Artist.

filmmaker. publisher. educator.
Friend.

With over 20 years as a professional media artist and co-director of EZTV, we celebrate the life of our beloved Kate Johnson who left us prematurely on March 27, 2020. She had the heart and soul of an artist combined with the mind and hands of an engineer. She left behind a legacy and a kind footprint in the world of art... 

Visit Kate Johnson's Memorial Page

eztv's 40th

On September 14, 2019, 18th Street Arts Center in collaboration with Highways Performance Space held a 40th Anniversary Celebration for EZTV. As part of the anniversary celebration, there were a number of live performances, stories about EZTV, and an award issued by Santa Monica.

Visit the 40th Anniversary Event

anniversary event

THE PERIODS EXHIBIT

Our largest collections of artwork, digital videos, and public event materials reside within the Periods Exhibit. Here you can discover the distinctive and vast changes throughout EZTV’s creative 4o-year history. 

The West Hollywood Years
1983-1994

The Melrose Avenue Years
1994-1996

The LACE Years
1996-2002

The 18th Street Arts Center Years
2000-Present

The Periods Exhibit

CyberSpace Gallery

Founded in 1992, CyberSpace Gallery became one of the world’s first galleries dedicated to digital art. A logical extension of EZTV, it was Southern California’s ‘ground zero’ for the transition from desktop analog to desktop digital production.

CyberSpace Gallery Exhibit

LA woman Project

Premiered as part of the 18th Street Art Center participation in the Getty’s "Pacific Standard Time" (PST), the LA Woman Project is a raw-form documentary & interview collection of LA-based female artists spanning over multiple generations. 

LA Woman Project

Essays

Read and explore the expressionistic narratives of EZTV's principals that span over four decades of this alternative art space. 

Essays

art 1990

Art 1990 Exhibit

Curated by Patric Prince, Art 1990 was an exhibition held at EZTV that included works by Victor Acevedo, Rebecca Allen, David Em, and Vibeke Sorensen.

Oct 19, 2020

Six Months: September 27, 2020   On September 27, 2020, a small group gathered with social distancing and masks to recognize and share our love for Kate on the six month anniversary of her passing. We met at the huge and ancient ficus tree Morty, at Tongva Park, where Kate’s projection art piece “Spirits of Morty” was commissioned by the […]

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May 13, 2020

As its first new undertaking, we are launching a new streaming media lab project.   More info to come soon.

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May 23, 2019

Created and facilitated by researchers Sybille de Laurens and Pascaline Morincome, this four part series of seminars and screenings on early EZTV history, hosted by the Kandinsky Library, Centre Pompidou, in collaboration with the Cinematheque Pompidou, concludes June 21, with a public presentation and lecture by EZTV’s Kate Johnson & Michael J. Masucci. Johnson & […]

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