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box 1*, folder 2

A Flux Concert Party, 1979 March 24

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided illustrated black-and-white poster for a party following the Flux concert at The Kitchen. Presented by Gil Silverman, Judith Herschman, and Ken Friedman, and featuring illustrated representations of artists Yoshi Wada, Alison Knowles, Peter Van Riper, Simone Forti, George Maciunas, Geoff Hendricks, Dick Higgins, Peter Frank, Larry Miller, Joan Matthews, Yasunao Tone, Bob Watts, and Phil Corner.
box 1*, folder 2

Better, Stronger, 1979 March 31

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided grayscale poster announcing the screening and Video Viewing Room installation of a film directed by Ed Bowes, produced for the TV lab at WNET/Thirteen. Includes a notice of copyright on behalf of The Walsung Company, and credits for participants Karen Achenbach, John McNulty, and Charles Ruas, and for camerawork by Tom Bowes.
box 1*, folder 2

Margaret Fisher, 1979 April 5-7

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided grayscale poster announcing a series of performances presented by Dancing In The Kitchen, illustrated with a photograph by Marion Gray. Includes credits for music by Robert Hughes and special guests Nancy Karp and Robert Saito. The verso of one of the posters held includes the pencil inscription "1979."
box 1*, folder 2

Passion Be My Destiny, 1979 April 24-25

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided illustrated color poster promoting a production by Jon Deak, starring Marilyn Dubow and Jerry Grossman, with Deak, Nancy Allen, Valerie Heywood, David Jolley, Laura Flax, and Joe Kos.
box 1*, folder 2

Filmworks 78/79, 1979 May 1-3

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black and white poster on color card stock, promoting a three-evening festival of recent independent films. The first night's program presents Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Bone China , and The Jump by Jack Goldstein; We Imitate: We Break-up by Ericka Beckman; Black Box by Beth B and Scott B; Mrs. Wong by Viktor Vondracek; Six Little Pieces On Film by Klaus Wyborny; Freshkill by Gordon Matta-Clark; Inside Out by Sheila McLaughlin; and Untitled by Ernie Gehr. The second night includes Seesaw by Barbara Ess and Carla Liss; Technology/Transformation: Wonder Woman by Dara Birnbaum; Science Fiction by J J Murphy; Space Time Studies by Tom Chomont; 5 Films by Stuart Sherman; Splits by Leandro Katz; Exchanges by Bette Gordon; Table Conversation ; and Foregrounds and Sleeping Dogs by Pat O'Neil. The final evening includes Hell Is You With African Queen; Diary '78 by Howard Guttenplan; Divided Loyalties; Split Decision by Bill Brand; Altered to Suit by Lawrence Weiner; Frames and Cages and Speeches and Lived Time by Martha Haslanger; Itch Scratch Itch Cycle and Incontinence by Manuel DeLanda; and Mirror Animation by Harry Smith.
box 1*, folder 2

Surrender, 1979 May 19

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster announcing a performance by Robert Longo, with Peter Gordon, Adela Basayne, and Joe Hannan.
box 1*, folder 2

Grethe Holby and Dancers, 1979 May 23-26

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided grayscale poster for a performance presented as part of Dancing In The Kitchen, featuring a photograph by Jerry Mundy. Includes credits for music by Richard Peaslee and Lou Reed, and with performers Holly Fairbank, Barbara Derecktor, Sarah Edgett, Lisa Ellyne, Diane Jacobowitz, Diane Johnson, Julie Lachow, and Patty Miller.
box 1*, folder 1

Charlemagne Palestine - Carillon Concert , 1979 May 27

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided illustrated color poster promoting a performance of early works by the composer, held at St. Thomas Church.
box 1*, folder 1

New Music, New York, 1979 June 8-16

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided illustrated color poster announcing an extensive music series. Performers include Charles Amirkhanian, Laurie Anderson, Robert Ashley, Larry Austin, A. Spencer Barefield, Connie Beckley, David Behrman, Barbara Benary, Karl Berger, Michael Byron, Joe Celli, Joel Chadabe, Rhys Chatham, Don Cherry, Tony Conrad, Philip Corner, Jon Deak, Charles Dodge, Jon Gibson, Philip Glass, Malcolm Goldstein, Peter Gordon, Marc Grafe, Jon Hassell, William Hellermann, Scott Johnson, Tom Johnson, Petr Kotik, Jill Kroesen, Jeanne Lee, George Lewis, Garrett List, Annea Lockwood, Jeffrey Lohn, Alvin Lucier, David Mahler, Frankie Mann, Meredith Monk, Charlie Morrow, Gordon Mumma, Phill Niblock, Michael Nyman, Pauline Oliveros, Charlemagne Palestine, Steve Reich Ensemble, Leo Smith, Laurie Spiegel, Ned Sublette, Ivan Tcherepnin, Richard Teitelbaum, David Van Tieghem, "Blue" Gene Tyranny, and Peter Zummo.
box 1*, folder 1

Calendar, 1979 September-October

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Double-sided color poster detailing September and October programming, folded for mailing. Events and performances include dance from Molissa Fenley and Dancers; performances from Mary Overlie; performances by Johanna Boyce, presented as part of the "Dance Now" series; I Love a Tornado by Arto Lindsay and John Lurie; a performance by Yasunao Tone; new music from Harry Sparnaay; Josef Matthias Hauer, played by Joseph Kubera and David Tudor; Chamber Music for Humans and Non-Humans by George Lewis; a live performance by Jamie Dalglish; The Works by Alvin Curran; and video programs including "Re-Runs '79"; an installation by Brian Eno; "U.K. T. V.," works by British artists; and Study in Blue by Stephen Partridge. Verso includes extended program information including details of individual works presented.
box 1*, folder 1

HERO, 1979 October 10-14

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster promoting a performance by Mary Overlie, presented as part of Dancing In The Kitchen. Includes credits for Wendell Beavers, Nina Martin, JoAnne Tillemans and Dancers, and Richard Kerry.
box 1*, folder 2

Imports, 1979 November

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster detailing a series of events focusing on "performance artists from other shores." Programs include Astronaut by Luigi Ontani; dance and music improvisation by Min Tanaka and Derek Bailey; "silly ceremonies" by The Kipper Kids; and Doubt by Marc Camille Chaimowicz. A scheduled "open dialogue" with Joseph Beuys is stamped "postponed," rescheduled for January 1980.
box 1*, folder 2

Gary Hill - Mesh, 1979 November 27-December 15

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided grayscale poster for an "installation for sound, video and wire mesh."
box 1*, folder 3

Do We Could, 1979 December 13-16

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided illustrated grayscale poster announcing performances by Karole Armitage. Described as "dancework with Deborah Riley and Michael Bloom and Peter Rose," the poster also credits clothing and light to Charles Atlas.
box 1*, folder 2

Pat Oleszko - All the World's a Stooge , 1979 December 20-22

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided grayscale poster announcing an exhibition and performance by Pat Oleszko, featuring a photograph of Oleszko by Neil Selkirk.
box 3*, folder 1

Olympics Video, approximately 1980

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster detailing a program of video works by Nam June Paik, Skip Blumberg, and Sanborn/Fitzgerald. No date on poster, but likely to be 1980 based on the date of the works made by the artists at the concurrent Olympic Winter Games.
box 3*, folder 1

The Fifth Annual Ithaca Video Festival , 1980 January 5-31

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster advertising a touring video festival featuring Judith Azur, Skip Blumberg, Peter D'Agostino, Kit Fitzgerald, John Sanborn, Ernest Gusella, Gary Hill, Steve Kolpan, Mitchell Kriegman, Pat Lehman, Henry Coshey Linhart, Bill and Esti Marpet, Ann McIntosh, James W. Morris, John Orentlicher, Dan Reeves, Jon Hilton, Susan Russell, Sally Shapiro, and Edin Velez. The footer of the poster includes full details of the festival's touring itinerary, describing stops in upstate New York, Chicago, Long Beach, etc.
box 3*, folder 1

Glenn Branca - Loud Guitars, 1980 January 16

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster, featuring a photograph of the artist and the date and venue of the event.
box 3*, folder 1

Dance Day!, 1980 January 20

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided poster printed on yellow stock, featuring a hand-written list of performers including Karole Armitage, Johanna Boyce (Boyce Dances), Yoshiko Chuma, Charles Dennis, Melissa Fenley, Simone Forti with Peter Van Riper, Cesc Gelabert, Deborah Gladstein, Ann Hammel with Alice Eve Cohen, Grethe Holby, Pooh Kaye, Kenneth King, Nancy Lewis, Charlie Moulton, Mary Overlie, Dana Reitz, Susan Rethorst, Peter Rose, Satoru Shimazaki, Joan Strasbaugh, Elaine Summer, Sheryl Sutton, Christina Svane, Nancy Topf, Ellen Webb, David Woodberry with Sara Vogeler, and a film by Andy de Groat.
box 3*, folder 1

Sheer Heaven, 1980 January 29-30

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster for a play by Eric Bogosian.
box 3*, folder 1

Calendar, 1980 February

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Double-sided programming schedule, printed in red ink, folded for mailing. Programs include works in the Video Viewing Room, featuring an Auder/Sondheim retrospective and videos made for the 1980 Winter Olympics; Secrets of Three Mile Island by Carla Liss; installations by Vito Acconci; Sensualism and the Divided Self by Judy Nylon and Kevin Fullen; comic performances by Marshall Klugman and Michael Smith; Harrisburg Mon Amour, featuring Taylor Mead, David Shapiro and Stephen Paul Miller, and Linda Francis, with music by Laurie Anderson; Thought Movement Motor by Charles Moulton; chamber music by Julius Eastman; Simulated Catholic Music by Ned Sublette; a performance by Boris Policeband; Table of Contents by David Van Tieghem; "Moods" for Video and Stereo Sound by Warren Burt; and "new music for American gamelan" by Gamelan Son of Lion.
box 3*, folder 1

Family Entertainment: Comic Performances , 1980 February 5-6

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided poster for a performance by Marshall Klugman and Michael Smith, featuring a photograph of Klugman and Smith.
box 3*, folder 1

Ned Sublette - Simulated Catholic Music , 1980 February 8-9

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white graphic poster for a performance by Ned Sublette. Year is not stated but is likely 1980.
box 3*, folder 1

Harrisburg Mon Amour, 1980 February 13-14

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white illustrated poster for Harrisburg Mon Amour, "or Two Boys on a Bus," featuring Taylor Mead, written by David Shapiro and Stephen Paul Miller, with sets by Linda Francis and music by Laurie Anderson.
box 3*, folder 1

Thought Movement Motor, 1980 February 21-24

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster for a Charles Moulton performance, with Janna Jensen and Susan Eschelbach. Presented by Dancing In The Kitchen . Date is not specified but is likely 1980.
box 3*, folder 1

Dara Birnbaum - Pop-Pop-Video, 1980 March 1-29

Physical Description: 3 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster for Dara Birnbaum's video, on view in The Kitchen's Video Viewing Room and presented in a highlights program on March 29. Describing the project as "day-by-day re-edits of pop television with collaborative sound," the poster also includes listings of contributors Margaret Dewys, Barbara Ess, Kim Gordon & Stanton Miranda, Shelley Hirsch, Dori Levine & Sally Swisher, Jules Baptiste, Rhys Chatham, Scott Johnson, Jeffrey Lohn, Paul McMahon, Robert Raposo, and Wharton Tiers. Verso is inscribed "1980."
box 3*, folder 1

Great Expectations, 1980 March 11-12

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white illustrated poster promoting a performance by Kathy Acker, with visuals by Diego Cortez. A caption announces the publication of "I Dreamt I Was A Nymphomaniac" although a copy mistake omits one word of the title.
box 3*, folder 4

Medicine Wheel, 1980 March 20-23

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster promoting a dance performance by David Lusby, including credits for the participating dancers Beatrice Bogorad, Jeannie Hutchins, David Lusby, Ken Pierce, Valerie Sonstegard, and Ellen van Schuylenburch, and singers David Bann, David Gene, Susan Morgenstern, Charlotte Okie, Tonia Royston, Eileen Shukofsky, and Julie Simpson.
box 3*, folder 1

Scott Johnson / Ronald Shannon Jackson, 1980 April 4-5

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided poster advertising performances of works by Scott Johnson - Concrete Voices and 1 Rock Instrument - and an appearance by Ronald Shannon Jackson with The Decoding Society.
box 3*, folder 1

La Frontèra, 1980 April 12

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white illustrated poster for a performance by Ed Friedman.
box 3*, folder 1

Discourse On All & Everything (Part 1) , 1980 April 16

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster advertising a performance by Larry Miller.
box 2*, folder 4

Douglas Dunn and Dancers - Echo, 1980 April 22-27

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided grayscale poster promoting a performance of Echo, presented by Dancing In The Kitchen. Illustrated with a photograph by Lois Greenfield and including credits for music by John Driscoll, lighting by Patrick O'Rourke, and costumes by Charles Atlas.
box 2*, folder 4

Ampersand, 1980 April 29-30

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster announcing two performances by Nicolas Collins and Ron Kuivila, performing as Ampersand, presenting a program of "Music for Micro-computers & electronics." Year is not specified, and derived from internal programming documents.
box 2*, folder 4

Calendar, 1980 May

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Double-sided black-and-white poster detailing May programming, folded for mailing. Events include performances by Phill Niblock; Tony Conrad; Yoshi Wada; The First Annual Equestrian Music Pageant by Hayman, Morrow & Mozart; Homage to Giovanni Gabrieli by Garrett List, with the A-1 Band; "an evening with friends" by Pauline Oliveros; a three-evening film festival, "Filmworks '80"; Aleatoire je ne sais quoi by Ralston Farina; A Killer's Loose but Nobody's Talking by Richard Gallo and Sheryl Sutton; exhibitions by Jack Goldstein and Gerald Incandela in the gallery; and new dance pieces from Deborah Gladstein, Anne Hammel, and Christina Svane. Programs in the video viewing room include "Cable Hits - Brettschneider, Sussler, Turtletaub"; "Joseph Beuys at Cooper Union"; and new work by James Nares. Verso includes extended programming information, including listings of pieces performed at musical performances.
box 2*, folder 4

Video Viewing Room, 1980 May

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster detailing May video programming. Screenings include "The Best of ' The Wild World of Jeff Turtletaub;'" Age Appropriate by Jane Brettschneider; Tripe by Betsy Sussler; Joseph Beuys Dialogue ; and Rome '78 and No Japs at My Funeral by James Nares. Year is not specified, but is estimated to be 1980 based on internal programming documentation.
box 2*, folder 4

