- USCO: Films, Performance and Conversation with 1960s Multimedia Pioneers
March 3 at 2:00
East Building Auditorium
Michael Callahan, electronics innovator, co-founder of USCO, and president, Museum Technology Source Inc.; in conversation with Gerd Stern, poet, media artist, co-founder of USCO, and president, Intermedia Foundation. Moderated by Paige Rozanski, curatorial associate, department of modern art, National Gallery of Art
Founded in 1964, USCO, or The Company of Us, was one of the first art and technology collectives in the United States, utilizing objects like oscilloscopes, refracted lenses, projectors, audiotapes, and lasers for unique and ephemeral performances. This program will feature a rare performance by two of the group's co-founders, Michael Callahan and Gerd Stern, as well as a conversation with Callahan and Stern moderated by curatorial associate Paige Rozanski.