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Writings, drawings, and other creative works 1973-1991

Arrangement

This series is arranged alphabetically.

Scope and Contents

This series comprises manuscripts, drawings, collages, publications, notes, mock-ups, flyers, and other materials, 1973-1991, created by Gerardo Velázquez. Included are several self-published booklets of Velázquez's poems and artwork; publicity materials documenting his exhibitions and performances; and unpublished writings and notes for works in progress. In particular, this series includes flyers, mock-ups and posters created for Nervous Gender.
Box 1, Folder 1

Acid Hoose Video Light Show undated

Box 1, Folder 2

Ampoterium (fiction) drafts undated

Box 1, Folder 3

Annals of Selective Annihilation 1986

Box 1, Folder 4

Annals of Selective Annihilation original 1990

Box 1, Folder 5

Antizona flyers 1987

Box 1, Folder 6

Approximate Composition and Mode of Acquisition undated

Box 1, Folder 7

[Approximate Composition] Materials and Mode of Acquisition 1986

Box 1, Folder 8

Art Press 1990

Box 1, Folder 9

Asklepios 1990-1991

Box 2, Folder 1

[Binder] undated

Box 6, Folder 6

Collage undated

Box 6, Folder 3

Collage and poems 1988-1989

Box 7, Item 2

Compact disc with Nervous Gender Music from Hell booklet 2009

Physical Description: 1 compact disc (CD-R).