Tony Conrad - Songs for Solo Piano and Tape , 1980 May 10

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster announcing a performance by Tony Conrad.
box 2*, folder 4

No Japs at My Funeral, 1980 May 11

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided illustrated color poster promoting James Nares' No Japs at My Funeral, with Jackie, Michael McClard, and Lindzee Smith.
box 2*, folder 4

Lament for the Rise and Fall of the Elephantine Crocodile , 1980 May 12-13

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided illustrated black-and-white poster promoting two performances of "music for very large floor-based bagpipe" by Yoshi Wada. Year is not specified, but is believed to be 1980 based on contemporaneous listings.
box 2*, folder 4

'Suspect on Black Coal' ('A Killer's Loose But Nobody's Talking') , 1980 May 15-16

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided illustrated black-and-white poster announcing performances of a work by Richard Gallo featuring Sheryl Sutton. Includes a credit for a photograph by Victor Ginsburg.
box 2*, folder 4

Garrett List with the A-1 Band, 1980 May 17

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster detailing a performance by Garrett List with the A-1 Band, and Homage to Giovanni Gabrieli. Includes a listing of performers Ronald Shanon Jackson, Youseff Yancey, Eugenia Sherman, Byard Lancaster, and Garrett List.
box 3*, folder 4

3 New Dances, 1980 May 22-25

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster promoting dance performances by Deborah Gladstein, Anne Hammel, and Christina Svane.
box 1*, folder 1

Nancy Lewis - Esquire Bond Rag Content , 1980 May 25-27

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster promoting a performance presented as part of Dancing In The Kitchen. Includes credits for Emy Devine, Margaret Fisher, Risa Jaraslow, Karen Levey, Nancy Lewis, Ande Peck, and Daniel Press, with sculpture by Richard Peck. Year is not specified.
box 2*, folder 4

Calendar, 1980 September

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Double-sided color poster detailing September programming, folded for mailing. Events include an electronic music performance by Tom Hamilton; Jai-Alai by John Zorn; a performance by Bertram Turetzky; music by Bekaert, Bischoff, Harrison, Lewis and Oshita performed by Rae Imamura; Out of the Ordinary by Johanna Boyce; a program featuring Grahame Weinbren and Roberta Friedman with Z'EV and Earl Howard; The Parasite Lily by Mike Kelley; "Testing," an evening of documentary films on the bomb; an exhibition of photographs by Chris Yuin; and Spectator, a video/sound installation by Kit Fitzgerald and John Sanborn. Programs in the Video Viewing Room include "Downtown Community TV," True Cross Fire by Matthew Geller and Judy Rifka, and works by Nessim & Wennberg and Charles Atlas. Verso features extended program information, including titles of individual works screened in the Viewing Room, as well as details of the Television/Society/Art symposium, featuring Ron Clarke, Benjamin Buchloh, Julianne Burton, Todd Gitlin, Jean-Pierre Gorin, John Hanhardt, Stephen Heath, Frederic Jameson, Douglas Kellner, Rosalind Krauss, Sylvere Lotringer, Michele Mattelart, Annette Michelson, Bertell Ollman, Yvonne Rainer, Herbert I. Schiller, Robert Sklar, and Peter Wollen.
box 3*, folder 4

Calendar, 1980 October

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided grayscale poster detailing October programming. Screenings include works by John Sanborn, Kit Fitzgerald, Charles Atlas, Louis Grenier, Michael Smith, Terry Sullivan, and Martine Barrat, in addition to the 1980 Black Film and Video Makers Symposium and the Television/Society/Art symposium. Performances include Edouard Lock and Dancers; Charlie Morrow and Rip Hayman, performing The Great Wind Event; Robert Moran, performing Through Cloud and Eclipse...; Robert Dick; Dick Higgins; Jackson MacLow; Laurie Anderson, performing United States Part II ; and an all-day event, "In The Bronx," held off-site at Fashion Moda. The Gallery displays Frank Gillette's Symptomatic Syntax .
box 3*, folder 4

United States Part II, 1980 October 26-27

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster promoting the second part of Laurie Anderson's performance United States, held at New York's Orpheum Theatre and sponsored by The Kitchen. Includes credits for musicians Jules Baptiste, Roma Baron, Chuck Fisher, Wharton Tiers, engineer Bob Bielecki, projectionist Jim Hoberman, lighting manager Richard Nelson, and sponsors Holly and Horace Solmon and the National Endowment for the Arts.
box 3*, folder 4

The Kitchen uit New York In Eindhoven, 1980 October 29-November 2

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster announcing a series of events presented in the Netherlands programmed by The Kitchen. Programs include Surrender by Robert Longo; video work by Dara Birnbaum, Kit Fitzgerald, John Sanborn, John Lurie, and Twin Art; Energizer by Molissa Fenley; Monkey Run Road by Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane; two pieces by Julius Eastman; "Kamermuziek" by Jeffrey Lohn; Chamber Music for Humans & Non-humans from George Lewis; New Beings by Douglas Ewart; The Ricky Paul Show by Eric Bogosian; and music from Rhys Chatham. Programs were presented at Van Abbemuseum, Stadsschouwburg, and Het Apollohuis.
box 3*, folder 4

Lily Marlene dans la jungle, 1980 October 30-November 2

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided illustrated color poster for Édouard Lock et danseurs' performance, presented as part of Dancing In The Kitchen .
box 3*, folder 4

Calendar, 1980 November

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster detailing November programming. Performances include Hanne Tierney; Ericka Beckman's Out of Hand; The Third Person by Michael Oblowitz; the three-day event Dubbed in Glamour, "image frolics: a command performance"; Harry, dance and other works by Senta Driver; Ron Cooper's photographic exhibition The Large Torsos ; "music for piano and for voice" from Carles Santos; Derek Bailey and Evan Parker presenting duo improvisations; and "multi-sound work" from Takehisa Kosugi. Screenings in the Video Viewing Room include a series of French video, a program of works by Armstrong, Ivers and Schancenbach, a program entitled "Conventions and Elections," and, on November 4, "election watch at The Kitchen."
box 3*, folder 4

Carles Santos Performs at The Kitchen, 1980 November 3

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster announcing a musical performance, the full header text reading "Carles Santos performs at The Kitchen his recent voice and piano works," with date and address details included.
box 2*, folder 4

Derek Bailey and Evan Parker in duo improvisations , 1980 November 5

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster on color card stock announcing a performance as part of The Contemporary Music Series at The Kitchen.
box 2*, folder 4

Narrative and Performance Musictapes , 1980 November 9

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contain: One-sided illustrated black-and-white poster for a screening of videotapes by Pat Ivers, Emily Armstrong, and Robin Schanzenbach. Year is not specified, and is determined using contemporaneous listings.
box 3*, folder 4

Dubbed in Glamour, 1980 November 21-23

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster promoting "2 nights of spectacle and extravagance" presented by Edit deAk. The poster lists performers Tina L'Hotsky, Anya Phillips, Chi Chi Valenti, Anne Deon, Mark Lemley, Cookie Muller, Marilyn, Patti Astor, Lori Eastside, Jane Hudson, Anita Sarko, Becky Johnston, Vivienne Dick, Sha-Rock, Debbie Harry, Sophie VDT, Zoe, Bush Tetras, Lisa Rosen, Ex-Dragon Debs, and Rockercise, and announces a grand finale event, featuring Angel Jack formerly of the Cockettes, held at the Rock Lounge on West Broadway.

General

One poster is missing a small corner piece, leaving a tear mark.
box 3*, folder 3

Calendar, 1980 December

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster listing December programming. Events and exhibitions include Mike Glier's Training for Leisure; a program presenting Void Videoenvironment by Madelon Hooykaas with Video Void Sound by Elsa Stansfield; If It's Beautiful, Does That Mean Three? by Moniek Toebosch; Is It War or Is It Work, or Are We Waiting For The Good Fairy? by Ilona Granet; a performance by Susan Rethorst and Dancers; an "Electronic Image Processing" group show; a panel discussion on developing a critical language for image processing; A System Demonstrated by Ralph Hocking and Sherry Miller; "Selections from Electronic Image Processing"; and musical performances from Stuart Dempster, William Hellermann, and Eliane Radigue, presenting Adnos II. Verso inscribed "80."

General

The two copies of this poster were kept in separate flat files, and have been consolidated as one item. This information is recorded in case an initial count of the posters accessioned identified these posters as distinct items.
box 2*, folder 4

Is It War? Or Is It Work?, 1980 December 10

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster announcing a performance by Ilona Granet, with sets by Barry Holden. Year is not specified but believed to be 1980 based on contemporaneous listings.
box 3*, folder 4

Pictures and Promises, 1981 January 8-February 5

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster for "a display of advertisings, slogans and interventions," gathered by Barbara Kruger. Poster by Barbara Kruger.
box 2*, folder 4

Jim Pomeroy - Blind Snake Blues, 1981 January 13-14

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black and white poster printed on color card stock. Performance is billed as "Blind Snake Brews," with "Brews" crossed out and replaced with "Blues."
box 3*, folder 4

Video Premieres, 1981 January 25-February 5

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster detailing four video premieres, featuring stills depicting the works. Videos include Frank: A Vietnam Vet , by Fred Simon, Public Image, Ltd., by Paul Dougherty/Advanced TV, How to Fly, by Ed Bowes, Karen Achenbach, and Tom Bowes, and A Coupla White Faggots Sitting Around Talking , by Michel Auder.
box 3*, folder 1

Calendar, 1981 March

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided poster detailing programming, including a show of portraits featuring Anne Doran, Joan Logue, and Mark Magill and Mary Heilmann; screenings from Skip Blumberg and others in the Video Viewing Room; a program of Tapes from Synapse; new dance work by Wendy Perron; She's Wild by Friedman/Hanlon/Behrman/De Marinis; Amy! by Laura Mulvey and Peter Wollen; "Christopher Strong" by Dorothy Arzner; a Stuart Sherman retrospective; Between by Tona Scherchen-Hsiao; Three Gentlemen from Chicago by Ethnic Heritage Ensemble; and The People United will Never be Defeated by Frederic Rzewski. Verso inscribed "82", although contemporary listings date the events listed as occurring in 1981. A variant design of this poster is also held in this series, featuring expanded programming information on the verso.
box 3*, folder 4

Calendar, 1981 April

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster detailing April programming. Events include Collages by Izhar Patkin in the gallery; dutch circumstances (DUST) and (GRAVY) a medicine of spaces by Andy Degroat and Dancers; a performance of Gradual Requiem by Ingram Marshall; "four years of electric music" from Rhys Chatham; a screening of Making Dances by Michael Blackwood; Ntozake Shange's MOUTHS: A Daughter's Geography and Jessica Hagedorn's Tenement Lover: no palm tree in new york city, both directed by Thulani Davis; and "Polysexuality," an evening of films, performances and music organized by Semiotext(e). Screenings in the Video Viewing Room include "Held Over," "Communications Update 1980," "Bay Area Pics," "T.V. Etc.," and "Bay Area Pics." Verso inscribed "82-83," "poster box 1."
box 3*, folder 4

Polysexuality, 1981 April 30-May 1

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster for a two-day event curated by Semiotext(e). Illustrated with a sketch signed R. Serra. The first evening's live acts include Kathy Acker, Richard Foreman, Kenneth King, Pr. Mambuso, "The Wild Man from 'Steel Tips'," Terence Sellers, Lindzee Smith, Mr. Pontease Tyak, and Semiotexband. A second evening of film screenings includes Police Sex (Manuel DeLanda, Michael Oblowitz, Sylvère Lotringer), Bored (Karin Luner), and work by Rosa Von Praunheim.
box 2*, folder 4

Calendar, 1981 May

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Double-sided color poster detailing May programming, folded for mailing. Events include "Pictures Lie," a gallery exhibition organized by Ingrid Sischy; Bamboo Forest by Douglas Ewart; Cotillion by Arnie Zane; "Open House," an introduction to The Kitchen's interdisciplinary programs; "Polysexuality," a program of films, performances and music organized by Semiotext(e); Filmworks '81; Blond Disband at the Dustbowl by Disband; and Edges, choreographed by David Woodberry and featuring music by Larry Lewis and David Garland, presented with Invisible Dance by Jody Weiner. Screenings in the Video Viewing Room include highlights from "Dubbed in Glamour"; works by James Byrne; Communications Update 1980, produced by L. Bear, M. McClard, D.D. Halleck, S. Torton, and V. Gholson; a program of works by Michael Oblowitz; works by Don Munroe; and a program of works by Brian Eno.
box 3*, folder 1

Cotillion, 1981 May 7-10

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster for a performance by Arnie Zane & Dancers, including credits for Ross Levinson and Betsy Johnson. Features a photograph by Arnie Zane. Verso inscribed "1981."
box 3*, folder 1

Disband at the Dustbowl, 1981 May 29-30

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white illustrated poster for a performance at The Kitchen. Date is listed as "May 29 & 30, 2084;" the event was held in 1981.
box 2*, folder 3

10th Anniversary Celebration (calendar), 1981 June

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster in the style of the Kitchen events calendars in this series, announcing a 10th Anniversary Celebration at Bond International Casino, featuring Glenn Branca, David Byrne, DNA, Douglas Dunn, John Giorno, Philip Glass Ensemble, Leroy Jenkins, Meredith Monk, Love of Life Orchestra, Raybeats, Z'EV (styled "Zev"), Laurie Anderson, Robert Ashley, Bush Tetras, Rhys Chatham, Laura Dean, Fab Five Freddy & Friends, George Lewis, Lounge Lizards, Bebe Miller Dancers, Steve Reich and Musicians, "VEDO (an anagram)," referring to DEVO, Eric Bogosian, Boojie Boy, John Giorno, Pat Oleszko, and special guests, in addition to video programmed by Advanced TV, Tom Bowes, Brian Eno, Nam June Paik, Steina Vasulka, and others. A note on the poster describes the event as a benefit for artists' fees for the 1981-1982 season.
flatfile 1**

Aluminum Nights, 1981 June 14-15

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided illustrated color poster announcing a two-day birthday party and benefit concert, held at Bond's Casino in Times Square, designed by Jo Bonney and Robert Longo. Described as a benefit for artists' fees for the 1981-1982 season, the first evening featured Glenn Branca, David Byrne, DNA, Douglas Dunn Dancers, Fab Five Freddy & Friends, John Giorno, Philip Glass Ensemble, Leroy Jenkins Quintet, Love of Life Orchestra, Raybeats, and Z'EV (styled "ZEV"). The second evening featured Laurie Anderson, Robert Ashley, Bush Tetras, Rhys Chatham, Laura Dean Musicians, George Lewis, Meredith Monk, Bebe Miller Dancers, Steve Reich Musicians, and VEDO/DEVO. The program also included "intermittent vignettes nightly" by Dan Ackroyd, Eric Bogosian, Boojie Boy, Lisa Fox, John Giorno, Pat Oleszko, Terry Southern and others, and video programmed by Advanced TV, Tom Bowes, Brian Eno, Nam June Paik, Steina Vasulka and others. The posters are signed in ink by Longo, and each include a number inscribed in pencil on the verso, "163" and "165."
box 2*, folder 1

Calendar, 1981 September

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster listing the September schedule. Programming includes an exhibition of works by Vito Acconci in the gallery; a performance of The Chadbournes by Eugene Chadbourne; "Material" improvisations; songs for intoning voice, with cello and guitar, by Paul William Simons; and solo performances by Barbie Allen and Eric Barsness, Frank Conversano and Tim Miller, and Policeband and Jill Kroesen. Programs in the Video Viewing Room include Marshall Klugman presenting Mitchell Kriegman's complete works; a screening of Andy Warhol's Last Love; Dance Tapes from The Kitchen ; and New York Yankee Broadcast by Cewzan Grayson. Both copies of the poster held are marked with crayon and ink; two musical events are circled, and a scheduled dance performance by Simone Forti is stamped "cancelled."

