Open Space in Victoria is pleased
to introduce the
Telecom History Project, OUTERSPACE.
Our digital archives are currently being developed and implemented
on an ongoing basis.
During this time please enjoy our introduction to the project and
Interviews from the Open Space Archive.
This project has been supported by the British
Columbia Museums Association through
the British Columbia Arts Council.
Telecom History Project, OUTERSPACE presentations:
Refresh! First International Conference on the Histories of
Media Art, Science and Technology at the Banff
Centre, September 28 - October 3, 2005.
complete conference stream launched
Interactive Futures 05: Technology in the Life World,
Victoria BC, Feb. 4-6, 2005
SSTV Video Documentation:
Slow Scan Video Edit, Works in Progress, Bill Bartlett
Links to other sources online:
Walker Center telecom history essays-
Austrialian telecom history timeline and the Australian connection
to Slow-Scan art.
Includes clips of behind-the-scenes telecom transmissions-
Interview with Telecom and Net Art Pioneer, Douglas Davis (New
about the early days (1976) of Satellite Art.
Link: Douglas Davis' personal
Interview with Backwoods Ballroom icon Tav Falco (Memphis)
about his Telematic Collaborations with Open Space in 1979.
Link: Tav Falco's bio on a fan
Interview with Judith Doyle (Toronto) about her groundbreaking
with Worldpool (including Willoughby Sharp, Sharon Lovett, Fred
Gaysek and Norman White)
and the methods as to how this group directly interfaced with the
Open Space Telecommunications History.
Interview with Robert Adrian X (Vienna) about his collaborations
with groundbreaking telecom institutions such as Open Space and the
Robert Adrian X
Robert Adrian X's bio-
Robert Adrian X's telecom history page-
Interview with Norman White (Toronto) about his slow-scan
experiences with the
Open Space crew as well as his innovative research with Artex.
Norman White's personal page -
Artex history featuring Norman White by Robert Adrian X,
Interview with Tom Klinkowstein (New York) about his Slow-Scan
Bill Bartlett at Open Space.
Link: Tom Klinkowstein's personal webpage
Interview with Peggy Cady (Victoria)
about her Slow-Scan collabortions and their development at Open Space.
"TALK BACK" CHILDRENS
TELECOMMUNICATIONS WORKSHOPS PROJECT
AND WRITINGS BY PEGGY CADY, DIRECT
MEDIA ASSOCIATION 1979.
BACK Peggy Cady 1979
Interview with Don Foresta (Paris) about his early collaborations
Interface (1980-1981 MIT) and the state of New Media Art in France.
Don Foresta is also compiling one of the first totally comprehensive
Telecom Art-History lists in French.
Interview with John Southworth (Hawaii) about his work as the
PEACESAT Slow-Scan contact for Honalulu and the Pacific Rim.
("Pacific Rim Slow-Scan")
- Notes on Refresh! First International Conference
on the Histories of Media Art, Science and Technology.
- Interview and Video Clips of Diana Burgoyne's
Digital Body Cybernetic Performances at Open Space (1983).
- Video interview with Willoughby Sharp at his studio
in New York (January 04, 2004).
Interviewer: Jeremy Turner.
Videographer-Editor: John Long.
- Downloadable video footage of the early Slow-Scan
performances - edited by Bill Bartlett in 1979.
- Video Interview with Chris Creighton-Kelly about
Open Space's VIDEO Collaboratory. Interview took place in Vancouver,
Interviewers: Jeremy Turner and Donato Mancini.
Videographer: Donato Mancini.
- Interview with John Celona about SOUND Collaboratory
and an MP3 excerpt of his Synclavier piece Arpeggio (Performed
live at Open Space, 1978).
If you have any memories, archival material or comments to contribute
to this ever
evolving digital archive, please email the:
Webmaster - Douglas Jarvis - firstname.lastname@example.org
Archivist - Jeremy Turner -
Gallery - email@example.com