Literature Program

Friday, March 4, 1988


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Robbie McCauley presents INDIAN BLOOD, part of her ongoing serial performance CONFESSIONS OF A WORKING CLASS BLACK WOMAN.
[NOTE: video documentation of this event is in Hallwalls archives at the State University of New York at Buffalo Libraries. To learn more about how Hallwalls is working to make this analog material digitaly accessible, please visit Migrating Media, our collaboration wiht Squeaky Wheel, Burchfield Penney Art Center, and the Experimental Television Center. Video documentation of INDIAN BLOOD is also included on a 1984 Master Compliation tape of excerpts of performances programmed from 1987-1988. This documentation is also in the Hallwalls archives and is not currently digitally accessible.]

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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 ...