Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia

Panel Discussion

This panel will introduce the upcoming exhibition, Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia, the first exhibition to explore the impact of the counterculture of the 1960s and 1970s on global art, architecture, and design.

Lawrence Rinder, BAMPFA's Director, and Greg Castillo, Guest Curator of the exhibition at BAMPFA and associate professor of architecture at UC Berkeley will introduce the exhibition and discuss its timeliness in the current political and social context. Also on the panel, Rich Silverstein, co-founder of the SF firm Goodby Silverstein & Partners, will give a sneak preview of the innovative augmented reality app developed by his firm to promote the exhibition. Hippie Modernism which was organized by Walker Art Center will open at Berkeley, in a significantly expanded form, on February 8, 2017.