est. 1983 - 1985
Art gallery, Art gallery
New York, N.Y.
Collection size: 2.0 linear ft.
Collection Summary: Articles (mostly photocopies) and magazines about 8BC; photographs, mainly of club performances; slides; scrapbooks, and a 331/3 recording, "Poo Poo Bomb." The material was compiled by Cornelius Conboy, and mostly relates to publicity of the club's events. Also found are books and articles on the East Village scene, and other clubs, galleries, and performance spaces operating during the 1980s.
Biographical/Historical Note: Multimedia gallery and performance art club; East Village, N.Y., located in the East Village, N.Y., on 8th St. between B and C. Cornelius Conboy was a co-founder and owner. The club opened October 31, 1983, and closed October 20, 1985.
Donated 2000 by Cornelius Conboy, owner of 8BC.