Picturephone performance [videorecording] / Nam June Paik ; edited by John Jebb. [1979]


Picturephone performance [videorecording] / Nam June Paik ; edited by John Jebb. [1979]

This video documents Nam June Paik's Picturephone performance, held March 9, 1979, at the offices of AT&T in Los Angeles and New York, which were linked by satellite for two-way television transmission. The three-hour communications performance included artists Rita Carlyle, Shirley Clarke, Wendy Clarke, Peter Ivers, Gary Lloyd, Shigeko Kubota, Joan Logue, Bill Wegman, Al Robbins and jazz musician Earl Howard.

1 videocassette (U-Matic) (30 min.) : sd., b&w ; 3/4 in. original (2 copies)1 videocassette of 1 (Betacam SP) (30 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in. archival master.1 videocassette of 1 (Digital Betacam) (30 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in. copy master.1 videodisc of 1 (DVD) (30 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in. use copy.

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Clarke, Shirley, 1919-1997

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Shirley Clarke (1925-1997), American independent filmmaker, was a modern dancer before switching to work in film and video. She was probably best known for her films THE CONNECTION (1961), a study of drug addiction initially banned for obscenity in New York State, her oscar-winning 1962 documentary, ROBERT FROST: A LOVER'S QUARREL WITH THE WORLD, and THE COOL WORLD (1963) on a juvenile gang in Harlem. In 1962 she and Jonas Mekas founded the Film-Makers Cooperative, a non...

Logue, Joan, 1942-

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Kubota, Shigeko 1937-

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Ivers, Peter

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Robbins, Al, 1938-1987.

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Jebb, John

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Howard, Earl

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Paik, Nam June

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Lloyd, Gary G.

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Clarke, Wendy Mitman, 1962-

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Wegman, William

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William Wegman (1943- ) is a photographer, New York, N.Y. Judith Olch Richards (1947- ) is former executive director, iCI; New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with William Wegman, 2008 Mar. 8 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 226956609 ...

Carlyle, Rita, 1869-1949

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