From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
Name/TitleThe Raindance Foundation “Organic/Inorganic”
About this object“The first in a series of tapes with architect and metaphysical Anne Tyng.” – from video case. Interview and slide presentation with Anne Tyng intercut with symbolic & body imagery – philosophical statements and statements about the body – commentary on current events – pop culture images. 1/2 inch open reel video. 30 min.
Place NotesRaindance Foundation was a video network centered in New York City.
Maker RoleProduction House
Medium and Materials1/2 inch open reel tape
Inscription and MarksFront Cover:[“Raindance Foundation Section I B.1.d”, title & description, “dupe”, Raindance stamp]Spine:[“The Raindance Foundation”, legacy numbers “481” “VSW 4 809” “R8”] Reel:[accession number, “The Raindance Foundation”, “VSW 4 809”, BAVC barcode]Back Cover: [accession number, BAVC barcode]
Subject and Association DescriptionVideo art. An interview with architect and metaphysician Anne Tyng is supported by video clips portraying the body and its relation to the symbolic world.
Subject and Association Keywords1970s
Subject and Association KeywordsRaindance Foundation
Subject and Association KeywordsAnne Tyng
Subject and Association Keywordsbody imagery
Subject and Association Keywordsphilosophy
Subject and Association KeywordsBAVC Batch #1
Subject and Association Keywordsvideo art
Subject and Association KeywordsPortable Channel
Subject and Association KeywordsNew York State Council on the Arts
Subject and Association KeywordsBeryl Korot
Subject and Association KeywordsJoan Hennessey
Object Type1/2 Inch Open Reel Video