You Belong to the Universe

Premiere DateMay 31, 2016
00:00 BTR Today
00:41 Jonathon Keats
02:49 You Belong to the Universe
05:12 Fake Suicide
07:43 Comprehensive Anticipatory Design Science
10:27 Dymaxion Car
15:52 Slime Mold and Democracy
18:39 Two Way TV
22:38 Silicon Valley
27:38 Art and Fuller
31:27 Millenium Camera
35:44 Artist as Generalist
38:58 BTR Today
40:31 Finish

This week:

Artist, writer, and self-described experimental philosopher Jonathon Keats talks about his new book, You Belong to the Universe: Buckminster Fuller and the Future. In the book,  Jonathon examines some of Fuller’s most well known inventions,  like the Dymaxion Car, as well as some obscure ones, like Two-Way TV, to explore how Bucky’s ideas and approach to the world might be put to use in the 21st century.

When he’s not writing books, Jonathon is also an artist in his own right and like Fuller his interested in projects that help us see the world in new and unusual ways. His newest project involves cameras designed to take century long exposures as a way to observe the changes in our cities.

Fuller’s Dymaxion car (via Washed Ashore)

Host Thomas
Thomas grew up in Northern California where he fell in love with music and photography while going to punk shows and shooting skate photos. He photography in college, which may or may not qualify him to host an…