In Memoriam: Rudi Stern

We mourn the passing of Rudi Stern, who died this August at the age of 69. I wager to say we will not see his like again. Rudi was a very special kind of genius, free ranging, and open with the continual belief and optimism that one associates with the very young. He believed in art; he believed in beauty; he believed in that ineffable thing called “touched by the spirit” — so rare. Rudi created light shows in the 60s with Timothy Leary; founded Global Village, the experimental video center

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