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Picturephone performance

Author: Nam June Paik; John Jebb
Publisher: [1979]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Videocassette : U-matic   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Long Beach Museum of Art Video Archive, circa 1970-2000
Summary:
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.
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Genre/Form: Performance art
Video art
Videotapes
Named Person: Rita Carlyle; Shirley Clarke; Wendy Clarke; Peter Ivers; Gary Lloyd; Shigeko Kubota; Joan Logue; William Wegman; Al Robbins; Earl Howard; Shirley Clarke; Wendy Clarke; Peter Ivers; Shigeko Kubota; Gary Lloyd; William Wegman
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Nam June Paik; John Jebb
OCLC Number: 440852778
Notes: The Picturephone performance was sponsored by the Long Beach Museum of Art and the University of California, Los Angeles, where Paik was a visiting artist in the winter of 1979.
From March 25-May 6, 1979, the Long Beach Museum of Art screened a two-channel video of the performance, with footage of New York on one tape and of Los Angeles on the other. However, the repository's tape contains footage of only the Los Angeles portion of the performance.
Summary based on associated documentation in the Long Beach Museum of Art Video Archive, Series I.
Title from label.
Copyright notice on label: John Jebb.
Description: 1 videocassette (U-Matic) (60 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in. original (2 copies) 1 videocassette of 1 (Betacam SP) (60 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in. archival master 1 videocassette of 1 (digital Betacam) (60 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in. copy master 1 videodisc of 1 (DVD) (60 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. use copy
Other Titles: Picture phone performance
Responsibility: Nam June Paik ; edited by John Jebb.

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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.

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