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In celebration of 42 years of digital, performance and video arts, EZTV, LA’s pioneering community-based independent artist-driven and run organization, will present a special in-person and via Zoom one-night event. Screenings, visual art and spoken word will take place. Beginning with a preshow including classic EZTV videos with the psychedelic philosopher Dr. Timothy Leary (1920-96), […]

Donna Sternberg & Dancers in “Earth Body” choreography by Donna Sternberg – Photo by Mara Zaslove   Featured, among others, in the 2021 Toronto Dance Festival (Thu, Sep 9, 2021 – Sat, Sep 18, 2021) will be “Earth Body”, directed by EZTV’s Michael J. Masucci, choreographed by Donna Sternberg & Dancers, and scientist Devavani Chatterjea. […]

(Information and Featured Image sourced from SantaMonica.gov)   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   DATE: August 11, 2021 CONTACTS: Constance Farrell, Public Information Officer constance.farrell@smgov.net   Artist Fellowships Presented to Five Nationally-Known Local Artists and Program Names New Award inMemory of Local Filmmaker and Digital Artist  SANTA MONICA, Calif. – The Santa Monica Artist Fellowship program, now in its twelfth year, is the City’s highly regarded individual artist grant program that awards two […]

September 14th LA ACM SIGGRAPH and the EZTV Online Museum Presents FIRST of FOUR – Annual Art Show(s) Co-Hosted by the 18th Street Art Center   Venue  – 18th Street Arts Center – 1649 18th St Santa Monica, CA 90404 Hybrid Event  – Both Zoom, Streamed, and hopefully some in-person attendees.   The FIRST OF FOUR […]

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 […]