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Flash Light photographed by Betty Sword
Flash Light
Video Director 1993 - 2004

Cover of Fall 2001 Flyer
Photo by Betty Sword




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Flash Light photographed by Betty Sword
Flash Light
Rigging video lighting
Photo by Betty Sword



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Chronological Index

Panels available on audio CDs:
1977 | 1978 | 1979 | 1980 | 1981 | 1982 |   Data from 1983 - 1992 has not yet been entered in our database.

Panels available on video tape or DVD:
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Calendar Index






Early Video

10/10/1989*


ENERGY AS A MEDIUM: THE KINETIC LIGHT MOVEMENT

David Donihue, moderator. curator at The Alternative Museum;
Panelists:
Mat Bevel, performance artist
Flash Light, interactive light sculptor
Alejandro and Moira Sina, neon artists
Eric Staller, sculptor

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  • 1993


    Prior Calendar | January | February | March | April | May | Next Calendar

    1/29/93*

    Can the Art Market Survive?

    IVAN KARP, owner, O.K. Harris Gallery, pioneer gallerist in Soho, and former Director, Leo Castelli Gallery,
    interviewed by
    ELAINE MARINOFF, mixed-media artist, poet, former educator.

    Clip: Ivan Karp offers a unique view of the art world in the 50's. Quick Time audio track (1 Meg)
    Ivan Karp
    ELAINE MARINOFF




    February

    2/5/93

    SCULPTURE ADDRESSING SOCIAL ISSUES WITHIN A CORPORATE CONTEXT

    Thelma Mathias and Eva Mantell, co-moderators,
    Sylvia Benitez, sculptor
    Tony Kosloski, sculptor


    2/12/93

    Portrait-thon

    Your portrait for $2/minute.






    2/19/93*

    SCULPTURE PARKS OR PARKING LOTS FOR SCULPTURE?

    Finding a home for homeless sculpture.

    Valerie Shakespeare, moderator, Director, Actual Art Foundation;
    David Collens, Director, Storm King Art Center;
    Max Hutchinson, gallery owner, sculpture field owner;
    Sherry Mallin, trustee, Aldrich Museum;
    Joel Mallin, sculpture park owner;
    Dennis Oppenheim, artist;
    Eve Sussman, artist.


    2/26/93

    SOUTH AFRICAN CONNECTIONS

    The more things change, the more they stay the same.

    Janet Goldner, moderator, sculptor;
    Sindiwe Magona, South African writer living in the U.S.;
    Sholto Ainslie, South African painter living in the U.S.



    MARCH

    3/5/93

    BUILDING A FIRM FOUNDATION

    Creating and receiving foundation grants.

    Herb Nass, moderator, lawyer;
    Charles Bergman, Pollock-Krasner Foundation;
    Sanford Hirsch, Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation;
    Bruce Altshuler, Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum;
    Emily Leland Todd, Andy Warhol Foundation.


    3/12/93

    THE LANGUAGE OF COLOR

    Painters talk about personal palettes.

    Barbara Coleman, moderator;
    Vincent Arcilesi, artist
    Audrey Code, artist
    Diana Kurz, artist
    Bernard Maisner, artist
    Richards Ruben, artist


    3/19/93

    THE TRADITION OF LANDSCAPE VS.
    THE TRANSFORMATION OF NATURE


    Bernice D'Vorzon, moderator, painter;
    Cassandra Langer, critic, writer;
    Idelle Weber, painter;
    Rick Rothrock, sculptor.


    3/26/93

    CROSS-CURRENTS: FINE ART, CRAFT ART, TRIBAL ART

    Relevance, Causation and Interaction.

    John Fischer, moderator, painter, bread sculptor;
    Alexandra Anderson-Spivy, art editor and writer;
    Jeffrey Hoffeld, Director, Max Protetch Gallery;
    John Perrault, Senior Curator, American Craft Museum;
    Robert Storr, Curator, Painting and Sculpture,
    The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA);
    Susan Vogel, Director, Museum for African Art.





    APRIL

    4/2/93

    BROAD REACH/INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIONS

    Cultural political concerns raised through collaborative works:
    Russia, Germany, Japan and Great Britain.

