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Morton Subotnick (1978)01:06:20

Composer Morton Subotnick responds to questions about the 1971 John Kelsey/Thornton Ladd building for CalArts in Valencia, mentioning that it currently has 600 students in a space design for 1500. He discusses the kinds of spaces needed by music schools, including practice rooms and lighting. He criticizes "showcase" buildings as negative environments for teaching and learning. Subotnick discusses attempts to create public space at CalArts, and the institution's disconnection with the local community.

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