General

Recommended for separation from other posters; the verso of each poster shows both bleed and contact with the crayon and ink used to mark the posters.
box 2*, folder 3

Material - Improvisations, 1981 September 18

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

One-sided color poster detailing a performance featuring Fred Frith, Sonny Sharrock, John Zorn, Charles K. Noyes, Michael Beinhorn, and Bill Laswell.
flatfile 1**

Tenth Anniversary Benefit for The Kitchen , 1981 September 19-26

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided illustrated color poster designed by Robert Longo, printed on thick card stock and signed and numbered in pencil by the artist (the numbers held are 124/302 and 131/302).

General

To be placed in individual sleeves, on account of light impression of red crayon on verso of one poster.
box 2*, folder 3

Calendar, 1981 October

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Double-sided color poster detailing October programming, folded for mailing. Performances include Amina Claudine Myers' Voice Choir ; Ned Sublette and the Southwesterners performing Western Classics; Arlene Flynn Dunlap's Music of Daniel Lentz; the Jamaican Music Festival, curated by Habte Selassie; a series of dance programming, "Street Dance N.Y. to L.A.," including "Graffiti Rock," a review of New York "B-Boy Breaking past and present" hosted by Fab 5 Freddy, and "Toni Basil Presents," a retrospective of Los Angeles street dance; Gary Hill's video installation "Primarily Speaking;" a program screening Nam June Paik's A Tribute to Andy Mannick and Andy Mannick's A Tribute to Nam June Paik; Alan and Susan Raymond's An American Family; and Amiri Baraka's "The Dim'crackr Party Convention" and "Weimar 2: A Theater Piece." Screenings in the Video Viewing Room include works by Galloway and Rabinowitz; "third world newsreel workshop;"; Steina and Woody Vasulka's Mostly Digital; and Alan and Susan Raymond's Hollywood. Extended program info is included on the verso, which also includes a design and typography credit for The Old Typosopher. A one-sided variant of this poster is also held in this series.
box 2*, folder 1

Calendar, 1981 October

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: A variant, one-sided color poster detailing October programming.
box 2*, folder 1

Ned Sublette & the Southwesterners - Western Classics , 1981 October 10

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided grayscale poster announcing a performance, illustrated with a photograph of the group.
box 2*, folder 3

Weimar 2 A Theatre Piece and The Dim Crack'r Party Convention, 1981 October 16-17

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster for a program of works by Amiri Baraka, featuring illustrations of Adolf Hitler and Ronald Reagan and including credits for Don Pullen and Aaron Rosenblum. Performances include a theater piece and a poetry performance.
box 2*, folder 1

Calendar, 1981 November

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Double-sided color poster outlining November events, folded for mailing. Programs include Rob Wynne's Sphere Redux in the gallery; a performance of ensemble works by Earl Howard; Soundworks for Percussion by Gerry Hemingway; Nodal Excitation (#4) by Arnold Dreyblatt, presented by the Orchestra of Excited Strings; a performance by Matt Mullican; R. A. Robboy's Efrem Zimbalist Jr. and the Talmud and Ellen Fullman's Waves of Lake Hysteria; and two dance performances by Eiko and Koma, Trilogy and Nurse's Song. Screenings in the Video Viewing Room include "first runs," featuring works by McMahon, Walworth and Plotch, and "video/music" and "portable channel video" programs. Verso includes extended descriptions of programming, a design and typography credit for The Old Typosopher, and a pencil inscription "1981."
box 2*, folder 1

Calendar, 1981 November

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster on color paper stock, headed "This week at The Kitchen." Listings include R.A. Robboy, performing Efrem Zimbalist Jr. and the Talmud , and Ellen Fullman performing Waves of Lake Hysteria; an exhibition by Rob Wynne in the gallery, Sphere Redux; and a variety of programs in the Video Viewing Room, "first runs," "portable channel video," and "video/music."
box 2*, folder 3

Blood on the Keys, 1981 November 19-22

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster detailing a performance by Eric Barsness, presented by Dance Theater Workshop, subtitled "a docu-dance about Frederic Chopin." Illustrated with a photograph by Paula Court. Includes credits for Barbara Allen, Anne Fluckiger, Joe Hannan, and Sue Henle-Christensen. Verso includes pencil inscription "Box 2."
box 2*, folder 1

R.A. Robboy - Ellen Fullman, 1981 November 20-21

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster printed on blue card stock detailing two programs at The Kitchen, R.A. Robboy's Efrem Zimbalist Jr. and the Talmud , with Robboy's The Big Jewish Band, and Ellen Fullman's Waves of Lake Hysteria.
box 2*, folder 1

Transport, 1981 December 17

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided illustrated grayscale poster for Stephan Wischerth and Bradley Wester's Transport. Year is not specified, determined by contemporaneous listings.
box 2*, folder 1

Calendar, 1981 December

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Double-sided color poster outlining December programming, folded for mailing. Events include Chamber Works by John Morton; Kuk Il Kwan by Carl Stone; duo improvisations by Trans Museq; Sound and Space by Roscoe Mitchell; a performance of Transport by Stephan Wischerth and Bradley Wester; a Christmas special by Ann Magnuson; Envy, an exhibition of pictures by Kevin Noble; Sloored by Lisa Fox; and a variety of screenings in the Video Viewing Room, including Themes in Electronic Processing, a group show curated by Shalom Gorewitz, "E. T. C. at The Kitchen," and "Electronic Processing." Verso includes credit for design and typography by The Old Typosopher, and the pencil inscription "1981."
box 3*, folder 4

Calendar, 1982 January

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster detailing January programming. Performances include What Do You Do, Dear? and The Drunkenness of Noah by Marta Renzi and Dancers; Pictures & Promises, "a display of advertisings, slogans and interventions" curated by Barbara Kruger; Blind Snake Brews by Jim Pomeroy; 360 and Relativity and Shock Theatre by Julia Heyward; various programs by Julius Eastman, including Ralph Ellison's Long Tongue and "Humanity and Not Spiritual Beings," "works for solo voice and two pianos and instruments;"; Anthony Davis performing music from the Wayang series; and music for soloist and group by Michael Byron. Screenings in the Video Viewing Room include Fred Simon and Disc-Demo.
box 2*, folder 3

Calendar, 1982 January

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster on color paper stock, headed "This Week at The Kitchen." Announces a performance by Meltable Snaps It and a gallery exhibit by Joseph Nechvatal.
box 2*, folder 4

Calendar, 1982 January

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Double-sided color poster detailing January programming. Events and performances include Sweetness for a Silent Ear by Peg Ahrens; Strangling Me With Your Love by Defunkt; When Things Get Rough on Easy Street, an installation by Joseph Nechvatal; dance from Ton Simons & Dancers; and a series of new performances from P.S. 122, with programs featuring Panic D.J. by Bob Holman with work by Stephanie Skura and Yvonne Meier, We are All Junkies by Liz Pasquale with Basic Behavior by Jim Neu, John Nesci and Paul Galasso, and Disc Composition by Christian Marclay with work from Charles Dennis. Works in the Video Viewing Room include Oued Nefifik by Liza Bear; Communications Symposium , a discussion and screening by Dee Dee Halleck; the premiere screening of "The Video Diary of a Madman" or "The Day Reflects My Mood" by Michel Auder; and the programs "Video/Performance," "Scan/Tokyo," and "Best of Communications Update." Verso includes extended programming information and the pencil inscription "1982."
box 2*, folder 3

Calendar, 1982 February

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster on color card stock detailing February programming, illustrated with a photograph of Elizabeth Streb and Michael Schwartz by Otto Berk. Listed events include a screening, "Women's Work," TeleTapes by Peter D'Agostino, dance performances by Elizabeth Streb, and a gallery exhibit, Art of the State.
box 2*, folder 3

Calendar, 1982 February

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided poster detailing February programming, illustrated with a photograph of Diamanda Galás by K. Strother. Performances include The Arch Ensemble; Jana Haimsohn, Ed Blackwell, Don Pullen, and Fred Hopkins; Diamanda Galás; a video program, "Paris to New York;" and "Art of the State" in the gallery. Verso inscribed "1982."
box 2*, folder 1

Watch and Wait, 1982 February 24

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided grayscale poster for Richard Baim's Watch and Wait , illustrated with a photograph.
box 2*, folder 3

Paul McMahon, 1982 February 27

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster advertising a performance by Paul McMahon, subtitled "Songs." The poster is illustrated with a photograph of McMahon by Robert Mapplethorpe, and includes details of his single release How I Love Your Paintings .
box 2*, folder 3

Calendar, 1982 March

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster on color card stock detailing March programming, featuring a photograph of Eric Bogosian by Jo Bonney. Performances include Eric Bogosian, a screening by Tony Oursler, music from Petr Kotik, and works by Jennifer Bolande in the gallery.
box 2*, folder 4

Calendar, 1982 March

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Double-sided poster detailing March programming, folded for mailing. Events include a show of portraits featuring Anne Doran, Mark Magill and Mary Heilmann, and Joan Logue; a video program, Tapes from Synapse; new dance work by Wendy Perron; She's Wild by Friedman/Hanlon/Behrman/De Marinis; Amy! by Laura Mulvey and Peter Wollen; "Christopher Strong" by Dorothy Arzner; a Stuart Sherman retrospective; Between by Tona Scherchen-Hsiao; Three Gentlemen from Chicago by Ethnic Heritage Ensemble; and The People United will Never be Defeated by Frederic Rzewski. Programs in the Video Viewing Room include works by Stuart Sherman, Gianfranco Mantegnam, and Pat Hearn. Verso features extended program information and includes pencil inscription "1981."
box 4*, folder 1

Cybertronics, 1982 March

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided graphic poster advertising Cybertronics season at the Kitchen. Listings include Remote Gestures/Obsolete Desires by Stelarc, Nicholas Collins with Soldie, Ray Edgar and Joel Ryan, Mark Trayle and Elise Kermani, Takehisa Kosugi and Laetitia Sonami, Trimpin and Tod Machover. Dates are expressed without year, determined as 1982 with reference to internal programming documentation.
box 2*, folder 3

Eric Bogosian performs ' Men in Dark Times ,' 1982 March 18-21

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster designed by Jo Bonney, promoting a performance featuring Joe Hannan, Grethe Holby, Jeff McMahon, and Marcelino Rosado.
box 2*, folder 4

Calendar, 1982 April

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Double-sided color poster detailing April programming. Events include a screening of works by Stuart Marshall; "Hybrids," a panel discussion and screening including Laurie Anderson, Lee Breuer, Kenneth King, Robert Longo, Roy Trakin, Tony Whitfield, and Arlene Zeichner, co-produced with FIVF; a screening of works by Charles Libin and Michael Shamberg; "Video Data Bank/Chicago Video Tape Review" featuring Lectra Nancy, Daniel Klepper and Bob Dnyder; an evening screening of works by Don Letts; Moments in Classical Literature by David Warrilow; For Queen Eleanor of England, Duchess of Aquitaine, Her Daughter Countess Marie of Champagne and Her Chaplain Andreas Capellanus , an exhibition by Stuart Marshall in the gallery; Door Studies by Simone Forti; Dance as Film ; "Merce Cunningham: Dance & The Camera," a film and video presentation by David Vaughan; and Quintet Project by Dana Reitz & Dancers, as well as a lecture and demonstration. Musical programming is dedicated to the "New Virtuosi Festival," sponsored by Composers' Forum and Real Art Ways, includes performances by Joseph Celli, Stuart Dempster, Robert Dick, Jan Williams, Anthony Braxton and Muhal Richard Abrams, some occurring off-site. Screenings in the Video Viewing Room include programs curated by Lyn Blumenthal and John Manning and "Beyond Promos." Verso includes extended program information and the pencil inscription "1982."
box 2*, folder 3

Calendar, 1982 April

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster on color paper stock, featuring artwork by Simone Forti. Listed events include a performance by Forti; a program titled Dance as Film; David Vaughan, subtitled "Merce Cunningham: Dance & the Camera"; video from Charles Libin and Michael Shamberg, Stuart Marshall, and two programs, "Chicago Video Tape Review," and Hybrids, with Laurie Anderson, Lee Breuer, Kenneth King, Roy Trakin, and Tony Whitfield; and work by Stuart Marshall in the gallery. Verso inscribed "1982" and "poster box #2."
box 2*, folder 3

Dance as Film, 1982 April 6-8

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster on color paper stock detailing dance programming presented as part of Dancing In The Kitchen . Events include works by Johanna Boyce, Yoshiko Chuma, Pooh Kaye, Gabrielle Lansner, Elisabeth Ross, Curt Royston and Lisa Fox, David Woodberry, and Simone Forti with Lloyd Cross, as well as "Merce Cunningham: Dance & The Camera," a film and video presentation by David Vaughan.
box 2*, folder 3

