Artist's Showcase; Artists Babies Bodies
Part of New Television Workshop.
Original MAPC # A0-01136
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- Artist's Showcase
- Artists Babies Bodies
- 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 Gerd Stern’s “Artists Babies Bodies” two group interviews are filmed in an unusual manner. While artists talk about public art and architecture, the camera searches out details of their bodies through the use of close-ups. Following this, a group of mothers talking about children and politics is filmed in the same manner. While the conversations amble along in a linear fashion, the viewer’s eye is drawn to an earlobe, a crop of hair, a foot, the curve of someone’s arm, or a baby’s leg.
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Film and Television
- Susan Dowling (Producer)
- Stern, Gerd ()
- Chicago: “Artist's Showcase; Artists Babies Bodies,” 08/03/1977, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed July 26, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B4D33A66AE674236B1312E9E330083BC.
- MLA: “Artist's Showcase; Artists Babies Bodies.” 08/03/1977. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. July 26, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B4D33A66AE674236B1312E9E330083BC>.
- APA: Artist's Showcase; Artists Babies Bodies. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B4D33A66AE674236B1312E9E330083BC