Ryan, Paul Louis, b. 1943
Video artist, Writer
Active in New York,N.Y.
Collection size: 4 video recordings
Collection Summary: Three video interviews (on four DVDs) with Paul Ryan, Frank Gillette, and Ira Schneider, founders of the Raindance Corporation, conducted in 1992 by John Giancola, regarding a history of the Raindance Corporation. Interviews include discussions on the early video movement in New York, the formation of the Raindance Corporation, critical issues in considering video as an art form, and the publication of the collective's magazine Radical Software. DVD formats contain embedded indexes.
Biographical/Historical Note: The Raindance Corporation, currently the Raindance Foundation, was a collective founded in 1969, dedicated to using video as a means of cultural education.
Donated 2010 by Frank Giancola.
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