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Robert Wiegand papers and video art, 1953-1994

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Series 5: Video Art, circa 1970-1982
1 linear foot

Series contains video artworks created by Wiegand, often in collaboration with Ingrid Wiegand, found on three VHS videocassettes and nine U-matic videocassttes. In addition to video, other records in the series include an essay on video art written by Wiegand and a list of video artworks with descriptions. More writings on artworks can be found in the correspondence folders.
Georges
is a video about Georges Noel and his relationship to video and audio feedback.
Julie
is a video dance work featuring dancer Julie Finch, two cameras, and a switcher. Tom Lillard stars in
Moran
, where both the acting and the video dissolve together while performing a segment of Samuel Beckett's novel,
Molloy
.
Omar is El Uno
features five audio tracks that are expressive of the layered construction of soundtracks for video.
Nat
explores the single room occupancy hotel of a resident at the end of his life. In
Walking (interstices)
, Ingrid Wiegand layers three realities of daily life with her camera. And
Face-Off
features both Robert and Ingrid Wiegand in a two-channel work which seeks to simultaneously explain video signals and the nature of relationships. Lastly,
How to Tell An Artist
provides Dr. Sheldon Cholst with a platform for expressing his views on the subject from the perspective of a Psychiatrist.
Chameleon Compilation
is a clip reel including most of these works that was shown at the Chameleon Club in NYC in 1988.

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