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Bankemper, Joan


Item Information

Title: Potato masher

Date: 1985

Physical Details: 1 videocassette (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. ; 16 min., 13 sec.

Description: Collaborative video art project directed by Joan Bankemper and Salvatore Scarpitta. Video shows Scarpitta dressed in different solders' uniforms, in a cornfield and next to military vehicles including tanks and trucks. Tape is labelled "edit master."

Creator: Bankemper, Joan

Forms part of: Salvatore Scarpitta papers, 1934-2011

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Joan Bankemper and Salvatore Scarpitta. Potato masher, 1985. Salvatore Scarpitta papers, 1934-2011. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.

Digital ID: 19351