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Artist's Showcase; California One

Part of New Television Workshop.

12/15/1979

Original MAPC # A2-05766


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Series
Artist's Showcase
Program
California One
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

The Poetry Center of San Francisco State University takes the words of several poets and sets them to images of the California landscape. Computer-generated imagery by video artist Stephen Beck accompanies some of the pieces. Poems include: “Resonant Valley” by Jose Montoya “Liver” by Bobbie Louise Hawkins “She Who” by Judy Grahn “Blood” by Dale Herd “She Tries: Reflections on a Student’s Homework Assignment” by Reginald Lockett “An Opinion on a Matter of Public Safety” by Edward Dorn “Rainbow Grocery” by William Dickey “Smokey’s Gettin’ Old” by Jessica Hagedorn “In Your Shoes” by Jack Marshall “Sylvester St. Elmo Hope” by K. Curtis Lyle

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Poetry reading
Poetry
Topics
Film and Television
Creators
Olson, Martha ()
Susan Dowling (Producer)
Blair, Wendy ()
Contributors
Hagedorn, Jessica ()
Eaton, Marion Gynith ()
Behling, Robert ()
Lynch, Susan ()
Beck, Stephen, 1950- ()
Grahn, Judy ()
Dorn, Edward ()
Hawkins, Bobbie Louise ()
Marshall, Jack ()
Dickey, William ()
Watts, Jane ()
Herd, Dale ()
Lockett, Reginald ()
Feil, Judy ()
Lyle, K. Curtis ()
Citation
Chicago: “Artist's Showcase; California One,” 12/15/1979, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6BAFBD368CDC43CA890C185A86BEE8A4.
MLA: “Artist's Showcase; California One.” 12/15/1979. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6BAFBD368CDC43CA890C185A86BEE8A4>.
APA: Artist's Showcase; California One. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6BAFBD368CDC43CA890C185A86BEE8A4
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