Art, Education, Social Impact

KQED Profiles 2014 Challenge Finalists Helen & Newton Harrison

Widely known as the parents of the eco-art movement, Helen and Newton Harrisons have become world-renowned for using art to tackle environmental problems on a massive, global scale. A recent KQED piece explores highlights from their career, which spans over four decades.

The Harrisons were selected as finalists in the 2014 Fuller Challenge for their proposal The Force Majeuere: a bold, large-scale vision to “reduce the entropy of planetary ecosystems in the face of human-induced climate change”.

The Harrison’s archives are housed at Stanford University, where Buckminster Fuller’s archives can also be found.

Click to read this fascinating exploration of some of their notable endeavors throughout their career.