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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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

kate johnson's everywhere in between at bergamot station

On July 11th, EZTV’s Kate Johnson created a massive outdoor video projection and live performance installation. The following are excerpts from a rave review by art critic Edward Goldman: “Award-winning filmmaker and video artist Kate Johnson projected a variety of images and videos on numerous façades of the Station. This latest project of hers, titled […]