The video report of the Raindance Foundation, Video Art exhibition at ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany July 1, 2017 until Jan. 28, 2018 is shown in Gallery Room 1.

"Mele Kalikimaka - A very Tiki Christmas Party" at W - Der Imbiss Schöneberg with a very tasty 4-course menu, prepared by Gordon W + Songs by Hula Hut And The Seven Seas.

H2O #34 excerpt

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In stores they are also available at Neurotitan, Berlin and the ZKM | Museum Shop in Karlsruhe.

Videos for sale to be downloaded on demand from Vimeo upon payment:

TV as a Creative Medium, 1969/1984/2001, 11:44min, bw
A documentation of the worlds first Video Art group show, presented at the Howard Wise Gallery, NYC – May 1969-August 1969 on 57th. Street, Manhattan. Nam June Paik, Frank Gillette, Ira Schneider, Paul Ryan, Aldo Tambellini Recorded & edited from the 1/2 inch Sony original.
A Weekend at the Beach with Jean-Luc Godard, 1978/2015, 8 min
In 1978, Jean-Pierre Gorin invited Godard to come to the University California, San Diego to give a lecture. He stayed at our house at the beach. Some filmmakers & creatives came to visit him. They all stayed at our house on the beach. Guests were Heiner Müller, Wim Wenders, Martin Milner, Jim Mc Bride, Tom Luddy and other.
Fluxus Mass, 2002/2007, 19 min, color
Several of the original Fluxus artists / performers (Emmett Williams, Ben Patterson, Takako Saito, Jeff Hendrix – director) appear in the Fluxus Mass in Wiesbaden, 2002, Germany. Fluxus hilariously recomposes the catholic mass.
Bob Rutman, Artist, Musician / Instrument Maker
2002, 60min.
Bob Rutman makes and plays his own instruments. He was born in Berlin. He fled from the Nazis in 1938, and returned to Berlin 1990 to stay.


Ira Schneider was born in New York and now lives in Berlin Germany.
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"There was a Fire"
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