creative, sustainable lifestyles by strengthening the grassroots activities that exist within New York City neighborhoods. AMPLIFY will be on view from August 5 to September 15 at the Abrons Arts Center at the Henry Street Settlement. “Creative communities like those on the Lower East Side can change how cities operate, modeling grassroots action that spurs sust