New Left Note, April 10
Mark Toscano in Person. Preservationist Toscano presents abstractions, conceptual pieces, and dryly humorous films, all preserved in the past year at the Academy. Works by David Bienstock, Stan Brakhage, Morgan Fisher, Roberta Friedman and Grahame Weinbren, Curtis Harrington, Pat O'Neill, the Whitney brothers, and Diana Wilson.
Ross Lipman in Person. New 35mm prints of four of Anger's most famous films-Fireworks, Rabbit's Moon, Scorpio Rising, and Kustom Kar Kommandos-plus an illustrated lecture by UCLA's Lipman detailing the challenges involved in restoring them.
Presentation and Booksigning by Bill Brand. Artist and preservationist Brand tells you how to take better archival care of your films.
Bill Brand in Person. Brand presents a wide range of works preserved or printed by his firm, BB Optics, including avant-garde pieces and films confiscated from the Nixon White House by the FBI. Works by Robert Huot, Marjorie Keller, Saul Levine, Katy Martin, Jennifer Montgomery, and David Wojnarowicz.
Andrew Lampert in Person. Lampert, archivist and programmer at Anthology, long a key institution on the East Coast arts scene, presents classics of 1960s and '70s avant-garde in fabulous prints that you'd normally have to travel to New York to see. Works by Hilary Harris, George Landow, Saul Levine, Marie Menken, Carolee Schneemann, and Harry Smith.