[Back Seat 4: Drive-In Installation Footage]

Documentation of the video installation "Drive In," part of the show "Back Seat" by Susan Milano, Nancy Cain, and Bart Friedman. Exhibited at the Women's Interart Center in 1978.

00:05Copy video clip URL Wall text reading “backseat by Nancy Cain, Bart Friedman, Susan Milano.” 

00:28Copy video clip URL Footage of the installation Drive In, featuring a car, a television monitor inside the car, and a film projector. The TV plays images of couples making out in a car. The film projector shows the trailer for Rebel without a Cause

05:05Copy video clip URL Close-up of the wall text and the projector. Film strips running throughout the installation. 

07:28Copy video clip URL Views of the car. 

10:37Copy video clip URL Close-up of the TV monitor. 

11:05Copy video clip URL Additional credits, typed out and pinned to the wall. “With a lot of help from our friends… Electronic Consultant: Chuck Kennedy, artist, video engineer, one of the founding members of Videofreex and Media Bus. Helped to bring Back Seat to you. Chuck is known for his electronic innovations and his ability to make things work even in the face of Murphy’s Law. His other skills include: micro processing, video hardware development, systems design and consultation, and Chinese cooking. Cab Drivers: Mickey Basch, Howie Simon, Gennaro Peso, Harold Schrieber, Marty Sipowitz. Kissing Couple: Ruth Rotko, John Keeler. Photographer: Trudy Rosen. Film Loop Editor: Curt Cressler. Automated Film Loop by Gene Demick of Bergen Expo Systems. Film Coating by Samuel H. Bunchey of Vacuumate Corporation. Technical Assistance: Alan Miller, Liz Garfield, Parry Teasdale. Drive-In Speaker Courtesy of: Kitty Caprio (manager of The Union drive-in). Equipment provided by: Adwar Video, Bergen Expo Systems, Greenwich Street Video, Ron Honsa, Media Equipment Resource Center (MERC), Media Bus, Alan Miller, Barry Rebo of Rebo Associates, Women’s Interart Center. Technical Staff of The Interart Center: Whitney Quesenbery, Christopher W. Wright. Curator of the Interart Gallery: Francyne de St.-Amand. Publicity Agent: Ellen Levine, Inc. Special Thanks to: Mary Dargello of Taxi and Limousine Comission, Susan Dudley-Allen, Jack Goldman of Technosphere Corporation, Grammercy Builders, Danny Palms, Abe Polon [?], TV Lab of WNET.”



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