NY400 Week / Holland on the Hudson presented Pioneers of Change, a festival of Dutch design, fashion and architecture on New York's Governors Island. Activities took place in and around eleven officers' houses at Nolan Park, Governors Island, New York.
Pioneers of Change featured leading designers and institutes from fashion, design and architecture, such as: 2012 Architecten, Atelier NL, Maarten Baas, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York, Experimental Jetset, Christien Meindertsma, MVRDV and The Why Factory with Work Architecture Company, Parsons The New School for Design, Platform21, Michael Schoner (NL Architects), Richard Hutten, Atelier van Lieshout, and Chris Kabel.
The Why Factory, MVRDV and Work Architecture Company, presented several movies related to food. Two of these by t?f: Foodprint Manhattan, a study on food consumption and production on Manhattan island, specifically made for the exhibition and Foodprint The Hague, commissioned by Stroom earlier this year.