Film Video - Charles Libin, 1982 April 9

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided grayscale poster promoting a video screening, illustrated with a headshot of Libin. The poster includes program notes detailing works to be screened, including video of live performances by The Cure, Plastics, Judy Nylon, Suicide, and Gang of Four, in addition to varied film material featuring Polyrock, The B-52s, 2-Yous, and a segment from No Incident, a dramatic film by Libin. Year is not stated but is most likely 1982, based on contemporaneous listings.
box 2*, folder 3

The 1982 New Virtuosi Festival, 1982 April 19-May 1

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster advertising festival events across two venues, The Kitchen and Real Art Ways in Hartford, Connecticut. Includes details of events featuring Stuart Dempster, Joseph Celli, Robert Dick, Jan Williams and Bertram Turetsky, and credits co-sponsorship of the festival to Real Art Ways and Composers Forum.
box 2*, folder 1

Anthony Braxton - Muhal Richard Abrams, 1982 April 21-24

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster advertising a series of performances of chamber and orchestral works by Anthony Braxton and Muhal Richard Abrams at Symphony Space, presented by The Kitchen. Designed by Jo Bonney.
box 2*, folder 3

Don Letts in The Kitchen, 1982 April 23

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster featuring a photograph of Letts by Bob Gruen. Subtitled "filmworks 1977-82," the poster includes a list of artists with whom Letts was affiliated, The Clash, PiL, Black Uhuru, Pearl Harbour, The Slits Pictures, Sex Pistols, and Psychedelic Furs.
box 2*, folder 2

Branca - Symphony No.2 (The Peak of the Sacred) , 1982 May 6-15

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster for Symphony No. 2 (The Peak of the Sacred) by Glenn Branca, a performance at St. Mark's Church presented by The Kitchen and Danspace. Also credited are ZEV [sic, i.e. Z'EV] and Stephan Wischerth.
box 2*, folder 2

Scott Johnson, 1982 May 14

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black and white poster on blue card stock, promoting a performance of solo and ensemble works by Scott Johnson. Year is not specified, but is most likely 1982 according to internal programming documentation.
box 2*, folder 2

Cornelius Cardew 1936-1981, 1982 May 25

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster announcing a memorial concert of the music of Cornelius Cardew, held at Symphony Space, for the benefit of Cardew's family. The poster, designed by Fast Forward, includes a long text passage describing the significance of Cardew and his work. Listed performers include David Behrman, Ruth Anderson, Frederic Rzewski, Christian Wolff, Ursula Oppens, John Tilbury, Earle Brown, Ned Sublette, Philip Corner, Annea Lockwood, Michael Byron, Maryanne Amacher, Ivan Tcherepnin, Max Neuhaus, Ben Patterson, Shem Guibbory, and Alvin Curran.
box 2*, folder 3

Filmworks, 1982 May 25-27

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster on color paper stock promoting a series of film programs curated by Amy Taubin. Works screened on May 25 include: Match by Power Boothe; Shift by Ernie Gehr; Channels/Inserts by Charles Atlas; Noblesse Oblige by Warren Sonbert; and September Wheat by Peter Krieg. On May 26, screenings include The Nightmare by John Perry; Bedtime Story by Esther Shatavsky; Displaced Person by Dan Eisenberg; Murder Psalm by Stan Brakhage; Swiss Army Knife With Rats and Pigeons by Robert Breer; Flying Fur by George Griffin; Valse Triste and America Is Waiting by Bruce Connor; Eclipse Predictions by Diana Wilson; Sea Space by William Farley; Esmeralda and the Turkey Vulture by Gail Vachon; AMY! by Laura Mulvey and Peter Wollen; Raw Nerves (recut version) by Manuel DeLanda; Gratuitous Facts by Tom Leeser; and Broken Blossoms by D.W. Griffith, presented with a live accompaniment by Evan Lurie. Films on May 27 include Primal Scene by Christine Noll Brinckmann; Gently Down the Stream by Su Friedrich; X-TRACTS, All Right You Guys by Leslie Thornton; To Love, Honor and Obey by Christine Choy; and a program of super 8 works featuring Invasion of the Aluminum People by David Boone; Anybody's Woman by Betty Gordon; Thus Went Phillippa by Tim Burns; Harmful Or Fatal If Swallowed by Manuel DeLanda; Waiting for the Wind by James Nares; and Springtime 81 by Vivienne Dick. Verso features pencil inscription "1982."
flatfile 1**

U.S.A., 1982 June 1

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided illustrated color poster announcing the first concert of a nationwide tour sponsored by The Kitchen, taking place aboard the Staten Island Ferry. The poster is designed by Jo Bonney and includes images of performers Lisa Fox, Fab Five Freddy and Friends, David Van Tieghem, Glenn Branca, Oliver Lake & Jump Up, Eric Bogosian, and Julia Heyward & T-Venus. In addition to details of the Staten Island Ferry premiere performances, a list of cities the tour will travel to is also included; Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Pittsburg, Buffalo, Toronto, Detroit/Ann Arbor, Madison, Minneapolis, and Iowa City.
box 2*, folder 2

Danceweek, 1982 June 3-8

Physical Description: 4 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster printed on blue paper stock detailing dance events presented as part of the Dancing In The Kitchen program (credited "1978-1982"). Programs include Lisa Fox, Anne Hammel, Rock Steady Crew, Joan Strasbaugh, and Arnie Zane; Johanna Boyce, Kenneth King, Ton Simons, and David Woodberry; Yoshiko Chuma, Andy deGroat, Nancy Lewis, Charlie Moulton, and Marta Renzi; Charles Dennis, Grethe Holby, Pooh Kaye, Mary Overlie, and Wendy Perron; Senta Driver, Molissa Fenley, Elizabeth Streb, and Nancy Topf; Frank Conversano, Simone Forti, Deborah Gladstein, Susan Rethorst, and Peter Rose.
box 2*, folder 2

John Cale - Bob Neuwirth - Convergence, 1982 September 9-11

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided grayscale poster announcing the opening concert of the Contemporary Music Series, featuring John Cale and Bob Neuwirth's collaboration, Convergence, with Ruskin Germino.
box 2*, folder 2

Calendar, 1982 October

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One of three posters detailing October programming during the 1982-1983 season, printed in black on paper card stock. Performances include Crash Course by Beth Lapides, Return/Jump, a video retrospective curated by Tom Bowes, and The Moments Before The Tragedy, I, II, III. Screenings in the Video Viewing Room include Herbert Wentscher, Ko Nakajima, and "Video/Music New Orleans and Memphis."
box 2*, folder 2

Calendar, 1982 October

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One of three posters detailing October programming during the 1982-1983 season, printed in black on white stock. Performances include Four Duets by Bill T. Jones, and The Moments Before The Tragedy, I, II, III . Screenings in the Video Viewing Room include Herbert Wentscher, Ko Nakajima, and "Video/Music New Orleans and Memphis." The verso of one of the posters held features the pencil inscription "1982."
box 2*, folder 2

Calendar, 1982 October

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One of three posters detailing October programming during the 1982-1983 season, with pink text set against a brown background. Performances include Four Duets by Bill T. Jones, and The Moments Before The Tragedy, I, II, III . Screenings in the Video Viewing Room include Herbert Wentscher, Ko Nakajima, and "Video/Music New Orleans and Memphis."
box 2*, folder 2

Beth Lapides - Crash Course, 1982 October 8-9

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster featuring a photograph of Beth Lapides by Paula Court, crediting participants Bill Obrecht, Anne Carley, Paula Eastwood, Ellen Girstell, Susan Pikowski, Takwa F. Southerland, and Lynn Winters.
box 3*, folder 1

Return/Jump, 1982 October 10-17

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided programming schedule for a season of video curated by Tom Bowes, printed in blue ink on paper. Includes work by John Lurie, Tony Oursler, Bill Viola, Steina Vasulka, Sanborn & Fitzgerald, Brian Eno, Nam June Paik, Don Letts, Vito Acconci and many others. Verso inscribed "poster box 2."
box 3*, folder 3

Calendar, 1982 October 29-November 27

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster advertising selected programs from the October/November season. Includes details of events including See Tee's New Blues by Thulandi Davis; performances of Oskar Schlemmer's Bauhaus Dances of the 1920s, reconstructed by Debra McCall, at the Ethnic Folk Arts Center; and "Video/Music New Orleans." Also includes listings of programs in the Video Viewing Room, featuring "War Games," curated by Gregory Miller; From Nepal by Alan Esner & Jamie Newman, involving or presented alongside work by John Caldwell; and Personal Problems, directed Bill Gunn and produced by Walter Cotton.
box 2*, folder 2

Calendar, 1982 November

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One of four color posters detailing November programming. Events include "His Master's Voice - The Art of the Record Players," featuring Afrika Islan, Bill Bahlman, DJ Spy with Frank C, Wanda D & Debbie D, Christian Marclay, Stuart Sherman, Roger Trilling, Whiz Kid and others; "Short solo pieces for female voice," with Barbara Barg, Adele Bertei, A.C. Chubb, Truus DeGroot, Margaret DeWys, Barbara Ess, Miranda, and Ann Rupel; and "Film/Music II," with works by Bruce Connor, Robert Breer, Beverly Grant and Tony Conrad, Peter Kubelka, Jean-Marie Straub and Danielle Huillet, Kenneth Anger, Bruce Baillie, and John Marshall.
box 2*, folder 2

Calendar, 1982 November

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One of four color posters detailing November programming. Performances include Staightman by Jim Neu; RE:GENDER (scape) by Bradley Wester; a premiere of Personal Problems by Ishmael Reed, directed by Bill Gunn and produced by Walter Cotton; and dance from Colleen Mulvihill.
box 2*, folder 2

Calendar, 1982 November

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One of four color posters detailing November programming. Events include dance from Colleen Mulvihill, and "His Master's Voice - The Art of The Record Players" with Afrika Islam, Bill Bahlman, DJ Spy with Frank C, Wanda D & Debbie D, Christian Marclay, Stuart Sherman, Roger Trilling, Whiz Kid and others. Verso features pencil inscription "poster box #2."
box 2*, folder 2

Calendar, 1982 November

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One of four color posters detailing November programming. Events include Flaming Angels by Rudolph Grey, with Rashied Ali, Beaver Harris, Nick Di Geronimo, Charles Tyler, Ken Simon, Jim Sauter, Don Dietrich, Arto Lindsay and Lee Ranaldo; Oskar Schlemmer's Bauhaus Dances of the 1920s, reconstructed by Debra McCall; The 28th Party Congress of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics by Kazimir Passion; Staightman by Jim Neu; and High Marks in Five Key Areas by Gerry Morehead. Screenings in the Video Viewing Room include "War Games," curated by Gregory Miller, "From Nepal," by Alan Esner and Jamie Newman, and John Caldwell; and Personal Problems by Ishmael Reed, directed by Bill Gunn and Walter Cotton.
box 3*, folder 4

Communist Congress at The Kitchen, 1982 November 7

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

One-sided color poster advertising a group performance of Kazimir Passion, designed by Alexander Kosolapov and depicting the profile of Vladimir Lenin beside the Coca-Cola logo. The print includes credits for the performance - naming A. Drewchin, V. Urban, L. Bardina, M. Tupitsyn, A. Kosolapov, and V. Tupitsyn - and also credits H. Hopper and H. Seligman.
box 3*, folder 3

RE:GENDER (scape), 1982 November 13

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

One-sided black-and-white poster for a solo performance by Bradley Wester. Includes credit for audio design by Bruce Tovsky.
box 2*, folder 2

Calendar, 1982 December

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One of two posters detailing December programming, printed in black and white on color card stock. Events include screenings presented by Vanguard Sweden, including "Besides Bergman," a series of contemporary films curated by Leandro Katz, "Archipelago 8," a program of experimental Swedish films curated by Claes Soderquist, and "Soundshift," a program of contemporary Swedish electronic music presented on audio tape. Performances include a workshop by Jim Self, as well as a lecture and demonstration on Beehive, and improvisations on the Steinway Grand by Julius Eastman.
box 2*, folder 2

Calendar, 1982 December

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One of two posters detailing December programming, printed in black and white on color card stock. Events include a lecture and demonstration by Jim Self; works on video by Trisha Brown, including Dancing on the Edge , with WGBH/Boston, Primary Accumulation, with Jamie Dearing and Carlota Schoolman, and Son of Gone Fishin' , with Michael Schwartz; musical performances including Music Without Fans by Frankie Mann; a performance by The Raincoats; and a performance directed by Ping Chong and Rob List, Rainer and the Knife.
box 2*, folder 2

Ping Chong - Rob List - Rainer and the Knife , 1982 December 15-19

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided illustrated color poster promoting the New York premiere of a performance directed by Ping Chong and Rob List.
box 2*, folder 3

Calendar, 1983 February

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Double-sided color poster detailing February programming, folded for mailing. Events include performance and installation for Island of Negative Utopia , an exhibition exploring ABC No Rio; The Point of Consumption by Jack Walworth; "3 Documents," a screening program featuring works by Robert Whitman, Jean Rouch, R. Foreman and Ernie Gehr; three dance works by Pooh Kaye, Eccentric Motions , Homelife of a Wildgirl and Oh; a program of works by Mary Overlie, featuring Hero, Wallpaper, Painters Dream, and History; and a benefit piano concert featuring Robert Ashley, John Cage, Philip Glass, and "Blue" Gene Tyranny. Screenings in the Video Viewing Rom include a Dan Reeves retrospective; Hatsu Yune (First Dream) by Bill Viola; and a program of works including Ron Morgan/Milli Iatrou, Steve Moore/Barbara Aria, Eric Mitchell, Robert Burden/Dictelio Cepeda, Mary Heilmann, Mark Magill, Stephen Torton, and Liza Bear. Verso includes extended programming information.
box 3*, folder 4

Calendar, 1983 February

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster detailing February programming. Events include premieres of How to Fly, by Ed Bowes, and A Coupla White Faggots Sitting Around Talking, by Michel Auder; Dancing in the Land Where Children are the Light , an "audio/visual environmental installation" by Rita Myers; performances by William Hurley, performing new works for harp, piano and strings, Joan La Barbara, performing Voice is the Original Instrument ; and God is Dead My Radio and What Happened on the Way Here by Spalding Gray, with Ron Vawter. Works in the Video Viewing Room include selected tapes from the Experimental Television Center of RTBF-TV in Belgium. A variant design of this poster is also held in this series, including extended programming information on the verso.
box 2*, folder 4

