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.

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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

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.

Jan 21, 2021

Tony Longson was a computer artist pioneer and pivotal member of EZTV’s ART 1990 exhibition, as well as several other EZTV-related exhibitions. He was a frequent attender of EZTV Salons, lectures, and panel discussions, and was a relentless voice in the development, proliferation and advocacy of digital tools as mainstream artistic tools. We have been informed by long-time friend, […]

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Dec 30, 2020

After decades of debate, misunderstanding, and controversy, seminal LA-based performance artist and long-time friend and collaborator Barbara T. Smith sets the record straight in her new book called “What You Need to Know”. Published in 2020 and created with the help of EZTV’s Kate Johnson (among the very last projects she completed before her passing), the book […]

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Dec 21, 2020

On March 20, 2021, EZTV in collaboration with 18 Street Arts Center will be hosting a free online event commemorating the one-year anniversary of Kate Johnson’s passing.   EVERYONE WAS INVITED: The Hyphenate Art and Life of Kate Johnson Presented by 18th Street Arts Center March 20, 2021 | Online Kate Johnson (1969-2020) was a hyphenate artist. […]

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