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RE: Video Looping

Hi Douglas & Loopy Delighters,

Regarding: Loopers-Delight-d Digest Volume 99 : Issue 99
Subject: RE: Video Looping     From: Douglas Lawrence

OK, yes were straying slightly from the "Yellow Loop Road" here; but side
trips can often be scenic & worth the extra mileage!!!

I checked out the URL you provided For Nam June Paik and really enjoyed it!

Nam June Paik is the Grandfather of Video Art and I have admired his work 
more than 25 years.

Around 1982 Paik did a huge retrospective show at the Museum of 
Art in Chicago. At this exhibition one of his most ambitious & outstanding
pieces was "Video Waterfall", a moutainesque tower of video monitors--and 
sure you can figure out what the images were!

While in Chicago he lectured & hung out at the School of the Art Institute 
Chicago, where I was a graduate student & Graduate Assistant for the Video
Department; and at the Center for New Television where I was Assistant
Facilities Coordinator, so I got to enjoy his visit from a close 
I also had the opportunity to spend a lot of time with Charlotte Moorman 
had accompanied Paik, & performed playing cello wearing the Paik "Video 
Unfortunately, Moorman eventual died from breast cancer, which many 
to her performing hundreds of times wearing the "Video Bra".

While attending the Art Institute we had a host of Visiting (Video) Artist,
including Shigeko Kubato, Paik's wife. Most also lectured and exhibited 
at the Center for New Television. I consider myself fortunate to have had 
opportunity to meet & get to know some of the leading pioneers of Video 

Paik's Electronic Super Highway exhibition sounds really excellent! I wish 
had seen it. I also trner of Callowhill and 16th street"!!!

I was not aware of a Paik video from The Kitchen with music by Phillip 
I'll have to check that out.

take care,
stevo in yr video

Stevo Wolfson - Electronic Media Artist
sTeVo iN yR sTuDiO   (visual)
Pupaum   (audio)
http://www.angelfire.com/il/StevoInYrStudio/index.html   (computer art)