Vision 67 - Survival and Growth 19-21 Oct. 1967, at the Loeb Student Center, NYU A number of design students traveled to New York City to attend the Vision 67 Design conference at New York University. NYU is just south of Washington Square Park in Greenwich Village. Vision '67 speakers and presenters: Isaac L. Auerbach, I.T. pioneer, Auerbach Corp. Philadelphia Max Bense, Prof. Sci. Theory, Technische Hochschule, Stuttgart Kurt Blum, creator education & tech. films, Switzerland Warren M. Brodey, psychiatrist, sociologist, MIT Will Burtin, (conference chairman) designer, educator, NYC Eugenio Carmi, painter, graphic designer, sculptor, Genoa Henri Cartier-Bresson, photographer, essayist, France Gilbert Cohen-Sat, film critic, audiovisual specialist, Paris Furio Colombo, sociologist, author, TV doc. producer, Rome Gillo Dorfles, art historian, writer, critic, educator, Milan Umberto Eco, Prof. of Visual Communications, Florence R. Buckminster Fuller, architect, engineer, inventor, SIU Arthur Funkhauser, holography-laser specialist Ken Garland, graphic designer, author, London, UK Vittorio Gregotti, architect, writer, critic, teacher, Milan Alan Gussow, painter, conservationist, New York August Heckscher, Administrator Cultural Affairs, NYC James M. Hester, President, NYU Bruce MacKenzie, linguist, editor, data theorist, IBM Haig Manoogian, experimental film maker, presenter Selby Mvusi, painter, lecturer, U. East Africa, Nairobi Gordon Pask, Research director, System Research, UK S. Dillon Ripley, Secretary, Smithsonian; Chairman, FCAH Herbert Roan, designer and educator, SIU Willem Sandberg, graphic designer, museum director Tony Schwarz, sound designer, experimentalist, NYC Charles A. Siepmann, Chair Emeritus, NYU Aubrey Singer, Head of Features Group, BBC, London Herbert Spencer, typographer, Sr. Fellow, Royal College of Art Jean Tinguely, creator of philosophical machines, France Jerzy Toeplitz, Institute of Art, Polish Academy of Sciences Victor Vasarely, painter, inventor, Op-Art theorist, France Getting to Vision 67 A story by Jim Nugent about the car trip from Carbondale, Illinois to New York City. Click here to go to the story, “Getting to Vision 67.”
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