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Biographics: a film by Al Gowan and Victor Papanek, 1968

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 6, Item: 1
Identifier: MSF 474, File 6, Item 1

Scope and Contents

DVD; footage of biological specimens, sliced in a linear fashion by Dr. Samuel N. Postlethwait, Professor in the Purdue Biology Department at the time; film then spliced and set to a jazz soundtrack by Gowan and Papanek, to create a virtual trip through a three dimensional object. They were later invited to the International Design Conference in Aspen, Colorado to show the film.


  • 1968

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Collection material is in English.

Access Information

Collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 0.845 Cubic Feet (One legal-size full-width manuscript box and one flat box)


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States