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Screenings and a panel in New York

NY Premiere of great @videofreexfilm @BAMCinemaFest today with Mary Curtis Ratcliff & fellow Freex. #Paleo-YouTube pic.twitter.com/xflwBnCAkD — Peter Samis (@psamis) June 22, 2015 It’s been an active month for the Videofreex. Building on a successful debut in North Carolina, “Here Come the Videofreex” made the rounds in New York last week. In between showings in Brooklyn […]

We’re All Videofreex: Changing Media & Social Change from Portapak to Smartphone

  By Davidson Gigliotti, 2013 Why are we still talking about the Videofreex? That was 40 years ago! Clearly, they did distinguish themselves or we would not be discussing them. Just how is a matter for all of you to decide, but the Videofreex began within a context of video activity also worth discussion, if […]

Here Come the Videofreex at Rosendale Theatre

Here Come The Videofreex New documentary feature (watch trailer here or below) We were video pioneers, documenting the counter culture from inside.   Wednesday  June 24  7PM Rosendale Theatre (33 miles from Lanesville) Catskills / Hudson Valley Premiere!!! Directors and Videofreex in person. Tix at the door. $5 suggested. Please join us! Here Come The Videofreex […]

Videofreex: A Foundation for Participatory Art and Social Engagement

“Videofreex: A Foundation for Participatory Art and Social Engagement”:  Skip’s report to the Videofreex re: museum event in March. Rhea’s apology to the Videofreex in May: Sorry for posting so late!   Skip’s report The panel at Dorsky on Sunday [March 8, 2015], organized by Janis Benincasa and attended by Dorsky director Sara Pasti and […]

New York Times coverage

The New York Times published a hefty story about “Videofreex: The Art of Guerrilla Television.” Writer Susan Hodara was there for the February 7 exhibit opening, and managed to see much more of it than I did! This is why I plan to go back. To feel like you were there, and revel in the […]

Exhibit opens!

On February 7, the public had its first glimpse of Videofreex: The Art of Guerrilla Television at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art. The New Paltz museum dedicated a few thousand square feet to this massive retrospective, curated by Andrew Ingall. There were video screens, maps of New York City and State plotting Videofreex haunts […]

One week until Videofreex: The Art of Guerrilla Television

  Just one week from today, on Saturday, February 7, the Videofreex exhibit opens at The Dorsky. That day, members of the Videofreex will come from New York, California, and D.C. (that’s me!) for the opening reception. Skip is driving up in what he’s dubbed the Videofreex Mini Media Bus. Join us at the Samuel […]