Video Artists & Music Festival
May 9 & 10, 1997 Cooperstown, New York
Call for Entries
"Not Still Art Festival" Events 1997
"BITS, BYTES & PIXELS PARTY", Friday May 9th. from 5:00
PM to 7:00 PM at Gallery 53 on Main St. Cooperstown, NY, featuring digital
prints as well as still images from some of the electronic motion imaging
being screened. Free
"NOT STILL ART" VIDEO
ART SCREENING will showing work from national open calls, begins
at 7:00 PM. and go till approximately 8:30 PM. Suggested dontation: $4.
Adults, $2. Students
A Rave in Cooperstown with featured DJ Benny Blanco from Boston! It's
at 9pm in Gallery A in the Cooperstown Library. There will be a fee and hand-stamping
at the door.
Saturday afternoon May 10th from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM the workshop,
"VIDEO ART: WHAT IT IS" will be conducted
by presenting artists and curators. The evolution of video art, its relevance
and importance to our culture and its processes will be discussed in an open
forum with the audience. Suggested donation: $4. Adults, $2. Students
"NOT STILL ART"VIDEO ART SCREENING will
begin at 3:30 PM. and go till approximately 5 PM. (repeat of Friday night's
program)Suggested dontation: $4. Adults, $2. Students
On Saturday evening May 10th, at 8:00 PM "LIVE BLUE LIGHT" will be performed by video
artists CAROL GOSS and WALTER WRIGHT in collaboration with electronic
musician, EUGENE MARTYNEC, and dancer VANESSA GOSS-BLEY performing electronic
improvisations. The performance will be held at Gallery A of the Cooperstown
Art Association, 22 Main Street, Cooperstown, NY in the Library buillding
across the street from the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.
Admission: $8. Adults, $4. Students
The "NOT STILL ART FESTIVAL" is sponsored by the Boswell Museum,
Gallery 53, and The Cooperstown Art Association. The Bosell Museum obtained
a Decentralization Grant, administered in Otsego County by the Upper Catskill
Community Council on the Arts; a Presentation Funds Grant from the Experimental
Television Center and a Media Action Grant from Media Alliance to produce this years'
Festival. These grants are funded with public funds through the New York
State Council on the Arts. Generous support has also been received from WNET-TV,
New York City.
Other community support has been given by Improvising Artists, a record and video company
that will be taping the cable program documenting the Festival. The Festival
would like to give special thanks to regional computer company Data World, Inc., Bassett Healthcare Research Institute,
The Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Inc., the Cherry Valley Springfield Central School
and internet provider, Telenet Associates
Inc., for generously providing this web site, http://www.improvart.com/nsa.htm.
Some local accomodations:
- KC's Motel and Diner, Rt. 20, East Springfield, NY (607) 264-9392.(Special
rate for Festival Attendees: $40. per night plus tax).
- Deer Run Motel, Rt. 80, 9 mi. North of Cooperstown, 1 (888) 838-3337.
Double occupancy rate of $50. per night plus tax.)
- Lake Front Motel, 10 Fair Street, one block from the Festival on Lake
Otsego, 1 (607) 547-9511. $65. - $99. per night plus tax.)
For further information:
NOT STILL ART
c/o Improvising Artists
P.O. Box 496
33 Lancaster St.
Cherry Valley, NY 13320-0496
EMAIL: nsa "at" improvart.com
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