Opening + Artist’s Talk: Elder

The Community Builders commissioned Natalie Settles to create a new work for the Hillcrest Residences in the Pittsburgh, PA neighborhood of Carrick. Settles created Elder, a large-scale, architectural work of etched glass that is now installed in the completed building. Join the Office of Public Art and The Community Builders to celebrate the opening of

Culture Cocktails

Are you always reading something – perhaps even several books at a time? I like the way that books can often bleed into one another – the ideas and narrative flowing together, connecting, and mutually informing each other. There are some books for which I cannot remember which parts belonged to which, and I enjoy

The Camel Riddle

Cross-disciplinary work traces the edges of a larger reality that no one discipline can know completely. Over the years I developed curious shorthand to begin conversations about this bigger picture with colleagues in the sciences – one playful tack has taken on the affectionate name, “The Camel Riddle.” It started in grad school when I