News & Events

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, […]

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, […]

Researcher Martin Alvarez presented a number of very early EZTV works at a university in Spain on December 16th and 17th. Featured was a screening of John Dorr’s Approaching Omega, projected cinemas-style, as well as a number of pieces by Michael J. Masucci and other EZTV artists, presented on traditional video monitors.  

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 […]

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

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 & […]

Kate accepts Emmy

Held on Saturday July 25, 2015, the 67th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards, presented by the Television Academy, awarded EZTV’s Kate Johnson with an Emmy for her producing documentary work on “Mia: A Dancer’s Journey”. Johnson won for the category of Arts and Culture/History. “Mia, a dancer’s journey” was co-produced for public broadcasting by Slavenska […]

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Mid February marked the annual national conference by the College Art Association at the Hilton Hotel in New York City. EZTV’s Michael J. Masucci presented a talk on his ongoing project “Hacking the Timeline” (which has been presented at 18th Street in several evolving forms since 2006). Masucci also discussed the acquisition and archiving of […]

Mia A Dancers Journey

“Mia: A Dancer’s Journey” the hour-long documentary on the life of celebrated dancer and educator Mia Slavenska, premiered on PBS SoCal in November 2014, and had its New York City premiere at Lincoln Center on Jan 31, 2015, as part of its Dance on Camera film festival. EZTV’s Kate Johnson served as co-director and editor […]

EZTV VIDEO TRANSFER OPENS AT USC ONE ARCHIVES

March 15 – June 1, 2014   ONE Archives Gallery & Museum 626 North Robertson Boulevard West Hollywood, CA 90069   Screening and opening reception: Saturday, March 15, 2014 Screening, 5-6:30pm; Reception, 6:30-9pm   Find information on additional programs in conjunction with this exhibition below. ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives presents EZTV: Video Transfer […]

EZTV VIDEO TRANSFER OPENS AT USC ONE ARCHIVES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: EZTV ARCHIVES TO GO TO ONE AT USC, AND UCLA   Major media art projects from EZTV’s collection of over 1,000 videotapes, and related ephemera, and press coverage are being acquired by several specialized archives, and presented as graduate research, in genres ranging from Queer Art, Multimedia Dance, Computer Art, Independent Documentary, […]

“Whenever my mother tried to beat the gay out of me, I would think about that sign and fantasize about running away to this almost magical place where it was safe to be gay.” – Paulo Murillo, 2013   In the summer of 2013, a young writer poised a question to the public asking if […]