Early Video Pioneers: Videofreex with Portapaks

Date: 
02/2014
Author: 
Lindsay Bosch

 

 Early Video Pioneers: Videofreex with  Portapaks 

 National Gallery of Art          Washington D.C.

 March 9th, 2014                                          East Buiding Auditorium                            4:00 p.m.

 

 

Video Data Bank is pleased to collaborate with Washington D.C.'s National Gallery of Art on March 9th  for a screening and discussion on the legacy of the pioneering Videofreex collective.  Armed with early consumer-grade video cameras known as Portapaks, the co-founders of the Videofreex (1969 –1978) were leaders in the development of community television, founders of the first pirate-TV station, and mentors to all those interested in sharing an open system of production.  VDB Collection Manager Tom Colley will join Videofreex members Parry Teasdale and Skip Blumberg for a screening and discussion.

We are all Videofreex! (Even if we can't attend the D.C. panel.) Please use the coupon code FREEX to receive 10% off the purchase or rental of any Videofreex title now through the end of March 2014.

 

Source: 
Video Data Bank