WGBH Openvault

Contemporary Art Television (CAT) Fund; Time Squared; Branda Miller's Time Squared

Part of New Television Workshop.

In this short excerpt from Branda Miller's experimental work based on New York's Times Square, archival footage is accompanied by the sound of crowds cheering. Approximate date: 1987

License Clip

Untranscribed item: Request Transcription

Contemporary Art Television (CAT) Fund
Time Squared

Branda Miller's Time Squared

Series Description

Contemporary Art Television (CAT) Fund -- WGBH's collaboration with the Institute Of Contemporary Art (ICA) -- offers a co-venture among TV producers from seven countries, each seeking to capture the spirit of a specific environment. Titles include: O PANAMA: a video by James Benning and Burt Barr evoking the mental landscape of a sick man confined to his apartment; TIME CODE; L'IMAGE; STORM AND STRESS; SOLOS, DUETS AND PIZZA: Three dance videos: "Rotary Action", a duet featuring Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane; "Watermotor for Dancer and Camera", with Trisha Brown, and "From and Island Summer", with Karole Armitage; SET & RESET (#4) VERSION 1: Choreographer Trisha Brown performs to music by Laurie Anderson in this video dance piece DAMNATION OF FAUST: story of Marguerite of the Faust legend; MORE TV STORIES: satirizing the relationship between people and their TVs; NEW ENGLAND FISHERMEN - Joan Logue's brief vignettes of fishermen. Series release date: 1985

Program Description

In “Time Squared,” by Branda Miller, images of New York’s Times Square and other landmarks are presented through contemporary and archival footage.

Asset Type


Media Type


Video art
Experimental films
Miller, Branda
Times Square (New York, N.Y.)
Film and Television
Publication Information
WGBH Educational Foundation
Chicago: “Contemporary Art Television (CAT) Fund; Time Squared; Branda Miller's Time Squared,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed May 21, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_58DFBDE9559E4A76987FB75A561D9F5F.
MLA: “Contemporary Art Television (CAT) Fund; Time Squared; Branda Miller's Time Squared.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. May 21, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_58DFBDE9559E4A76987FB75A561D9F5F>.
APA: Contemporary Art Television (CAT) Fund; Time Squared; Branda Miller's Time Squared. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_58DFBDE9559E4A76987FB75A561D9F5F
If you have more information about this item, we want to know! Please contact us, including the URL.