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Video Free Earth Production Company records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2041
The collection contains videos, production files, general business files, personal and business correspondence, scripts, photographs, slides, and negatives. The material dates from 1983-89. The collection documents the work of late gay artist Jamie Walters. Walters scripted, directed, and performed numerous satirical pieces designed for video. His work was exhibited in a number of galleries, including the Tate Gallery in London. The collection documents the innovative development and exploration of video to produce artwork.

Dates

  • 1971-1991

Restrictions on Access

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Restrictions on Use

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Extent

18 Linear Feet

Abstract

Collection contains videos, production files, general business files, personal and business correspondence, scripts, photographs, slides, and negatives. The material dates from 1983-89. The collection documents the work of late gay artist Jamie Walters.

Biographical Note

The Video Free Earth Production Company was founded in 1982 as a broadcast and commercial videotape company, and the collection chronicles video work of Washington, D.C. dramatic and performance artists. The company was co-founded by Jamie Walters and Leonard Braverman.

Collection Organization

Organized in two series: Leonard Braverman papers, and Kenneth Rothschild papers.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

The Video Free Earth Production Company Collection was donated to the Gelman Library in 1996 by Mr. Kenneth Rothschild and Mr. Leonard Braverman. It is part of the Gay and Lesbian History Archives of the Special Collections Department.
Title
Guide to the Video Free Earth Production Company records, 1971-1991
Status
completed
Author
Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
Date
2006
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University Repository

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