Calendar, 1983 February

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Variant, double-sided color poster detailing February programming.
box 3*, folder 2

ABC No Rio - The Island of Negative Utopia , 1983 February 1-8

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Stenciled and screenprinted one-sided color poster for an exhibition about Lower East Side art space ABC No Rio, designed by Kiki Smith. Verso inscribed "1983."
box 2*, folder 3

Calendar, 1983 March

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster detailing March programming. Events include Tourism by Sokhi Wagner in the gallery; a performance by Luigi Ontani; five works by Kenneth King & Dancers/co. ( Dance Motor, Flextime, Scream at Me Tomorrow, Complete Electric Discharge , and Mumble Mumbo (Jumbo) J-U-M-B-L-E ... ); 256 Locations for Two Loudspeakers by Joel Ryan; and Normalsatz - The Basis of Make-Up I , by Heinz Emigholz with Sheila McLaughlin, Lynne Tillman, Peter Blegvad, and David Marc. Screenings in the Video Viewing Room include highlights from Video Roma; Wired by Leslie Tonkonow and The Black Sheep by Jane Brettschneider, presented as part of "First Runs"; Social Studies I & II and Cuban Outtakes by Lyn Blumenthal; and Mythical and Ironical Songs & Stories: Man/Nature by Michel Auder, featuring songs by Ned Sublette and Jeffrey Glenn.
box 2*, folder 1

Calendar, 1983 April

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Double-sided poster detailing April programming, folded for mailing. This is a variant design of a one-sided poster also contained in this series. Exhibitions and events include work by John Miller in the gallery; performances of Tim Miller's Cost of Living; a program of recent work by filmmakers, Filmworks '83; Susan Salinger's performance The hand that holds the knife; musical performances from Anthony Davis, Krzysztof Knittel, and Z'EV; and a benefit piano concert featuring Anthony Davis, Meredith Monk, Pauline Oliveros, and Nam June Paik. Works in the Video Viewing Room include "contemporary tapes from West Germany," Secret of the Waterfall by Charles Atlas and Douglas Dunn (with text by Reed Bye and Anne Waldman), and tapes by Sally Shapiro, Peter Fend, and others. Verso includes details on programming and the pencil inscription "1982-1983."
box 3*, folder 2

Calendar, 1983 April

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Variant, one-sided color poster detailing The Kitchen's 1982-1983 season.
box 2*, folder 3

Tim Miller - Cost of Living, 1983 April 20-23

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided illustrated color poster announcing a performance work composed, directed and choreographed by Tim Miller. Includes credits for Kirk Winslow, Greg Miller, Pat Dignan, Dona Ann McAdams, Chris Burnside, Beatrice Braun, Peter Davis, David Harris, Jordan Levin, Carol McDowell, Susan Seizer, Andy Wollowitz, Jim Fouratt, Thelma Townshend-Zellner, and the Jumper Chorus.
box 3*, folder 2

Z'EV: Formations, 1983 April 29-30

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black and white poster printed on yellow stock, advertising a performance by Z'EV. Verso inscribed "1983."
box 2*, folder 2

Recent British Video, 1983 May

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster detailing a program of video works curated by Stuart Marshall, on display in the Video Viewing Room as part of Britain Salutes New York '83. Includes a listing of contributors John Adams, Neil Armstrong, Ian Bourn, Catherine Elwes, David Finch, Sera Furneaux, Mick Hartney, Steve Hawley, Madelon Hookyas, Tina Keane, Richard Layzell, Mark Lucas, Antonia Sherman, Elsa Stansfield, Caroline Stone, Margaret Warwick, and Jeremy Welsh.
box 2*, folder 1

Calendar, 1983 May-June

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Double-sided color poster detailing the May-June schedule, part of The Kitchen's 1982-1983 season, folded for mailing. Programs include What Americans Are on T.V.: The Pleasure of Television by Lyn Blumenthal; Video Portraits by Joan Logue; Bill Loman, Master Salesman (part I) by Michael Smith; Going Solo by Lisa Kraus; Perpetrator by Jim Self; and a world premiere of You The Better by Ericka Beckman, presented with In Artificial Light by Curt Royston. Screenings in the Video Viewing Room include "Recent British Video," a program curated by Stuart Marshall, as part of Britain Salutes New York '83, featuring John Adams, Neil Armstrong, Ian Bourn, Catherine Elwes, David Finch, Sera Furneaux, Mick Hartney, Steve Hawley, Madelon Hooykas, Tina Keane, Richard Layzell, Antonia Sherman, Elsa Stansfield, Caroline Stone, Margaret Warwick and Geremy Welsh; and "New Video from Antarctica" volume I, with Kit Fitzgerald, John Sanborn, and Peter Gordon. The program also includes listings for Signal Smart, a series of radio programs on WNYC, including Frozen Moments of Passion (A Tone Poem) by Peter Gordon, We Didn't Do That by David Van Tieghem and Ned Sublette, Intercept by Maryanne Amacher, Band-Aid (for Groundwave Aggression) by Frankie Mann, and The Policeband Radio Show by Boris Policeband. Additional description of the radio programs tentatively suggests that the programs would be broadcast on public radio stations across the nation. Verso inscribed "1982-1983."
box 2*, folder 3

Bill Loman - Master Salesman, 1983 May 20-22

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster for Part I of Bill Loman: Master Salesman , "a Tragicomedy" by Michael Smith, including credits for music by Bingham/Leroy and set design by Power Boothe. Poster design credited to Howard Mandel.
box 3*, folder 2

Calendar, 1983 September 30-December 30

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Double-sided black-and-white programming schedule with comprehensive details of fall events, featuring a series focusing on constructivism, including two programs of "constructivist music and performance," featuring Nikolaĭ Roslavets and A. Mosolov; a program presenting footage from Russian theater of the '20s and '30s, "Constructivist Theatre on Film"; and a display of constructivist theater posters and programs. Among other programs are a program of works by Ken Feingold; Business at Pete's Store by The Theater Project; Persuasion(s), a group show of works interrogating advertising and appropriation, featuring Dennis Adams, Doug Ashford, Joseph Beirne, Jenny Holzer, Greg Sholette and Anthony Silvestrini; a performance by Golden Eagles; Joseph Jarman's Stepping - Other Shores; a weekly retrospective curated by David Shapiro, The Seventies: First Decade of Video Documentary ; Woody Vasulka's The Commission ; performances by Barbara Barg, Cyril, Love Men, Miranda, and Virginia Piersol, billed as Melolalia; the New York premiere of Laura Mulvey and Peter Wollen's The Bad Sister; a performance by Earl Howard, playing with George Lewis and Anthony Davis; a "musical collaboration: drums, vinyl, rhythm & rap" between Max Roach, Fab 5 Freddy, DJ Spy and others; Steina and Woody Vasulka's The West; a performance by Love of Life Orchestra and The Ordinaires, as part of an informal series of musical events; Paul Howard-Proveaux performing Syntho-Lieder; the American premiere of Peter Greenaway's four documentary films on four American composers; a musical program curated by and featuring collaborations with John Zorn; Perry Hoberman's 3-D slide/film performance Smaller Than Life ; a screening of a 1983 documentary about Dario Fo; a video program, "American Families," featuring works by Deans Keppel, Kirk Von Heflin, and Michael d'Elia; a dance performance featuring a score by "Blue" Gene Tyranny, Tim Buckley and The Twisters; the opening of a sound/image installation by Kiki Smith, Bending Water; performances of a dance piece by Yoshiko Chuma and The School of Hard Knocks; Christmas on Earth by Barbara Rubin and Un Chant d'Amour by Jean Genet; and revivals of works by Vito Acconci, William Wegman, Kevin McMahon, Joan Jonas, Pat Hearn, and Tina Keane. The calendar also includes details on The Kitchen's renovation, including a photograph by Teri Bloom of the center's space at Wooster and Broome, as well as a section, "And of Interest...," announcing the completion of Robert Ashley's Perfect Lives and detailing The Kitchen's video distribution and touring programs.
box 3*, folder 2

Russian Constructivist Music & Performance , 1983 October 6-16

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster printed on yellow paper stock, featuring Shlepyanov's 1922 illustration of a biomechanic exercise. Events include a program of works by Nikolai Roslavetz, presented alongside performances from the theater of Nikolai Foregger; works by A. Mossolov, alongside a performance of work by Vsevolod Meyerhold; and an exhibition of "constructivist theatre posters and programs," and "constructivist theatre on film." The poster includes credits for performing musicians as well as for producer Alma Law, director Mel Gordon, musical director Sarah Rothenberg, choreographer Lenard Petit, and scenic designer Hanna Bakula.
box 3*, folder 3

Golden Eagles, 1983 October 18

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster announcing a performance by Golden Eagles, featuring Chief Joseph Pierre (Monk Boudreaux), Larry Boudreaux, John "Quartermoon" Tobias, and Norwood "Geechie" Johnson. Includes notes on funding support.
box 2*, folder 3

Melolalia, 1983 November 1

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster advertising an evening of song featuring Barbara Barg, Cyril, The Love Men, Miranda, and Virginia Piersol.
box 2*, folder 3

Love of Life Orchestra and The Ordinaires, 1983 November 14

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided illustrated color poster announcing a concert.
box 2*, folder 3

Calendar, 1983 December-1984 January

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white handbill printed on paper detailing events during December and January. Events include work by Kiki Smith in the gallery; a Sunday series of musical performances curated by Fast Forward with Rhys Chatham, featuring Michael Peppe and Nylon Vinyl; a series of music/dance collaborations; several events with Nam June Paik based around his works Good Morning, Mr. Orwell and 1984 in 1984, featuring Laurie Anderson, Jean-Louis Barrault, Joseph Beuys, Merce Cunningham, John Cage, Allen Ginsberg, Peter Orlovsky and Sappho; performances of Oskar Schlemmer's Bauhaus Dances of the 1920s, held offsite at the Guggenheim Museum; Out Of The Public Eye by John Malpede; and A View From The Inside by Amina Claudine Myers. Works in the Video Viewing Room include Mistero Buffo by Dario Fo; a program of home videos including Quit Kicking Sand In Our Faces by Deans Keppel; Let Them Eat Cheese by Kirk Von Heflin; 3 Brothers Playing A Broken Tune by Michael D'Elia; and a series of revivals and updates featuring Merlo by Joan Jonas, Bondage by Pat Hearn, and Demolition/Escape by Tina Deane.
box 2*, folder 4

Ned Sublette Band & The Beastie Boys, 1983 December 12

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided illustrated black-and-white poster, printed on color paper stock.
box 2*, folder 4

Four New Works, 1983 December 18

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster for a Sunday Series program guest curated by Fast Forward. Performers include Rhys Chatham, Fast Forward, Michael Peppe, and Nylon Vinyl.
box 3*, folder 2

musicdance, 1983 December 19-23

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster printed on blue card stock announcing a festival of collaborations. Programs include Vernon Reid and Ralph Lemon, Jeanette Riedel and Mary Richter, Brandon Ross and Lisa Fox, and Elliott Sharp and Christine Brodbeck; J.A. Deane and Colleen Mulvihill, Kurt Hoffman and Ellen Van Schuylenburch, Jonathan Kane/Sidetrack and Miranda, and Tim Schellenbaum and Bebe Miller; Jim Farmer and Elizabeth Streb, Ikue Mori and Tamar Kotoske, Nick Nice and Lisa Kraus, and Eliane Radigue and Hope Gillerman; Fast Forward and Yves Musard, Frankie Mann and Eric Barsness/Julie Lifton, Ned Rothenberg and Pooh Kaye, and John Zorn and Sally Silvers; and Wanda D & Sisco Kid, Toshinori Kondo and Yoshiko Chuma, "Blue" Gene Tyranny and Timothy Buckley, and Z'EV and Simone Forti.
box 2*, folder 4

Robert Ashley's Perfect Lives, approximately 1984

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster detailing the production of Robert Ashley's opera for television. Illustrated with a photograph by Mimi Johnson, and a listing of participants including "Blue" Gene Tyranny, Jill Kroesen, David Van Tieghem, John Sanborn, Peter Gordon, and Carlota Schoolman.
box 2*, folder 1

Nam June Paik - 1984 in 1984, 1984 January 1-5

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster promoting a variety of performances, events, and screenings on the occasion of Nam June Paik's exhibition 1984 in 1984 , billed as "a counterpoint to Good Morning Mr. Orwell ." The first event described is an open house reception for Good Morning Mr. Orwell, featuring "a transatlantic video satellite link-up originating in New York at Channel 13/WNET and in Paris at the Centre Pompidou," with performances and participation by Laurie Anderson, Peter Gabriel, Merce Cunningham, Allen Ginsberg, John Cage, Peter Orlovsky, Robert Rauschenberg, The Urban Sax, Joseph Beuys, and Sappho, with a broadcast of the New Year's Day bowl games following the transmission. A second event included a reception for 1984 in 1984, an installation of the tapes from the New York and Paris transmission. The program also included workshops, lectures and performances at The Kitchen by Nam June Paik. The poster is illustrated with a photograph of the artist by Keri Pickett.
box 2*, folder 1

Calendar, 1984 January 1-February 29

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Double-sided black-and-white poster detailing January and February programming, including an exhibition of work by Nam June Paik, presenting Good Morning Mr. Orwell and 1984 in 1984 as well as performances, lectures and workshops. Other events include Oskar Schlemmer's Bauhaus Dances of the 1920s, reconstructed by Debra McCall with Andreas Weininger, featuring Jan Hanvik, Brian Hanna, Juliet Neidish, and Nancy Ellen Stotz, at the Guggenheim; films from and about Central America; My Father Belonged to the FBI but I was a Soviet Spy; Tim Burns' A Gap; Jean-Luc Godard's video tape Scenario du film Passion; Christopher Berg and "Blue" Gene Tyranny performing "notes inégales" piano works; premieres of Peter Greenaway's documentary portraits of composers Robert Ashley, John Cage, Philip Glass and Meredith Monk; Sunday and Monday concert series, guest curated by Remko Scha; a program presenting texts with soundtrack and projection, featuring Eric Bogosian, Glenn Branca and Michael Zwack; Out of the Public Eye by John Malpede, with contributions by Mark Fisher and A. LeRoy; A View From the Inside by Amina Claudine Myers; and Cowboys, Dreams, and Ladders by Ishmael Houston-Jones and Fred Holland. Screenings in the Video Viewing Room include A Broad Spectrum of Words and Pictures by Nolan Poole II, Gary Hill's Happenstance, Joe Beirne's Nature is Corrupt , Ulysses Jenkins' Televisions and Cable Radio (Herb Schiller section), Chris Belhumeur's Sweet Basil, Bruce Tovsky's Invaded, M.J. Becker's Song of Venezuela, Julia Heyward's Dragging the Bottom, Mary McFerran's Powerplays, Tim Smith's Hyperactivity: the Facts , Ed Bowes' Romance, Bill Viola's Anthem and Reasons for Knocking at an Empty House , and two works by George Landow, also known as Owen Land, The Land o' Lakes Butter Box Theory and Noli Me Tangere. The program also includes details of artist-produced cable programming in the Viewing Room, featuring Paper Tiger, Cast Iron TV, Artists' Television Network, and Fresh Potatoes. Photographs by Keri Pickett and Livia Polanyi illustrate the poster, and the verso includes details on The Kitchen as well as its video distribution and touring programs.
box 2*, folder 2

