EZTV 40 Years and Counting: An Anniversary Celebration

Sat, 09/14/2019

It has been 40 years since EZTV’s founder, John Dorr, made his first feature length video using a home Betamax deck and a “borrowed” black and white security camera. It has been a wild ride from Timothy Leary to Jean Luc Godard, David Hockney to Mark Gash, performance artists to physicists, innovative digital artists to hackers. And the community grows… [Admission free, RSVP required]

Description

The EZTV 40 YEARS evening will include videos and performances highlighting EZTV’s diverse projects and collaborations. The incomparable Kate Crash will emcee the celebration with an outlandish elan. Performances and talks include Barbara T. Smith, performance artist; S. Pearl Sharp, poet and filmmaker; Nina Rota, writer and filmmaker; Joan Collins, chair emeritus LA SIGGRAPH; Shane Parton, performance and video artist; and special guests.

Researchers working with the Kandinsky Library in the Centre Pompidou Paris will send video greetings and highlights of, Michael J. Masucci and Kate Johnson’s, recent presentations there on EZTV’s history.

Produced by Kate Crash & Nina Rota. Honoring Kate Johnson – Filmmaker, Artist, and EZTV Media & Archives; and Michael J. Masucci – Santa Monica Arts Commission and EZTV Media & Archives.

You MUST RSVP to Kate Johnson for this event. See "Registration" information below for details. The venue location is only available to those who RSVP.

Schedule

8:00pm - 10:00pm

Venue

Registration

RSPV'd SIGGRAPH attendees will be admitted free of charge. Please RSVP to Kate Johnson (kate.johnson11@gmail.com), to be admitted FREE from LA ACM SIGGRAPH. A physical Address will be emailed to you from Kate Johnson, after you RSVP to the email provided.

Special Thanks

Michael J. Masucci and Kate Johnson for their 40 years of continuous community support at EZTV. Thanks also to the Researchers working with the Kandinsky Library in the Centre Pompidou Paris will send video greetings and highlights of, Michael J. Masucci and Kate Johnson’. And also thanks to Joan Collins, and Leonard Daly, for posting this with the LA ACM SIGGRAPH Executive Committee's approvals.