Outdoor Screening

Saturday, June 21, 2008
8:15 pm

Socrates Sculpture Park
Broadway at Vernon Boulevard
Long Island City, NY 11103

Admission free

"Cinema On Air" features an evening of projected silent video works, selected from the EAI Collection, accompanied by two simultaneous sound performances heard through radio headphones.

Take a seat in the park, tune-in to either of the two live soundtracks, watch the works in silence, or sample all three experiences. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own radios and headphones. A limited number of radios with headphones will be available on site.

This event is co-presented by Electronic Arts Intermix, free103point9, and Socrates Sculpture Park. "Cinema On Air" is the concluding event of Socrates' "Summer Solstice" programs which begin at 5 pm.

Programmed by Sarah Margaret Halpern.



Part I
Live soundtracks performed by Damian Catera and Ben Owen.

Backyard Economy I
Martha Rosler, 1974, 3:26 min, color, silent.

Backyard Economy II (Diane Germain Mowing)
Martha Rosler, 1974, 6:32 min, color, silent.

Digging Piece
Vito Acconci, 1970, 10 min, color, silent, Super 8 fi lm on video.

Two Stage Transfer Drawing (Returning to a Past State)
Dennis Oppenheim, 1971, 3 min, color, silent.

A Feedback Situation
Dennis Oppenheim, 1971, 3:02 min, color, silent.

3 Stage Transfer Drawing
Dennis Oppenheim, 1972, 3:07 min, color, silent.

Part II
Live soundtracks performed by Matt Wellins and Ferrum Virgo.

Sun in Your Head (Television Decollage)
Wolf Vostell, 1963, 7:10 min, b&w, silent.

Barbara Buckner, 1979, 11:56 min, color, silent.

Some Manipulations
Jud Yalkut, 1969, 3:10 min, color, silent, 16 mm film on video.

TV Cello Premiere
Nam June Paik and Jud Yalkut, 1971, 7:25 min, color, silent.


About free103point9

free103point9 is a non-profit arts organization focused on establishing and cultivating the genre Transmission Arts. This genre encompasses a diversity of practices and media working with the idea of transmission or the physical properties of the electromagnetic spectrum. Since 1997, free103point9ís activities have supported and promoted artists exploring transmission mediums for creative expression with programs including public performances and exhibitions, an online radio station, the free103point9 Transmission Artists, an artist residency program, a distribution label, an education initiative, a sculpture garden, a study center, and an online archive.


About Socrates Sculpture Park

Socrates Sculpture Park is the only site in the New York Metropolitan area specifically dedicated to providing artists with opportunities to create and exhibit large-scale work in a unique environment that encourages strong interaction between artists, artworks and the public. The Park's existence is based on the belief that reclamation, revitalization and creative expression are essential to the survival, humanity and improvement of our urban environment.


About EAI

Founded in 1971, Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI) is one of the world's leading nonprofit resources for video art and interactive media. EAI's core program is the international distribution of a major collection of new and historical media works by artists. EAI's activities include a preservation program, viewing access, educational services, online resources, and public programs such as exhibitions and lectures. The Online Catalogue provides a comprehensive resource on the 175 artists and 3,000 works in the EAI collection, including extensive research materials.

Please visit EAI's new project, The Online Resource Guide for Exhibiting, Collecting & Preserving Media Art, a comprehensive source for information on single-channel video, computer-based art, and media installation:

Electronic Arts Intermix
535 West 22nd Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10011
(212) 337-0680 tel
(212) 337-0679 fax