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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. 

In his previous role as Director of Events and Public Programs at Columbia University GSAPP, he organized over 150 high-profile events, including lectures by Irma Boom, Judith Butler, Angela Davis, Jacques Herzog, Naomi Klein, Chantal Mouffe, and Kazuyo Sejima. As the first director of Studio-X, GSAPP's lower-Manhattan studio for experimental design and research, he organized 75 public events and nine original exhibitions. In addition, he edited the books The Studio-X NY Guide (2010) and Group Efforts: Changing Public Space (2015).

His independent work is supported by the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Arts. Gavin has worked for the independent presses Verso and The New Press, and completed editorial projects for several authors. 

He holds a MS in Urban Planning from Columbia University and a BA in Liberal Studies from The New School.


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