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Video interviews with Paul Ryan, Frank Gillette, and Ira Schneider, 1992

Giancola, John


Collection Information

Size: 4 video recordings

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.

Language Note

English .

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Video interviews with Paul Ryan, Frank Gillette, and Ira Schneider, 1992. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.