New Television Workshop Collection

Media Arts Resources

Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA)
AMIA's website features updated moving image cataloging standards and links to film and video resources.

Anthology Film Archives
Devoted to the study and exhibition of avant-garde and independent film, Anthology Film Archives also houses a substantial collection of videos created with the experimental Television Laboratory at WNET (New York).

Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC)
This West Coast media arts center is a publisher of texts about the history, creation, and preservation of video. An online Help Desk allows individuals to post questions and answers about technical issues.

Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI)
EAI is a distributor of videos created by many New Television Workshop artists. EAI's online catalog provides detailed information about artists and their works.

Experimental Television Center
The Experimental Television Center supports the creation of electronic artworks and houses a collection of video art and related resources. The Upstate Video History Project "documents the early historical development of video art and community television in upstate New York during the period 1968-1980."

The Kitchen
The Kitchen is a cultural center focusing on multi-disciplinary work, which is preserving an archive documenting performance. Some videos produced by New Television Workshop artists can be purchased through The Kitchen's website.

Media Alliance
The Media Alliance is "a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to advancing independent New York State." The results of a survey of historic New York Video Collections are available through the Media Alliance website.

Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), New York
The MOMA's Film and Video Library provides access to art films and videos.

New Media Encyclopedia
Produced by the Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée national d'art moderne in Paris, the Museum Ludwig in Cologne, and the Centre pour l'image contemporaine Saint-Gervais Geneve in Geneva. Includes a list of artists and works, a chronology of video art, a glossary, and a general bibliography.

Pacific Film Archive
The Pacific Film Archive in Berkeley, California, houses materials produced by the National Center for Experiments in Television (NCET) at KQED (San Francisco).

New Television - Artbytes
Home of the broadcast series "New Television" and NTV Artbytes (a project for commissioning artists' work on the internet), this website features detailed information about the series and videoclip excerpts.

Poets House
Poets House is a resource center which hosts the Reed Foundation Library and educational programs and exhibits.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SF MOMA)
The SF MOMA recently hosted a retrospective exhibit of works by video artist Bill Viola. The accompanying website provides detailed descriptions of Viola's videos and installations and offers videoclip excerpts.

Video Data Bank
Video Data Bank is a distributor of videos created by some of the New Television Workshop artists. The Video Data Bank website makes available descriptions of artists' videos and selected videoclips.

Walker Art Center Archives
The Archives' website makes Real Audio files of interviews with artists available. Included is a 1972 panel discussion on the aesthetics of video with remarks by Nam June Paik, Russell Connor, and others.

WNET, New York
WNET, a frequent New Television Workshop collaborator, owns videos created at its experimental Television Laboratory.

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