Oskar Schlemmer's Bauhaus Dances, 1984 January 19-22

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided grayscale poster for performances of Oskar Schlemmer's Bauhaus Dances of the 1920s, presented by The Kitchen at The Guggenheim Museum. Includes credits and sponsor information listing Debra McCall, Goethe House, Andreas Weininger, and the Schlemmer Estate.
box 2*, folder 1

Out of the Public Eye, 1984 January 26-29

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided illustrated color poster promoting a performance written and directed by John Malpede. Includes credits for performers Ann Magnuson, Frank South, and John Malpede, and production credits for Mark Fischer, A. Leroy, and Amelia Mudd, under whose name the poster is copyrighted.
box 2*, folder 3

Arto Lindsay's Ambitious Lovers, 1984 February 6

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster announcing a Monday performance, featuring special guest Orlando "Puntilla" Rios, featuring a photograph of Lindsay by Wolfgang Burat. Verso features pencil inscription "1984."
box 2*, folder 1

Sang-Won Park, 1984 March 9

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster promoting "an evening of Asian Music" with Korean kayagum musician Sang Won Park. The poster also lists participants Fusako Yoshida, Kiyoto Fujiwara, Muthumi Pakamiju, and Sherry Kato. Year is not specified on poster, and is determined using contemporaneous listings.
box 2*, folder 1

Sunday Series 4, 1984 March 11

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided grayscale poster announcing a program of "music from the Heartland," guest curated by Douglas Ewart. Performers include Steve McCall, Edward L. Wilkerson, and Douglas Ewart & Inventions, performing Clarinet Quartet, featuring Mwata Bowden, and J.D. Paran. Year is not specified, and is determined using contemporaneous listings.
box 2*, folder 1

Komar & Melamid - Art Belongs to the People , 1984 March 16

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided grayscale poster for a bilingual "painting-in-performance directed by Komar & Melamid," illustrated with an image from "double self-portrait, 1972" from Ronald Feldman Fine Arts.
box 2*, folder 4

Arthur Russell - David Linton, 1984 March 19

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided grayscale poster announcing a concert presenting excerpts from World of Echo ("The World of Echo") and other works, by Arthur Russell, and The Narcissism of Minor Differences , by David Linton with Tamar Kotoske.
flatfile 1**

Powers, Roots and Imaginaries, 1984 March 29-April 1

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided grayscale poster announcing a dance performance presented by Kinematic, including credits for participants Robin Klingensmith, Tamar Kotoske, Maria Lakis, Mary Richter, David Linton, and Stan Pressner. Year is not stated but is most likely 1984, determined using internal programming documentation.
box 3*, folder 2

Social Climbing - Life is a Test, 1984 April 6

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster for three performances written and directed by Vanalyne Green: Go Buy Buy, Ardent Desires, and A Tail of Two Kitties . Lists performers Joy Behar, Andrew Duncan, Ilona Granet, and Lynne Lipton. Includes a notice of copyright for consultant Amelia Mudd.
box 3*, folder 2

GTO - Germans Together Outrageously Festival , 1984 April 8-15

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster detailing a festival at The Kitchen, co-sponsored by Goethe House New York. Events include "Sacra! Stravinsky a product of the new Stravinsky research," presenting "new music from West Germany" including Frieder Butzmann, Judith Flex, Thomas Kapielski, Angela Maisch and Udo Scheuerpflug; a performance by Berlin group Die Todliche Doris ("Deadly Doris"); a performance by Die Zwei; Wolfsburg: An Opera in Three Parts, with Frieder Butzmann and Hannah Weyh; a performance by Dieter Schnebel; and a series of performances by M. Raskin Stichting Ens.
box 3*, folder 2

Peter Greenaway's Four Films on Four American Composers , 1984 April 21-22

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black and white poster advertising the premiere of a series of hour-long documentaries, focusing on Robert Ashley, John Cage, Philip Glass, and Meredith Monk. Verso inscribed "1984."
box 4*, folder 1

Video Screening, 1984 October 13-20

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Single-page black-and-white poster detailing three evenings of video screenings. Featured events include work by Bruce and Norman Yonemoto, a premiere of John Sanborn's A History of the Residents, and video work by Ante Bozanich.
box 2*, folder 4

Calendar, 1984 November

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster on color card stock. Events include a public projection at the Lower Manhattan Telephone building by Krzysztof Wodiczko; all night election coverage ("simultaneously on ABC, CBS, NBC, and CNN"), displayed alongside tapes including Political Advertisements 1956-84 by Reese/Muntadas; "East and West," a program of works featuring or about Spalding Gray, including Gray Areas by Renee Shafransky and Spalding Gray's Map of L.A. by Bruce & Norman Yonemoto; and "Almost Dance," a festival of dance/movement performances featuring Barbara Allen, Adrienne Altenhaus, Eric Bogosian, Julia Heyward, Ishmael Houston-Jones, Pooh Kaye, Kinematic, Komar and Melamid, Arto Lindsay, Ann Magnuson, Jeff McMahon, Miranda, Wendy Perron, and Peter Rose. In the gallery, "Range of Response" features works by Alice Albert, Anne Doran, Ame Gilbert, Elizabeth Koury, Sarah Tuft, and Sokhi Wagner. Works in the Video Viewing Room include Personal Problems by Ishmael Reed, There, a documentary on Reed, and a "Mix," a program of short tapes featuring Ezekiel by Paul Sandresky, Fine Tuning for Flesh Tones by Isaac Jackson, Desperate for Heat by Steven Giuliano, and Serial Metaphysics by Wheeler Dixon.
box 2*, folder 3

Spalding Gray: East and West, 1984 November 11

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster for an event featuring new videotapes, featuring live intros by Gray, Bruce and Norman Yonemoto, and Renee Shafransky. Illustrated with an image of Gray.
box 3*, folder 2

EP's - Extended Plays, 1985 February 8-10

Physical Description: 3 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided poster detailing a series of "narrative features-fiction/documentary-tapes on projection screen and monitors." Programs include Michael Klier's Der Riese; Alan and Susan Raymond's The Police Tapes; Laura Mulvey and Peter Wollen's The Bad Sister; Ed Bowes' Romance; Annabella Miscuglio's The Unconscious and its Rituals ; Vito Acconci's The Red Tapes ; and Michael Klier's En Passant. The year of the season is not specified, but is estimated to be 1985. Two of the posters are printed on orange paper stock and one on blue.
box 2*, folder 4

Music Series, 1985 March 27-April 19

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided illustrated grayscale poster detailing musical performances. Events include performances by Anomy and Borbetomagus; a program of works for voice, including performers Ursula Dudziak, Jay Clayton, Na Na Vasconcelos and Jerry Granelli; a performance of The Christmas Rose Choir, directed by Arto Lindsay, with David Moss, Elliott Sharpe, and others; "One Nite...At The Masked Ball" with The Henry Threadgill Orchestra, with Jean Paul Bourelly and Joe Bowie; Guy Klucevsek; David Lopato with Pamela Harling and Pat Harjito; Elliott Sharpe presenting Silicontemptation; Notorische Reflexe; a program of performances by Outrage and Sirius, featuring Ronnie Drayton, Shaun Solomon, Oscar Brown, Bernard Fowler, & Greg Carter; White Eagles Band & Show; David Holland; Lois V. Vierk, performing with David Seidel; Mikel Rouse Broken Consort; and Augustus Pablo, accompanied by Earl 'Chinna' Smith. Verso inscribed "1985."
box 3*, folder 2

Fri.Art, 1985 April 26-June 8

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster detailing a season of art made in Switzerland, held across several venues in New York City. A Swiss video program held at The Kitchen between April 30-May 11 lists participating artists Hanspeter Ammann, Marie-José Burki and Eric Lanz, Erich Busslinger, Cherif and Silvie Defraoui, Jürg Egli, Claude Gaçon, Alexander Hahn, IPUT, Res Ingold, Jean-Jacques Le Testu, Carlos Lischetti, Jean Otth, Roman Signer, Alex Silber, Janos Urban, Anna Winteler, and Cecile Wick.
box 3*, folder 3

New Ice Nights, 1986 January 3-4

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided grayscale poster advertising inaugural performances in the new Kitchen space at 512 West 19th Street. The first evening's performances include Nam June Paik and Charlotte Moorman, John Jesurun, Elizabeth Streb, Richard Foreman and Stanley Silverman, Kinematic, Tony Conrad and Joe Gibbons, John Giorno, and Death Comet, with lighting design by Stan Pressner. The second evening features Meredith Monk, Fred Holland and Ishmael Houston-Jones with Yvonne Meier, Lester Bowie, Music Minus Two, David Linton and Conrad Lomard, Ethyl Eichelberger, Ordinaires, Adrienne Altenhaus/Gary Ray, and Rat at Rat R. Also included are listings for a video program, "Ugly Actions," featuring tapes from the ICA, London, including J.G. Ballard, Cabaret Voltaire, The Residents, Pat Hearn, Julia Heyward, Owen Land, Joan Logue, Tony Oursler, Zbignew Rybczynski, John Sanborn, Robert Wilson, "Desire Repressed & Suppressed" video, and others.
box 2*, folder 3

Strange Mutations, 1986 January 16-February 1

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided illustrated color poster detailing "3 weeks of music madness," designed by Trey Speegle. Includes a schedule of events, with performances including Asak Mabouol, Zazou-Bikaye, Jayne Bliss & Beautifier, Minimal Compact, Frank Chickens, Zazou-Bikaye, A Tribute to György Ligeti, "A Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr." by Malcolm Goldstein and Archie Shepp, Metropolitan Blues All Stars, Olu Dara & the Okra Orchestra, Zeitgeist, Leroy Jenkins & Sting (NYC), Kikuchi, Shelly Hirsch, Tazartes Ghedahlia, Hugo Largo, Holger Hiller & Group, Harry De Witt, and The Apartheid Concert with the Black Rock Coalition Big Band. Verso includes pencil inscription "1986."
flatfile 5**

The Power of Theatrical Madness, 1986 February 4-5

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Large one-sided color poster promoting a performance by Jan Fabre, featuring a photograph by P.T. Selitto.
box 2*, folder 4

Sound League, 1986 February 19-20

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster on color card stock detailing a two-day new music and performance series curated by Michael Pettis. Performances include The Crawling Jerks, featuring William Hooker, Donald Miller, Jack Kralian and others, Kembra & Somoa, David Life and guests, Victor Poison-Tete, Rik Little & The Loose, Saqqara Dogs, and The Missing Foundation. Year is not given on poster, and verso features a pencil inscription "?."
flatfile 1**

Squat Theatre: Dreamland Burns, 1986 March 5-23

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided illustrated color poster announcing a play by Squat Theatre. Includes images of performers and credits for participants including Stephan Balint, Eva Buchmuller, Eszter Balint, Peter Berg, August Darnell, Bobo Shaw, Alexandra Auder, Jehnifer and Lillie Stein, Klara Palotai, and Kuba Gontarczyk.
flatfile 1**

CINEMAOBJECT, 1986 September 9-October 11

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided illustrated grayscale poster announcing an exhibition at City Gallery, sponsored by The Kitchen. The exhibition was guest curated by Dennis Adams and Steve Derrickson and featured work by Mark Tansey, Robert Smithson, Cindy Sherman, John Schlesinger, Stephen Laub, Margia Kramer, Mark Innerest, Perry Hoberman, Laurie Hawkinson, Howard Halle, Dan Graham, Manny Farber, Thomas Edison, Steve Derrickson, Douglas Davis, Nancy Burson, Victor Burgin, Troy Brauntuch, Gretchen Bender, Erica Beckman, Jennifer Bolande, Steven Barry, John Baldessari, Mac Adams, and Dennis Adams.
box 2*, folder 4

Film/Video Works 1986, 1986 October 9-12

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided grayscale poster detailing a series of programs "designed to evoke comparisons between recent work in these two mediums of the moving image." The first program features Attack on a Bakery and A Girl She Is One Hundred Percent by Yamakawa Naoto, My Mother Married Wilbur Stump by Skip Sweeney and Buzz Box by David Daniels. The second program features The Amazing Voyage of Gustave Flaubert and Raymond Roussel by Steve Fagin, Flaubert Dreams of Travel But the Illness of His Mother Prevents It by Ken Kobland/The Wooster Group, and Landscape and Desire by Ken Kobland. The third program includes separate screenings of I Do Not Know What It Is I Am Like by Bill Viola and Der Ursprung Der Nacht "Amazonas - Kosmos" by Lothar Baumgarten. The fourth program includes Tale Enclosure by Gary Hill, Exposure by James Byrne, Fugue by Scott Rankin, Beyond The Times Foreseen and Risks of Individual Actions by Jeanne Finley, Kipling Meets the Cowboys by John Greyson, The Reverse of Deja Vu by David Blair, Signal - Germany On The Air by Ernie Gehr, Overture and Current Events by Power Boothe and The Cliffs The Silk and City Detour by Paul Arthur. The final program is a screening of The Riverbed by Rachel Reichman.
box 3*, folder 3

The Wooster Group - The Road to Immortality , 1986 November 17-1987 March 31

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster for a retrospective of work by The Wooster Group, co-sponsored by The Kitchen, designed by Allan Bealy and featuring photographs by Nancy Campbell. Programs include Part One (Route 1 & 9) , performed at The Kitchen, and Part Two (... Just The High Points) , North Atlantic, a play by Jim Strahs, and Part Three (Premiere) held at The Performing Garage.
box 2*, folder 4

