Size: Transcript: 114 pages
Format: Originally recorded on 6 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 12 digital wav files. Duration is 6 hr., 17 min.
Summary: An interview of Bill Viola conducted 2003 October 30-2004 January 14, by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp, for the Archives of American Art, in Viola's home/office.
Viola discusses his earliest childhood memories of growing up in Queens, N.Y.; his education and work. He recalls Jack Nelson, composer David Tudor, David Ross at the Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY, Nam June Paik, Mario Merz and Vito Acconci, and Kira Perov and other artists.