1980 | Catalyst



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Michael McCall: Coast to Coast

January 6-31, 1981.

Michael McCall. Coast to Coast. Sand Installation and Documentation. Sculptural tableaux made from sand, detritus, and photographic beach scenes. 400 7th Street, NW

John Driscoll: Scores and Drawings of Instruments

January 2-17, 1981.

John Driscoll. Scores and Drawings of Instruments. 400 7th Street, NW

Jerome Meadows: Up From Seeds

December 1, 1980 – March 30, 1981.

Jerome Meadows. Up From Seeds. A Washington Art Site project located at 1109 G St. NW. Meadows used wood, concrete, and paint to create a landscape of totem-like plants up to 20′ tall.

Robert McCurdy

June 4 – August, 1980.

Robert McCurdy. A Washington Art Site project, located at 14th St. and Pennsylvania Ave. NW in conjunction with the 11th International Sculpture Conference. A replica of a suburban tracthouse.

Sam Gilliam: Dupont Circle Grand

June 4 – August, 1980.

Sam Gilliam. Dupont Circle Grand. A Washington Art Site project, located at the Dupont Circle metro stop in conjunction with the 11th International Sculpture Conference. A painted construction measuring 35′x40′, made of oil, acrylic, canvas, wood, and metal beams.

Patrick Mohr: Spiritsail Set

May 16 – August, 1980.

Patrick Mohr. Spiritsail Set. A Washington Art Site project, mounted on the facade of WPA, 1227 G St. NW. Produced in conjunction with the 11th International Sculpture Conference. Made of canvas sails; measured 150′x20′x6.

Nade Haley: Overture: G-Strings.

May 16 – October, 1980.

Nade Haley. Overture: G-Strings. A Washington Art Site project located at 12th and G Streets, NW. Produced in conjunction with the 11th International Sculpture Conference and Stacking/Rigging/Binding. The sculpture measured 40′x80′x20′ and was made from redwood, steel cable, and cement.

Doug Hall: Amarillo News Tape.

October 22, 1980.

Doug Hall. Amarillo News Tapes. A special screening of a tape made by Hall in collaboration with Chip Lord and Jody Proctor. The tape was produced during a two-week residency at an Amarillo news station.

Road Dreams: A Film Diary

March 12, 1980.

Mark Bristow. Road Dreams: A Film Diary. A film diary of an 8 year, 350,000 mile drive around America. The films were presented on four screens, each showing separate scenes from the four time zones.

Washington Women in Film

March 1, 1980.

Washington Women in Film. Kris Spillsbury presented a screening of films by Washington women filmmakers, followed by a discussion.