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
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
With roots dating back to 1979, EZTV was among the first independent arts spaces dedicated to video and digital art, pioneering the use of video projection as a tool for legitimate exhibitions. View and explore these time-capsule collections to learn about our humble beginnings and exponential growth in the arts industry.
The History of EZTV Exhibition
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
The Melrose Avenue Years
The LACE Years
The 18th Street Arts Center Years
The Periods Exhibit
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
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
Read and explore the expressionistic narratives of EZTV's principals that span over four decades of this alternative art space.
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 […]
May 13, 2020
As its first new undertaking, we are launching a new streaming media lab project. More info to come soon.
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 & […]