The UNM School of Architecture and Planning is taking part in a global event on Friday, Sept. 20 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Central and 5th St. downtown. Park(ing) Day is an opportunity for people to consider the space occupied by parallel parking spaces and turn them into something else, generally a park. UNM students and faculty have a day long series of events taking place in their parking space in front of the City of Albuquerque/UNM CItyLab
Schedule of events:
10 - 10:50 a.m.: Drawing in Perspective: Erin Chavez, teaches the basics of drawing in one and two point perspective
11 - 11:50 a.m.: Figure Drawing: Steve Borbas - Graphic Communications professor, long-time School of Architecture and Planning faculty, and lifetime artist - teaches the fundamentals of figure drawing. And yes, there will be a model.
2 - 2:50 p.m.: African Drumming: Join Mensah Sokpor, master drummer and dancer, demonstrates what he's learned of the drumming traditions of the Ga people from Ghana. Drums will be available.
3 - 3:50 p.m.: Yoga: Josh Johnson, yoga enthusiast and graduate student in Community and Regional Planning, leads an informal yoga class in a combination of Vinyasa - which is a flow of movement with breath - and Unity -which is a series of foundational poses. Come unwind and center with Josh.