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This is the time of care. As so many of us emerge from the intensity and fatigue of the year behind us, carrying the call to reckon with staggering injustices and crises both social and ecological, there is an urgency to make our world anew. What we have collectively endured exposed the fissures, places where care had fallen by the wayside—areas ripe for the response of builders and innovators working in the space of compassion. That reimagining begins at Pratt.

I hope the stories in this issue begin to connect you to the network of your colleagues doing just that—imagining and preparing a thriving future together. (Read more)

—President Frances Bronet

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New York Reimagined

Community, diversity, accessibility, serendipity. As we emerge from our isolation, and New York City reawakens, designers, architects, and urbanites who live in and love this…
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Working with Care

When Prattfolio was planning the Summer 2021 issue on the theme of Care, we asked Pratt students and faculty in an email survey how care was influencing their work.…
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A Personal Politics

As spring unfolded and New York City slowly awakened—ready to reconnect, reimagine, and rebuild life together in the metropolis—students in Pratt Institute’s Fine Arts Social…
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The Art of Holding

Through a certain lens, a period of rejuvenation is happening in the US. Friends and families are reconnecting, daily routines of protection relaxing, the outlook…

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