Growing Up: Buckminster Fuller

March 14, 2009

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Allegra Fuller Snyder is Buckminster Fuller's only living child. She was born in Chicago during a transformative year in her father's life. In this talk, Allegra Fuller Snyder reflects on her own experience growing up with Buckminster Fuller, the people who influenced his work and his legacy as a visionary and great teacher. Her talk is followed by a discussion of Buckminster Fuller's significance in today's world with MCA exhibition cocurators K. Michael Hays and Dana A. Miller.

Allegra Fuller Snyder is Professor Emerita of Dance and former director of the graduate program in dance ethnology at UCLA. K. Michael Hays is Adjunct Curator of Architecture at the Whitney Museum of American Art and professor of architectural theory at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design. Dana A. Miller is Associate Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

 

Recorded Saturday, March 14, 2009 at Museum of Contemporary Art.