Thursday, March 10, 8PM

With its roots dating back to 1979, Los Angeles based, EZTV has been a pioneering force for alternative modalities in independent media production, exhibition and distribution.  These  artists not only presented its own critically acclaimed work, but opened its space to others, curating and presenting equally acclaimed work by others.

Clearly among the world’s first video microcinemas, it also housed what was among the world’s first art galleries dedicated to digital art, built one of the first websites focused on computer based art.

It developed technical as well as artistic innovations, including an early use of the Internet as an artist tool (dating back to the early 1980’s), and produced large-scale site-specific video projections long before commonplace. Its gallery presented very early examples of digitally mediated live performance and networked art.

Early EZTV collaborations with local dance choreographers created some of the first theatrically, synchronized multi-channel multimedia dances pieces in Los Angeles. It has produced or exhibited works that not only have been presented in galleries and museums, but also have gone on to win more mainstream recognitions such as Oscar and Emmy awards.

Echo Park Film Center will host a one-night survey of short works from over the decades, presenting some of the many curatorial and production genres championed by EZTV, including experimental narrative, feminist, conspiracy theory, LGBTQ and socio-political discourse. Included are artists Kate Johnson, James Williams and art collectives Video Free Earth and Vertical Blanking

Videos included are from the permanent collections of both EZTV Museum and USC’s ONE Archives.



No Events

You might also like:

  • Cinema
  • EPFC
  • October 26th, 2019
Florian Cramer-animation

filmmaking as zinemaking: DIY moving images from Rotterdam, Netherlands by fcr

Join us for Cinematic Oktoberfest, a weekend of free screenings and workshops by two terrific visiting German artists-in-residence! Tonight’s screening features an array of mind-bending work created and curated by Florian Cramer, featuring floppy disk films, GIF Zines and a selection of mini documentaries & abstract videos blended in a performative projection. FREE EVENT! FILMMAKER IN ATTENDANCE!

Read more

Add to Google Calendar

  • Cinema
  • EPFC
  • November 1st, 2019

EPFC Human Rights Film Festival 2019: WE TELL

To celebrate the EPFC Human Rights Film Festival's 20th Anniversary, this year we present a very special WE TELL weekend of powerful films and visiting artists all gathering to discuss, debate and move forward on the most pressing social justice issues of our times. This year’s festival takes place on Friday, November 1 with an opening reception at 7 pm and films at 8. We continue Saturday, November 2 with two programs beginning at 6 pm. All events are FREE; everyone welcome!

Read more

Add to Google Calendar