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Gavin Browning creates interdisciplinary dialogue about cities.

He is the Director of Public Programs and Engagement at Columbia University School of the Arts, where he helped to open the Lenfest Center for the Arts on Columbia University's Manhattanville campus and continues to organize events and festivals.

Gavin is the editor and producer of the multimedia project Housing Works History, a timeline that surveys twenty-five years of housing and services built by Housing Works for homeless individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS in New York City that was supported by the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts. Previously, he worked at Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP) as Director of Events and Public Programs as well as the first director of Studio-X New York. There, he edited the books Group Efforts: Changing Public Space and The Studio-X New York Guide. He has worked for the independent publishers Verso and The New Press, and he cowrote and produced the animated short The Commons.

Gavin studied at The New School and Columbia University. His work has been displayed at the New Museum, the Hammer Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and the Museum of the City of New York.


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