Monthly Archives: November 2011

NYC Public Access Schedule 1974

This was from a schedule published by an Access producer “the Wizard.”  It give a flavor of what was on then, note programs by 2 groovy Access downtown denizens Anton Perich and Bob (& Nadia) Gruen. (Props too for Seamus … Continue reading

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Red Burns

Along with my involvement with Synapse, the other pivotal encounter of my video life was meeting Red Burns in early 1974 at her Alternate Media Center office.  I was looking for summer work and I was directed to Red by … Continue reading

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“White Collar Funk” (excerpt)

“White Collar Funk” aka East 23rd street in the 70s. It was a time when the novelty of having a video camera would stir interest and create interaction. Here on 23rd St. bet Park & Lex, downtown side. Back then … Continue reading

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Everson Museum 1974 – Video Art Conference

This event was my initiation into world of video art, with some of its best known names represented.  I made this film as part student television project.  Yes it’s pretty bad but I think the subject matter is important. Featured … Continue reading

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Media Burn – The Image

Just in case you did not know what Media Burn was.

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Juan Downey – Visiting Artist

Very cool tease about Juan Downey and his work. I was a video assistant for Juan, originally at the Visiting Artsist Program. Along with Ant Farm, and Julia Heyward, he was on my top three list. Besides his work in … Continue reading

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Ant Farm’s “Media Burn”

Once I was hired to be on the staff of the Synapse Visiting Artists Program, this was first project for the year. It was as though I had died and gone to heaven. For me along with the nascent punk-rock … Continue reading

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