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|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Lou Volpicelli; Robert Wilson; Christopher Knowles; Arts Channel.; Arts and Entertainment Network.
|Notes:||Donor's inventory number: INT 02.|
|Production notes:||This program was broadcast on ARTS on April 3, 1983.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (DVD) (ca. 29 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||ARTS visits with Robert Wilson: Part 1 --
ARTS visits with Robert Wilson: Part 2 --
ARTS visits with Robert Wilson: Promo.
|Series Title:||Robert Wilson Audio/Visual Collection|
KA MOUNTAIN AND GUARDenia TERRACE.
|Responsibility:||produced and directed by Lou Volpicelli].|
In this program, Robert Wilson discusses his career, Stations, and his experiences with the medium of television. The interview appears to take place in Wilson's New York City loft, and no interviewer is depicted. In the first part of this program, Robert Wilson describes his career, discussing his experiences with different types of art. He then discusses why he decided to create television work, his play KA MOUNTAIN AND GUARDenia TERRACE, working with the concept of time in various ways, and Christopher Knowles' influence on Stations. In the second part of the program, Wilson shares "the ideas I had in making this work" and sketches the symmetrical structure of Stations. He discusses various aspects of Stations' production process, including storyboarding, visual effects, and chroma keying. Footage from Stations is shown. At the end of the program, Wilson says "TV is a window to the world" and discusses how he learned a lot from watching Jack Benny, and other influential figures. A promo for the program is included at the the end of the recording.