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Contemporary Art Television (CAT) Fund; Time Squared

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Contemporary Art Television (CAT) Fund
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

Broadcast program

Media Type


Times Square (New York. N.Y.)
Video art
Experimental films
Film and Television
Susan Dowling (Producer)
Miller, Branda ()
Chicago: “Contemporary Art Television (CAT) Fund; Time Squared,” 08/03/1987, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 21, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E5E04D50F92C4AE18053B793C14723E2.
MLA: “Contemporary Art Television (CAT) Fund; Time Squared.” 08/03/1987. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 21, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E5E04D50F92C4AE18053B793C14723E2>.
APA: Contemporary Art Television (CAT) Fund; Time Squared. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E5E04D50F92C4AE18053B793C14723E2
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