    Linda Cunningham, moderator, sculptor -
    collaboration with Brazilian dancer and Japanese composer
    in Germany;
    Conrad Atkinson, installation artist -
    Yorkshire collaboration with Indian photographer;
    Jo Anna Isaak, critic, writer -
    collaboration with Russian feminists;
    Yong Soon Min and Allan de Souza -
    mixed-media collaborators focusing on social issues
    of cultural and social identity.


    4/09/93

    Good Friday

    No panel






    4/16/93

    CRO-MAGNON ART THEN AND NOW

    Its applicability for today.

    Dr. Barnaby Ruhe, moderator, painter/art critic;
    Mollyne Karnofsky, contemporary cave artist;
    Terry Kistler, poet;
    Eileen Spikol, sculptor.


    4/23/93*

    NO FAILURE/NO SUCCESS

    What does success mean to the artist?

    Tery Fugate-Wilcox, moderator, artist
    Will Barnet, artist
    Ashley Bickerton, artist
    Rosemarie Castoro, artist
    Russell Conner, artist
    Eric Douglas, actor, son of Kirk
    Eric O, artist
    Margaret Thatcher, Director, Stark Gallery.


    4/30/93

    Open Screening

    5 slides / 5 dollars / 5 minutes







    MAY

    5/7/93

    Curator's Choice

    with Carlos Guttierez-Solana, Director of Artist's Space




    5/14/93

    FASCINATION WITH LINE

    Drawing as a major medium.

    Susan Schwalb, moderator, artist;
    Ronny Cohen, critic, independent curator;
    Philip Desind, Director, Capricorn Galleries, Bethesda, MD,
    collector/author;
    Laura Shechter, artist;
    Elga Wimmer, Director, Elga Wimmer Gallery, NYC.

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    Prior season calendars:

    Prior season calendars are now listed in our archives: Calendar Index




    DIALOGUES


    1/2/93*

    IVAN KARP, owner, O.K. Harris Gallery,
    pioneer gallerist in Soho, and former Director,
    Leo Castelli Gallery,
    interviewed by
    ELAINE MARINOFF, mixed-media artist, poet, former educator.


    10/28/94

    LEON GOLUB, artist,
    one of the earliest and foremost political artists, with
    ROBERT C. MORGAN, internationally known critic,
    Art in America, Review, etc., and author.


    11/4/94

    JUDY PFAFF, acclaimed installation artist,
    with
    CHARLOTTA KOTIK,
    Curator of Painting and Sculpture, Brooklyn Museum.


    11/11/94

    GRACE HARTIGAN, painter,
    first-generation Abstract Expressionist,
    talking about Pollock and deKooning
    with
    IRVING SANDLER, author and critic
    for leading art publications, an expert on the New York School.


    11/19/94*

    JAY MILDER, painter,
    founder, Rhino Horn movement, and champion of Byzantine art,
    with
    JUDD TULLY, writer painter and critic, Art and Antiques.


    12/2/94

    NANCY SPERO, feminist artist dealing with violence and women,
    with
    VERNITA N'COGNITA, artist and arts administrator.


    12/9/94*

    CAROLEE SCHNEEMANN, performance artist,
    controversial erotic performer,
    with
    KATHY O'DELL, writer and educator.


    12/16/94

    A. D. COLEMAN, photography critic,
    with
    DOUG SHEER, arts administrator, a founder and Chairman, ATOA.


    1/27/95*

    DONALD KUSPIT, arts philosopher, writer and educator,
    with
    ELAINE MARINOFF, mixed media artist, poet,
    former educator, writer.


    2/3/95

    COLETTE, internationally known installation artist,
    with
    TERRY KISTLER, writer.


    2/10/95

    MARTHA WILSON, artist and
    Director, Franklin Furnace alternative space,
    with
    LAURA COTTINGHAM, critic specializing in feminist art.


    2/17/95*

    LARRY RIVERS, painter and star since the 60s
    when his Washington Crossing the Delaware made art news,
    with
    STEPHEN DI LAURO, writer.


    3/3/95*

    GENO RODRIGUEZ, Director, Alternative Museum
    with
    HILTON KRAMER, controversial critic
    for the New York Observer, The New Criterion,
    and former critic for The New York Times.


    3/10/95

    DENNIS OPPENHEIM, artist,
    pioneer of earth works and body art,
    with
    MAX HUTCHINSON, art dealer.


    3/24/95*

    HOLLY SOLOMON, long-time Soho art dealer,
    with
    ROBERT COSTA, curator.


