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Saturday, October 20 • 9:30pm - 10:00pm
The Fuller Challenge | Film
The Fuller Challenge (a film by Whirlwind Creative, Inc. produced in partnership with the Arnow Family Fund) explores the impact and legacy of the Buckminster Fuller Challenge, a groundbreaking prize competition that, in its ten-year trajectory (until 2017) was widely recognized as "socially responsible design's highest award." Many of the Challenge's winners and finalists featured in the film, including John Todd, Bren Smith, Jason McClennan and Jody Holmes, have spoken here at Bioneers over the years, and a Bioneers project, Dreaming New Mexico, was the Challenge runner-up in 2009. Introduction by Elizabeth Thompson and J.P. Harpignies.

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JP Harpignies

J.P. Harpignies, Bioneers Senior Producer, affiliated with Bioneers since 1990, is a Brooklyn, NYC-based consultant, conference producer, copy-editor and writer. A former Program Director at the New York Open Center and a senior review team member for the Buckminster Fuller Challenge... Read More →
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Elizabeth Thompson

Elizabeth Thompson, a Brooklyn, NY-based a consultant to a range of sustainable design initiatives, was the Executive Director of The Buckminster Fuller Institute (BFI) from 2004 to 2016 and founding Director of the highly influential Buckminster Fuller Challenge ("socially responsible... Read More →

Saturday October 20, 2018 9:30pm - 10:00pm
Showcase Theater