'Unpacking the Nano' exhibition preview for media on Jan. 19

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Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): The media has been issued a preview invitation to the "Unpacking the Nano" exhibition at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art.

At the exhibit, to be held January 19, reporters and photographers will see two Nano automobiles from Tata Motors, India.

One is completely assembled and the other has been taken apart, suspended in air in its 2,000 constituent parts, and assigns weight, price, and environmental impact to the 1,400-pound car.

The exhibition also features a concept vehicle consisting of two used motor scooters welded together.

The exhibition will discuss societal impacts and implications of designing the Nano. For media, there will be many photographic possibilities.

On hand for media will be Aleksandr Mergold, Cornell visiting assistant professor of architecture, and Spencer Lapp, Cornell alumnus in architecture.

The exhibition dates are January 15 through March 27, 2011, but the official opening will be January 26. (ANI)

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