Whole Earth 50th

PHOTOS

We collected a range of photos for our Whole Earth 50th Anniversary:

Whole Earth Anniversary - Event Photos

Whole Earth Flashbacks - Photo Album

EVENT PHOTOS

  This group shot of Whole Earth Alumni who joined our celebration was taken by photographer Gary Wilson.

This group shot of Whole Earth Alumni who joined our celebration was taken by photographer Gary Wilson.

Here are more photos from the Whole Earth Catalog’s 50th Anniversary event on October 13, 2018, at Fort Mason in San Francisco.

Our event photos can now be viewed in these separate albums:

Whole Earth Event Photos (600+ photos by Danica Remy, Jonathan Feinstein & more)

Whole Earth Anniversary Photos (150+ photos by Fabrice Florin)

Photos by Gary Wilson (126 photos)

  Stewart Brand shows a full collection of Whole Earth publications on display at the event. Photo by    Fabrice Florin   .

Stewart Brand shows a full collection of Whole Earth publications on display at the event. Photo by Fabrice Florin.

The event was hosted by Stewart Brand, Ryan Phelan, Danica Remy and an amazing group of volunteers, in the Art Institute’s beautiful atrium at Pier 2 in Fort Mason.

  Hippie activist Wavy Gravy gives a lightning talk at the private Alumni event in the afternoon. Photo by    Fabrice Florin   .

Hippie activist Wavy Gravy gives a lightning talk at the private Alumni event in the afternoon. Photo by Fabrice Florin.

In the afternoon, Whole Earth alumni gathered in the atrium of the Art Institute for a series of lightning talks featuring community members like Larry Brilliant, Carolyn Garcia, Bruce Sterling and Wavy Gravy, to name but a few.

  Fabrice Florin and crew presented their Whole Earth Flashbacks video history. Photo by    Rob Steiner   .

Fabrice Florin and crew presented their Whole Earth Flashbacks video history. Photo by Rob Steiner.

Whole Earth Flashbacks, a video history of the Whole Earth culture created by Fabrice Florin and friends, played all day long in the Gray Box room -- and in the Caldwell Theater, right before the evening talks.

  Stewart Brand gives a short talk about the Whole Earth catalog at the public evening event at the Cowell Theatre. Photo by    Fabrice Florin   .

Stewart Brand gives a short talk about the Whole Earth catalog at the public evening event at the Cowell Theatre. Photo by Fabrice Florin.

In the evening, a public event at the Cowell Theatre featured talks with Rusty Schweickart, Kevin Kelly, Simone Giertz, Howard Rheingold, Chip Conley, Stephanie Mills, Stephanie Feldstein, Stewart Brand and Sal Khan.

  A well-catered party in the atrium brought together alumni and the public to celebrate this anniversary. Photo by    Fabrice Florin   .

A well-catered party in the atrium brought together alumni and the public to celebrate this anniversary. Photo by Fabrice Florin.

The alumni and the Cowell Theatre audience came together afterwards for a very special party, where we connected with many old and new friends.

  Organizers Ryan Phelan and Stewart Brand pose for one last photo in front of a 50-year timeline of the Whole Earth Catalog’s long history. Photo by    Fabrice Florin   .

Organizers Ryan Phelan and Stewart Brand pose for one last photo in front of a 50-year timeline of the Whole Earth Catalog’s long history. Photo by Fabrice Florin.

Many thanks to all the folks who organized and participated in this event! It was a wonderful way to honor a culture that helped change the world and that may inspire many others for years to come.

FLASHBACKS PHOTOS

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View the companion photo album for Whole Earth Flashbacks, a video history of the Whole Earth culture, created by Fabrice Florin and friends.

This community-created photo album features 450+ historical photos on the evolution of the Whole Earth culture, from 1966 to 2018. It covers projects like the first Whole Earth Catalogs, the Co-Evolution Quarterly, the Whole Earth Review, the Hackers Conference, the Well, Wired, Burning Man and the 10,000 Year Clock. These projects had one thing in common: they gave access to tools and ideas to help people bring their dreams to life -- and change the world.

This photo retrospective was produced and edited by Fabrice Florin, with the help of over 60 community members. Major photo contributors include Stewart Brand, Matisse Enzer, Kevin Kelly, Ryan Phelan, Danica Remy, Howard Rheingold and David Wills. Other contributors include: Jeanne Campbell, Hilarie Coate, John Coate, Vickisa Feinberg, James Fulton, Carolyn Garcia, Matt Herron, Art Kleiner, Isabella Kirkland, Tiffany Lee Brown, Kathleen O’Neill, Tom Parker, Alexander Rose, Don Ryan, Susan Ryan and many more!

If you haven’t seen the Whole Earth Flashbacks video yet, you can watch it here on Vimeo. Learn more on our project page. If you would like to share more images, please use this upload form to transfer them onto our Google Drive, then email us with more details, at the address below.

Contact us with any comments or questions about this project: wholeearthmultimedia@gmail.com .