Monthly Archives: May 2014

Videofreex and friends gather in NYC

  Thanks to a New York City visit by Videofreex member David Cort (a.k.a. DC), a small reunion took place on May 22. Fellow member Skip Blumberg wrote the message below to the group. Parry is of course Videofreex member Parry Teasdale, and the “doc” is the feature-length documentary Here Come the Videofreex. The report: […]

Video Processing Tools and Armpit Obscenities

Congratulations to Kathy High, Sherry Miller Hocking, and Mona Jimenez on the recent publication of The Emergence of Video Processing Tools: Television Becoming Unglued (Intellect Ltd., 2014), which provides a new angle on the history of art and technology. This two-volume study features stories about equipment and systems designed by artists and techies during the […]

Feminism and Early Video: Bumps on a Level Playing Field

Recently, I met scholar Deirdre Boyle, to discuss how the Dorsky exhibition can generate more discussion on the Videofreex and early video history. This would continue the momentum that Deirdre initiated with her essential book Subject to Change: Guerrilla Television Revisited (1997), and more recently as a participant in the SVA symposium We’re All Videofreex: […]