Karen Finley - The Constant State of Desire , 1986 December 3-6

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided grayscale poster announcing a performance by Karen Finley, featuring a photograph by Dona Ann McAdams.
box 3*, folder 3

Victor Poison-Tête - Lydia Lunch, 1986 December 11-12

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster advertising two events, featuring photographs of the performers: a performance by Victor Poison-Tête, and an event subtitled The Uncensored Lydia Lunch: A Discourse on Sex, Money, Politics, and the American Way of Life . The Lydia Lunch performance also includes Emilio Cubeiro, referencing "Mr. Officer, Sir!."
box 3*, folder 3

Music - It's Not The Meat..., 1987 February 11-21

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster listing musical performances, designed by Ron. Performances include an evening featuring The Horvitz, Morris, Previte Trio, and Evan Lurie with Alfredo Pedenera performing Pieces for Bandoneon ; Boris Policeband and Fred Frith and Christian Marclay; Don King and the Sonny Sharrock Group; Little Jimmy Scott; Carol Emanuel's Verde and John King's Current Music ; Jean Michel Basquiat and Hal Wilner; Steve Beresford and Yomo Toro; and Rammellzee and Shockdell and the Tim Berne Quintet.
box 3*, folder 3

Smooch Music, 1987 February 25-March 8

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster for a performance by Smooch Music, featuring a photograph of the artist. Includes credits for performers Roy Nathanson, Brad Jones, and E. J. Rodriguez.
flatfile 1**

Dancing In The Kitchen, 1987 March 19-April 12

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided illustrated color poster announcing performances by Steve Paxton, Dana Reitz, and Cydney Wilkes and Nelson Zayas.
box 3*, folder 3

Music: It's The Ocean, 1987 April 23-May 2

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white illustrated poster with listings of musical performances. Performers include Virgilio Martí, performing "El melodico de guaguancó;" Arthur Russell, playing solo cello works; Butch Morris Trio, playing "compositions for three;" The Deed, described as "Avant-Funk;" Michel Waisvisz performing "hand-driven computer music;" a premiere of Anthony Coleman's Light at End?, presented with Bill Frisell playing solo guitar; an evening with George Lewis, with computers and musicians; and a performance featuring Marco Rizo alongside Third Rail.
box 2*, folder 3

Total Recall, 1987 May 7-9

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster, subtitled "electronic theatre by Gretchen Bender." Includes credit for a soundtrack by Stuart Arbright.
flatfile 4**

Glass: Breaking in The Kitchen, 1987 May 8

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided grayscale poster announcing a special performance by Philip Glass and The Philip Glass Ensemble, celebrating The Kitchen's first official season in its new home, held off-site at The Trimplet on Chambers Street. Poster designed by Lloyd Ziff, featuring a photograph of Glass by Annie Leibovitz, with details on printing and sponsorship by Eastman Kodak.
box 2*, folder 4

What She Knew by Susan Rethorst, 1987 May 14-17

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Double-sided black-and-white poster promoting a performance featuring Vicki Shick, Nelson Zayas and Susan Braham, with credits for Ann Carlson and Tony Giovanetti. Illustrated with a photograph by Lois Greenfield. Verso features a printed Kitchen logo, and is inscribed "16" or "1b."
flatfile 1**

Pretentious Music Part I, 1987 May 20-23

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster promoting a series of concerts, illustrated with an image of Ruan Lingyu. Programs include the New York premiere of Ruan Lingyu by John Zorn; a lecture by Richard Hell under the name Lester Meyers, with The Lodge by Peter Blegvad and John Graves; a performance by Haitian band Ayizan, with Alix Pascal; and a "new black culture" program presented by Greg Tate, "Cult Nat Freaky Deke Go-Go." Verso features the pencil inscription "87."
box 2*, folder 3

Shatterhand Massacree - Riderless Horse , 1987 September 9-19

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white illustrated poster printed on color paper stock, promoting a theater piece by John Jesurun. Includes credits for Steve Buscemi, Valerie Charles, Larry Tighe, Michael Tighe, and Sanghi Wagner.
flatfile 1**

The Hidden Fortress: New Music from Japan , 1987 September 22-27

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster announcing a concert series, designed by Ron and featuring an image of Ishihara Yujiro and Kitahara Mie in Ore Wa Matte Iru Ze . The program includes piano works by Yano Akiko and Togashi Haruo; performance and music by Kotagawa Rin and Ushio Torikai; a program of "new approaches to traditional music" with Sata Michihiro, Kunimoto Takeharu and Yamagishi Hideko; an "avant-rock" bill featuring Friction and Toh Ban Djan; "New Jazz," with Kondo Toshinori, Kazamaki Takashi, Kono Masahiko, and Umezu Kazutoki; and "East Meets West: Improvisations."
box 3*, folder 3

Robbie McCauley - Indian Blood, 1987 November 4-7

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster for a performance by Robbie McCauley, designed by P. Moore and featuring photographs by Wendy Workman and Marlis Momber. Includes credits for visual design by Jay Johnson, and music "realized in collaboration with Ed Montgomery."
box 4*, folder 2

The Kipper Kids, 1988 February 3-6

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white graphic poster for The Kipper Kids, featuring a photo by Martin Von Haselberg, design by Ron. Includes the subtitle "Into the box, out of the box."
box 4*, folder 3

A Week at The Kitchen, 1988 February 17-20

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided grayscale poster detailing programming, with text set against a photograph by Patrick Moore. Programs include "That Precious Obscurity," curated by Patrick Moore, including Karla Barker, Tom McCarthy, Robert Palumbo, Ellen Spirer, Gayle Tufts, and Jhampa; "Advantage in Height," curated by Scott Macaulay, with Taylor Mead, and Valerie Karis and Jose Abete; and "Carnival of Sleaze," curated by Carlo McCormick, with Emilio Cubeiro, Karen Finley, Tessa Hughes-Freeland, Richard Kern, Kembra Pfahler, Andy Soma, and Annie Sprinkle and Veronica Vera.
box 4*, folder 3

Imaginary Landscapes, 1988 February 25-March 6

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster advertising a festival of electronic music curated by Nicolas Collins. Performances recorded at the festival were later released as part of Nonesuch's Imaginary Landscapes: New Electronic Music . Events include "Music Rooms" by Maryanne Amacher; "Artificial Instincts" with Ron Kuivila and Mark Trayle; "Player Pianos, Tapping Feet" with Clarence Barlow and Lois V Vierk; "Tables of Electronics" with David Tudor; "Pomp and Circumstances" with Shelly Hirsch, David Weinstein; "Acoustics" with Alvin Lucier and Gordon Monahan; "Songs" with "Blue" Gene Tyranny and Laetitia deCompiegne; and "Noise" with Voice Crack.
box 4*, folder 1

Video for Advocacy, Resistance & Self-Empowerment , 1988 April 6-8

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster promoting a three-day screening series curated by Maria Maggenti. Details events including "AIDS: VCR Activism & Documentation," chronicling the work of organizations like ACT-UP and AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power; "Deep Dish TV," focusing on cable access television content; and "Rise n' Shine Productions," a video literacy project.
box 4*, folder 1

Wayne Horvitz, 1988 April 13-16

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white graphic poster for a series of music dedicated to the work of composer and performer Wayne Horvitz. Includes details of concerts and listing of participating musicians, including guest Bill Frisell.
box 4*, folder 3

S & D, 1988 May 13-22

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided illustrated black-and-white poster for a performance over three evenings, with Charles Atlas, John Kelly, David Linton, and Diane Martel. Includes additional program details, listing performers John Kelly, Hapi Phace, Frederic Dean, Cynthia Friberg, Lorien Haus, Maureen Linker, Adam Morris, Dennis O'Connor, Yuval Gabay, David Linton, and James Lo.
box 4*, folder 3

Misfortunes of Desire, 1988 May 17

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster for an event by Survival Research Laboratories, held in the parking lot of Shea Stadium in Queens, New York. Includes photographs of machinery by David Reinhart and Bobby Adams, and the subtitle "acted out at an imaginary location - symbolizing - everything worth having." The event was presented in conjunction with Creative Time and The New Museum.
box 4*, folder 1

Mood Music, 1988 June 2-11

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster for Mood Music by Julia Heyward, featuring a photograph by Andrea Star Reese. Includes credits listing contributors including Robert FitzSimons, Ken Butler, Kim Brown, Angel Dean, Tracey Loggia, J. Heyward, Andy Blinx, and Alan Sherrod.
box 4*, folder 2

Most Wanted, 1988 October 28-29

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white graphic poster for a performance by the Base Theater Group. Includes Jo Andres, Scott B Billingsley, Ted Bundy, Tom Campbell, Henry Dreher, Jull Garland, Gary Gilmore, Deirdre Higgins, Ann Iobst, John Kaplan, Cornelia Kiss, Mayra Langdon, Roberta Levine, Cathy Matthews, Charles Manson, Paul McIsaac, Clark Middleton, Mark Mikesell, Joe Minion, Dave Newer, Danny Rose, Elliot Sharp, Tom Voth, Peter Wentworth, Sarah Wilkins, Mary Lou Wittner, and David Wojnarowicz. Illustrated with a photograph by David Wojnarowicz.
box 4*, folder 2

Karen Finley in The Theory of Total Blame , 1988 November 30-December 3

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white graphic poster for a performance by Karen Finley, designed by Robert Berkeley, including photographs by Dona Ann McAdams. Includes images and credits for performers Gary Ray, Chazz Dean, Michael Overn, Carol McDowell, Tom Murrin, and Karen Finley.
box 4*, folder 1

Calendar, 1988 December-1989 January

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Double-sided graphic poster designed by Gran Fury. Recto features Gran Fury's artwork Art Is Not Enough [With 42,000 Dead . . . ] , reading "With 42,000 dead Art is not enough Take collective direct action to end the AIDS crisis." Verso includes details of December and January programming, with events involving Karen Finley, Two in Twenty, Stephen Petronio, Wolfgang Stühle, Robert Longo, Blueblack Collective, and Spin Doctors.
box 4*, folder 1

Brazil Video Video Brazil, 1989

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: poster (1). Double-sided handbill advertising Video Brazil exhibition. Illustrated with stills from the films screened, alongside general information on The Kitchen. Videos are not listed but a contemporaneous issue of New York magazine lists The God's Duel, directed by Pedro Vieira, Non Plus Ultra, by Tadeu Jungle, By the Other Side of Your House, by Paulo Morelli, Pivete, by G.A. Mello, A Kiss on the Mouth, by Jaciro Melo, and Lies and Humiliations , by Eder Santos.
box 4*, folder 1

Calendar, 1989 February-March

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Double-sided color poster designed by artist and architectural designer Ellen Spirer. Details Kitchen programming, listing events involving Butch Morris/Marilyn Crispell, Fred Frith, Rhys Chatham, Constance DeJong and Tony Oursler, John Jesurun and Tere O'Connor. Also includes a brief description of a Video Brazil screening program.
box 4*, folder 1

Calendar, 1989 April 6-25

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided graphic poster designed by video artist Rea Tajiri. Includes details of April programming, documenting a season focusing on art from Germany. Listings include events involving Essex Hemphill and Larry Duckett, Mauricio Kagel and Chris Newman, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Carola Bauckholt, Manos Tsangaris, Jaki Leibezeit, Malcolm Mooney, Arno Steffen and Dieter Krauthausen, Alva Rogers, Lisa Jones, Dennis Cooper, and Gary Indiana. Also lists events presented in collaboration with Goethe House, and a video viewing event with tapes by Chantal Akerman, Rose Leiman Goldemberg, Patrick de Geetere, and Rehab TV. Dates are expressed without a year, which is likely 1989.
box 4*, folder 3

Calendar, 1989 September-November

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Double-sided color poster featuring listings of events and performances between September and November, designed by Allan Bealy and featuring photographs by Kate Simon, Carol Ford, Lisa Horn. Events include readings by La Loca and Michael Lassell; a retrospective of the videos of David Leslie and Glass Eye Pix; a reading by Kathy Acker; a premiere of No Salesman Will Call by Christian Marclay and Perry Hoberman; Les porteuses de mauvaises nouvelles by Wim Vandekeybus; readings from Michael Brodsky and William Vollman; new work by Margarita Guergue and Hahn Rowe; a reading by Terence Sellers; a premiere of The Man in the Elevator by Heiner Goebbels and Heiner Mueller, featuring Arto Lindsay and Fred Frith among others; an evening exploring the use of "sampling and musical appropriation," "Sample and Hold;" and various screenings presented at the Video Viewing Room. The calendar also details The Kitchen's video distribution program and its video archive.
flatfile 2**

Gordon Monahan - speaker swinging, 1989 September 23-1990 February 10

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster designed by Brauce Mau, announcing a Kitchen Tour of works by Gordon Monahan, including Piano Mechanics, This Piano Thing, and selected videotapes. Lists venues the tour will pass through in Minneapolis, San Francisco, Seattle, Grand Rapids, New Orleans, Houston and Kingston, New York, before concluding at The Kitchen.
box 4*, folder 3

No Salesman Will Call, 1989 October 19-22

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster for Christian Marclay and Perry Hoberman's No Salesman Will Call.
box 4*, folder 1

Calendar, 1989 December-1990 February

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Double-sided color poster designed by Ira Robbins Design. Details winter programming involving Blondell Cummings, Ben Neill and David Wojnarowicz, Kevin Carter and The Nowhere Man, Annie Sprinkle and Emilio Cubeiro, Sarah Shulman and Bo Huston, and Susan Daitch and Paul Auster. Also details The Kitchen's Winter Music Series, with information on performances and personnel.
box 4*, folder 1

ITSOFOMO, 1989 December 7-10

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster advertising ITSOFOMO (In The Shadow of Forward Motion), by Ben Neill and David Wojnarowicz. Includes credits for cheorography, by Gloria McLean and Don Yallech, and for dancers James Reedy, Robert Yahner, Sue Perichino, and Walter Dundervill.
box 4*, folder 1

Calendar, 1990 March-May

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Large double-sided graphic poster, including credit "Design Bureau Concept." Recto includes summary of AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP), enabling applicants to apply for financial support covering medical expenses. Verso details Kitchen programming from March 1990 - May 1990, including regular screenings as well as events and performances including works by Robert Whitman, Wendy Perron Dance Company, Karen Finley, Dennis Cooper and Mary Gaitskill, Vito Acconci and Arto Lindsay, Lynne Tillman and Kelvin James, John Jesurun, and others.
box 4*, folder 2

