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OVERVIEW from Planetary Collective on Vimeo.

Check out the trailer for our feature film CONTINUUM: vimeo.com/60234866
If you’d like more information about CONTINUUM and how you can support & even pre-order the film, check out: continuumthemovie.com.

On the 40th anniversary of the famous ‘Blue Marble’ photograph taken of Earth from space, Planetary Collective presents a short film documenting astronauts’ life-changing stories of seeing the Earth from the outside – a perspective-altering experience often described as the Overview Effect.

The Overview Effect, first described by author Frank White in 1987, is an experience that transforms astronauts’ perspective of the planet and mankind’s place upon it. Common features of the experience are a feeling of awe for the planet, a profound understanding of the interconnection of all life, and a renewed sense of responsibility for taking care of the environment.

‘Overview’ is a short film that explores this phenomenon through interviews with five astronauts who have experienced the Overview Effect. The film also features insights from commentators and thinkers on the wider implications and importance of this understanding for society, and our relationship to the environment.

CAST
• EDGAR MITCHELL – Apollo 14 astronaut and founder of the Institute of Noetic Sciences
• RON GARAN – ISS astronaut and founder of humanitarian organization Fragile Oasis
• NICOLE STOTT – Shuttle and ISS astronaut and member of Fragile Oasis
• JEFF HOFFMAN – Shuttle astronaut and senior lecturer at MIT
• SHANE KIMBROUGH – Shuttle/ISS astronaut and Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army
• FRANK WHITE – space theorist and author of the book ‘The Overview Effect’
• DAVID LOY- philosopher and author
• DAVID BEAVER – philosopher and co-founder of The Overview Institute
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CREW
Produced by: GUY REID, STEVE KENNEDY, CHRISTOPHER FERSTAD
Director: GUY REID
Editor: STEVE KENNEDY
Director of Photography: CHRISTOPHER FERSTAD
Original Score: HUMAN SUITS
Dubbing Mixer: PATCH MORRISON
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TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Filmed with Canon 5D Mk ii.
Additional footage from NASA / ESA archives
Duration: 19 minutes
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Planetary Collective: planetarycollective.com/
Overview Microsite: overviewthemovie.com/
Human Suits (original score): humansuits.com/

For more information:
The Overview Institute: overviewinstitute.org/
Fragile Oasis: fragileoasis.org/


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Charles Eames on Design

  • Q: “What is your definition of ‘Design,’ Monsieur Eames?
  • “One could describe Design as a plan for arranging elements to accomplish a particular purpose.”
  • Q: “Is Design an expression of art?”
  • “I would rather say it’s an expression of purpose. It may, if it is good enough, later be judged as art.”
  • Q: “Is Design a craft for industrial purposes?”
  • “No, but Design may be a solution to some industrial problems.”
  • Q: “What are the boundaries of Design?”
  • “What are the boundaries of problems?”
  • Q: “Is Design a discipline that concerns itself with only one part of the environment?”
  • “No.”
  • Q: “Is it a method of general expression?”
  • “No. It is a method of action.”
  • Q: “Is Design a creation of an individual?”
  • “No, because to be realistic, one must always recognize the influence of those that have gone before.”
  • Q: “Is Design a creation of a group?”
  • “Very often.”
  • Q: “Is there a Design ethic?”
  • “There are always Design constraints, and these often imply an ethic.”
  • Q: “Does Design imply the idea of products that are necessarily useful?”
  • “Yes, even though the use might be very subtle.”
  • Q: “Is it able to cooperate in the creation of works reserved solely for pleasure?”
  • “Who would say that pleasure is not useful?”
  • Q: “Ought form to derive from the analysis of function?”
  • “The great risk here is that the analysis may be incomplete.”
  • Q: “Can the computer substitute for the Designer?”
  • “Probably, in some special cases, but usually the computer is an aid to the Designer.”
  • Q: “Does Design imply industrial manufacture?”
  • “Not necessarily.”
  • Q: “Is Design used to modify an old object through new techniques?”
  • “This is one kind of Design problem.”
  • Q: “Is Design used to fit up an existing model so that it is more attractive?”
  • “One doesn’t usually think of Design in this way.”
  • Q: “Is Design an element of industrial policy?”
  • “If Design constraints imply an ethic, and if industrial policy includes ethical principles, then yes—design is an element in an industrial policy.”
  • Q: “Does the creation of Design admit constraint?”
  • “Design depends largely on constraints.”
  • Q: “What constraints?”
  • “The sum of all constraints. Here is one of the few effective keys to the Design problem: the ability of the Designer to recognize as many of the constraints as possible; his willingness and enthusiasm for working within these constraints. Constraints of price, of size, of strength, of balance, of surface, of time, and so forth. Each problem has its own peculiar list.”
  • Q: “Does Design obey laws?”
  • “Aren’t constraints enough?”
  • Q: “Are there tendencies and schools in Design?”
  • “Yes, but these are more a measure of human limitations than of ideals.”
  • Q: “Is Design ephemeral?”
  • “Some needs are ephemeral. Most designs are ephemeral.”
  • Q: “Ought Design to tend towards the ephemeral or towards permanence?”
  • “Those needs and Designs that have a more universal quality tend toward relative permanence.”
  • Q: “How would you define yourself with respect to a decorator? an interior architect? a stylist?”
  • “I wouldn’t.”
  • Q: “To whom does Design address itself: to the greatest number? to the specialists or the enlightened amateur? to a priviledged social class?”
  • “Design addresses itself to the need.”
  • Q: “After having answered all these questions, do you feel you have been able to practice the profession of ‘Design’ under satisfactory conditions, or even optimum conditions?”
  • “Yes.”
  • Q: “Have you been forced to accept compromises?”
  • “I don’t remember ever being forced to accept compromises, but I have willingly accepted constraints.”
  • Q: “What do you feel is the primary condition for the practice of Design and for its propagation?”
  • “A recognition of need.”

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