Artist's Showcase; 37/73
Part of New Television Workshop.
NTW Dub of Original - 8/98 XFER: 37/73 - RICHARD MEYERS
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- Artist's Showcase
- Series Description
Anthology series of experimental, avant garde video productions. Program titles: "DANCE FOR CAMERA - SHOW I: DISTRICT I and PALE COOL, PALE WARM;" "DANCE FOR CAMERA - SHOW II: TZADDICK;" "DANCE FOR CAMERA - SHOW III: GEORGE'S HOUSE;" "SELECTED WORKS - 1974 - 1975;" "THE GIRL WITH THE FLAXEN HAIR;" "SET OF COINCIDENCE;" "ALL ACROSS BOSTON;" " UNTITLED PERFORMANCE BY ROBERT GOLDMAN;" "QUIDDATAS;" "TELEPORTRAITS;" "FOUR SIDED TAPES;" "AMY LOWELL;" "PRIMORDIAL SOUP;" "HOWARD;" "THIRD TAPE;" "PAST FANTASIES;" "SEMI BUFFET;" "EAST ENDED TAPE;" "A COLOR PIECE FOR TV;" "CONTEXTS AND ONE AND MANY;" "THREE TRANSITIONS;" "CITY SCAPE;" "OUT OF TIME;" "NO TITLE." Series release date: 1975
- Program Description
In this black-and-white film, a young boy riding in the back of a car appears to fall into a dream state in which he is surrounded by older women and dancing showgirls. A magician appears, emphasizing the mysterious and surreal quality of the images. At one point the car floats in the air like a balloon, as people on the ground try to pull it down with ropes. A house is shown being demolished. As the images are repeated in new orders and with slight variation, they are recontextualized so that the narrative shifts continually.
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Leed, Mary
- Meyers, Richard
- Leed, Jake
- Croft, Nora
- Myers, Marjory
- Myers, Kelly
- Film and Television
- Susan Dowling (Producer)
- Meyers, Richard (Director)
- Chicago: “Artist's Showcase; 37/73,” 12/17/1980, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed June 22, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4761D81112E843D6952450065687D397.
- MLA: “Artist's Showcase; 37/73.” 12/17/1980. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. June 22, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4761D81112E843D6952450065687D397>.
- APA: Artist's Showcase; 37/73. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4761D81112E843D6952450065687D397