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 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
View Works by Kate Johnson
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. Essays are by our organization's two principal players: Michael J. Masucci and Kate Johnson.
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.
John Dorr: The Legacy
John Dorr had a vision for the wide-spread use and acceptance of feature-length narrative cinema created on home analog video equipment. It was this vision that led to the creation of one of the world's first video theaters, computer art galleries, and independent media centers.
Mar 17, 2021
This Saturday, on the one-year anniversary of her passing, 18th Street Arts Center will be hosting an online experience of performances, memories, and interactions remembering the life and achievements of EZTV’s Kate Johnson. “You can sense that Kate Johnson was one of those people who left her mark on whatever she touched,” wrote Elisa Wouk Almino […]
Feb 10, 2021
We remember actress Lucy Roucis who passed away in her home in Denver, February 2021. Roucis was an EZTV Alumni who appeared in our 1988 performance art piece “Plastikos”. To learn more about Lucy Roucis, here is an article by the Arvada Center celebrating her life. (Featured Image: Lucy Roucis […]
Feb 10, 2021
We have just been notified of the late passing of one of EZTV’s greatest alumni member. On April 21st 2020, Lewis MacAdams died of complications related to Parkinson’s disease and left a legacy in political activism. The Los Angeles Times wrote a tribute article which you may read here. Best known as an environmental advocate, […]