    3/31/95

    JUDY SEIGEL, photographer, art writer,
    with
    JEFF PERRONE, critic, artist.


    4/7/95*

    ALEX MELAMID, of Komar and Melamid,
    newsmaking conceptual artist,
    with
    ELLIOTT BAROWITZ, artist, educator.


    4/14/95*

    BENNY ANDREWS, artist and
    former head of the NEA visual arts program,
    with
    LORI ANTONACCI, a founder of Artists Talk On Art.


    4/21/95

    HOWARDINA PINDELL, curator, artist,
    with
    SAMIA A. HALABY, SANA MUSASAMA, artists.


    4/28/95

    CHARLES CAJORI, veteran painter,
    with
    BRUCE BARTON, artist, book designer, educator.


    10/26/95

    DOUGLAS DAVIS, pioneer video artist
    who had a retrospective at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum,
    with
    CONNIE BECKLEY, artist.


    11/17/95

    GRACE STANISLAUS, Director, Museum for African Art,
    with
    Michael Brenson, curator and
    former critic for The New York Times.


    1/19/96

    ROBERT C. MORGAN, artist, writer for Art in America,
    with
    ARNOLD MESCHE, artist, teacher of figurative painting.


    1/26/96*

    ARTHUR DANTO, art critic for The Nation, author,
    with
    ELAINE MARINOFF, mixed-media artist, poet, former educator.


    2/16/96

    WALTER ROBINSON, artist, writer, Art in America,
    with
    BILL RABINOVITCH, artist, Producer of Art Seen cable TV show.


    3/8/96

    URSULA VON RYDINGSVARD, sculptor
    of monumental wooden sculptures made with a chain saw,
    with
    NANCY PRINCENTHAL, art writer for many publications,
    and author of Spirit and Form in Sculpture.


    11/1/96

    DOROTHY GILLESPIE, internationally known artist
    and expert on running one's own career,
    with
    ELSA HONIG FINE, publisher of Women's Art Journal


    11/8/96

    CHRISTO AND JEANNE-CLAUDE, artists
    famous for wrapping buildings in cloth,
    discuss their works in progress:
    Over the River, Project for the Western USA and
    The Gates, project for Central Park, NYC.


    12/6/96

    IRVING SANDLER, critic, author, expert on art in the 50s,
    with
    DAN CONCHOLAR, Director, Art Information Center.
    discuss "Contemporary art since the 50s:
    Where art's been and where it's going."


    1/24/97

    JERRY SALTZ, critic,
    Art in America, Flash Art, Frieze, Parkett, Time Out
    and Co-Curator of the '95 Whitney Biennial
    is grilled by Vernita N'Cognita, artist. curator,
    and arts administrator about Art in the 90s.


    12/12/97

    CALVIN TOMKINS, critic
    The New Yorker, and author of "Duchamp," in dialogue with
    FRANCIS NAUMANN, art historian, on Marcel Duchamp,
    whom many consider the most influential artist of the century.


    2/6/98

    ROBERT STORR, Curator of Painting and Sculpture, MOMA;
    author, artist,
    with
    VERNITA N'COGNITA, artist and arts administrator.


    4/3/98

    DR. BARNABY RUHE, artist, educator,
    with
    PAT OLESZKO, performance artist
    on the eve of winning a Prix de Rome.


    11/6/98

    BILL RABINOVITCH, painter, Producer of Art Seen cable TV show,
    with
    PETER SCHJELDAHL, author, former critic, The Village Voice,
    now covering the art beat for The New Yorker.


    2/5/99

    ROBERT ROSENBLUM, art historian,
    Curator, Guggenheim Museum, professor,
    with
    VERNITA NEMEC aka VERNITA N'Cognita, artist,
    Director, Viridian Gallery.


    3/19/99

    ROBERT NATKIN, abstract painter with years of pedigree,
    with
    JASON ANDREW, painter, independent curator.


    4/23/99

    JANE WILSON, a modern master of the lyrical landscape,
    with
    MICHAEL WALLS, Director, Kouros Gallery, independent curator.


    5/14/99

    SHERMAN DREXLER, seasoned sculptor,
    with
    MOLLY BARNES, West Coast dealer, author, talk host.



    Right:
    Flash Light shooting a panel
    Fall 2001 flyer cover
    Photo by Betty Sword
    Flash Light photographed by Betty Sword