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In Conversation: Allegra Fuller Snyder with David McConville

  • Edward Cella Art + Architecture 2754 S. La Cienega Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90034 (map)

Join Allegra Fuller Snyder, Buckminster Fuller's daughter and Founder of the Buckminster Fuller Institute, and its current Board President David McConville for a special conversation about Fuller, his legacy and the ongoing projects of the Buckminster Fuller Institute. Co-organized by the Buckminster Fuller Institute

Allegra Fuller Snyder, Founder, and first President, now Board member emeritus of the Buckminster Fuller Institute, Allegra is Bucky’s only living child. She is also Professor Emerita of Dance and Dance Ethnology, UCLA. She won the 1992 American Dance Guild Honoree of the Year, was the former Chair of the Department of Dance; and founding Coordinator of the World Arts and Cultures Program. She has been on the Dance Faculty at Cal Arts as well as Professor of Performance Studies at New York University. She began her career as a performer and choreographer and has been concerned with the relation of dance to film since the late 1940s. She has made several prize-winning documentary films on dance. She has researched dance around the world and is the recipient of several Fulbright Scholarships. Among many special projects, Snyder was a Core Consultant on the PBS series DANCING for WNET/Channel 13. Recently returning to performance Jennifer Fisher of the LA times said of her in "Spirit Dances 6: Inspired by Isadora," "She was a haiku and an epic."

David McConville is chairman of the Buckminster Fuller Institute. He designs and develops experiential learning environments that integrate storytelling, scientific data, and immersive media technologies to visualize complex systems and explore regenerative principles across disciplines and scales. He has a PhD in Art and Media from the Planetary Collegium at the University of Plymouth.

Space is limited, please RSVP to Alexandra at (323) 525-0053.