Jon Jerde begins with a discussion of the theoretical principles that have informed his latest work, stressing the importance of the field over the object. Jerde describes how his firm operates and how its identity has been established. He discusses globalism, coexisting cultures, and how this informs projects.
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The final 10 minutes of Eugenia Butler’s “Fire in the Library” discussion with color consultants Geri Kavanagh, Tina Beebe, and Deborah Sussman.
The panelists talk about color as a commodity, and how history changes colors. Kavanagh describes the history of indigo and the evolution of blue. They discuss the economic and cultural associations of saturated versus pale hues.
Eugenia Butler introduces her lecture series and welcomes artist John Otterbridge and poet George Evans. John Otterbridge and George Evans compare their families and discuss the idiosyncrasies of their environments. Topics include poverty, neighborhood folklore, and work. The video ends abruptly.
Eugenia Butler introduces her “Fire in the Library” lecture series and welcomes artist John Otterbridge and poet George Evans. Otterbridge discusses his upbringing and cultural background. Evans discusses his childhood and family.
The concluding 44 minutes of Eugenia Butler’s conversation with artist John Otterbridge and poet George Evans. Otterbridge and Evans compare their families and discuss the idiosyncrasies of their environments. Topics include women, war, the supernatural, and art.
George Evens discusses the definition of war, and the involvement of women, and how these issues relate to his work and politics. John Otterbridge discusses his art and the funeral of Mama Dobie and her supernatural energy.
Merrill Elam or Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects from Atlanta, presents a selection of projects, from houses and libraries to a series of cultural facilities. Elam stresses attentiveness to the needs of the clients, and to the character of the surroundings.