Saturday, March 15, 2014

Screening: The EZTV Eye, 5-6:30pm
West Hollywood City Council Chambers
625 North San Vicente Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069

Opening Reception: EZTV: Video Transfer, 6:30-9pm
ONE Archives Gallery & Museum
626 North Robertson Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069

Admission is free. Suggested donation of $5.
Free validated parking attendees of the screening will be provided for the five-story parking structure located behind the Council Chambers.

In conjunction with the opening of EZTV: Video Transfer, ONE Archives presents a screening of numerous short video projects produced and screened at the alternative video space EZTV. The program takes its name from “EZTV Eye,” a multi-genre “video magazine” screening event held at EZTV during the early 80s. Characterized by a mix of video shorts and mock-news footage shot by EZTV members, “EZTV Eye” typified to space’s desire to cross contexts while promoting DIY video production. This screening at the West Hollywood Council Chambers will feature video projects from the EZTV Video Collection including works by Tery Arnold and Sherry Barnett; T. Jankowski; Lucy Petrovich; Vertical Blanking, a collaboration between ia Kamandalu (Kim McKillip) & Michael Masucci; and James Williams; among others. The screening will be followed by an opening reception at the ONE Gallery for the EZTV exhibition.

Support provided by the City of West Hollywood through its Arts and Cultural Affairs Commission.
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Image: (Background) Still from James Williams’ Clear Canvas, 1984. Analog Betamax, edited on 3/4″ video, 5 minutes. EZTV Video Collection. ONE Archives at the USC Libraries