Scope and Contents

Includes digital image files (TIF).
Box 1, Folder 11

De Magistra undated

Box 1, Folder 12

Determination of an Unknown 1985

Box 1, Folder 13

"The Dominant Species" (fiction portfolio) undated

Box 6, Folder 1

Drawings undated

Box 6, Folder 8

Drawings, computer-generated graphics and mock-ups undated

Box 6, Folder 4

Drawings and collage undated

Box 5, Folder 3

Drawings and collage (mounted) undated

Box 6, Folder 2

Drawings and computer-generated graphics undated

Box 6, Folder 9

Drawings and computer-generated graphics undated

Box 6, Folder 5

Drawings and publicity postcards undated

Box 1, Folder 14

Effects of Physical Exhaustion 1983

Box 1, Folder 15

Endorphins: Chemical Link Between Animal and Divine? 1981

Box 1, Folder 16

First the Fags undated

Box 1, Folder 17

The Gay Death List 1990

Box 1, Folder 18

Graphics undated

Box 1, Folder 19

I.F. Magazine of Salicity and Intellect undated

Box 1, Folder 20

IF Video Magazine Project Proposal October 1989

Box 1, Folder 21

Images of Male-Male Anal Penetration in Pre-Columbian Art 1990

Box 5, Folder 2

Images of unidentified men and Nervous Gender image (matted) undated

Box 2, Folder 2

Last Dominant Male circa 1975-1980

Box 1, Folder 22

"The Last Dominant Strain" undated

Box 1, Folder 23

A Letter undated

Box 1, Folder 25

Menagerie 1973-1974

Box 1, Folder 26

Mos Turbatus undated

Box 1, Folder 27

Nervous Gender, More Libidinous... 1980-1985

Box 1, Folder 28

Nervous Gender circa 1980-1989

Box 1, Folder 29

Nervous Gender 1990

Box 1, Folder 30

Nervous Gender flyers 1990

Box 5, Folder 4

Nervous Gender photographs undated

Box 6, Folder 7

Nervous Gender posters and mock-ups circa 1988

Box 1, Folder 31

On Nature undated

Box 1, Folder 32

One Earth, One People (Act I) 1983

Box 1, Folder 33

Order Above Brilliance: A Poetry Recitation March 1983

Box 1, Folder 34

Order Above Brilliance (Nervous Gender) 1983

Box 2, Folder 3

1990 Notebook Project (Hughes) 1990

Box 1, Folder 35

Photocopies re: Chemistry undated

Box 1, Folder 36

Piss N' Blood MFA Invite undated

Box 1, Folder 37-41

Poems circa 1979-1985

Box 2, Folder 5

Poems/label drafts circa 1975-1980

Box 2, Folder 4

Poems and Academy of American Poets 1979

Box 1, Folder 42

Poetry portfolio January 1984

Box 1, Folder 43

Report to My Doctors 1991

Box 1, Folder 44

Ritual Magic: An Occult Primer undated

Box 1, Folder 45

Selections for a Poetry Reading in Long Beach June 1982

Box 1, Folder 46

Set 23 1989

Box 1, Folder 47

Sexual Practices 1986

Box 1, Folder 48

A Sexual Violation in 3 Acts undated

Box 1, Folder 49

Student Union Art Gallery, San Francisco February 1990

Box 7, Item 1

Syringe undated

Box 1, Folder 50

Text and Concept for Tree Videos 1987

Box 1, Folder 51

Treatise on Religion and Biology 1985

Box 1, Folder 52

Tribunal of a Taming 1980

Box 1, Folder 53

Tribunal of a Taming (training) script undated

Box 1, Folder 54

The Twelve Caesars 1983

Box 1, Folder 55

The UFO Report 1986

Box 1, Folder 56

Violation flyers 1988

Box 1, Folder 58-70

Unsorted writings and notes circa 1975-1991

Box 2, Folder 6-9

Unsorted writings and notes circa 1975-1985

 

Personal papers 1975-1991

Arrangement

This series is arranged alphabetically.

Scope and Contents

This series comprises journals, notebooks, correspondence, autobiographical writings, employment documents, legal records, school records, health records and other papers collected by Velázquez, 1975-1991. Included are his journals documenting his sexual activities; as well as his college course work, which was often integrated into his artwork and vice versa.
Box 2, Folder 10

Addresses undated

Box 2, Folder 11

Art Scene 1987, 1989

Box 2, Folder 12

Biographical Account September 1988-February 1989

Box 2, Folder 13

Biographical Account February-March 1989

Box 2, Folder 14

Biographical Account April 1989

Box 2, Folder 15

Biographical info and resume circa 1980-1990

Box 2, Folder 16

Cal Arts Acceptance May 1989

Box 2, Folder 17

Cal Arts 1989-1990

Box 2, Folder 18

Cal State LA 1985

Box 2, Folder 19

El Classificado 1989

Box 2, Folder 20

El Classificado resignation letter 1989

Box 1, Folder 10

The Cock-ring Caper by Thomas Livingston undated

Box 2, Folder 21

Correspondence, teaching inquiry 1986

Box 8, Item 4

Damned button undated

Box 2, Folder 22

Financial records 1986-1988

Box 2, Folder 23

Health, Beverly Hospital 1990-1991

Box 2, Folder 24

Health 1991

Box 2, Folder 25

Health & Wellness Newsletter 1990

Box 2, Folder 26

Insurance papers 1989

Box 2, Folder 27

Journal June 1987 - undated

Box 2, Folder 28

Journal undated

Box 2, Folder 29

Journal undated

Box 2, Folder 30

Journal undated

Box 2, Folder 31

Journal undated

Box 2, Folder 32

Journal undated

Box 2, Folder 33

Journal undated

Box 2, Folder 34

Journal October 1988

Box 2, Folder 35

Journal of Sexual Activity October 1985

Box 2, Folder 36

Journal of Sexual Activity 1985-1986

Box 2, Folder 37

Legal correspondence (bankruptcy, citizenship) 1991

Box 1, Folder 24

Manuscripts by Rockabilly Steve 1990-1991

Box 2, Folder 44

Miscellaneous undated

Box 2, Folder 38

Momentos 1990-1991

Box 8, Item 1

Notebook (brown) circa 1975-1980

Box 2, Folder 39

Notebook 1991

Box 8, Item 2

Notebook (black) undated

Box 2, Folder 40

Notebooks undated

Box 2, Folder 41

El Pasar de una Manera 1990

Box 2, Folder 42

Periodicals 1989-1991

Box 2, Folder 43

Southern California HIV Treatment Directory 1990

Box 1, Folder 57

WPM by R. Byron Smith undated

 

Photographs circa 1975-1991

Arrangement

This series is arranged alphabetically.

Scope and Contents

This series comprises photographic prints, negatives, and slides, circa 1975-1991. Included are photographs created as elements for Velázquez's multimedia installations and photo essays, such as several series of photographs of "scanned," or interlaced, video images. Also included are personal photographs documenting his family and friends. Note that some photographs are in the Nervous Gender files in Series 1.
Box 3, Folder 1

Animals and flowers undated

Box 3, Folder 3

City scenes and graffiti undated

Box 3, Folder 4

City scenes, unidentified undated

Box 8, Item 3

Computer-generated images; unidentified people negatives undated

Box 3, Folder 5

Diagram of a HIV virus undated

Box 5, Folder 1

Edward Stapleton circa 1982

Box 3, Folder 7

Family photographs[?] undated

Box 3, Folder 8

Interior of unidentified home; objects undated

Box 3, Folder 2

Mexico[?] undated

Box 5, Folder 7

Mexico[?]; nightscapes; unidentified children (mounted photographs) undated

Box 3, Folder 9

Miscellaneous undated

Scope and Contents

Includes photographs of artwork, unidentified people, and a video screen with the title "Genetics Squad Alert."
Box 4, Folder 3-5

