Avalanche May/June 1974 #9

Issue dedicated to video and performance art. Essays by Robin Winters: Joseph Beuys: “Public Dialogue,” A transcript of the first hour of Beuys’ first U.S. performance at the New School; William Wegman: “Pathetic Readings,” A complete transcript of Wegman’s first audiotape with video installation; Ulrike Rosenbach: “Isolation is Transparent,” Statements on her first live video performance in New York written by the artist; Chris Burden: “Back to You,” An interview on Burden’s first New York performance by Liza Bear; Dennis Oppenheim: “Recall,” An interview on Oppenheim’s video installation; Willoughby Sharp: “Help,” the Mighty Mogul interviews Sharp; “Moments at 112 Greene,” Photographs of audience and artists taken by Cosmos during the Videoperformance exhibition; Vito Acconci: “Command Performance,” An interview concerning this and other recent work by Bear; Keith Sonnier: “New York – L.A. Hook-up,” An interview about his video work by Bear and Richard Serra & Robert Bell; “Prisoner Dilemma,” Separate interviews with Serra and Bell by Bear on a two part video production (pre-recorded live) based on game theory.

Text: Bear Liza. cm 29×42; pp. 36; BW ills.; staple binding. Publisher: Center of New Art Activities, New York, 1974.

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Issue dedicated to video and performance art. Essays by Robin Winters: Joseph Beuys: “Public Dialogue,” A transcript of the first hour of Beuys’ first U.S. performance at the New School; William Wegman: “Pathetic Readings,” A complete transcript of Wegman’s first audiotape with video installation; Ulrike Rosenbach: “Isolation is Transparent,” Statements on her first live video performance in New York written by the artist; Chris Burden: “Back to You,” An interview on Burden’s first New York performance by Liza Bear; Dennis Oppenheim: “Recall,” An interview on Oppenheim’s video installation; Willoughby Sharp: “Help,” the Mighty Mogul interviews Sharp; “Moments at 112 Greene,” Photographs of audience and artists taken by Cosmos during the Videoperformance exhibition; Vito Acconci: “Command Performance,” An interview concerning this and other recent work by Bear; Keith Sonnier: “New York – L.A. Hook-up,” An interview about his video work by Bear and Richard Serra & Robert Bell; “Prisoner Dilemma,” Separate interviews with Serra and Bell by Bear on a two part video production (pre-recorded live) based on game theory.