Archive / Geodesic Dome construction in a vacant lot

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  1. Geodesic Dome construction in a vacant lot, 1970
Item Details

Title: Geodesic Dome construction in a vacant lot

Artist: Michael de Courcy

Date: March 31, 1970

Format: Photograph [fibre based gelatin silver print]

Location: The Michael de Courcy Archive

Size: 12.70 × 10.20 cm

More Information: The Dome Show was Intermedia’s third and final exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery. The unifying structure of the Dome Show was Buckminster Fuller’s geodesic dome. Each intermedia member who was interested was invited to build domes individually or communally for the exhibition. Before the exhibition installation Intermedia members constructed their domes in a variety of public spaces, including the Maplewood Mud Flats, at 4th and Arbutus, Kitsilano Beach , in front of the Bentall Center in Downtown Vancouver and outside of the Vancouver planetarium.  Collection of the artist.

Further Research: The Intermedia Catalogue
  1. 09. Geodesic Dome construction on the mudflats
    Michael de Courcy, Glenn Lewis, and Gordon Payne (Photograph)
  2. 10. Geodesic Dome construction on False Creek
    Michael de Courcy (Photograph)
  3. 11. Geodesic Dome construction at 4th and Arbutus
    Michael de Courcy (Photograph)
  4. 12. Crown-Zellerbach Canada meeting
    Michael de Courcy (Photograph)
  5. 13. Collapse of the foam dome
    Michael de Courcy (Photograph)
  6. 14. Box Boxing Match
    Michael de Courcy, Herb Gilbert, and Vincent Trasov (Photograph)
  7. 15. Celebration - 100 flutes at the Dome Show opening
    Michael de Courcy (Photograph)