Portapak Memories

Portapak Memories #2

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Portapak Memories #2


The Feast Tapes  - The Beaverland Band in a 1972 recording session for Feast: The Tribal Cookbook, published by Doubleday Books, intercut with readings from the cookbook plus sketch comedy featuring John Eskow and Alan Carey. An up-close look at the recording session as well as original comedy material. 13:27 min.

Whiz Bang Quick City – A detailed look at some of the innovative and experimental building structures at the 2nd Whiz Bang Quick City gathering in 1972 in Shandaken, NY. Features an extensive
interview with co-founder, architect Les Walker. 45:19 min.

TV Dinner  - A short take on TV dinners. Meg heats and eats her TV dinner while watching a multi-monitor video replay of herself eating a TV Dinner enjoying a birthday celebration. 01:58 min. 1978

The Birthday Variations – An experimental collection of manipulated video and super-8 film on the birthday theme. Features music by Barbara Navy and Gerry Tenney. 08:37 min. 1977

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Portapak Memories #2


The Feast Tapes  - The Beaverland Band in a 1972 recording session for Feast: The Tribal Cookbook, published by Doubleday Books, intercut with readings from the cookbook plus sketch comedy featuring John Eskow and Alan Carey. An up-close look at the recording session as well as original comedy material. 13:27 min.

Whiz Bang Quick City – A detailed look at some of the innovative and experimental building structures at the 2nd Whiz Bang Quick City gathering in 1972 in Shandaken, NY. Features an extensive
interview with co-founder, architect Les Walker. 45:19 min.

TV Dinner  - A short take on TV dinners. Meg heats and eats her TV dinner while watching a multi-monitor video replay of herself eating a TV Dinner enjoying a birthday celebration. 01:58 min. 1978

The Birthday Variations – An experimental collection of manipulated video and super-8 film on the birthday theme. Features music by Barbara Navy and Gerry Tenney. 08:37 min. 1977