Media Arts Program

Friday, September 21, 1990 — Saturday, November 3, 1990


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A series of videotapes and films examining social constructions and conditions of work, curated by Rob Danielson and Bob Hercules. Two part series on view in the Video Viewing Room. Part Two: WORKING PICTURES: LABOR'S IMAGE ON THE BIG AND SMALL SCREEN (organized by Bob Hercules), including: THE LAST PULLMAN CAR (Kartemquin Films, 1983, 60min); THE BOTTOM LINE (Lori Cohen and Sally Kingsbury, 1985, 30min); FROM BEDSIDE TO BARGAINING TABLE (Tami Gold and Lynn Goldfaris, 1984, 30min); THE KILLING FLOOR (Elsa Rassbach, 1984, 90min); WRATH OF GRAPES (United Farm Workers, 1987, 16min); HALFWAY TO HELL CLUB (Steve Zeltzer and Labor Video Project, 1989, 30min); WITH THESE HANDS (International Ladies Garment Workers Union, 1950, 60min); DRAWING THE LINE AT PITTSTON (Paper Tiger Television, 1990, 59min); THE INHERITANCE (Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, 1964, 60min); selections from LABOR BEAT (1987-89); THE GLOBAL ASSEMBLY LINE (California Newsreel, 1986, 56min); THE ROAD TO HAYMARKET (Committee for Labor Access 1987, 90min); selections from LABOR BEAT (Chicago Public Access TV Series) and WATSONVILLE ON STRIKE (Jon Silver,1989, 65min).?

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David Schirm
All The Glad Variety

Though distilled into broad symbolic forms or abstract landscapes, David Schirm's work often springs from his own experiences during the Vietnam War and paintings may allude to the scenes of horrific and senseless battles, the strafing of weapons across a landscape, "whose laser-like blazes of fired bullets gave a distinctive hum of un-worldliness to the darkness." Though his depictions of landscape forms even touch upon the pastoral in their depiction and use of color, Schirm's original point o ...