Everything That Rises Must Converge , 1990 March 8-18

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided graphic black-and-white poster for John Jesurun's Everything That Rises Must Converge. Illustrated with video stills and credits for contributors Larry Tighe, Sanghi Wagner, Michael Tighe, Oscar De La Fe Colon, Joe Murphy, Susanne Strenger, Phyllis Young, Jane Smith, Jonathan Del Arco, and Jeff Nash. Production credited to the Walker Arts Center, the Wexner Center for the Visual Arts, The Kitchen, Spoleto Festival - U.S.A., Mickery Theater, and the Vienna Festival.
flatfile 3**

Arto Lindsay - Vito Acconci - Women's Business , 1990 April 6-8

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

One-sided black and white poster announcing a "song cycle and dramatic reading" by the artists.
box 4*, folder 2

Karen Finley - We Keep Our Victims Ready , 1990 April 11-21

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster printed on blue paper stock announcing Karen Finley's We Keep Our Victims Ready. Features a photograph by Dona Ann McAdams. Verso is inscribed "90."
box 4*, folder 1

Spring Benefit, 1990 May 9

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided two-color graphic poster for Kitchen Spring Benefit at Town Hall. Lists performers Kronos Quartet, Ann Magnuson, and Molissa Fenley.
box 4*, folder 3

Black Dirt, 1990 May 10-19

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster for a performance work by Robert Whitman. Includes listings of performances in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, and New York.
box 4*, folder 4

Calendar, 1990 October-December

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Double-sided color poster including October to December listings, designed by Jonathan Soard. Programs include Made in Hollywood by Bruce and Norman Yonemoto; Space Violins by Jon Rose; The Kitchen's literature program, "Between C & D"; a premiere of The Eyes Scream: A History of the Residents; a premiere of Ante Bozanich's Hole; When Women Had Tails by Dancenoise; a screening of The Golden Boat by Raul Ruiz; a new music series, "Up In the Air;" "North Star," an evening of poetry readings; a program of lectures and performance, "Blacks Have More Fun: Liberating Notions of Pleasure;" an evening with experimental press Four Walls Eight Windows; San Andreas by Donna Uchizono; "wild, mostly homosexual writers" from Farm Boys literary journal, including Dennis Cooper and David Sedaris; four "Working In The Kitchen" performances; Self-Obliteration of Human Form by Stephen Holman's Theater Carnivale; and Suspicious Counterpoint by Yoshiko Chuma and The School of Hard Knocks. The calendar also includes details of The Kitchen's video distribution program and listings of screenings in the Video Screening Room, featuring a program focusing on works from Central America, and works by Richard Serra, Nam June Paik, Joan Jonas, Dan Graham and others.
box 4*, folder 3

Dancenoise - When Women Had Tails, 1990 October 25-28

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white illustrated poster. Includes listing of participants, including Ken Bullock, Kyle deCamp, Gina Varla Vetro, and Richard Winberg.
flatfile 2**

Day Without Art, 1990 December 1

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Large one-sided black-and-white poster announcing "a national day of action and mourning in response to the AIDS crisis," a project of Visual AIDS. The poster includes an extensive list of participating institutions.
flatfile 2**

Self-Obliteration of Human Form, 1990 December 6-9

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster on color card stock announcing a performance by Stephen Holman's Theater Carnivale, featuring a photograph of Holman by Kevin O'Sullivan. Includes credits for participants Lucy Sexton and Ann Iobst of Dancenoise, David West, Donita Sparks, Bond Bergland, and Kris Force.
box 4*, folder 3

Calendar, 1991 January-March

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Double-sided color poster, headed "The Kitchen In Winter," including a quote by Arthur Rimbaud. Events include Full Moon Killer by Squat Theater; new work by John Kelly and Company; The Kitchen's Winter Music Series, including performances by Anthony Coleman, John Zorn, Robert Ashley and others; video by Mike Kuchar; New Works '90 / New World '91 , a screening program featuring Jonathan Demme, Charles Atlas, Tony Oursler, Raymond Pettibon, Chris Marker and others; a retrospective of works by Tony Conrad, including a video version of The Flicker; Lunar Surveillance Platform by William Tremblay; readings presented by The Portable Lower East Side and BOMB Magazine; and details of a month-long festival of Dance, "March in Motion," featuring new work by Susan Rethorst, Tere O'Connor, Steve Kreikhaus and others.
box 4*, folder 2

Winter Music Series, 1991 January 16-February 10

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster including details of a 1991 performance season. Includes concert series "New Work for the Keyboard," featuring artists including Matthew Schipp, Jaki Byard, Anthony Coleman and others; a concert by Linda Montano; "Unusual Suspects," a series of "underexposed talent;" a retrospective of soundtracks by John Zorn; "MUSIC/text," exploring the relationship between words and sounds, including Robert Ashley and others; and a performance by Don Byron. Poster includes photograph by Kevin Noble.
box 4*, folder 4

March in Motion, 1991 March

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Double-sided color poster advertising a month-long festival of dance, designed by Ira Robbins Design and Philip Morris Companies. Includes details of performances and events including two "Working In The Kitchen" programs; performances by Susan Rethorst and Steve Kriekhaus; (Stain) The Eleventh Hour by Lance Gries; a group show featuring Lynn Shapiro, Eileen Myles and others; Dichotomy? Thought and Movement; and Nursing The Newborn Pig by Tere O'Connor.
box 4*, folder 2

Calendar, 1991 April-June

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Double-sided color poster outlining Kitchen programming. Includes extensive event listings, including details of readings featuring multiple writers, among them Karen Finley, David Wojnarowicz, and contributors to City Lights' Top Top Stories. Programs and performances include High Risk; Traversals: Instructions to the Double; a screening of a video by Patrick de Geetere documenting the Velvet Underground's 1990 reunion; Son of Samson and Delilah by Charles Atlas; Innovations in contemporary choreography by Randy Warshaw; excerpts from Plague Mass by Diamanda Galas; work by Alvin Lucier; The Long Swallowed Heir by Dudley Saunders; Black Works by Station House Opera's; and Groundlevel, Wall and Dive by Elizabeth Streb. Programming also includes two events as part of the 1991 New York International Festival of the Arts, Open Stage/Obala and Muestra Española by La Fura dels Baus.
box 4*, folder 4

Diamanda Galás - Excerpts from Plague Mass (1984-End of the Epidemic) , 1991 April 17-23

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster advertising a solo performance by Diamanda Galás. Verso inscribed "92?."
flatfile 2**

La Fura dels Baus, 1991 June 12-15

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster promoting a series of performances organized as part of The New York International Festival of the Arts, presented by The Kitchen, Creative Time, and P.S. 122. The poster includes photographs by J.L. Prieto and Gol and is designed by Doug Wink and Philip Morris Companies.
box 4*, folder 3

Vermin of the Sewer Invade New York , 1991 June 12-15

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided illustrated black-and-white poster announcing a performance by La Fura dels Baus.
box 4*, folder 3

Calendar, 1991 October-November

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Double-sided color poster detailing October and November programming as part of the twentieth anniversary season. Events include an evening of readings presented by lesbian feminist press Firebrand Books; an anniversary panel discussion on the Raindance Foundation; Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and the Rosas Dance Company performing Stella; readings from The New Gothic anthology; Station Drama by Lewis Klahr, presented with House Sleeps Five, films and video by Adam Cohen, Jem Cohen and Eder Santos; a recreation of Jean Dupuy's Soup and Tart performed by various artists alongside the staff of The Kitchen; performances of works John Cage, Merce Cunningham, and Yoko Ono by The Talking Drums; "an evening of Disorderly Conduct" from the Voice Literary Supplement anthology; a Rhys Chatham curated program, "Five Generations of Composers;" Sally's Rape: The Whole Story by Robbie McCauley; Meg Stuart's Disfigure Study; Shock Corridor and other works by David Shea; and readings from California literary arts center Beyond Baroque. The poster details assorted other programs, including a two-part video screening of works preserved by The Kitchen.
box 4*, folder 3

Calendar, 1991 December-1992 February

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Double-sided color poster detailing the 20th anniversary season. Events include The Kitchen's contribution to Day Without Art, produced in association with Visual AIDS and featuring Charles Atlas, Bill T. Jones, Karen Finley, and others; Dennis Cooper and Ishmael Houston-Jones' The Undead; Naked Women by Diviana Ingravallo; Working in The Kitchen; Three Roses and a Sacred Cow by Byron Suber; Dialectica/Diabolico; Karen Finley's Memento Mori ; readings presented with Conjunctions magazine, New Observations magazine, and the anthology The Road Before Us: 100 Gay Black Poets; a premiere of Sluts and Goddesses by Maria Beatty and Annie Sprinkle; the premiere of Vena Cava by Diamanda Galas; and video screenings including work by Paul Sharits, Annie Sprinkle, George Kuchar, Chris Kraus and others.
box 4*, folder 2

Vena Cava, 1992 February 19-March 8

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster for Vena Cava by Diamanda Galás, featuring a photograph by Robbie M. Lourenço.
box 4*, folder 2

Dancing in the Kitchen, 1992 March-May

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: Double-sided color poster advertising the Dancing In The Kitchen season, part of The Kitchen's twentieth anniversary season, illustrated with photographs by Meg Daly featuring dancer Michele Rosenhein. Includes listings for dance performances happening through Spring 1992, including Typhoon by Krisztina de Châtel; Whistle Blower by Rebekah Windmiller; Discipledom by Amy Sue Rosen and Derek Bernstein; A Short History of Mirrors by JoAnn Fragalette Jansen; Ceases, Still I See by Kumiko Kimoto; and work by The Stephen Petronio Company. Includes brief information on funding sources.
flatfile 2**

Laurie Anderson - Eric Bogosian, 1992 April 15

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster announcing a performance held off-site at Town Hall, featuring video by Tom Rubnitz. The poster also provides ticket information for an after-party.
box 4*, folder 3

Lamb of God Hotel, 1992 April 22-May 3

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster for a play written and directed by Karen Finley. Includes credits for participants Helen Shumaker, Hapi Phace, Andy Soma, and Amy Elliott.
flatfile 2**

We Could Be Sheros, 1992 October 21-24

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster on newsprint, designed by Lori E. Seid, announcing four evenings of performance. Participants include Ann Magnuson, Sally Greenhouse, Bonnie Wiseman, Lisa Lerner, Kimberly Flynn, Jasmine, Eileen Myles, Helen Shumaker, Pat Oleszko, Shelly Mars, Mary Ellen Strom, Patricia Scanlon, Kyle deCamp, Instant Girl, 5 Lesbian Bros., Rae C. Wright, Jo Andres, Heather Woodbury, Natasha ("fierless lieder"), Mimi Goese, Diane Jeep Ries & Cyndi Lee, Marlen Lugo, Frieda, Lisa Kron, Dael Orlandersmith, Alva Rogers, Marty Pottenger, and Deb Margolin. The program also included nightly performances by Dancenoise, and "on-going video," That's What She Said, by David Leslie and Larry Fessenden. Year is not stated but is determined to be 1992 with reference to internal programming documentation.
box 4*, folder 2

Pat Oleszko - Nora's Art: Pat Too, 1993 February 18-28

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white graphic poster, featuring photograph by Neil Selkirk. Verso inscribed "93," although contemporaneous reviews and listings date the play as occurring in 1992.
box 4*, folder 2

Ladyland, 1993 November 11-21

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster for Ladyland, a solo performance by Kyle de Camp. Includes credits. Verso inscribed "93."
box 4*, folder 1

Birdbones, 1994 January 20-30

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided graphic poster advertising a solo performance by Dudley Saunders. Verso includes inscription "94."
flatfile 2**

Failing Kansas, 1995 February 2-4

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided illustrated color poster announcing a performance of a "multimedia opera" by Mikel Rouse, featuring films by Cliff Baldwin, who is also credited with poster design.
box 4*, folder 2

Peggy Baker - Andrew Burashko, 1995 February 16-19

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster, subtitled "music for piano and solo dancer," announcing two New York premieres, Black Border with Moving Figures and Brute, with music by Chopin, Liszt, Cage, and Prokofiev.
box 4*, folder 2

"You can sing anytime...", 1995 April 13-16

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster advertising dance performance. Includes credits for The Kitchen and The AM Foundation, and list of performers and contributors Jeff Bliss, Audrey Kindred, Jeremy Laverdure, Carol Lyn McDowell, Polly Motley, Loren Olds, Shelley Septer, Stacery Spence, Tom Thayer, Polly Motley and others. Printed on everyday paper stock.
box 4*, folder 4

What to name your Baby, 1995 June 1- 4

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster advertising a dance, theater, film and literature production, presented by Tasdance and That Was Fast. The poster is designed by Ian Pirkis, featuring a photograph by Michael Simmons, including credits for contributors Karen Pearlman, Richard James Allen, Joanna Pollitt, Gregory Tebb, Kylie Tonellato, Samantha Vine, and Sam Allen.
box 4*, folder 4

Naked Revolution, 1997 October 9-November 2

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided color poster advertising Naked Revolution , subtitled "a new opera," part of the 25th anniversary season. The poster includes credits for contributors Dave Soldier, Maita di Niscemi, Komar and Melamid, David Herskovits, the Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, and Richard Auldon Clark. The poster also includes listings for related performances, The Stop Quartet , by Jonathan Burrows Group, and Kicking Up Sand , by Fred Darsow Dance.
box 4*, folder 3

Calendar, 1997 November

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster detailing The Kitchen's 25th anniversary season. Events include Kerry James Marshall's Doppler Incident ; "The Dice Project" CD release concerts; ForWord! No. 1 by Gordon Lish; and Coocoohandler.
box 4*, folder 3

Ends of Mercy, 1997 December 18-21

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Contains: One-sided black-and-white poster for a dance performance by RoseAnne Spradlin, with Paige Martin, designed by Doublespace and featuring a photograph by Brad Wilson. Verso inscribed "97."
box 1*, folder 1

Videos in The Forum at The Arsenal , undated

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

One-sided grayscale poster promoting a screening program, illustrated with a photograph by Kira Perov from Bill Viola's Anthem. Featured works include How to Fly by Ed Bowes; Bad Boys by Alan and Susan Raymond; Anthem by Bill Viola; Romance by Ed Bowes; 5 dim/MIND by Ken Feingold; NOLI ME TANGERE by Owen Land, "a.k.a. George Landow"; He Saw Her Burning by Joan Jonas; Seizure by Pat Hearn; Theme Song by Vito Acconci; and Perfect Lives by Robert Ashley.
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