Artist's Showcase; Slott Opera
Part of New Television Workshop.
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- Artist's Showcase
- Slott Opera
- 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
Dolls made of pipe-cleaners or clay are moved around miniature stages via their attachment to slots incorporated in the stages. Two scenes (“Venice” and “Somewhere in the Southwest Desert”) are repeated dozens of times. Occasionally, the creators can be seen arranging the stages and maneuvering the dolls. Opera music accompanies the first scene, though the rest of the scenes are silent. It is unclear whether or not all of the segments are complete.
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Miniature objects
- Film and Television
- Susan Dowling (Producer)
- Connors, Betsy ()
- Chicago: “Artist's Showcase; Slott Opera,” 09/08/1986, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 26, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DC25F9AB06044A3CA0AF660665173162.
- MLA: “Artist's Showcase; Slott Opera.” 09/08/1986. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 26, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DC25F9AB06044A3CA0AF660665173162>.
- APA: Artist's Showcase; Slott Opera. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DC25F9AB06044A3CA0AF660665173162