Category Events

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 […]

Here Come the Videofreex has arrived!

It’s official: Here Come the Videofreex! has arrived. Before I explain exactly what I mean, I want to go back four years. Attending a screening of Videofreex work at the Light Industry in Brooklyn, I met a guy named Jon Nealon who said he was interested in making a documentary about the group. I was […]

More pics: Video processing Tools book launch and discussion

In addition to the joy of old photos resurfacing, seeing new images is a great benefit of this whole Videofreex Partnership. The bonus with the latter is that I was actually alive when the events happened! Here are two examples of brand new pictures, taken at a book launch for The Emergence of Video Processing […]

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: […]

Popular events in Washington — a preview of 2015 Videofreex fame?

The events held in Washington, D.C. on March 9 and 10 both proved popular. The National Gallery of Art presentation drew about 75 audience members and numerous in-depth questions on early video and preservation. The screening at the DC Arts Center packed the black box theater. Reminiscence on resistance and video continued into the night. […]

March 2014: Videofreex go to Washington

The Videofreex and friends are coming to Washington, D.C. in March. Join us for two events. 1) On Sunday, March 9, the National Gallery of Art will host a screening of Videofreex material and a talk by Videofreex members Skip Blumberg and Parry Teasdale, along with Tom Colley of Video Data Bank. Early Video Pioneers: […]