A look at the work of Chicago-based pioneers of image processing, Dan Sandin, Phil Morton, Tom DeFanti, and Jane Veeder, as well as sound processing by Mimi Shevitz and other works created by the Sandin Image Processor. Continue reading
0:24 Title: Chris Bliss. A Concert For Your Eyes. Performing “The Rock” from “Quadrophenia” by The Who. 0:55 Juggling performance with image heavily processed set to “The Rock.” Briefly cuts out in the middle. 7:45 End credits.
Compilation episode of Image Union featuring “Let Them Eat Cheese” by Kirk von Heflin, “The Treadmill” by The Video Brothers, “Dangerous Stranger” and “Industrialization of Dream Ejaculating Ecstasy of Mind” by Stevo Wolfson, and “The Glass” by Doug Hall. Continue reading
Compilation tape highlighting the work of the members of the Chicago Area Videomakers Coalition. The group was formed in 1977 to formally bring together Chicago’s independent videomakers to create a higher profile and bring their work to the public. This tape was first broadcast on Channel 44 on June 18, 1977, based on a commitment from general manager Ed Morris. The production of this tape made it apparent that the most pressing need in the videomaking community was editing facilities. In 1978, aided by the visibility produced by the sampler tape, the Coalition opened the Chicago Editing Center, which provided low-cost editing facilities to the public on a first-come, first-serve basis. Continue reading