Miscellaneous slides circa 1975-1991

Scope and Contents

Includes photographs of unidentified people, office interiors, objects, building exteriors, video scans, Nervous Gender flyers, travel destinations, nightscapes, and other images.
Box 3, Folder 15

"Neighborhood" slides undated

Box 3, Folder 16

Nervous Gender flyers; propoganda posters; travel undated

Box 3, Folder 17

Nightscapes undated

Box 3, Folder 10

Objects undated

Scope and Contents

Includes photographs of a Nervous Gender graphic design (matted).
Box 3, Folder 11

Objects (mounted) undated

Box 3, Folder 13

Objects and unidentified people contact sheets and negatives (black and white) undated

Box 3, Folder 14

Objects and unidentified people negatives (color) undated

Box 4, Folder 1

Objects and unidentified people prints (black and white, 8 x 10 in.) undated

Box 3, Folder 18

Paint brushes and other objects undated

Box 4, Folder 2

Scrap metal undated

Box 4, Folder 6

Trip to Germany and Auschwitz undated

Box 4, Folder 7

Unidentified children undated

Box 4, Folder 8

Unidentified man in phone booth undated

Box 3, Folder 12

Unidentified people (mounted) undated

Box 4, Folder 9

Unidentified woman undated

Box 3, Folder 6

Video scan images (with yellow frames) and artwork exhibition [untitled] undated

Box 9, Item 1-25

Video scan images in yellow frames undated

Box 4, Folder 10-16

Video screen (black and white) undated

Box 5, Folder 5

Video screen, black and white prints (matted) undated

Box 5, Folder 6

Video screen printouts (matted) undated

Box 4, Folder 17

Violation exhibition undated

 

Sound and video recordings 1982-2009

Arrangement

Sound recordings are at the beginning, followed by videocassettes. The items are arranged alphabetically.

Scope and Contents

This series comprises VHS videocassettes, 1 open reel audiotape and 1 compact disc (CD). The sound recordings include the Nervous Gender album "Music from Hell," as well as other Nervous Gender songs. The video recordings include elements used for Velázquez's multimedia installations, including the exhibit entitled "Violation."
Box 7, Item 3

Gobshite; Push, Push, Push; Scum of the Earth; Cleaning and Looking; at Brave Dog February 10, 1982

Physical Description: 1 open reel audiotape (1/4 in).
Box VHS, Item VV3729

Abduction; Voice of Angels poems with video undated

Physical Description: 1 videocassette (VHS).
Box VHS, Item VV3730

Audio [untitled video art] undated

Physical Description: 1 videocassette (VHS).
Box VHS, Item VV3731

Documentary; effect of AIDS undated

Physical Description: 1 videocassette (VHS).
Box VHS, Item VV3732

Miracle of Life (NOVA); Ellen in tape bondage undated

Physical Description: 1 videocassette (VHS).
Box VHS, Item VV3733

Music [Violation] undated

Physical Description: 1 videocassette (VHS).
Box VHS, Item VV3734

Probe, background video undated

Physical Description: 1 videocassette (VHS).
Box VHS, Item VV3735

Propaganda Bomb 1990

Physical Description: 1 videocassette (VHS).
Box VHS, Item VV3736

Propaganda Bomb #2 undated

Physical Description: 1 videocassette (VHS).
Box VHS, Item VV3737

Tape II undated

Physical Description: 1 videocassette (VHS).
Box VHS, Item VV3738

Tape III; 3 slow scan portraits [Nervous Gender production] 1984

Physical Description: 1 videocassette (VHS).
Box VHS, Item VV3739

Video portfolio 1989

Physical Description: 1 videocassette (VHS).
Box VHS, Item VV3740

Violation, looped undated

Physical Description: 1 videocassette (VHS).
Box VHS, Item VV3741

Violation; PC paint and Gwen; [masturbation] and nuclear bomb undated

Physical Description: 1 videocassette (VHS).
Box VHS, Item VV3742

Week I, original undated

Physical Description: 1 videocassette (VHS).
Box VHS, Item VV3743

Week II, original undated

Physical Description: 1 videocassette (VHS).
Box VHS, Item VV3744

Week III, original undated

Physical Description: 1 videocassette (VHS).